Monthly Archives: July 2011

For the love of gardening: Weeding as meditation

The sun is shining and the sweet scent of star jasmine wafts through the window. My garden is calling me to come out and play. “Weed me,” it whispers. For the moment, I am stuck inside at the computer. I … Continue reading

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Channeling my inner athlete: Move it or lose it.

It may surprise you to learn that I am a closet jock. Exercise is in my blood. I come from a line of athletes, including an Olympian. Yet, for the last many years I lived in my head. My body … Continue reading

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What’s on your plate? (If dieting makes you fat, what’s a gal or guy to do?)

Here’s a typical lunch at my house: To reduce inflammation and feel great, eat like a hunter-gather. With summer’s bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables readily available, it’s a good time to consider eating more live a caveman or -woman. … Continue reading

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