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Is ‘snack’ a four five letter word in your vocabulary? I am a big fan of snacking throughout the day as a means of managing my weight and controlling an otherwise ravenous appetite. Working from home greatly simplifies the snacking process, as I can walk over to the cupboard or fridge and grab a variety...
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A few weekends ago, I was skiing with friends in Sun Valley, Idaho. During the course of our glorious day on Bald Mountain, I met a family who had invented a fun and healthy way to get the day started. He told me, “We start off the day with 20 minutes of exercise. The kids...
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As much as I advocate exercise of all types, I am perplexed at times by how to support my child in his athletic endeavors. As a parent, I want Luke to be good at sports yet enjoy them. I don’t want to push too hard, but I want to encourage enough. I want him to...
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Why is it so hard to ask others for help? That is a question I ask myself a lot. But I was reminded of this conundrum when I read a chapter from Bonnie St. John’s Live Your Joy the other night. In her book, she references another author, Ken Kragen, who served as manager to...
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