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Don’t Diet: 7 Cleansing Tips for the New Year

January 1st is fast approaching, which means EXTREME DIET season. People across the country will endure juice fasts, wellness retreats, kale salads, and copious cups of detoxifying herbal teas for a f…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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Eat Butter to Get Healthier?

You may have heard about Bulletproof® Coffee, the drink made popular by Dave Asprey on his Bulletproof intermittent fasting plan. If you haven’t, the gist is to combine organic, non-toxic, single orig…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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Hold Tight? Or Unleash?

I was about to lead a teleclass in two minutes, when the phone rang. I could tell by the tone of his voice that something awful had happened. His name was Dan. He asked if we had a puppy named B…

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6 Things Not To Say After The Sandy Hook Tragedy

We are all grieving after the shootings in Connecticut, and when we’re grieving, the last things we need are platitudes, blame, or fearful communication. So please, when someone expresses despair over…

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How To Deal With Loss During The Holidays

By: Jennifer Boykin It’s “that time of year,” and the pressure is on. To look happy, to be happy, to have a happy family, to make happy memories. To cook beautiful meals that you serve to bea…

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The Grace of Why

Today in the grocery store, I shared a real conversation with one of the mothers I knew in the years that my eldest son was consumed for a love of tennis. I knew her son had been present at the acci…

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When a Parent’s Worst Nightmare Becomes News

I really despise being the bearer of bad news. There is no joy in shattering someone’s momentary innocence and reminding them of the random cruelty in the world, so I will just say something really ho…

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