Lifestyle

7 Steps to Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

Spring has arrived so let the cleaning begin! Whether you’re decluttering a la the KonMari method or deep cleaning, don’t neglect your makeup bag. From sitting on bathroom counters to spilled mineral makeup and grime from dirty brushes, it could really use some extra TLC. Here’s 7 easy steps to green spring clean your makeup bag: … Continue reading 7 Steps to Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

6 Top Travel Tips for a Healthy Vacation

Tip #1: Plan and prepare. You wouldn’t go to the beach without making a list of essentials such as sunscreen, a hat, and a bathing suit, right? Get in the habit of planning and shopping for healthy snacks and food essentials before your trip too. Tip #2: Pack healthy snacks. Flight delays. Traffic jams. Long … Continue reading 6 Top Travel Tips for a Healthy Vacation

“Minimalism: A Documentary” Review

“Minimalism: A Documentary” is a great refresher to what is minimalism and why one should pursue this lifestyle. The film is a great introduction to minimalism for people who haven’t explored this concept. The documentary follows the book tour of Ryan and Joshua as they promote their lifestyle of happiness and interview many minimalists around … Continue reading “Minimalism: A Documentary” Review

3 quick reads to lift your spirits

Having a bad day, a bad week or maybe a mini-existential crisis?  Here are three books I’ve read and re-read when things seem overwhelming. Each one is charming in its own way, and each one can be read easily in about an hour.  Perfect to keep on your nightstand for those nights when your brain won’t … Continue reading 3 quick reads to lift your spirits

Chocolate, Beloved Chocolate!

Here’s a “sweet” post from Jeannie Oliver.  It’s all about chocolate: what’s good for you..and not so great. Chocolate is a big topic for my clients this month, with many of them suffering from post-Halloween blues …not-so-thankful memories of Thanksgiving desserts … and the temptation of holiday goodies strategically placed on store shelves and throughout … Continue reading Chocolate, Beloved Chocolate!

Finding your holiday zen amidst the madness

If you’re like me you have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. On one hand there are lots of fun events and parties and on the other hand there are a million things to do that are not so fun. Maybe you end up spending far too much time in airports, or with difficult relatives … Continue reading Finding your holiday zen amidst the madness

“I can resist anything except temptation.” Oscar Wilde

People often cringe when they strike up a conversation with me this time of year and I tell them what I do. Simply uttering the word “nutrition” triggers thoughts of hunger, deprivation and the certain ruin of all holiday fun. I laugh a little inside because I remember feeling like that too and thinking that … Continue reading “I can resist anything except temptation.” Oscar Wilde

Introducing our “Skin Chef” Jeannie Oliver!

Meet our  resident “skin chef” Jeannie Oliver is a certified Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Personal Trainer and classically trained chef.  She develops individualized strategies for her clients, empowering them to reshape their relationship with food, feel great about their bodies and transform their lives – deliciously! In the coming several week, … Continue reading Introducing our “Skin Chef” Jeannie Oliver!

Drinking Vinegar? Surely you must be joking.

I’m not joking and don’t call me Shirley.  (with thanks to “Airplane”) Before you crinkle your nose at the thought of drinking vinegar, consider this: Lots of health-minded people swear by a shot of apple cider vinegar to kick-start their day. But that potent little shot can be hard to swallow for some. Happily, there’s … Continue reading Drinking Vinegar? Surely you must be joking.

Who doesn’t want to be a Super Beauty Hero?

It’s so easy to think about wearing sunscreen in the middle of July. But our secret wish is to have you use it 365 days a year. Couldn’t be happier to be July’s Beauty Hero.