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Deborah Lindquist: Celebrate Earth Month in Style

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2014 | 2:05 PM

By Deborah Lindquist

Our Mother Earth is abundantly and powerfully beautiful. Sometimes in our hurry to be who we are every day, we forget to stop and literally "smell the roses." April is Earth Month, so what better time to stop for a moment, appreciate the beauty around us, and...

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Joan Moran: 7 Business Skills That Make Your Personal Life Successful

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2014 | 1:49 PM

By Joan Moran

Do you ever wonder why some people are successful and accomplished in business but not very successful in their personal lives?

This question came up when I was dating a famous musician who had a successful music career not only as a guitarist but also as...

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Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.: Imagine the Cleansing Power of Water

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2014 | 3:08 PM

By Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.

Water is one of the most organic and natural substances on the planet and is essential to good health, yet rarely do we think about how it can cleanse, heal, and transform our lives.

Just like water washes away dirt and impurities on the outside of...

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Joan Moran: 10 Ways to Measure Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2014 | 1:53 PM

By Joan Moran

It's rare that you have time to reflect on your life.

Self-reflection is a considered a luxury these days instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day when you literally fall into bed,...

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Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.: Your Self-Image Affects Your Eating Habits

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2014 | 1:20 PM

By Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.

Whenever I work with a new client, one of my first questions to them is, "How do you feel about yourself and your body?"

I'm amazed at the type of answers I get, but in most cases a person who is overweight, eating poorly, or resistant...

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Stephanee Killen: My Love Is Not a Circus Act: Drop the Big Top and Live From the Heart

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2014 | 10:33 AM

By Stephanee Killen

Being in love shouldn't feel like I've run off with the circus. That's what I tell myself every time I start jumping through hoops, walking a tightrope, or spinning plates on my head from the saddle of a unicycle. Love's only task is to undo me. Simple?...

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Deborah Lindquist: The Color Green, St Patrick's Day, & The End of the Rainbow

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 7:25 AM

By Deborah Lindquist

If I don't wear green on St. Patrick's day, will I get pinched? What about the pot of gold?

According to Irish folklore, mischievous leprechauns from the "Emerald Isle" were the ones who started the pinching tradition. Children put it into practice but, to be safe,...

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David Greenwalt: High-Protein Diets, Conflicts of Interest and the Media's Hunger for High-Impact Headline

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 11:04 PM

By David Greenwalt

Despite the popularity of bashing high-protein diets like Atkins and Paleo the totality of the research indicates it may be more prudent to include vegetables and fruits and moderate red meat than simply setting your sights on slashing protein of every kind. New research has, once again,...

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Joan Moran: 7 Danger Signs That Your Platonic Relationship Is About to End

(1) Comments | Posted March 1, 2014 | 1:28 PM

The one common denominator among women is that they are born to bond, to nurture, to listen and to empathize. Women are touch-feely creatures with an acute sense of intuition. When a women's best male friend is not her lover, her level of interests reflects a friendship parity that is...

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Deborah Lindquist: Celebrate Valentine's Day in Fashion

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 8:45 AM

By Deborah Lindquist

Where would we be without love?

A Valentine's Day celebration can be as simple as a little heart-shaped candy containing the message "Be Mine" or as dramatic as a proposal for marriage. No matter what the day brings, it's a day to celebrate love, the most powerful...

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Andrea Gargotta: How to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Your Kids

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2014 | 11:39 PM

By Andrea Gargotta

Onto the next holiday? It can sometimes feel like that . . . at least for me, with two kids, counting down the days to each one. Next up: Valentine's Day. Is it really a holiday? Or is this a made up occasion for retailers to ring...

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Deborah Lindquist: The Winter Wedding

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 12:16 AM

By Deborah Lindquist

Under a clear blue sky on a snowy mountaintop in Aspen or in an intricately carved ice castle church in Sweden surrounded by gently falling snow, a winter wedding is something unusually spectacular.

While some of our friends in cold, snowy regions may be tired of...

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Joan Moran: When Your Best Friend Is Not Your Lover

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 11:43 PM

By Joan Moran

It's lovely to be in love, but sometimes it can be stranger than fiction. Love can often be painful and stifling. When you are in love, life often stands still and it feels like there is no movement or growth. On the other hand, being in love...

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Deborah Lindquist: The Fashion of a Fantastical Future: Steampunk

(1) Comments | Posted January 12, 2014 | 10:50 AM

At the dawn of this new year, we may feel that we are at a tipping point. The past year is just behind us, and the future is still being designed in our imagination. Maybe we want to re-write history a bit, letting go of some past memories, pull up...

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Jerry Del Colliano: The Secret Hollywood Society of The Bel Air Circuit and How It's the Future of Your Home Theater

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2014 | 11:52 PM

By Jerry Del Colliano

With over seven billion people living on Planet Earth, only a few hundred have the privilege to own a Bel Air Circuit home theater. The Bel Air Circuit is a tight-knit group of Hollywood insiders who not only own state-of-the-art D-Cinema screening rooms at home, but...

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Joan Moran: 5 Ways to Nurture Love

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2013 | 4:38 PM

By Joan Moran

I don't really like baseball, but I love baseball analogies. A male friend once told me that baseball was a thinking person's game and that intrigued me. My friend said the thinking part is the relationship between the pitcher and catcher. That relationship is developed and sustained...

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Andrea Gargotta: This Season, Host a Southern Italian Cocktail Gathering

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 11:00 PM

By Andrea Gargotta

I love hosting any type of party. But I especially love the idea of an easy, no-pressure open house gathering that is filled with holiday cheer. Open houses are great because everyone can come. No pressure to stay for a long meal but simply a glass...

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Joan Moran: 7 Tips to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry During the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 1:04 PM

By Joan Moran

I love the holidays and I dread the holidays. I often over-eat and over-drink, but I have gobs of fun doing it. Quick as a flash, being mindful in mind/body/spirit takes a backseat to indulgence. Several years ago, after skipping my yoga classes and daily walks in...

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Rachelle Carson-Begley: Going Green This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 12:35 PM

By Rachelle Carson-Begley

'Tis the season when there are many green Christmas ideas to save you time and money, help keep waste to a minimum, and create a festive dinner party or family gathering (complete with mistletoe). Ed says I sometime sound like a broken record, but my message...

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Tama Lane, Psy.D.: Why PTSD Flares Up During the Holidays--And What You Can Do About It

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 3:28 PM

By Tama Lane, Psy.D.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating disorder with an estimated lifetime prevalence between 1% to 9% in the general population. With PTSD, the psychological and emotional wounds and repercussions of the actual traumatic event can last for many years, and if...

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