Kathy Smith: Progress Not Perfection

You enjoy walking as a great exercise tool. Please tell us how your walking program incorporates High Intensity Interval Training and why it is key in a fitness program. Taking...

The Dishes

Who does the dishes in your house?  Great article in Washington Post “The Dishes will never be Done” By  Ellen McCarthy  “And the sink, I am sorry to tell you,...

A Tea Ritual

We have a tea ritual every day. Everyone in the family enjoys a cup of Mint tea after dinner. It's become a habit. It is comforting and familiar. During the...

Open the Door to Tai Chi

Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion.  In many parks you may notice groups of people practicing Tai Chi with beautiful and deliberate movements.  The names of the...

Meditation

Set a nice sounding chime on a timer for 5, 10 + minutes so you don’t worry about the time.   Focus on your breathing- observing and following the in...

Seated Breathing

Set a nice sounding chime on a timer for 5, 10 + minutes so you don’t worry about the time. Focus on your breathing- observing and following the in and...

Freedom for Toes! Our Q & A with Paola Shah

Running a small business is always challenging and right now it is especially difficult. Today we introduce you to Paola Shah, one of the most innovative small business owners we...

The First Lady of Physical Fitness: Elaine LaLanne.

Gretchen had the opportunity to meet Elaine Lalanne while visiting Risa Sheppard at Sheppard Method Pilates.  Risa often co-hosted the Jack LaLanne show and was best friends with daughter, Janet...

Crispy Persian Rice (Tahdig) with Spiced Golden Chickpeas

Comfort food at its finest. Basmati rice is pan-cooked until a crispy crust has formed on the bottom. Once turned out onto a plate, the top layer has crunchy rice,...

Brownies with Sweet Potatoes

Well, we love sweet potatoes and this recipe from @wellplated who is “fearlessly dedicated to making healthy food taste incredible” does not disappoint. These are seriously good and everyone who...