March 20th is International Happiness Day, and that’s cause for celebration! I wasn’t always happy. In fact, I spent most of my life vaguely depressed, crabby, and insecure. But for the past few years, I’ve really, really worked at being happy, and I’ve found there are a few secrets that make it so much easier: […]
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Snow, freezing temperatures, ice, short days, and long nights—yes, it is winter. And yes, the winter blues are starting to creep in. But this year, instead of letting the blues take over, try my five favorite ways to beat them: 1. Resurrection Bath Treatment. Revitalize sagging winter spirits with a hydrating bath treatment. This bath […]
by guest blogger Dr. Elizabeth K. Nisbet. We all know that spending time in nature is relaxing and can help us heal and reduce stress. But my studies have found that we don’t consider nature as a source of happiness—and we should.
My local paper, the Morning Call, asked me to answer these questions, from a book called Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire, which Rodale published last year. It’s a great book, featuring cultural figures from Jane Goodall to Johnny Cash answering a series of personal questions made popular by the French writer Marcel Proust (their answers appeared […]
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now