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Maria Rodale

Yoga Twists to Strengthen and Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.16.2013 | Health and Fitness
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by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher Once, while driving, I reached into the backseat back directly behind me, an...

The Return to America

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
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I'd never been out of the country for three weeks before. I missed my kids like crazy and was happy to come home. But I'd be lying if I didn't tell y...

Breaking the Webs of My Weaving

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger On this doorstep I stand, year after year and watch you going and think: May you not skin you...

The Case for Heirlooms: More than Just a Pretty Plate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
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By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Growing heirlooms is a great way to preserve the flavor, sustainability, and legacy of the...

Sydney vs. Melbourne: It's Like Chalk and Cheese

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
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My last day in Sydney was a day of utter perfection. Believe it or not, it had nothing to do with food and I can't even remember what I ate. (Oh, wai...

Spring Healing Through the Arts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Healers come in many forms, from tradi...

The Effortless Effort

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
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I first heard that phrase when I was a teenager and was friends with an elderly mystic. I remember thinking at the time that it must be some weird, c...

Lean In and Lead With Swagger

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I like to think that I'm one tough, empowered chick, so you can imagine my ...

Turkey Therapy

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for Rodale.com The start of 2013 hit my family with an emotional sledgehammer. Instead of teasing each ot...

Living Life Upside Down in Australia

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
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From the States, Australia doesn't just seem very far away, but, as my oldest daughter kept reminding me, it's also upside down. Thanks to doing yog...

The Virus in Our Food Supply

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics President George Washington once said, "It is miserable for a farmer to be oblig...

Bruce Springsteen in Australia. Twice.

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
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It was a coincidence* that my long awaited and dreamed of trip to Australia coincided with Bruce's first tour there in 10 years. But when I saw the d...

Not All Compost Is Created Equal

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.29.2013 | Green
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By guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director Just as the statement "milk is milk" is patently not true, so is the idea...

DIY Seed Starting

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
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By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Instead of buying transplants this year, you can save a ton of money by growing your own toma...

Oh My, Blood!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
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No, this is not about what you are thinking (knowing me, that could be possible). It's about a health treatment I had at a spa that changed my whole ...

Green Cleaning Myths

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
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by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate When a product becomes trendy or particularly appealing to consumers, manuf...

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
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I chose to go to Gwinganna based on one sentence in a travel magazine. Something about an organic wellness retreat outside of Brisbane. I'd already d...

Mystery House Hunter Theater 3000

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Without even knowing it, we were lucky. We bought our first house back in the unenlightened ag...

Why I Gave Up Coffee for a Bit

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
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So I had finally booked all of my Australia trip and was printing out confirmations and attachments when I noticed something shocking: The spa I had ...

What's Behind the Secret Epidemic of Hypothyroidism

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Most of us don't ever think about our thyroid. This gland is located in the ...

Secret Scents: The Hidden Chemicals in Fragrance

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Alexandra Scranton, director of science and research for Women's Voices for the Earth Have you ever used a scented product that res...

Australia: First Impressions

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
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Australia is so big and diverse that a first impression from landing in Brisbane is like a first impression of America from landing in Atlanta. But f...

Slow Knowledge

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm The writer and agricultural shaman Wes Jackson once wrote, "Who takes seriously the slow knowledge, t...

Yoga to Still the Head and Open the Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher I was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and never traveled anywhere alone un...

How to Plan an Adventure in 10 Easy Steps

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
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I am an adventurous sort. Not the kind who likes doing crazy stunts, high places, or physical challenges, but the kind who likes to go new places, se...