3 Key Ways to Stamp Out Everyday Negativity

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It’s a chaotic life we live. We work long hours at a frantic pace, sometimes “too busy” to take time for ordinary—and very real—needs, like food and sleep and pleasant company. We’re surrounded by noise. Modern life can be a cacophony. Traffic honks, rumbles, and sometimes even screeches in every direction. A steady whine of… Read more »

Navigating #3 on “The List” with Grace and Unease

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“How exciting—you’re moving!” is the greeting I hear most often these days. My mind agrees, but my emotions want to say, “Wait! I’ll be excited after I’m settled. Maybe.” I have so much to do between here and there, and keeping all the spinning plates from crashing to the ground is quite a chore. After… Read more »

Have You Checked in With Your Biome Lately?

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  We hear a lot of advertisements these days for foods or supplements that contain “probiotics” or “live cultures.” These are germs—but the good kind! Many microbes naturally live in the human digestive tract. They help our bodies process the food we take in. When these microorganism populations begin to decline, we experience symptoms such… Read more »

Chinese New Year 2016: Fasten Your Seatbelt!

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On February 8, 2016, the world welcomed the Year of the Red Monkey. Happy Chinese New Year to you! In Chinese tradition, every year is characterized by one of twelve animals. The year itself, as well as the people born in that year, are believed to share traits with that year’s representative animal. Born in… Read more »

Quiz: Will You Take A Sick Day This Winter?

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It’s that miserable time of year again. No, not tax season (yet)—I’m talking prime time for colds and flu. You know that a body that’s strong and toned, fueled well, and treated with respect is less likely to “catch cold” than one that’s neglected—which practically goes without saying. But viruses are clever and ever changing…. Read more »

Here’s the Secret to “Having It All.” (It Isn’t What You Think)

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“You can have it all.” “Be everything you want to be.” “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” As contemporary, driven professional women, we’ve heard these kinds of messages many times before. They lend optimism and encourage safe risk-taking with the most positive intentions. The trouble is, these bright inspirational nuggets don’t always… Read more »