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Enjoy all your favorite holiday treats…without expanding your waistline!

Enjoy all your favorite holiday treats…without expanding your waistline!

If you missed my free Thriving Through the Holidays masterclass a few weeks ago, I have good news. Today, I’m sharing tips to help you enjoy all your favorite holiday treats…without expanding your waistline! Put the 80/20 or 90/10 Principle Into Action This concept is really simple […]

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5 Steps to Help You Finish What You Started

5 Steps to Help You Finish What You Started

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to start a project full of brilliant ideas and unbridled enthusiasm and how difficult it is to actually finish it?  After all, completing a task requires focus, commitment and, ugh…so much effort. Who in their right mind wants all […]

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10 Superfoods to boost your energy, mood and libido!

10 Superfoods to boost your energy, mood and libido!

Why are superfoods so super?  Well, for one thing, they’re much MORE nutrient dense than other foods making them great sources of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.  They also tend to be much LESS calorie dense than other foods – talk about a double bonus! Keep in mind […]

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The secret to getting what you really want

I’m writing this post from Miami, Florida – 85 degrees, sunny and just perfect compared to the much cooler weather I left behind up north. But that’s not all…I’m also writing from our deluxe, ocean-front suite with a private balcony overlooking the stunning turquoise waters of the […]

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Half-empty or half-full? The power of a positive outlook!

Half-empty or half-full? The power of a positive outlook!

Last week my husband traded in his 10-year-old SUV for a safe, ‘sensible’ car for a baby. It’s not quite the flashy sports car he may have envisioned as he nears his 40th birthday, but he’s thrilled with the new wheels all the same.  This week, we’re […]

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Halloween party treats worth screaming about!

Halloween party treats worth screaming about!

People’s creativity never ceases to amaze me…especially when it comes to food.  And since we’re well into the season of pumpkins, spiders and ghouls (at least where I’m writing from), I thought I’d share some incredibly clever and healthy ways to feed the goblins at a Halloween […]

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How much do you know about GMOs?

How much do you know about GMOs?

I’ve written about chocolate, I’ve written about apps that will help you achieve your goals…but if there’s one post I REALLY want you to read, it’s this one. It’s controversial. It’s scientific. And there are strong opinions on both sides of the aisle. To illustrate my point, […]

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The serving size secret you need to know

The serving size secret you need to know

This week, my husband and I announced to the world that we’re having our first baby.  It’s an exciting time and the outpouring of love and support from friends, colleagues and of course family has been enough to make a pregnant woman cry! One thing I’m beginning […]

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Mmmm…Chocolate

Mmmm…Chocolate

Okay, so I didn’t intend this week’s blog post to be about chocolate…but I just made my own trail mix and I have chocolate on the brain.  You see, chocolate is the only food that has its very  own food group. Actually, that’s not true – but don’t […]

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Ditch the dairy, keep the calcium

This week’s Wellness Wednesday video was inspired by a viewer’s question. (If you have any of your own, feel free to send them along!) The reason I think this is such a great question is because so many people worry that if they don’t drink milk or eat dairy, […]

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