Health & Wellness

Unrecognizable overweight woman in white t-shirt at home preparing a delicious healthy vegetable salad in her kitchen.

If you keep up with diet trends, you’ll know that there are lots of trending diets out there and you may be tempted to jump on the latest diet bandwagon. Many have moved on from Paleo to the Ketogenic, or Keto, diet. Long used as a therapeutic diet for children with epilepsy, Keto has become…

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My Journey into KetoLand

In my last month’s article, Keto Hack: Help or Hype, I gave an overview of multiple physicians utilizing scientific studies in their practice to address a variety of medical issues via diet. I then promised this month to describe my journey into KetoLand. Just as understanding the new Star Wars movie in relationship to the…

By Cindy Carter |
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Health & Wellness

Blissfully Boring

Slippers. Fleece robe. Glasses from 2002. I step out of bed with a deep exhale. It’s early, but that’s where the magic is. I need a few minutes by myself to review the day’s schedule. I check email and Facebook, making sure nothing else has come up that’s going to need attention today. Running shorts….

By Karen Shopoff Rooff |
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Be That Authentic New YOU!

At some point, we all come to a place where change is forced upon us. Change that makes us question the meaning of life, wondering, who am I, why am I here, and what is it all for? It’s times like these, when to create some sort of understanding, we hear sayings like, “when one…

By Rachel Graham |
‘I write my own story’ written on a white piece of paper.
Health & Wellness

Be the Designer of Your Life

Most people live a life as if it is something that happens to them.  They live a life by default, allowing the circumstances of their life to decide their fate. What if, instead of living life by default, you could be the author of your life? What if you could determine the outcome of your…

By Rachel Graham |

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Keto Hack: Hype of Help?

Seven years ago, a medical doctor and researcher joined forces to present the evidence to uncover the low-fat myth and wrote, The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living. A few years later, Time Magazine shocked everyone with a cover proclaiming, “Eat Butter,” as they admitted that 20 years earlier their previous cover with the…

By Cindy Carter |
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From Professor to Personal Trainer: My Unplanned Life Plan

Imagine the look on my parents’ faces when I told them I wanted to major in art history. Now imagine how much more concerned they became when I went to graduate school for architectural history. They were certain I would never, ever be employed. I mean, how would I ever use those degrees in the…

By Karen Shopoff Rooff |
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To Plan or Not To Plan

“The ultimate question that I get asked very often is, to plan or not to plan? I’m an International yoga teacher and I’ve been teaching for over 15 years. I’m a wellness coach and intuitive healer as well and people ask me if I plan my classes, if I plan my sessions all the time,…

By Adri Kyser |
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Take Care Of Yourself So You Can Take Care Of Business

I would like to share a personal story about the exact moment I realized I needed to take better care of myself. For some people, a health scare provides a wake-up call. For others, it may be a financial crisis or the dissolution of a marriage. In my case the messenger was far friendlier, but…

By Judy Hoberman |