Tag Archives: wellness

A Beautiful Problem

Young women, health, and body image A young female co-worker recently regaled me with tales of woe after spending time trying to find a bikini that fit her. A bit of an aside is necessary so you will empathize, as … Continue reading

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Gym or Yoga Studio? Look great either way in Amoena Active wear

We’ve been very excited to introduce retailers and consumers to our new line of Active wear! Have you seen it? Maybe it’s caught your eye at the gym or studio in the last few weeks. It’s good for all kinds … Continue reading

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Getting personal: Time to focus on fitness and weight loss

Recently, I had to have an MRI on my abdomen. For those of you who have survived breast cancer and, more than likely, several MRI’s – you are my hero. This MRI was my first and it wasn’t fun. Afterward, … Continue reading

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Being Well: Why a Visit to the Farmers’ Market is Good for You

How often do you get a text from your farmer to say that one of their Jersey milk cows was about to calf? And their blueberries are almost ready for picking? My farmer friend, Denise, sends me texts regularly to keep … Continue reading

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Zen Habits: How to be happy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to be happy — pondering the question, “How is the best way to live?”  There are plenty of resources for discovery in this area — probably too many! But every time I … Continue reading

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Surviving Swimwear Season

It’s the first of March and spring is right around the corner which means so is spring break and swimsuit season–that time of year when we shriek in terror, run to the gym, go shopping and cross our fingers that … Continue reading

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Debunking the myths about supplements

Two hours ago, I marched into my local Target, determined to leave with a bottle of Vitamin D supplements. I had mentioned on Facebook this morning that I have contracted yet another cold (my third since November!), and a friend commented that I … Continue reading

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How to Become a Real ‘Whiz’ at Juicing

…and possibly feel a lot better, too! A few weeks ago I saw a close friend for the first time in a couple of months. On our previous encounter she had been dealing with a lot of life-stresses which included … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine: Many thoughts, many ways

Forgive me for what is bound to be a circuitous blog post. It all started when I was surfing the web (isn’t that how a lot of disjointed thoughts get started?) and realized that a theme has emerged over the … Continue reading

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Bah humbug…or is it?

Last week, my husband and I went to see a school theater production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. I, like many of you I’m sure, have heard the story read and have seen it played out a thousand times yet … Continue reading

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