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How to Reframe a Negative Thought with a Thought Record

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Many of you have asked me if I could talk about things I have learned in therapy since I announced back in the summer that I was going back into therapy for my struggles with anxiety. Well, first off, I didn’t end up going right away. It took me about 1.5 months to find a […]

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How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill

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Recently, I have received emails from readers asking me tips for saving money on food, especially when buying organic items. Over the years, I have gradually shifted to buying organic products whenever possible because I believe it is an investment in my health and the environment. Obviously, the downside to buying organic and high-quality foods […]

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How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays

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Good morning! Well last night was interesting to say the least!! Eric and I waited for my CTV News Interview to air at 6pm. We waited, and waited, and waited, and then it was over without my interview being aired. I guess they got their wires crossed with the air time. Around 10pm on Sunday, […]

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Hunger and Exercise: How Does It Affect You?

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Good morning! I. was. tired. last. night. I was so tired I didn’t even have the energy to read my Marathon book! I didn’t nap, but I just rested my eyes for a bit. ;) I watched Nanny Diaries with Eric too. Anyone else LOVE that movie? It is one of my go-to chick flicks. […]

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I Quit.

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Possibly the two most liberating (and scary) words that have ever come out of my mouth.   Today marks the 1 year anniversary of quitting my old job. One year ago today, I was not in a good place. I was unhappy, depressed, anxious, and fearful of what the future would hold. Despite these feelings, I […]

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If You Don’t Believe, Who Will?

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Dearest Yellow jacket, we had some GOOD TIMES! You will forever be a part of my half marathon glory! :lol:     You can bet your behind that they believe they are strong! I wonder what their mantra is? I was so inspired by this man who looked to be in his 70’s finishing 13.1 […]

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Introducing Vegan Glow + Pink Power Detox Smoothie Recipe

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After years of drooling from the sidelines, this marks my first year participating in Vegan Mofo which challenges participating bloggers to write about vegan food for the entire month. [For more details, see the Vegan Mofo website.] Colour me excited. I considered all kinds of random themes for September, but in the end I decided […]

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Is Your Desk Job Harming Your Health?

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Good evening! The Farmer’s Market bread returns for its’ last hoorah! It was a bit stale today, so I made sure to warm it in the micro for 15 seconds and put extra Earth balance on it! Perfecto.   As for the whole wheat loaf I purchased, I tried freezing it. I have doubts it […]

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It’s Slimming

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Good morning! My special breakfast this morning was a Green Monster Parfait! Green Monster Parfait Ingredients: 2 cups spinach 1 large banana (reserve 1/4 of banana) 1/2 scoop Vega Choc-o-Lot powder 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 cup almond milk 1/3 cup Power House Glonola    Directions: In a blender, blend the spinach, 3/4 of the […]

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Karl Lagerfeld To Glamour: Just What Do Women Actually Want?

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Models and weight. A topic that is no stranger to most of us. Recently, some headlines have caught my attention…that I knew we could have a great discussion about. Headline Maker #1: Glamour Magazine’s feature of a mostly naked plus-sized model in their September 2009 issue: When I first saw this picture, I thought two […]

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