February 22, 2013 • in Maria Recommends
What to Wear Under the Glass Ceiling
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by guest blogger Renee James. I’m grateful that I’ve reached a point in my life where the arrival of the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue on newsstands doesn’t aggravate me. Since I’m old enough now to be the mother of the models, my first reaction is always, “Honey, sit down. Have a little something. You’re getting too thin…”
February 01, 2013 • in Maria Recommends
Romantic Fantasies We Love to Hate
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Valentine’s Day. Pop Songs. Romantic Comedies. Romance Novels. The message they often send is that it’s not enough to be in luuuurrrve, you’ve got to be Crazy In Love, which can put a lot of pressure on a couple. I asked some of my romance-writing friends about some of the worst things we all tend to celebrate in our romantic fantasies (whether on page, speaker, or screen). But are they really so bad?
January 30, 2013 • in Maria Recommends
When I Was a Kid…
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All parents find themselves repeatedly, incessantly, and annoyingly at some point saying to their kids, “When I was a kid…[this or that].” Since I have three kids spread so far apart in age, I’m always a bit surprised when I realize I haven’t told one of them something about when I was a kid. And with the little one, who knows what I’ll remember about those times once she’s a teenager! So here is my list of all those annoying statements so that my kids can read them over and over again (and so I can remember them later on).
November 27, 2012 • in Health
5 Ways to Transform Your
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by guest blogger Doc Childre. From my years of researching stress, I know that stress that can accumulate and make us feel overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. Fortunately, there are simple tools we can use to transform our stress response and stress accumulation. I’m going to share a few of them with you.
October 30, 2012 • in Health
Five Things To Avoid To Prevent
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz. Over the past decade, real progress has been made in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Even though we are making headway, it’s important to remember we may never completely prevent or cure this disease. We must stay vigilant to continue refining and redefining our breast cancer approaches for greater prevention and survival rates. Here are 5 risk factors that can be eliminated or reduced to help prevent the development of breast cancer.
September 13, 2012 • in Health
How to Keep the Nutrients You Eat
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by guest blogger Morley Robbins. If you learn nothing else from this series of essays on magnesium, this one fact will change your life, and if you take steps to reverse this metabolic truism, it will change your health. I guarantee it! Given that, it’s really important to understand what aspects of your daily stress can be reduced or possibly eliminated. Here are some important questions for you to answer:
July 27, 2012 • in Exploring
The Desert of Maine
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale. The Desert of Maine is one of those roadside attractions you just have to pull over for. During our recent jaunt through New England, my sister and I took time out from outlet shopping in Freeport to see what the heck was up with this desert that was just a few miles from the ocean and surrounded by pine forests.