5 Constructive Strategies For Overcoming Setbacks In Your Life and Career

Overcoming setbacks: turn obstacles and failures into triumphs with these 5 strategies. Real talk with a female entrepreneur.

I have a confession to make: I’m experiencing some professional growing pains. While things are generally moving in a positive direction, I’m not growing as much or as quickly as I’d like to. I was feeling really frustrated and irritated about this last week, and I knew I was projecting that negativity but I didn’t know how […]

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5 Reasons To Make Time For A Mindful Walk

Meditative walking is one of my favorite mindfulness activities. 5 Reasons to take a mindful walk.

I’m a better person when I meditate. I’m more focused and creative, and it’s easier to take a beat when I’m feeling triggered. But no matter how hard I try, I find myself struggling to stick with my mindfulness practice. It simply gets lost between work, family time, exercise, housework, and a billion other to-dos. […]

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I Did Goat Yoga And This Was My Takeaway

Christine Tusher at goat yoga

“Yoga + Baby Goats = Awesome” read the email subject line from my alma mater, NYU. Even though I no longer live in New York City, I had to click through. Because WTF is goat yoga? The email opened to reveal a photo of an athleisure-wearing college student in downward dog with a baby goat […]

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Best Ever Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Image of chocolate chunk cookies

A few weeks ago, I told you how I loved David’s Cookies as a little girl. Well, that walk down memory lane spawned an intense craving for melty, gooey, chocolate-chunky deliciousness…minus the gluten and refined flour. After a ton of recipe testing, my Best Ever Chocolate Chunk Cookies were born. About Date Sugar I’ve already […]

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Three Ways to Tweak Your Whole 30 For Better Results

Whole 30 Approved Groceries

Welcome to Whole 30 August! This is my third W30 and whereas the first two times were meant to simply reset healthy habits, this time I’m addressing some specific concerns. So I’m not only following the Whole 30 rules, I’m also paying special attention to how I balance my diet within Whole 30 to maximize my […]

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How To Edit Your Own Writing

How To Edit Your own Writing - Girl With Computer

I know something’s not right, but I can’t tell what it is! How many times has that thought crossed your mind while working on an email, inter-office memo, or short story? Learning to edit your own writing is really tough, even for professional writers like me! As a freelancer, I must deliver work that’s ready for […]

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Five Confusing Food Labels, Explained

Cow-confusing food labels, explained

Grocery shopping can be tough, even when you’re label-savvy. If it seems like confusing food labels are everywhere, it’s because they are! For every well-meaning certification, there are several similar labels and logos we have to sort through. At best, they draw our attention to differences between products. At worst, they trick us into buying […]

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Five Tips For Cooking With Young Kids

Cooking with young kids - child mixes wet ingredients

Cooking with young kids is an activity everyone is almost guaranteed to enjoy. Not only does it make them feel big and grown-up, but the finished product can also be used to bribe them into behaving properly. (Moms, I know you feel me on that one!) After three years of motherhood, I’ve amassed tons of activities […]

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How One Migraine Changed The Way I View Self-Care

migraine - christine holding her head

The migraine to end all migraines Wait, what did I just look at? I was inputting data into my computer on Monday, looking back and forth from the screen to my notes when the entry field was obscured by a blank spot in my vision. It felt as if I’d looked directly at the sun, […]

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Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies With Almond Flour

Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

What’s better than a homemade cookie loaded with all the goods? A gluten-free cookie with crispy edges and a chewy center…loaded with all the goods. Which is just what my Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies With Almond Flour happen to be. With all the goodness and none of the grit we often associate with almond flour, these […]

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