Health and Fitness
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On Loss During the Holidays

For all of you grieving a recent loss this holiday season, my heart is with you. Dealing with loss over the holidays can be especially tricky – feeling down while everyone else seems to be especially cheerful may leave yo...

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How to Choose a Yoga Style

Ever wonder how to choose a yoga style? As you Career Girls start imagining your 2014 New Year’s resolutions, you may place the option to “start taking yoga classes” near the top of the list. In an effort to h...

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Aging in America

Today is my birthday — I am now officially middle-aged. Hell, who am I kidding? That’s even being generous — by that definition it means I need to live until I’m 106 and I have no intention of doing that...


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Sniffle, Sniffle…Don’t Let Cold Season Keep You Down!

It’s December. Welcome to (for many of us) the season of bitterly cold temperatures, falling snow, holiday parties, and colds and flu. Without being melodramatic, for those of us that either work in client-facing careers,...

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Yes! You Can Start Running

In case you didn’t know, more women than ever are signing up to run races of all kinds: road races, trail races, etc. In fact, according to Running USA’s 2013 State of the Sport-Part III: U.S. Race Trends: The number of U.S...

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STAY ON THE PATH: Healthy Choices to Feel Better

I am afraid of the world today. Despite a full day of work in front of me, all I want to do is stay indoors, rock some baggy sweatpants, and eat comfort food.  Sound familiar?  It happens to us all.  Maybe it’s hormones, m...


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How CrossFit (Almost) Crushed My Spirit

Almost….I’m not not down for the count yet, but I was sorely tested yesterday. (No pun intended.)  Afterward, while I laid in a defeated heap on the verge of tears, I contemplated my situation. What was the real issue?...

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The #1 Tool For Stress

                    The holidays are upon us. As we slip out of work and into our seats around the feast filled table (and maybe into sweatpants after that), gratitude is the th...

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Become a Road Warrior

  This week as I left for the airport,  I decided I would write about what I know best – traveling. Saying I travel a lot, might even be an understatement. On average, I try to spend at least two weeks a month actually ...


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Be Thankful For Your Body

I’ll be the first one to admit it: I am not always happy with my body. I am my own worst critic. I could always, “lose a little weight,” “be a little more fit,” and may or may not be chasing a rock solid six-pack. Any...