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articles by: Sarah Cooke

Why Food is NOT the Enemy

Is it just me, or does it sometimes seem like the mainstream diet and fitness culture is out to scare us skinny? It presents food as nothing more than fuel by promoting a calories-in-versus-calories-b…

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3 Activities That Help You Love Your Body

Thereís a lot of talk these days about improving body image,†and thatís a good thing! For too long, many of us have foregone a healthy relationship with our bodies in favor of punishing workouts and e…

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Why You Don’t Have to “Fix” Yourself

You know that feeling when you bump into an old friend at the grocery store and they proceed to rattle off a list of all the fabulous things in their life Ė their amazing spouse, successful career, an…

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5 Benefits of Green Juice

A couple of months ago, I purchased my juicer†and fell immediately in love. Iíve been enjoying green juices daily, and Iím happily making them a new staple of my diet. Sadly, because juicing has be…

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Natural Cures for Seasonal Allergies

If youíre anything like me, youíre more than ready for winter to be over. The good news is, spring is just around the corner. The bad news is, along with spring come seasonal allergies. But donít fear…

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Is Your Practitioner a Good Fit?

I have a theory that working with a practitioner Ė whether itís a coach, therapist, or healthcare provider Ė is a lot like dating. Youíre both learning about each other, seeing if youíre a good match,…

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Does Losing Weight Really Make You Happier?

As the saying sadly goes goes, you can never be too thin or too rich. Of course, there are cases where a personís weight causes health concerns that can impact their quality of life. But for so many o…

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Why Do You (Really) Want to Lose Weight?

Does it seem like everyone around you is on a diet? Youíre not imagining things. Ask your co-workers how many of them have tried to lose weight over the past year and my bet is youíll begin to feel li…

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5 Ways for Women to Boost Body Image

Itís not news that for women, body image is a loaded topic. With fat shaming, catcalling, and unsolicited comments about our hair, itís no wonder some of us turn into full-on Frank Underwood neurotics…

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How to Embrace the Winter Elements & Stay Healthy

I recently caught up with holistic health counselor Brandon Waloff about his Winter Health Reset Program. Here are his insights about how aligning with the season promotes greater wellbeing both physi…

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about Sarah Cooke

Sarah Cooke is a writer living in California. She is interested in organic food and green living. Sarah holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Naropa University, an M.A. in Humanities from NYU, and a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University. She has written for a number of publications, and she studied Pastry Arts at the Institute for Culinary Education. Her interests include running, yoga, baking, and poetry. Read more on her blog.

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