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Waist, BMI or Weight: Which Is Best For Evaluating Your Health?

Waist, BMI or Weight: Which Is Best For Evaluating Your Health?

Being overweight and having too much body fat might seem like the same thing, but this isn’t always the case. In fact, stepping on the scales to measure your wieght can be misleading. And BMI might not be very helpful either. Your waist measurement could be a

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Quick and Easy Self-care Tips for Busy Women

Quick and Easy Self-care Tips for Busy Women

For busy women, self-care can feel like an unaffordable luxury of both time and money. Self-care is often advertised as long weekends spent at the beach, a trip to the spa, or even hours spent on exercise. In reality, though, self-care can be anything (small or big)

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Staying in Your Power (Cancer and a Baby: My Healing Story)

Staying in Your Power (Cancer and a Baby: My Healing Story)

                Sometimes things happen in our lives – wonderful adventures, everyday occurrences, even tragic events – and we think we will remember every single detail of the experience. We think we will never forget the exact moment: the sights, sounds,

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Cucumber Mint Smoothie

Cucumber Mint Smoothie

Save Print Cucumber Mint Smoothie A refreshing smoothie in the summer. Look for cantaloupes that have an even golden color–not much green–in the outer skin. A perfectly ripe cantaloupe smells gently sweet. It should feel heavy in your hands and give just a bit on the blossom

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Water: How Much Should I Drink?

Water: How Much Should I Drink?

Have you ever gone out of town for a few days and returned home to find your houseplants a little droopy and sad? All it takes is a little water and  within minutes, they’re like brand new plants! How do you think your body feels when you don’t

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How To Eat Healthy Without Getting Bored

How To Eat Healthy Without Getting Bored

If you’ve decided to embrace healthier eating in order to look and feel better — or if you’re thinking about making a healthy change – good for you! Self-care is so important to living your “best self.” But if you think that eating healthy condemns you to

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Creating A Daily Journaling Practice

Creating A Daily Journaling Practice

“I write because I don’t know what I think, until I read what I say.” Flannery O’Connor When you think of writing in a journal, do you think of old-fashioned “Dear Diary” entries, where you record boring details of your daily life? We’ll, it’s not about that. For

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Easy Tomato Avocado Salad

Easy Tomato Avocado Salad

  Save Print Easy Tomato Avocado Salad Prep time:  10 mins Total time:  10 mins I will change this up with whatever veggies look good when I’m shopping. Sometimes I add cucumbers, summer squashes, peppers, radishes and green onions. Ingredients 2 cups chopped tomatoes about ½ inch

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Herbed Skirt Steak

Herbed Skirt Steak

Save Print Herbed Skirt Steak Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 4 servings An easy entree for the grill. I like to plan for leftovers so I have a delicious lunch of salad and steak the next day. Ingredients 2 tablespoons

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What is a Health Coach?

What is a Health Coach?

Most of us have an intellectual understanding about how to stay or get healthy. There’s no shortage of info. But knowledge is usually not enough because we’re not one-dimensional beings. Good nutritional practices that work for me may not be right for you. We have differing blood

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