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A Quick Reminder to Focus on the Present

focus on the present by letting a butterfly lay on your hand

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

clock, yoga mat, and dumbbells on table

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

Posted in Lifestyle, Motivation, Stress, Time Management, Wellness | 10 Comments

20 Reasons to Exercise That Aren’t Weight Loss

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For the longest time I assumed that if I didn’t go to the gym, I didn’t actually “work out.” After all, if I didn’t go to the gym, then I couldn’t get an intense workout in, which meant I couldn’t … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Stretch Your Food Dollars in 2021

saving money on healthy food

I’ve never been known for my stellar budgeting skills (my husband can confirm this). But during a time when watching our dollars spent feels more critical than ever, I’m slowly learning to be more mindful of how much I’m spending … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats)

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If you’ve dropped by this blog before, you may have noticed that I love animals. I’ve featured dogs, more dogs and even goats. 2020 has given me a deeper appreciation for my pets and all of the comfort they bring, … Continue reading

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