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The Power of Strength Training

As we age, maintaining our strength becomes increasingly important. Strength training is a key component of staying healthy and vibrant, especially for women. Today, let’s talk about why strength training is essential and how it helps combat a condition known as sarcopenia. What is Sarcopenia? Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength….

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4 Keys to Use Technology Mindfully and Avoid Burnout

In our fast-paced, digital world, technology plays a crucial role in our daily lives. From work emails to social media, our screens demand a lot of our attention. While technology offers incredible convenience and connectivity, it can also lead to burnout if not used mindfully. Today, let’s dive deeper into some strategies for using technology…

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Embracing Abhyanga: The Ancient Ayurvedic Art of Self-Massage

In a fast-paced world filled with constant hustle and bustle, it’s essential to carve out moments of tranquility and self-care. One practice that holds immense potential for nourishing the body, soothing the mind, and promoting overall well-being is Abhyanga. This ancient Ayurvedic self-massage ritual has been cherished for centuries. Originating from the Sanskrit words “abhi”…

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Unveiling Radiance: Matcha Green Tea Scrub for Glowing Skin

Greetings, lovely souls, on the journey to holistic well-being! Today, I’m thrilled to introduce you to a skincare gem that not only invigorates your senses but also leaves your skin radiantly refreshed – the Matcha Green Tea Scrub. Embracing Nature’s Bounty In our pursuit of self-care, incorporating natural ingredients becomes a harmonious choice. Matcha, a…

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Ready to Uplevel Your Self-Care? Try This

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, the concept of time often looms large, leaving us with the perpetual feeling of not having enough. Yet, what if we reframed this narrative and explored the profound connection between priorities, choices, and the art of thriving?     Time as a Reflection of Priorities: At…

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How Your Thoughts Shape Longevity

Today, let’s take a profound dive into the transformative journey that a positive mindset can unfold within you. It’s not just about thinking happy thoughts; it’s a holistic odyssey that resonates through every cell of your being.   Reduced Stress, Radiant Glow: When you cultivate a positive mindset, it’s not just brightening your thoughts; you’re…

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The Ripple Effect of Positivity 🌟

 Today, let’s illuminate the incredible journey of a positive mindset and its transformative effect on your body. It’s not just about thinking happy thoughts; it’s a holistic journey that radiates through every cell.   **1. Reduced Stress, Radiant Glow: When you cultivate a positive mindset, you’re sending signals to your body that all is well….

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Stronger with Time: Embracing Muscle Growth Beyond 40

🌟 Have you ever heard the myth that building muscle becomes mission impossible once you reach a certain age? Well, it’s time to set the record straight! Age is just a number, and I’m here to tell you that you can continue building and maintaining muscle strength well into your 40s, 50s, and beyond. Let’s…

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Strength for Life: The Holistic Approach to Aging Gracefully

If you’ve been following my journey, you probably already know about my love for running and the incredible places it has taken me, from Boston to New York City and Chicago. But today, let’s set aside the running shoes for a moment and dive into a topic that’s incredibly important, especially as we get older:…

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Wellness Within Reach: 10 Strategies for Your Busy Lifestyle

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding time to prioritize your health and well-being can seem like an insurmountable challenge. As a holistic health coach, I understand the importance of carving out moments for self-care within our jam-packed schedules. Despite the fast pace, we all have the same 1440 minutes in a day….

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Spice Up Your Day: Why Adding Movement Breaks to Your Desk Routine is a Total Game Changer

In a world where technology keeps us tethered to our desks, it’s easy to fall into the trap of sitting for extended periods. However, the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle can be far-reaching, impacting both your physical and mental well-being. The good news? A simple solution lies in incorporating regular movement breaks throughout your day. …

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Unveiling the Secrets: How a Holistic Approach Can Transform Your Body

Today, we embark on a journey that will liberate you from the shackles of fad diets and unrealistic expectations to embrace a more holistic and sustainable approach to healthy living. Don’t worry if you’ve tried and failed at numerous diets because you’re not alone. The time has come to break free from this cycle and…

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

I am beyond excited to share something absolutely scrumptious with you! Introducing my mouthwatering and oh-so-healthy Chocolate Avocado Pudding recipe! If you’re looking for a guilt-free dessert that will blow your taste buds away, look no further! This delightful treat combines the creaminess of avocados with the decadence of chocolate to create a heavenly indulgence…

