Health and Fitness

Baby Steps: Making Changes For the New Year

My brother got engaged to his girlfriend this weekend. He had called me up back in September, saying that he thought it might be something around the corner. He asked me what I thought, and I said what many protective older sis...

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On the Gym and New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

t seemed to me that 2013 was the year of fitness and health among my friends…and pretty much everything I read in the media. Friends I’d had for years became runners–like, real runners. They ran 5K’s and...

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Do Something New in 2014

Yay! New Years Day is one of my favorite holidays. No, no, not just for the drinking. I love resolutions! Even if most people only stick to them for a little while, the idea of making yourself better and thinking about your fut...


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Positive Resolutions

Happy New Year’s Eve!  I hope 2013 has treated you all well. We all know that many, if not most, New Years Resolutions seem to disappear by March.  When we realize that we haven’t met our Resolutions, disappointme...

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Easy Ways to Eat Healthier

Are you ready for 2014? What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Like most people, you probably want to lose weight, work out more, and eat healthier? Research from the University of Scranton show that more than 40% of Americans...

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How to Craft & Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The end of the year has a way of reminding all of us where we fall short in our lives. Whether you are experiencing challenges at work, making your way through finals, or simply overwhelmed by the chaos of the holiday season, e...


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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,...