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Is it McDonald’s fault we’re fat?

You don’t have to look too far to find a photo of me at age 17 in my   McDonald’s uniform, thanks to a friend who has kept that for over 25 years. Let me say this: I HATE McDONALD’S. It’s the very worst of Americana. But I respect the free enterprise system that brought […]

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more M.D. reaction to the China Study

I went to a baby shower, at a restaurant,  for one of my tennis teammates this week. I got to chatting with Sherston, whose husband is the orthopedic surgeon recommended to me recently on facebook. When I posted about my podiatrist wanting me to undergo surgery for my running- and tennis-induced plantar fasciitis. (After reading […]

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Some of you will outgrow me, and I HOPE YOU ALL DO!

In the recent Mercola/Campbell debate I called “Clash of the Titans,” a comment was made by a reader that you may not have noticed–but it really made me think. “John” said that the more he stays close to sun and soil, and the more he learns and empowers himself, the less attention he pays to […]

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Dressing Your Truth

Local author Carol Tuttle contacted me several months ago. She’s author of four books, including “Discover Your Personal Beauty Profile” and “Remembering Wholeness.” She asked me to meet her for lunch. She said she knew exactly what I am in her typing system to help you choose clothes, hair, and makeup to “dress your truth.” […]

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Raw Mom, Cooked Dad

Having trouble getting your family’s buyoff on your enthusiastic plans to follow your much greener, more raw, more whole eating program? It’s one of the things we get the MOST email about, around here! My friend the Green Smoothie Queen has put together a Raw Mom, Cooked Dad summit, and I am one of her […]

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Does it help to visualize? Hit The Cycle!

GSG reader Alisa sent me her meditation CD for evaluation, and I was listening to it this morning. Over the sound of ocean waves, it says in a million ways, “I am choosing habits to lead me to my slender, healthy body NOW.” Do you think it makes a difference to imagine positive outcomes in […]

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Change is good . . . or at least inevitable (part 2 of 2)

I once gave up another new sport I’d fallen in love with, kickboxing, when I peeled a tendon off my shoulder bone hitting the bag too hard. For 9 months, I couldn’t do the things I loved. Just like now. A friend of mine just invited me to do a 10-hour hike this Saturday and […]

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Change is Good . . . or at least inevitable (part 1 of 2)

So I’ve been thinking a lot about change. I took up competitive tennis two years ago and it quickly became really meaningful in my life. I looked forward to workouts twice a week with my team and played three league seasons a year. It was something new and fun to think about and work on, […]

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Mid-Life Mojo, part 2 of 2

Since I turned 40, I have done a bunch of stuff on my bucket list, for instance: Write three books (two published) Travel in 19 countries Take up a competitive sport and advance in it Start skiing again Do service in a 3rd world country with my kids Fall in love (that didn’t work out, […]

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simple habits change lives

This was posted as a response to my very old blog entry yesterday. WOW! Scott, thank you for sharing this! (And YES, it is amazing to see people’s lives change for the better!) (Original blog here.) Robyn, First I want to extend a heartfelt thank you for what you do. I know it sounds a […]

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