Wellness

A Truly Restorative Vacation Awaits


Saturday, May 27, 2017

“I NEED A VACATION FROM MY VACATION.” We’ve all said it; we’ve all felt it: the blanket of exhaustion that unfurls upon our return from what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation, the disorientation tinged with melancholy that always seems to take us by surprise. Imagining and fantasizing about a trip is energizing. Researching and ...

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Kate’s Take: Loving Your Body


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Perhaps the most vital—and most challenging—part of cultivating a better relationship with your body is learning to accept and love yourself as you are right now. Not when you’ve lost 5 pounds, when you have stronger arms or when you can run for 20 minutes without stopping! It might seem counter-intuitive: if I love myself ...

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6 Floral Herbs we Swear by


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. (Which might also explain why, according to one study, May is America’s favorite month). But what if you don’t want to wait until May to enjoy the benefits of spring? And what if you could actually stop and smell the roses anytime of year by, well, ...

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The Benefits of a Digital Break


Friday, March 3, 2017

The National Day of Unplugging is coming up, from sundown March 3 to sundown March 4. As much as I try to put down my devices on a regular basis, the most I can manage is an hour at a time, and that’s a big deal. A 24-mandate for a digital detox sounds like heaven. To ...

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Kate’s 10-Minute Meditation


Thursday, February 23, 2017

It seems like you can’t turn on the TV or pick up a magazine today without being bombarded with stories about “how effective and important it is to be mindful”—kind of ironic because the media are probably one of the reasons we feel overwhelmed in the first place! Ha! But why have so many people ...

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The 5 Essential Steps to Self-Care


Saturday, February 18, 2017

As women, we play many roles; we are accomplished jugglers, master multi-taskers. We are mothers, partners, sisters, daughters, bosses, employees. We take care of business like superheroes. In the process, however, we often forget to take care of ourselves. We get depleted, exhausted and even sick. When we operate at a constant deficit, our self-esteem ...

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