Category: Wholebeing

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yoga in service to me

yoga in service to me

Okay, I’m coming clean. I did not go to a single yoga class all summer. Yep, you got it right, not one. Not even in Cape Cod, where one of my favorite teachers resides during the summer. Now for the other half of my confession. I did yoga almost everyday. There were a few days of rest tucked in...

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yoga at the desk, on the train, in the car, and everywhere else!

yoga at the desk, on the train, in the car, and everywhere else!

September is National Yoga Month and we’re excited to bring you weekly emails that feature all things yoga! What if you can’t make it to a class? What if you don’t think yoga is for you? This week and next, read on for great ideas for how to do Yoga all day, every day! In a perfect world, we...

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The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together

The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together

Family vacation!  If you’re anything like me, perhaps you’re picturing the Griswolds; squished into a tiny European car, zooming around a roundabout in London or crammed into a wood-paneled station wagon singing road songs on their way to Wally World.  We love these Hollywood scenes because...

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Taking family fitness a little too far

Taking family fitness a little too far

So as I thought of healthy family fun month I wanted to share a story about my well...maybe taking family's health a little too far. Sometimes keeping your family healthy and well pushes you to places that surprise you. And a teenage son will push you even beyond those places. Don't worry this...

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It’s not about me anymore…or is it?

It’s not about me anymore…or is it?

“It’s not about me anymore”… those words continue to play through my head each day as I look down at my growing belly filled with a little life. I am 5 months pregnant and life as I know it will be changing very soon. However, when people tell me “It’s not about you anymore”, I...

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Learning to Laugh

Learning to Laugh

When was the last time you had a good laugh? You know, the kind where you laugh so hard you need to take a moment to catch your breath! April is National Humor Month and in my research on the benefits of laughter, I found them strikingly similar to the touted benefits of yoga (for example: soothing...

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Read and Be Well: Eat To Live by Joel Furman, MD

Read and Be Well: Eat To Live by Joel Furman, MD

The Eat To Live 2011 revised edition includes lots of new success stories from readers of the original book, plus a brand new chapter highlighting Dr. Fuhrman’s discovery of toxic hunger and the role of food addiction in weight issues.  This new chapter provides novel and important insights...

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Benefits of Worksite Wellness Programs

Benefits of Worksite Wellness Programs

There are numerous benefits of worksite wellness programs. In fact there are more than 200 scientific studies indicating the positive return-on-investment for worksite wellness programs. That said, this listing is not extensive, but will note some of the widely accepted benefits of worksite...

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How To Run A Walking Meeting

How To Run A Walking Meeting

“Walking is good for solving problems, it’s like the feet are little psychiatrists” - Pepper Giardino Many people assume that serious conversations must take place within the confines of four walls. In reality, the most creative moments take place outside them. Call a walking meeting and...

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September’s Chaos = October’s Routine

September’s Chaos = October’s Routine

As the mornings get cooler we know the season is truly shifting. The energy and chaos of September has begun to settle. My mother says "September's chaos become October's routine." Each year it's hard to imagine adjusting to the "new routine" that feels so strange and foreign compared to summer and...

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