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When You Have an “Un-Mindful” Moment

Mindfulness is defined as a mental state you reach by focusing all of your awareness on the present moment. You don’t linger on the past or worry about the future — you simply become more aware of the moment, analyzing your feelings. I try…

May 25, 2017
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Food Education in Elementary Schools Around the World

The following is a guest post from Mila Sanchez, a writer with a BA in English Linguistics living in beautiful Boise, ID. Her ambitions include traveling the world, studying languages, and taking pictures of her dog, Baymax. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram!…

March 30, 2017
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A Morning Yoga Sequence to Boost Productivity

Most people associate yoga with deep stretches and relaxation. Others leverage its unique movements for a full-body workout rivaling any jog. But, because yoga engages the mind and the body, few people realize how powerful it is for productivity and stamina throughout the day.…

March 21, 2017
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How to Eat Out Less and Plan Meals More

Eating out at restaurants is so frickin’ tempting. There’s the instant gratification. The joy of sitting down and having your meal magically appear in front of you. The need to get a meal in somewhere within that impossible time crunch between work and soccer…

January 17, 2017
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12 Healthy and Unexpected Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Grandma’s buttery rolls, bread-bread-and-only-bread stuffing, Campbell’s-sponsored green bean casserole and can-shaped cranberry sauce. These Thanksgiving side dishes may be traditional and comforting, but no one would argue they’re healthy. If you’re brave enough to try and convert your only-tan-foods-on-my-plate relatives to the wonders of…

November 17, 2016
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Yoga for Gratitude: 5 Poses to Inspire

Practicing gratitude improves your mood and overall attitude about life, but that’s not all. It also helps reduce stress, which is no small thing when it comes to your physical health. Studies show that stress can increase the risk for heart disease, high blood…

November 10, 2016
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Why You Need to Stop Eating out So GD Much

So, confession time: I ate lunch and dinner out yesterday. And lunch out Sunday… and three days before that. The rational side of me knows that most of those were pretty bad decisions, but at the time, it seemed like a great — or…

August 17, 2016