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Category Archives: Lifestyle

Beware the “Nutri-Bully”

Imagine the following: You’re eating a salad. But, this isn’t just any salad. This is your first salad on the first day of your new nutrition plan after years of yo-yo dieting, fast food drive-thrus and late-night snacking. You feel … Continue reading

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A New Week’s Resolution

Thinking of consistently doing something or changing a habit for the next 362 days seems incredibly daunting no matter who you are. So how about shortening it up a bit? Instead of a New Year’s resolution, consider setting New Weeks’ … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Build Healthy Habits in the Workplace

If you have a fairly sedentary job, you may have noticed that it can be easy to let the pounds creep up. And it’s not just the prolonged sitting or job stress that influences our habits. Turns out our office … Continue reading

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Healthy Meals for the Week in 3 Simple Steps

I feel like I say this every year, but I don’t know where the summer went. While fall may not be officially here, football is gearing up, summer festivals are winding down and school is back in session. Fall is … Continue reading

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Appreciate the Adventure

I recently watched a documentary about the founders of a popular outdoor sportswear company where one of the founders noted, “when everything goes wrong, that’s when adventure starts.” I heard this at the perfect time – during a vacation to … Continue reading

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When it’s Okay to be Good Enough

“Good enough” rarely cuts it. If you were having surgery or your car were being repaired, you likely would not settle for good enough and would want to be as close to perfect as possible. But there are other times when good … Continue reading

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The Magic Weight-Loss Number

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I don’t think I’ve ever actually been at the weight listed on my driver’s license. I’m not sure if it’s more of a vanity thing, or if I think I will one day reach this weight. Many of us have … Continue reading

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Get Your Inner Six-Year-Old to Eat Broccoli

Child turned away from broccoli

This week I’m excited to have Jen Ede, Editor of TOPS News magazine and fellow TOPS member, as my special guest blogger. Get Your Inner Six-Year-Old to Eat Broccoli by Jen Ede Over the past year, I’ve done my fair … Continue reading

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Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

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A few friends and I were talking about food and cooking the other weekend when one friend mentioned that healthy eating is expensive. If you’ve ever tried to eat healthier, you may have heard or even said this before. This … Continue reading

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