What I Learned From A Year Of Zero Workout Motivation

Lost your workout motivation? Here are three tips for staying more consistent.

Google “workout motivation” and you’ll find everything from ripped bodybuilders shaming people into hitting the gym, to quotes like “Slow motivation is better than no motivation.” What you won’t find is a picture of me. At least not this year. For the past 12 months, I’ve been super inconsistent and generally meh on exercise. I’m not […]

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Why A Plant-Based Keto Diet May Be The Key To Better Health

How To Eat a Plant-Based Keto Diet, a review of "Ketotarian" by Dr. Will Cole. Includes info on recipes.

The ketogenic, or “keto,” diet is all the rage right now. And a quick Pinterest search for keto recipes will show you exactly why: you can breakfast on sausage, egg, and cheese cups, enjoy a breadless BLT for lunch, and gorge on more meat and cheese for dinner. For me — as for many people […]

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Clean? Green? What’s It All Mean? Your Guide To Nontoxic Beauty Products

With clean beauty products becoming mainstream, more brands are launching safer skincare lines. These days, you can’t step into a Sephora without spotting multiple labels claiming to be “clean,” “green,” or “natural.”  But what does that really mean? If you think food labels are confusing, cosmetics packaging is even worse. Beauty companies can claim their products are clean without […]

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Your Whole 30 Survival Guide: 10 Tips For Success

Your Whole 30 Survival Guide: 10 Whole 30 Tips For Success

OMG Whole 30 is over! Someone pour me a glass of wine!!!!! Now before I go any further, let me just say that YES I followed EVERY program rule, YES it was hard AF, and YES I feel a thousand times better than when I started the program. And YES you can absolutely do this […]

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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

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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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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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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