Serenity Now! On Feeling Overwhelmed & What to Do About It

October 19, 2014 at 7:04 am
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Fall has been very, very busy so far. Very busy. Yesterday morning, I woke up for my long run (which I always look forward to) with dread. I. was. tired. So tired! As a person who can always “do it all,” I just got up and went. But my heart was not in it. I stayed up too late, but I had to meet friends, run, go to the farmers market, head to a Chicago Ideas Week…

Tried It Tuesday: Homeopathic + Superfood Edition

October 14, 2014 at 6:04 am
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I go on kicks trying new homeopathic remedies and vitamins and stuff. Lately, I have tried a bunch of cool things that I wanted to tell you about. I have tried some amazing products and have some great giveaways coming up, too! Stay tuned. Norm’s Farms Elderberry Wellness Syrup is formulated to “bring natural and soothing relief for seasonal distress.” What kind of distress? Sore throats! The Wellness Syrup contains equal amounts of elderberry extract and…

100 Ways to Let Go of Stress

October 9, 2014 at 7:47 am
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Sometimes I find inspiration in unlikely places. I was at a health fair for a client and I was sitting next to the behavioral health rep from their health insurance company. She had these nice, colorful one pagers that she was handing out to plan members. I asked if I could check them out. And voila! 100 Ways to Let Go of Stress 1. Make lists. 2. Take a deep breath. 3. Exercise. 4. Sing…

The Original Organic Energy Bar: BumbleBar Review + #Giveaway

October 6, 2014 at 6:12 am
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Some things are tried and true. Over 10 years ago, I tried BumbleBar’s awesome sesame based energy bars. I recently received some in one of my subscription boxes and I remembered how much I like them! I got some more at Whole Foods and then I emailed the company. Liz wrote me and she was glad that I enjoyed their bars. She also said, “something you might not know about us is that we were the…