December Self-Care Activities

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December is officially here, which means there’s a high likelihood you’ve been doing some holiday hustling and bustling already. And as fun as it may be to put up holiday decorations, shop for special gifts, and attend social gatherings, it can lead straight to overfunctioning if you aren’t careful.. The good news is, with a little […]

8 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Holiday Menu

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The holidays are notorious for taking a toll on waistlines, sometimes unraveling all the progress made in the weeks and months prior. Between cookie exchanges, holiday parties and happy hours, the calories can really put a halt on weight loss efforts. Fortunately, a little planning can go a long way. Here are some healthy snack […]

Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers


Is there a wine lover on your holiday gift shopping list this year? (I’m going with a strong yes.) The thing about wine lovers is that while their personal preferences may vary when it comes to the actual wine, the tools of the trade are pretty standard. So, unless you’re absolutely sure what kind of […]

November Self-Care Activities

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November is notorious for snuggling on the couch, eating an unfathomable amount of food at holiday meals, and binge-watching your favorite TV shows. But those sedentary activities often undo all the progress you made on your health goals earlier in the year, which is why adding a few November self-care activities to your schedule right […]

A Radical Approach to Forgiveness with Brenda Reiss

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In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Brenda Reiss, a gifted forgiveness coach whose guidance has changed my life in so many beautiful ways. I first interviewed Brenda back in 2017, when I was just beginning to move into the forgiveness process. At the time, I was struggling to accept that my […]