2018 Archives

My Favorite, and Most Trusted Book on Nutrition

Ketogenic diets are all the rage, but what about Paleo? Should we all go vegan?  Is gluten really bad for us? I hear it over and over again from my clients, that nutrition is so confusing, and that the experts just can't seem to get on the same page so we might as well just eat what we want.  The first mistake is listenting to someone who purports…


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Need a Boost in Your Mood? Take Your Workout Outside.

I was not surprised when I recently read that outdoor workouts actually provide a greater mental health boost over indoor workouts.  Maybe it is the exposure to bright sunlight, or maybe it is just the fact that we are out in nature, part of nature. I notcie that I do feel happier when I can get my workouts done outdoors. Myabe it is the exposure to…

Tags: Fitness, Inspiration

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My Favorite Books of 2017

There are soooo many good books out there.  These are five of my favorite in the health and well-being category.   Altered Traits by Daniel Goldman, a psychologist and a well know science writer, and Richard Davidson, a respected neuroscientist.  This book presents the scientific basis, and the practical benefits of meditation. Meditation actually…

Tags: Inspiration

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

My friend Chris made me a batch of these cookies when I went to her house for tea one afternoon.  I ate alot of them and decided I needed to make more!  I have been taking them with me as a reqwrad after my morning ski/hike up Aspen Mountain in the morning.  Nothing like enjoying a few of these beauties in front of the fire  as a reward for a hard hike…

Tags: Dessert, Recipes

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