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Wellness Wednesday Favorites – Part 2

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I’m blown away by all of the heartfelt comments and messages I received from my previous post! Your kind words mean the world to me. As promised, here are five more of my favorite posts from over the years. 10 … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Favorites – Part 1

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Well friends, after nearly a decade of writing Wellness Wednesday, it’s time for me to say goodbye. What started as a simple “we should start a blog” conversation in 2013 has evolved into countless posts and one of the most … Continue reading

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3 Breathing Exercises to Ease Stress

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Pause for a moment and take a deep breath in through your nose, and out through your mouth. Close your eyes and repeat this two more times, focusing on slow and controlled breaths. Sometimes in our pursuit of health and … Continue reading

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A Quick Reminder to Focus on the Present

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I write this still riding the high of our city’s beloved Milwaukee Bucks winning their first championship in 50 years. I say “our city” despite having moved to Madison in May; Milwaukee will always be another home. One of my … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Using Fresh Herbs

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“It’s a lot to text … give me a call when you have the thyme (see what I did there?)” Reading this text from my sister-in-law, Natasha, reaffirmed that A) we share a shameless love of bad puns, and B) … Continue reading

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This Type of Workout Can Be Done Anywhere

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June is coming to a close (how did that happen?) and you may find your schedule continuing to fill up. This can make it difficult to fit in fitness. But if you have 10 minutes, room to move, and a … Continue reading

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10 Things That Are More Important Than a Summer Body

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I look forward to the day when I no longer hear references in the fitness and wellness world to getting ready for “swimsuit season” or shedding weight for our “summer bodies.” What if our “summer bodies” could just be whatever … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday is Taking a Quick Break

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Wellness Wednesday is taking a break to reset and recharge. I’ll be back on Wednesday, May 5, with a brand-new post. In the meantime, check out these helpful tips and articles, and have a happy and healthy week!     … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Healthy Lifestyle by Getting Rid of These 3 Things

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Signs that spring is here to stay and that summer isn’t far behind are coming to life everywhere you look. Some of us may not be feeling our usual “spring cheer” … and that’s okay. The last year has brought unprecedented challenges … Continue reading

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