Health and Fitness
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month (as well as Disability Awareness month in case you were curious). Breast cancer is a cause that is near and dear to my heart as both of my grandmothers are breast cancer survivors. Full ...

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Motivation, Change, and Balance.

  Part of my job as a fitness professional is to inspire others to try, achieve, and grow.  Whether a measured fitness goal or a sustainable lifestyle change, I work to direct my clients toward the path to success.  I ad...

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Staying Calm in a Crisis

A couple of weeks ago I found myself going into shock for the first time in my life when my shin lost a battle against a metal spin bike pedal. Yup, you read that right, a metal pedal shredded my shin. Trust me the irony of hav...


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When Your Over-scheduled Life Doesn’t Play Fair

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.”   I hope everyone has had a relaxing summer thus far!  If you haven’t, fear not…you’re definitely not alone.  My summer was supposed to loo...

Four Stylish Ways to Bring Your Lunch to Work

If you think that brown bagging it to the office means that you’ll have to literally tote your sandwich to work in a brown bag, think again. Gone are the days where toting your own work to lunch means squished peanut but...

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Ditch the Dull Bowl of Cereal and Spice Up Your Breakfast

Being time-crunched in the morning doesn’t mean that you have to stick with your same old breakfast routine. For years, before I started consuming mostly raw food, my breakfast routine consisted of a bowl of cereal with milk....


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The Importance of Self-Care

In a stronger, smarter, faster, better world, self-care usually takes a back seat. We’re constantly looking forward to goals, plans and achievements. Crossing things off to-do lists, conquering the next challenge, taking care...

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Nine Creative Office Lunches

Whether you are trying to eat healthier or save a few dollars by eliminating your daily midday burrito, it is possible to bring a lunch from home that will be ultimately more satisfying than Lean Cuisine, soup from a can or p...

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When Life Is Too Much

When life gets overwhelming we all wish we had a magic reset button that would clear away the busyness, worry, and clutter and let us start over. Well, guess what, you have the ability to do that whenever you choose. By becomin...


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Fitness on the Fly

Finding time to workout while traveling can be a difficult task for anyone–I know I still struggle with it from time to time, especially if I am traveling for vacation. Sitting on the beach or by the pool sounds so much m...