Is anyone else feeling the heat out there? Summer is in full swing, and as much as I enjoy getting to wear shorts, sundresses and sandals, it is getting mighty toasty inside. In my fantasies, my apartment is regulated by central air at a perfect 70 degrees. In reality, my 2nd floor apartment is just a few degrees cooler than hell by about 4pm everyday, and stays that temperature well into the … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Eat Your Way to a Chill Summer
The phrases “living healthy” or “healthy choices” often are associated with deprivation or denial. We know that we should make choices in our lives that strengthen our bodies, improve our health and increase our potential for longevity. Unfortunately, we often think of living healthy as giving up all the “fun stuff” to do things that are “good for us”. Blah! Yes, any healthy lifestyle includes … [Read more...] about Healthy Habits that you Will Actually Look Forward to
So, I watched a marathon of Girls season three this weekend. Previously I saw a bit of season two, but this was my first real encounter with this much-discussed show. It was also my first encounter with the most talked about topic of the show: Lena Dunham’s liberal exposure of her naked, very normal, “non-Hollywood” physique. I put the terms Lena Dunham’s nudity in quotation marks on Google and … [Read more...] about The Lesson that Lena Dunham’s Naked Body Taught to Me.
So you arrive at your favorite grocery store. You missed the festivities of your local farmer’s market so you are on the hunt for the freshest, best tasting, healthiest fruit and veggies. Before you just randomly start picking out your produce – stop! Do you have an action plan or a strategy? Then do not pass go, do not collect $100 and do not fill your shopping cart just yet. Did you know that … [Read more...] about An Action Plan to Master your Market’s Produce Section
I strive to do less. Can this be me talking? I never thought I would hear those words come from my lips. I’m the epitome of the type A personality. I have to be creating, achieving or embarking on something at any moment in time or I feel lazy and time negligent. I am always striving towards something far in the future that I need to have, and only my hard work will bring it to me. I have … [Read more...] about The Beautiful Art of Doing NOTHING