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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Five Confusing Food Labels, Explained

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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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How One Migraine Changed The Way I View Self-Care

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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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5 Reasons Why Pegan Is The New Keto

Pegan Diet - rainbow carrots

Move over Paleo, Whole 30, and Keto, there’s a new “healthiest diet ever” in town: The Pegan Diet. I should start by explaining that I don’t believe in diets. Here’s why: diets do not equal lifestyle changes, nor do they give us the tools to make healthier choices. So once we finish them, we tend […]

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Sweat App: Why I Spent $120 On An iPhone Workout Subscription

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I’m a sucker for a sale. So when I signed up for a free trial of Kayla Itsines’ Sweat app and it offered me a year at half price, it took very little more to get me to click “buy.” Truth be told, I’d been mulling it over since Sweat launched in 2015. I had […]

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How Does Exercise Affect The Brain?

I was walking into the gym yesterday when I suddenly realized how good I felt. My feet felt firm and strong on the pavement as I took sure strides across the parking lot, my posture was erect, and I felt calm, but energized and purposeful. I also noticed a sense of confidence within myself — of […]

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Five Health Benefits Of Epsom Salt

Last January, I got into a car accident. Everyone was okay (thank goodness!), but the other driver and I hit pretty hard. I didn’t realize how much I’d been affected until after our information had been exchanged and I was at the body shop dropping off my car. I couldn’t hold a pen straight because […]

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5 Habits For Better Sleep

Between my husband and I, it seems that one of us is constantly battling insomnia. Either we can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep, or simply don’t sleep deeply enough to feel rested. The problem came to a head after our son started sleeping through the night. Sleep training him seemed to have the opposite effect […]

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