What turns you on?

I don’t mean like, my turn-ons are long walks on the beach and well-defined abs (although I do like those things). Yes, being “turned on” is definitely used to mean sexually aroused— and that’s cool (hot?), but I like the metaphor beyond that. Hear me out.  I’m thinking more “tune in, turn on”. When you... Continue Reading →

E.N.E.R.G.Y., 7 ways

Pay attention to energy vampires— sugar and alcohol. It would be easy to drink wine and eat dessert every single day between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. This will probably make your energy levels tank. Both will disrupt your sleep, in addition to taxing your system, dehydrating you, and giving you that fuzziness (you know). So just pay attention.

Food: sin to atone for or fuel for the fire?

We have been conditioned to think of exercise as punishment for eating— especially women. While men’s fitness magazines often discuss how to fuel for a workout or eating to build muscle, women’s magazines usually focus on how to burn calories. Prime example: Shape magazine’s “you ate it, negate it” feature that tells you how many... Continue Reading →

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