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Happy 2015: Raise a Cup … of Soup?

Happy 2015: Raise a Cup … of Soup?

Happy New Year… and kudos for making it over the holiday hump! While the holiday season is wonderful and rewarding, it may also leave you feeling overwhelmed and sluggish. After a flurry of food, family, and travel, isn’t it a relief to have a fresh ...
Why I Threw Away My Scale

Why I Threw Away My Scale

How do you define yourself? Your style? Your music preferences? Your hobbies? Your level of education? Or is it something more sinister? Something that, no matter how hard you try, will ebb and flow, sometimes without any control of your own. ...
Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude does not come easily to me. I’m a bit of a gratitude curmudgeon, a little resentful of having to dutifully cultivate an “attitude of gratitude.” But after doing more reading about what gratitude actually is, and especially after reading Bre ...
Take a Stand on Sitting

Take a Stand on Sitting

Our buttocks should come with wrapped in a warning: “Sitting kills,” for dramatic affect, or “Sitting may cause obesity, diabetes, and heart disease” for those who need more concrete explanations. But is sitting really the new smoking? While sitting ...
4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

Every wonder why, after checking Facebook or trolling for stuff on the Internet, you feel exhausted? Part of the reason is that the brain’s processing capacity is overtaxed—and limited. According to Daniel Levitin, the director of the Laboratory for ...
7 Ways Women Can Stay Fit and Healthy Over 40

7 Ways Women Can Stay Fit and Healthy Over 40

Turning 40 is a milestone that most women dread, but after the candles are blown out and life carries on, we start to realize that this decade really isn’t that bad. For one thing, women this age typically are more comfortable in their skin, mo ...