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Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

When I first started following a Mediterranean diet, I wasn't losing weight. I had to admit to myself, "If you think this is the Mediterranean Diet, you're doing it wrong." Then I discovered how to do it better. Countless studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet...

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Mediterranean Diet Meal Plans

Mediterranean Diet Meal Plans

A great way to stick to a Mediterranean diet is to plan your meals in advance. That way you won't get home from work late and have to wonder what to eat for dinner. I've been there. You get home, you're tired, and you resort to take-out, frozen pizza, scrambled eggs,...

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Just the Juice of a Few Flowers

Just the Juice of a Few Flowers

Allow me to introduce you to Sara and Gerald Murphy, a wealthy couple who befriended many interesting writers and artists of the twentieth century. I'm currently reading a fascinating biography of the Murphys titled, Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy: A...

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The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean way of living is slower and more attuned to the seasons. We live such fast-paced lives in the U.S. that we don’t take time to enjoy actually living. I know when I was working as a managing editor, I had little time for a private life. I worked...

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Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

When I first started following a Mediterranean diet, I wasn't losing weight. I had to admit to myself, "If you think this is the Mediterranean Diet, you're doing it wrong." Then I discovered how to do it better. Countless studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet...

read more
Mediterranean Diet Meal Plans

Mediterranean Diet Meal Plans

A great way to stick to a Mediterranean diet is to plan your meals in advance. That way you won't get home from work late and have to wonder what to eat for dinner. I've been there. You get home, you're tired, and you resort to take-out, frozen pizza, scrambled eggs,...

read more
Just the Juice of a Few Flowers

Just the Juice of a Few Flowers

Allow me to introduce you to Sara and Gerald Murphy, a wealthy couple who befriended many interesting writers and artists of the twentieth century. I'm currently reading a fascinating biography of the Murphys titled, Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy: A...

read more
The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean way of living is slower and more attuned to the seasons. We live such fast-paced lives in the U.S. that we don’t take time to enjoy actually living. I know when I was working as a managing editor, I had little time for a private life. I worked...

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Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

From time to time I like to share with you products I've been loving. These Italian Bath and Body Products have been helping me cope with winter dry skin. They've become part of my daily and nightly skin care routine. These products are either from Italian companies...

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5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

I thought about creating a gift guide for Valentine’s Day, but we all have enough stuff, right?. We probably even have too much stuff. Instead I created a list of 5 ideas for Valentine’s Day activities and gestures to show your love to your partner, parents, children,...

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A Winter Solstice Message

A Winter Solstice Message

Today, December 21, is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It's the darkest day of the year. But it marks the turnaround when the days start getting lighter and brighter. It's a time to celebrate all of the good things to come. Since ancient times, the...

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I Answer Your Questions About the Body Mind Detox

I Answer Your Questions About the Body Mind Detox

Some of you have contacted me with questions about my new program, The Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox. Below I Answer Your Questions About the Body Mind Detox. I will add to this page as more questions come in. Thank you for your interest in my program. Is this a...

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Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox

Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox

Starting January 2, I will be hosting a 4-week wellness coaching program to get you started on a healthy new lifestyle. Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox. The Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox is not a diet program, but a lifestyle program designed to...

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