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Tips and tricks for anyone to going through difficult times, stressful days, or simply for those who want to make the most out of their life.

Maximizing Menopause

  We are very fortunate to live in a time when menopausal age is considered midlife. We live longer. We live better. And while …

Appearances or True Health What do you value more? Are you motivated more by how you look or how you feel? Are …

First things first. Welcome back! It’s been a minute. Sometimes life (and writing a book) get in the way of one of …

Conversational Generosity

  Have you ever walked away from a conversation feeling like if you hadn’t asked questions to the person you were talking to, …

You Are What You Do      CrossFit Reality Check Last Thursday, I went with my daughter to what she calls ‘baby …

The Two Faces of Freedom

‘Freedom From’ and ‘Freedom To’    History is a powerful teacher. As the saying goes, if we don’t learn from history, we …

Body Confession

   Can it Help Us Heal our Health Habits? I finished a run last week and was holding a mocha from my …

Fail Fast

Fail Fast? Why would I want to do that??    Fail Fast What does that mean? Why would anyone want to do …

When Life Gets in the Way

Reconnecting when life gets in the way     It’s been a while. Too long, in fact. Life got in the way. I …

Slaying the Sugar Dragon

Need new ways to slash sugar intake? I crave sugar like the best of them…  Yup, I do. Do I give in to …

Where Life Lives

The answer might surprise you.   Like most of us, I spend a lot of time living in my head: thinking, planning, …

Welcome to Atara’s Kitchen! With all the challenges we face today, it’s nice to focus on something positive and nurturing. One of …

All Day Energy

4:00 P.M… Chocolate? Coffee? Nap?      We’ve all experienced the afternoon slump… – Heavy head. – Dragging body. – Cravings for carbs …

Stacking Habits

   Well that’s a strange phrase… Habits are among the most powerful drivers of human behavior. Why? Because they are automatic. Habits …

Well, we all have a face That we hide away forever And we take them out And show ourselves when everyone has …

Training for Good

An Uncommon Leader: Mike Barwis    If you think what happens in the gym doesn’t matter in real life, think again. Mike …

H2O

Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink!     We all know being well hydrated is good for us, but …

Sharing Your Light with Others

  Ten months ago, Sima (Sima bas Faiga) was admitted to a local hospital to give birth to her fifth child. During …

A Tale of Two Fires

Lighting Our Own Candle Fire. There are two types. Constructive and destructive. Destructive fire burns uncontrolled, claims the oxygen surrounding it, and …

Healthy Cauliflower Latkes

(Paleo, Low Carb, Low Fat) Ingredients: 2 cups cauliflower florets 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil plus olive oil in an oil …

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