Why Self-Compassion is the Key to Dealing With Your Inner Critic

  • December 10, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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When we think of compassion, we typically think of being compassionate towards others – towards those less fortunate than ourselves, or those with whom we’re in conflict But what about compassion towards yourself? How forgiving are you of your own shortcomings, limitations or failures? Do you judge yourself more or less than you would a close friend? A stranger? We...

Celebrate Healthy Holidays with Clean Wine

  • December 10, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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I discovered Dry Farm Wines a couple of years ago when I was recovering from mold toxicity and have not stopped singing their praises ever since. It turns out wine grapes are one of THE most mold-heavy crops out there (along with coffee, peanuts and corn to name a few). Most wines are loaded with mycotoxins (mold toxins), along with...

An Easy Way to Support Animals in Need This Holiday Season

  • December 10, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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To know me is to know Finn, and as many friends and family can attest, to know Finn is to love him (and to want to get a Wheaten!). I’ve never met a creature that makes friends more easily or inspires more instant affection than this happy dog. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In honor of my best bud, I’m making today’s gift (past...

Drop-dead Gorgeous Root Vegetable Salad

  • December 10, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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My gift to you today is this drop-dead gorgeous salad recipe! Inspired by a summer salad I fell in love with at the Halyard Restaurant in Greenport, NY, this simple salad combines the sweetness of your root vegetable of choice with the richness of manchego cheese and the bright acidity of red wine vinegar. Chopped herbs add depth of flavor...

EAT: Strawberry Lime Chia Pudding 🍓

  • April 11, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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This chia pudding has been my breakfast of choice as of late. It’s packed with healthy fats and refreshing flavor. 😛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Chia seed pudding could not be easier to make — ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • Add 4 tablespoons of chia seeds (I used white) to 1 cup of coconut milk (could also use almond milk, etc.). • Stir to combine; wait...

New Years Resolutions Didn’t Stick? Here’s a 3-Step Method to Map Thoughtful Goals for 2021

  • January 20, 2021
  • by Carrie Petri
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We’re more than halfway through January. How are those resolutions holding up? Did you make any this year? This was actually the first year in as long as I can remember that I didn’t. In the past, I’ve been so relieved and ready for the sharp-line-in-the sand that New Years brings to crazy holiday indulgence that I’ve been nerdily excited...