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The Best Investment You Can Make

When we think about investments, our minds often wander to finance—stocks, bonds, 401k, real estate, etc. We ponder which avenue will yield the highest returns and secure our financial future. But what if I told you that the best investment you can make transcends the world of monetary assets? Today, I invite you to challenge…

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Breathe, Relax, Repeat: Unwind with Alternate Nostril Breathing

Let’s dive into a centuries-old practice that can transform your breathing routine and bring harmony to your mind, body, and soul. It’s called Alternate Nostril Breathing; its benefits are remarkable.   Before we embark on this enlightening journey, let’s take a collective deep breath. Inhale… and exhale. Ahh, feels good already, doesn’t it? Well, get…

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Yoga: Beyond Touching Your Toes

Embracing the Profound Lessons on the Journey In a world driven by external achievements and the pursuit of perfection, yoga offers a transformative perspective. It reminds us that the true essence of this ancient practice lies not in how well we can touch our toes or how bendy we are but in the profound lessons…

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Food as Medicine: Embracing Ayurveda’s Path to Wholeness

Let’s dive into the incredible world of Ayurveda and explore how food becomes not just a means to satisfy our hunger but a powerful source of nourishment for our body, mind, and soul. So, grab a cup of herbal tea, sit back, and let’s explore this delightful journey together!   You know, when I first…

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Want to Change Your Life? Let Your Words Do the Work

Have you ever heard the phrase “your word is your wand“? It’s a powerful concept that suggests how we speak and how we use language can shape our reality. This is especially true when it comes to our health and bodies. Our words have the power to create, energize, and inspire. When we speak positively…

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Stay Young at Heart: Embrace Active Aging with These Tips

Let’s talk about something important: staying active as we age. It’s easy to think you should slow down and take things easy as you age. But the truth is, staying active is one of the best things you can do for your physical, mental, and social health. ​ Have you heard of active aging? ​ It’s…

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12 Simple Wrinkle Erasers

Aging of the skin is a natural process by which the collagen and elastin that keep your skin looking firm and youthful begin to decline, which results in wrinkles. Cell production and cell quality also diminish over time resulting in wrinkles. Unfortunately, these factors are out of our control.  The influences that are within our…

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What story do you tell yourself?

When I was a little girl in elementary school, I was terrified of having to play kickball in gym class. It was one of my biggest fears–up there with snakes and spiders. I remember the feeling of dread when the teacher announced it was kickball day. My stomach would instantly feel all knotted up. She’d usually…

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10 Ways to Get More Antioxidants Into Your Diet

It’s no secret that antioxidants are incredibly beneficial to good health. It’s believed the antioxidants in food can help prevent cancer, reverse or slow aging, enhance your immune system, increase your energy and improve heart and other organ health.   Given all we know about antioxidants and their beneficial properties, it’s amazing more people don’t…

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Healthier Through the Holidays?

Here we are, getting closer to the end of 2022.     Where are you with the goals you started the year with? Did you lose that 20 pounds, quit junk food, or start getting up 30 minutes earlier to workout? If you’re like many people, you may have given up on your goals months…

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10 Small Steps to Improve Your Health

Many of us have health-related goals, such as losing weight, quitting smoking, or joining the neighborhood health club. While it is common to set high goals, experts say that setting smaller goals could do more for our health.   “Small steps are achievable and are easier to fit into your daily routine,” says James O….

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7 Reasons You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

  It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. However, people worldwide are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. Here are the top 7 reasons you should use coconut oil instead of other oils.     Coconut oil doesn’t turn into fat in your body. Unlike many other common…

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Eat Your Stress Goodbye

When you’re stressed out, the foods you turn to may most likely be traditional ‘comfort’ foods. Think big meals, take-out, fatty foods, sweet foods, and alcohol. Let’s face it – we’ve all found comfort in a tasty meal, a bottle of beer, or a glass of wine when we’ve been stressed out or upset about…

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Busting 7 Myths About Meditation

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve probably heard many experts recommend regular meditation practice for stress relief, reduced blood pressure, weight management, anxiety, mood, and overall health. I’ve been meditating regularly for over six years. But I still remember the time when I didn’t meditate daily. Back then, I thought that meditating was mystical…

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My Secret to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

  Do you ever struggle with getting a good night’s sleep?   I never used to have this problem. I would lay my head on the pillow, and seconds later, I would be out cold until the alarm went off in the morning. Back then, I only averaged five to six hours of sleep per…

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What would you do?

