Inspiration

Save the Date: Earth Gratitude Wave, April 22, 2015

I was sitting outside this past Thanksgiving, surrounded by beautiful trees and rolling hills and feeling grateful for the crisp, clean air, when it occurred to me that we should have a similar holiday of thanksgiving for the earth. However, we don’t need a whole new holiday for Earth; we have Earth Day. We also […]

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Loving Life in Full Bloom

by guest blogger Elizabeth Murray, author of Living Life in Full Bloom: 120 Daily Practices to Deepen Your Passion, Creativity & Relationships On St. Valentine’s Day, we express our love to the special people in our lives. In my book Living Life in Full Bloom, you’re invited to explore the pathways of “The Gardener” to […]

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The Future of Magazine Media—10 Ideas That Could Rock Our World

Yesterday afternoon, I represented my company at the annual American Magazine Media Conference. Some of you may know me as a blogger, M.O.M (mean old mom), or recipe writer, but I’m also the CEO of Rodale Inc., the publisher of magazines like Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Running Times, Bicycling, and Organic Gardening […]

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10 New Things to Try This Year

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know you’ve already slacked off on your New Year’s resolutions, right? If not, congratulations! If so, guess what: Every day is New Year’s Day. Every day is a new day to try something different, something new. In fact, I believe this is one of the keys to happiness! Studies have shown […]

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Sometimes a Girl Just Needs to Buy Herself Some Flowers…

About a year ago (most likely on a cold and dreary winter weekend), I bought myself some yellow roses and posted a pic of them on Facebook. I remember being rather depressed that weekend, and those flowers were an attempt to cheer myself up. All the comments on the post were trying to guess what […]

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10 Ways to Survive Winter

As I write this, there’s an ice storm out, and we aren’t going anywhere, thanks to my home’s location at the top of a big hill. It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s winter. So my kids and I are making a list of ways to survive the season to share with you, just in case you […]

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My Dream for All Farmers

I know farmers in Brooklyn who raise bees on rooftops and kale in former junkyards. I’ve spoken at hippie organic-farming conferences in California at which I’ve met organic farmers, used to being considered outsiders, who are passionate about what they do. I’ve been in the homes of Mennonite farmers who speak Pennsylvania Dutch into their […]

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5 Steps for Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolution

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition It’s the beginning of a new year, and you know the drill: Across the nation, so many of you have done the annual end-of-year ritual of critical self-examination followed by the careful crafting of lofty health goals you resolve […]

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