All About Green Juice (+ My Go-To Recipe)

  • July 24, 2019
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A few months ago, I gave a talk on wellness at a dinner for 40 people. The talk was to be given as part of an awards ceremony at a private club, and the coordinators asked me to help plan a healthy menu for the dinner to go along with my presentation on how to integrate wellness and healthy habits...

A 5-Minute Tool to Get OUT of Overwhelm And Back Into A Focused Mindset

  • July 16, 2019
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Being busy can help keep us in a productive, motivated state. But when we have so much to do that we start to feel overwhelmed, our performance can start to slip. Think about it – The more tasks that you’re trying to manage, the more energy you need to expend towards just remembering everything there is to do. And each...

Healthy Travel: Seattle Edition

  • July 9, 2019
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When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, traveling can throw a wrench into well-established routines. Without your typical schedule and go-to’s near the office, meals and workouts can be left to chance — which can mean multiple days of less than healthy choices. I’m all for going 100% into vacation mode and squeezing every ounce of joy out of...

Everything in Moderation: 5 Tips for Healthy Drinking

  • July 2, 2019
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Happy 4th of July! Here’s to a workweek broken up by vacation days and fireworks. If you like enjoying a good cocktail, glass of wine or cold beer with your summer celebrations, but you also want to stay on this side of healthy, this week’s post is for you. So much of consistently maintaining a healthy lifestyle is about balance:...

Calm Under Pressure: 3 Ways to Stop Stress From Messing with Your Week

  • June 25, 2019
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Many of us underestimate the impact of stress on our health and overall happiness. We get used to being chronically stressed out, or we chalk up pressure at work to being a necessary part of the job. We ignore feelings like mild anxiety, worry and momentary despair without taking action to protect ourselves from these emotions. But stress accumulates over...

Intermittent Fasting: What, Why + How To Try It At The Office

  • June 18, 2019
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By now you’ve likely heard of Intermittent Fasting (IF) or know someone who’s tried it. It’s been trending as a topic in the wellness space, in part because it’s included as an arm of the popular ketogenic (“keto”) diet. This post will give you a brief intro to intermittent fasting, plus some guidance on how to make it work if...