11 Ways to Break Out of Your Winter Workout Rut

Let's face it, when the weather drops and the holiday season ramps up, our motivation to workout is often the first thing to slip out the door for a vacation. Working out can feel like just another thing to cram into your ever-growing list of to-dos. The cold, snowy weather and shorter days don't help either. And frankly, if you have extra time, you'd rather cuddle up under a blanket and binge watch Netflix. ...more
AuaAustin Thanks so much! Buddying up definitely helps get me out the door. So much harder to ... more

5 Easy Ways to Start Meditating

You've heard all about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness, from reducing stress, anxiety, and pain to making us happier and smarter to warding off sickness. You've probably added it to your lengthy to-do list as something to try. In fact, one of your New Year's resolutions may even be to begin a daily meditation practice. After all, we all could benefit from a little bit more zen in our lives. But how do you meditate? ...more
GoodHealthGirl I've tried numerous times and I think that I tried to do too much all at once. ... more

5 Easy Ways to Start Meditating

You've heard all about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness, from reducing stress, anxiety, and pain to making us happier and smarter to warding off sickness. You've probably added it to your lengthy to-do list as something to try. In fact, one of your New Year's resolutions may even be to begin a daily meditation practice. After all, we all could benefit from a little bit more zen in our lives. But how do you meditate? ...more
margaretimecs I hope they are helpful! more

How to Practice Yoga at Home Over the Holidays

One question that I'm often asked is, "I love yoga but I want to be able to practice at home instead of going to a yoga studio all the time. What are some tips to start and maintain a home yoga practice?" It seems like a relatively simple thing to do, right? Just roll out your mat and start moving through yoga postures, right? But for many (myself included), keeping up with a home yoga practice can be difficult and challenging. ...more
peggylampman That's really great that you practice together with your husband. It's so helpful ... more

6 Yoga Poses for Runners

With so much running in my life recently, my body has been craving time on my yoga mat. Yoga and running have been the constants in my life, and I love seeing how one complements the other. There are so many yoga poses that target the areas where runners need some love and care. Here are 6 yoga poses for runners, the latest edition in the Yoga for Runners series. Be sure to check out the other posts in this series! ...more
parkespeak Congrats on your marathon!!! That's a huge accomplishment! more

10 Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

10 years ago, I woke up, put on a white dress, and got married.  OK, it's wasn't as simple as that. There may have been a fair bit of primping involved, even for this non-primping kind of gal....more
OneQuarterMama  Hi and thank you!! Congrats on all your years together! more

So This Is Marriage: 11 Years, a Family, and Many Beer Mugs Later

“Could you?” He starts, handing me the ridiculously large Mason jar he keeps at his bedside, an ode and a tease to my latest kitchenware obsession. I reach for it with my right hand without looking up from my laptop. He fits it between my splayed fingers and I go fill it up. “Spoiled,” I say over my shoulder. “You know it,” he answers in the crinkly-eyed way that I love. ...more
I absolutely love this Galit. more

10 Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

10 years ago, I woke up, put on a white dress, and got married.  OK, it's wasn't as simple as that. There may have been a fair bit of primping involved, even for this non-primping kind of gal....more
Jackson'sMom  Thank you so much. That's such a great point about making assumptions about your ... more

Delusions of Grandeur: I Came Here to Be an Actress

In 24 hours, I will leave Los Angeles -- the place I thought I would live out the rest of my days....more
There's so much that I love about this post Jenni. I always thought that I was going to make my ... more

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
Love this post Tricia and thanks for including me. It is about the connections - more than the ... more
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