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The Day I Learned to Love Myself

The Day I Learned to Love Myself

A couple of weeks ago I volunteered in my son’s class for his winter-break party. I was manning the cookie decorating table, trying to take deep breaths and not freak out about the food coloring in the frosting and sprinkles. To be perfectly honest w ...
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. ...
Energy Slump Survival Kit

Energy Slump Survival Kit

Is it just me, or is life just so much harder during this time of the year than it is otherwise? I’m more tired in the morning, my commute is almost double thanks to the crazy mall traffic, work is busier for me with all of the seasonal Vitacost sale ...
Is It Time to Switch Up Your Workout?

Is It Time to Switch Up Your Workout?

Does it seem like you’ve been looking for any excuse not to work out lately? Have you been hitting the snooze button, snuggling in for extra sleep instead of heading out for that morning run? Are those numbers on the scale or your reflection in the m ...
Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

At the end of the day, the last thing you want to do is have sex. You are fried—and want nothing more than to snack on comfort food while binge watching your favorite show. From the morning’s get-the-kids out-to-school marathon to work, errands, dinn ...