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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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