Lifestyle

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.

SPF has FINALLY arrived!

Introducing Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28! The first addition to the skin care line ever — no really EVER! Our SPF is a physical block  broad-spectrum sunscreen that not only protects you from the UV-Burning rays, but the UV-Aging rays too. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA, rays that age the skin, and UVB, … Continue reading SPF has FINALLY arrived!

Earth Day Everyday

Our friend and green beauty muse, Sophie Uliano has some great insight on how the green industry sees Earth day and even better tips and tricks on how to turn Earth Day into everyday in your life. “Around here at Gorgeously Green, Earth Day is like our Christmas. Many years ago, Earth Day served as … Continue reading Earth Day Everyday

Get Up And Glow Green Smoothie Recipe

Looking for a new green smoothie to try? My go-to recipe is bright, refreshing with a little bite from fresh ginger. I love a green drink as a healthy quick snack throughout the day. For breakfast or lunch on the go, I add a half of an avocado for an extra boost. My personal favorite leafy … Continue reading Get Up And Glow Green Smoothie Recipe