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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #74

Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #74

Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday weekend! Welcome to the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. I can’t wait to see your wonderful plant-based recipes and healthy, green or natural living ideas. Summer is always a joyful time of the year for many of us. It’s the beginning of the […]

How to Recognize the Warning Signs of Mental Illness

How to Recognize the Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Mental health is a complicated subject that can be daunting; but we can all learn to look out for early signs of a developing issue. Problems can be spotted early on if you know what you are looking for, and knowing how to intervene in good time can make a huge difference to the management […]

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Start Building a Summer-Ready Body with TreFitNYC's "Start of Summer" Workout

Start Building a Summer-Ready Body with TreFitNYC’s “Start of Summer” Workout

Exercise, along with a healthy diet, should be part of our lifestyle all year long. However, with summer on the way, there is an urgency to achieve what would normally take months, and crunch them into several weeks. Now that summer’s literally just around the corner you are probably thinking seriously about getting your body toned and shaped […]

A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

I love the new year. For me, as well as many of you, it signifies new beginnings. It’s the optimum time to reflect on what matters and to re-assess my lifestyle, priorities, goals, diet, fitness and beauty routines–from head to toe. And that includes inner beauty. You’ve heard the old saying, “Beauty is only skin deep”. […]

Nourish

20 Powerful Health Benefits of a Holistic Nutrition Diet - Infographic

20 Powerful Health Benefits of a Holistic Nutrition Diet – Infographic

Since my heady college days when I first read “Back to Eden” and “The Macrobiotic Way”, I have explored, experimented and finally embraced a healthy, plant-based and holistic diet. Based upon years of personal assessment and positive experiences, I believe that a holistic diet increases our power and endurance so that we can reach our personal peak performance. Because a holistic diet harmonizes all aspects […]

Portabella Mushroom Veggie Burgers with Onion Marmalade

Portabella Mushroom Veggie Burgers with Onion Marmalade

Summertime is cookout time! People have often ask me what vegans eat at picnics, cookouts or BBQs. In fact, some of them say this with pity in their eyes saddened I assume by the idea of me missing out on all of those hot and juicy burgers on the grill. Well, believe me when I tell you that I never miss a beat […]

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Fit & Fab

Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

Acid and Alkaline Balance: The Key to Superior Health and Athletic Performance, Naturally

Like many of us, I am not an athlete but I have always enjoyed a fit and healthy lifestyle, so I spent a lot of time reading relevant articles and talking with fitness experts about healthy, natural ways to improve my health, performance and endurance–without resorting to dangerous performance-enhancing drugs and supplements. From biking and hiking, to racewalking to weightlifting, I […]

On a Tight Budget? Best Fitness Equipment Available Through Catalogues

On a Tight Budget? Best Fitness Equipment Available Through Catalogues

When purchasing fitness equipment on a budget, there are a number of items you can find for discounted prices. In fact, at various points, you can find many online catalogues offering interest free financing options, so you can buy equipment you otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford, and won’t be paying interest on the purchase. No matter how much […]

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Living Green

Understanding What ‘Certified Organic’ Means

Understanding What ‘Certified Organic’ Means

Choosing to buy organic products can reduce the amount of synthetic chemicals in your home. Whether your goal is to improve your health or to support sustainable agriculture, buying organic may be the right choice for you. However, it’s confusing when you encounter different labels on merchandise. A product that includes a USDA certified organic […]

Cool Green Tech To Help You Be Environmentally Conscious This Summer

Cool Green Tech To Help You Be Environmentally Conscious This Summer

Guest post by Maria Ramos “On many days, the dampness of the air pervades all life, all living. Matches refuse to strike. The towel, hung to dry, grows wetter by the hour … Envelopes seal themselves. Postage stamps mate with one another as shamelessly as grasshoppers.”   So said E.B. White of a typical Florida […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStlye File: Experience Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

EcoStyle File: Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

I am always on the look out for well-designed, comfortable, sustainable fashion, so I was thrilled to discover Wabi Sabi. I’m an eco-conscious, professional, living in the city–and Wabi Sabi designs with women like me in mind. Wabi Sabi creates stylish, functional and versatile day to evening work wear for professional women using the finest organic materials […]

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

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Doing Good

Helping to Make the World a Better Place: Sustainable Global Businesses - Infographic

Helping to Make the World a Better Place: Sustainable Global Businesses – Infographic

You’ve probably heard of these popular companies: Ben & Jerry’s, Tesla, Toms, Warby Parker Kiva and Energy Floors! Maybe you have even eaten, driven, worn or used their products and services at some time in your life? In fact, they are probably some of your favorite brands. Yes, they are profitable and well-known, but do you know what […]

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

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Culture

Why Bristol Has Been Voted Top City for Students

Why Bristol Has Been Voted Top City for Students

Bristol offers the perfect solution for those students who plan to study abroad or just want to become a student of a British University for a while. In 2014, the Sunday Times voted it the best place for a summer vacation. A year earlier, in 2013, Bristol was voted the best student place to stay […]

How Much Will It Cost to Study Abroad in France - Infographic

How Much Will It Cost to Study Abroad in France – Infographic

How many of you have fantasized about studying abroad in France? Or have your children pined for the opportunity to live abroad and study there? The daughter of a close family friend spent a year traveling and studying abroad in Paris and the experience changed her sense of self and her perceptions about life in so […]

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