Sleep, the struggle is real

As I ease into the next chapter of life, I realize how essential sleep is for healing, hormone function and problem solving. Missing just one night of ideal sleep (7.5-8 hours) results in brain fog, cravings and some seriously bad decisions. If I slip into a second night of bad quality sleep, I'm guaranteed  to feel ill — let the shivering and flu-like symptoms begin. Once I started my education as Health Coach, I became intensely interested in exactly how lack of sleep influences our lives.

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Fear of 40, a story of fillers

I’m not going to lie, since turning 40 I see a lot of changes in my face. For the past five years, I’ve been toying with the idea of fillers and Botox. It seems more acceptable now than ever, but that doesn’t take away my fear of botched results or pain from the procedure.

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20 podcasts I’m obsessed with

I’m so in love with podcasts. Does that sound weird? I look forward to walking to my next destination because I know that no matter how energized, happy, deflated or pissed off I am, I know that I can plug in and tune out the world. I think of it as my free personal therapy session. At the risk of overdoing it (story of my life), I’ve listed 20 of my favorite go-to channels grouped by mood.

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Chill Nice

Old French Hollywood glamour (think Brigitte Bardot) and the Cannes Film Festival crowd initially intrigued me to book a short jaunt to the Côte d'Azur. Upon arriving, I remembered how much I suck at relaxing. 

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