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Jill Coleman’s Radically Responsible Makeover

Editor’s Note: Jill Coleman is one of my very best friends, and an absolute force when it comes to getting your mind right. She’s funny and insightful, and if you follow me on Twitter, no doubt you’ve seen me retweet her pithy wisbits ranging from Byron Katie quotes to fitness straight-talk gleaned from years of experience. For those who […]

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Exercising With Adrenal Fatigue

Editor’s Note: This post comes to you from Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD, holistic nutritionist based in Raleigh, N.C., and cocreator of Paleo Rehab: Adrenal Fatigue, a five-week program that helps heal the effects of adrenal fatigue.  It’s worth noting that the term “adrenal fatigue” is a controversial one, but the collection of symptoms (which can be caused by […]

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Curing a Case of the Workout Pees

“I ask every single woman I treat if they ever have incontinence. They always get this deer-in-the-headlights look,” says Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT, founder of Prana Physical Therapy in Alexandria, Va. “Most say no initially, but I go down the list: ‘So, you never, ever leak — even a tiny bit — when you exercise?’ […]

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How Weight Loss Makes You Fatter

My weight fluctuates between 143 and 148 pounds, and I feel very comfortable anywhere in that range. I should note, of course, that what the scale says does not matter as long as you like how you look and feel good in your skin — and that when I list this weight range, it assumes the […]

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The Clean Makeup Makeover

For years, I’ve been mindful about what I put in my body (namely, quality food and drink), and in many cases, on my body (nontoxic moisturizer, sunscreen, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant and even lube — although I suppose that last one qualifies more as in). But, there are a few areas where I’ve been reluctant to make […]

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Lion’s Breath and Letting Go

“Try it. Try it. Pleeeeaaaaaase?” I’m sitting in my favorite coffee shop in Minneapolis, begging my fiancé to do lion’s breath with me. “Not now. Later,” he says. If you’ve ever seen or heard someone do lion’s breath, you might understand his reluctance to do it in public. It involves a scrunchy-face inhale through the nose, […]

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