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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Running Outside During Covid-19?

Oh, to be running with a partner, these days.  However, most shelter in place orders allow for solo running or walking outside. If you are a runner or walker, you...
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Gratitude: Annie Shares the Silver Lining

I have been thinking about silver linings and gratitude a lot, lately. They seem to be directly correlated. My granddaughter, Adalynn Marie, has a rare condition called Sturge Weber Syndrome. ...
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Interview with Fred DeVito of Exhale “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.”

It is likely the gyms and studios are closed in your area, so we wanted to share a great alternative with you. Its also something you may want to try...
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Holly Konrady: The Power of Breath

Experiencing Stress?  We have the perfect interview today. Meet yoga instructor, professor, and stress management specialist, Holly Konrady. She works at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation...
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Dale Hope: The Spirit of the Islands in an Aloha Shirt

You can’t help but feel the warm Hawaiian breeze when you watch our interview with Dale Hope, author of “The Aloha Shirt.”  In 1953, Dale’s mom and dad bought a...
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Meredith Ruff: Rock Steady Boxing Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s

Today we are interviewing Meredith Ruff from Rock Steady Boxing. Meredith started boxing for her own health and discovered Rock Steady Boxing, a program that helped people with Parkinson’s.  Her...
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