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Lentils, Rice, and Bison Bowl

I love making soups in the winter. They warm up the house when you make them! Another big bonus is they last several meals and eliminate cooking for several nights at the least. Dry lentils last a long time. It was about 7:30 on Monday night and pouring down rain when...

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Arms Workout with Exercise Bands

Exercise bands are great while traveling. It's like having a portable gym! Denis and I are using bands for our arms workout in the video above. (We're on the Italian side of the Mediterranean Sea during our last vacation.) When I travel, I...

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Exercise, Travel and Anti-Aging

Mainstream thinking tells us that our bodies must decline as we get older. It doesn’t need to be true. In fact, exercise is a powerful anti-aging tool. Do it while on vacation where you can compound it with rest for great results.

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Best Diets?

For its 7th year in a row, US News & World report evaluated thirty-eight of the most-popular diets and revealed what they consider the best of the bunch.1 The periodical aligned with a team of experts including nutritionists, specialists in diabetes, heart health,...

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New Year: New Way of Making Changes

If you're planning to make changes to your nutrition and exercise habits this year, I have something for you to think about: Changing habits can be difficult. Exercising and changing your diet because you're trying to fix something about yourself that you don't like...

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Simple Holiday Stress Relief

Ah, Holidays in Northern America! Such a wonderful combination of loving and giving, tradition, and... stress. I love the celebrations and the decorations. And yet, I can’t tell you how many times someone has said to me “I’m so busy, I could cry”. In this...

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Super Simple Holiday Side Dish: Cauliflower Mash

This is the simplest cauliflower mash I’ve come up with. There are only two basic ingredients! It’s perfect for the holidays, or any any cold day when you’re craving comfort food. By the way, over the holidays while you’re traveling, don’t...

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Your Emergency Happiness List

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For Times of Sadness: Your Emergency Happiness List

There are small things you can do that will help lift your spirits so you can keep moving forward – even when you’re sad. This is a list of ten different actions I use to bring myself out of a funk – and why I use them. Most require minimal energy. See if some of it works for you too.

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Prevent the Plateaus: Are Your Workouts Missing Something?

  If workouts are going to be a regular part of our life and we want them to keep "working", we need to strategically cycle between more and less difficult workouts. Periodization is a word that's usually only heard around athletes in training, but it's an important...

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Flow is a mental state where you are fully energized, focused on, and enjoying an activity.

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Can Exercise Be Enjoyable? Introducing the Concept of Flow

When you’re experiencing flow, you’re enjoying what you’re doing so much that you lose track of time. You even lose track of yourself. You become one with the activity. But, can you experience flow with regular exercise?

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Asian Style Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These chicken lettuce wraps are so easy and fast! They're low in calories yet high in taste and nutrition. They're a fun option for dinner when you don't want to cook much. They're also an excellent option for lunch as leftovers if you made chicken the night before.  ...

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