Can I ask you a question? What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? Would you learn to speak Japanese? Take a salsa dance class or learn to play the fly a plane? Start your own business? Or would you commit to losing that spare tire around your belly and getting out for…

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Is it time for a refresh?

Did you know that having too much clutter can affect how you feel? Whether it’s piles of laundry, a messy desk, or an overstuffed closet, it can cause a drain on your energy.  You might not even be aware of it. You can think of it like a fish in a fishbowl who doesn’t realize…

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What’s the big deal about sleep?

We all know that sleep is essential, but statistically, about 70% of American adults are sleep deprived. Sleep may be as crucial to your health as diet and exercise as you get older. You need that time overnight to allow your body to repair and restore. And this is crucial because if you’re not getting…

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Jump Start Your Digestion

We’ve all been hearing about the importance of gut health. But what role does it play in your overall health?   ​ According to Ayurveda, the gut and digestion play an essential role in your immunity. Therefore, having a strong digestive fire, or Agni, is one of the indicators of good health. When you have…

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Should You Exercise Every Day?

“How often should I workout” is a question that I get all the time from my clients. And the short answer is, “it depends.” The longer answer is that your body craves activity. Your muscles, joints, organs, and cells love it. Exercise helps improve your circulation and move your lymph. Moving your body is also…

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Younger-looking Skin with Ayurveda

I’ve been a yoga teacher for over six years. I was first introduced to Ayurveda when I was in yoga teacher training. The more I learned about Ayurveda, the more I wanted to know. If you’ve never heard of Ayurveda, it is the sister science of yoga. Both go back thousands of years. Ayurveda translates…

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Every ending brings a new beginning

“Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” -Jonathan Huie. So here we are at the end of 2021.  I don’t know about you, but this year went by in a flash for me. I filled it with working on my business, lots of runs and walks, learned how to knit (ok, I’m still learning), and I…

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What are you waiting for?

    Warren Buffett famously said that you are your best investment. And you know what? He was 100% right! When you invest in yourself, you improve your life and the lives of those around you.     So, I’m curious, where do you fit in when it comes to investing your money or your time?…

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Meal Prep in 4 Steps

When it comes to nourishing your body, having a plan can mean the difference between eating well and living on take-out. It can make the difference between feeling comfortable in your clothing and feeling like nothing in your closet fits. Finally, it can mean the difference between feeling healthy and vibrant and feeling lethargic and…

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Is your skin as dry as the falling leaves?

Do you notice any changes in your body in the fall? According to Ayurveda, fall is the Vata time of year. Vata has qualities such as dry, mobile, light, rough, cool, and subtle. You might notice these qualities in nature–all the falling leaves, the wind, and the temperature starts to cool. And you might see…

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What does the future-you look like?

What do you want your life to look like a year from now? How do you want to look and feel? One of the primary keys to achieving any success, whether losing weight, running a marathon, or getting a promotion, is your mindset. A lot of people use affirmations, and I’m a big fan of…

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Do you invest in yourself?

Do you invest in the things that help you grow, or do you feel guilty spending money or time on yourself?  Have you been taught that it’s ok to spend money on things? Still, you feel selfish investing money in your personal growth–things like education or taking care of your health and the only body…

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Centering Meditation

Join me for this short guided meditation to calm the mind and the body. Find a comfortable seat with your spine long and your feet on the ground or you can lie on the floor. Relax your body and just start to notice your breath. Don’t beat yourself up if your mind starts to wander;…

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Tips to Keep Your Immunity Strong

We all have a lot of concerns with the way our world has suddenly changed. Many public events have been cancelled or postponed and even schools have been closed. Just turning on the news can be upsetting and stressful. In my humble opinion, the best thing we can do is to stay calm, and yoga…

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Creating Habits that Stick

To become healthier, we need to bring our daily habits into alignment with our goals, but what does that really mean? It means that we need to look at things that we do day-in and day-out for better or for worse. And then we need to see how those habits play a part in who…

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10 Ways to Infuse Your Fitness Routine with Joy and Adventure

Are you tired of the same old gym routine leaving you feeling uninspired and unmotivated? Fear not, because I’m here to help you inject some excitement and joy into your fitness journey! Let’s explore ten playful and innovative ways to keep your workouts fresh, fun, and exhilarating. So grab your water bottle, slip into your…

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