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Entries by Maria Rodale from 01/2013

5 Tips for Effective Resolutions

| Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living

For a "woman of action" such as myself, this is most important time of the year for contemplating where I've been, where I'm headed, and much more i...

What to Do with All That Holiday Plastic

| Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

By guest blogger Beth Terry, author and green-living pioneer A common question I get from readers of my blog at the end of the holiday season is wh...

The Dangers & Delights of Downton Abbey

| Posted 01.04.2013 | TV

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels My mother, who has forced me to stay up past my bedtime to watch PBS's Mast...

The Year of Daring Greatly

| Posted 01.07.2013 | GPS for the Soul

The best book I read in 2012 was Daring Greatly, by Brene Brown. But 2013 is the year I'm going to put Brown's discoveries into action. The phrase "da...

4 Yoga Moves to Jumpstart the New Year

| Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Kathryn Budig, international yoga teacher and writer It's a new year and with that the promise of a new you. Intention-setting runs...

My Top 10 Predictions for 2013

| Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Once, more than 20 years ago, there was a coworker who didn't like me. Someone from HR had to intervene, and she asked the coworker if she could fin...

6 Ways to Save on Heating

| Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

by guest bloggers from Energy Star and the Environmental Protection Agency Heating your home is not only hard on your wallet, but it's hard on t...

Broom-swept

| Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger If you've sold a house or bought a house, you attach a particular meaning to that phrase, "broom...

6 Ways to Detoxify Your Heart

| Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living

This time of year, there is info everywhere on how to detoxify your body. Whatever toxin you want to remove, or part of your body you want to cleans...

9 Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu This Winter

| Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate With the holiday spirit come and gone and 2013 already entering its third w...

50 Things I Learned in My First 50 Years, Part 1

| Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living

A year ago this month, I turned 50 for the first and last time.  I vividly remember being a little kid and doing the math and figuring out how old ...

The Science of Junk Food Addiction and How to Break the Cycle

| Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

by Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Overindulgence usually starts small: a potato chip, a dab of ranch dip. You fill out the plat...

A Better Awards Ceremony

| Posted 01.18.2013 | Green

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics During most of our modern history, business has proved to be the greatest vehic...

50 Things I Learned in My First 50 Years, Part 2

| Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Thank you for all of the support for the first half of my list, 50 Things I Learned in My First 50 years, Part 1. Please check it out if you haven'...

5 Steps for Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Rejuvenation

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Turn on the TV, radio, iPad/pod/phone ...

The Bizarre Insanity of Banning Bottled Water

| Posted 01.23.2013 | Green

You may have seen the news on Facebook or heard the stories on NPR: Concord, Massachusetts, has banned bottled water, and certain "liberal" colleges...

The Top 3 Brain Foods of 2013

| Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By guest blogger Drew Ramsey, MD, author and mental health expert Odds are you're missing some crucial ingredients for feeling your best. Most of u...

One Small Sign of Society's Unraveling

| Posted 01.25.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When someone studies early 21st-century life to try to pinpoint exactly when society started to...

Orange and Fresh Fennel Salad

| Posted 01.28.2013 | Huffington Post

This salad is so easy, refreshing, and delicious! It takes about five minutes to prepare and is the perfect compliment to a rich, wintry comfort mea...

Dissecting Our Health

| Posted 01.29.2013 | Green

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director The end of 2012 raised quite a few eyebrows and much ire as some quiet a...

When I Was a Kid...

| Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living

All parents find themselves repeatedly, incessantly, and annoyingly at some point saying to their kids, "When I was a kid...[this or that]." Since I...

5 Food Myths Debunked

| Posted 01.31.2013 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger, Nathanael Johnson, award-winning journalist I grew up in a nature-worshipping, somewhat hippie family, and with my book, All Natu...