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Cold & Flu Lovers Vegetable Soup!

What can I say? My 16 year Cold & Flu Streak finally came to an end and boy has it packed a wallop!   Since as long as I can remember, back to 2003, when Rob and I bought our first exercise franchise, I’ve been able to avoid getting sick and missing any time off…

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Reducing the Stress from Holiday Travel

While ‘tis the season to be merry, for many, it’s also a season for higher stress, anxiety and angst, which leads one to behave in ways we will regret later.   During this time of year, many people slip comfortaably into unhealthy habits—they may cave into sugar cravings, have more alcohol and overdose on caffeine.   In part,…

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Take Action to Reduce Holiday Stress

Kaizen is often used to describe the process of continuous improvement. That means making lots of small changes on a regular basis in order to ultimately improve the operation on a larger scale. It’s often applied to business and particularly to things like manufacturing and engineering.   But it can also be applied to your…

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Organic Apple Cinnamon Protein Bites

One great thing about our new Home State of Washington is that it’s the top producer in the U.S. of certified organic apples.   Rob and I’ve been blessed with amazing neighbors who have an abundance of apple trees.    When we are out on our daily “reset” walks, it is not uncommon to see signs and buckets…

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Invest Time in the Self-Care Habit

Are you investing any of your time into self-care habits?   Being productive is a wonderful thing, but too often we get so caught up in doing that we forget that the person doing the thing is every bit as important as whatever we’re trying to accomplish, if not more so.   For most people,…

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Dealing with Stressful Work Environments

  Have you ever dreaded getting out of bed to go to work because your work environment is too stressful?   Many people find that it’s not so much their job that causes them stress, but the people and the environment.  You may find that the people you work with are intolerable or that the…

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6 Tips to Find Inner Peace in the Chaos of Life!

Finding Inner Peace in Chaos   Life can be truly hectic, even chaotic, if we don’t stop now and then to take a few minutes for ourselves.   With the invention of computers, our work lives were supposed to get easier, but it’s gotten busier than ever before!   The original mentality was that computers…

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Delicious Summer Zucchini Recipes

Nothing we love more than Summertime -and nothing says summer more than a kitchen filled with an abundance of zucchini! Since I’ve already cooked up my zucchini “go to” favorites, I really wanted to try something new and experiment with something different. I was able to quickly find 2 yummy sounding recipes on the web…

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Secrets to Becoming More Stress Hardy

Sometimes stress can be good for you, especially when it gives you the motivation to complete a task.   Learning to adopt strategies to successfully deal with stress provides a feeling of satisfaction and the belief that you can handle challenging situations when and should they arise.   A certain amount of stress is necessary…

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Learn to Breathe Out Stress Anytime

In today’s frantic and fast-paced world, everything seems to happen at breakneck speed. Now more than ever it’s vital that you take care of yourself so you remain calm and happy throughout the day.   Thankfully, tools like yoga and meditation provide your mind and body with an opportunity to learn to deal with stress…

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