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Honest Tea’s Inspired Mission in a Bottle

The founders of Honest Tea collaborated on a tell-all graphic novel, Mission in a Bottle (Crown Business, 2013), revealing to tea drinkers and readers alike the chaotic and inspiring world of eco-entrepreneurship. In their

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Chamomile Essential Oil: Starting the New Year Off with Peace

This year I rang in the new year with a comforting dose of Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) essential oil—in my bathtub. What could be better than soaking in its deeply sweet and fruity aroma, and

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Stress Less, Get Healthy in the New Year

Everyone I know has more on her plate than ever before: demanding jobs, growing families, smaller paychecks. It’s easy to stress these days. But it’s certainly not good for your health. At all. In his

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Beauty Is Wellness: 2014 in One Word

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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3 Health and Fitness Resolutions Everyone Should Make

A few of my favorite, most holistic experts offer their stress-taming recipes for the healthiest, fittest season and beyond. In no particular order, my top three New Year’s resolutions are to: 1.  Rehydrate my party-animal epidermis As

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Setting Yourself Free with Eucalyptus Essential Oil

It’s the darkest time of the year now. The days are shorter and sunlight is at a minimum. In New York City, where I live, it is also the coldest and most dreary. Despite

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7 Great Green Gifts for Your Guy

By now you’ve probably checked our Holiday Gift Guide (and if you haven’t, you should!) with over 150 wonderful eco-friendly gift ideas for all the different types of people on your gift list, but

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Holiday Color Therapy to Soothe Your Senses

How you handle the stress of the season has a lot to do with the kind of person you are. Knowing that, you can use specific strategies to deal with holiday demands and make

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Spread Some Holiday Joy with Sustainable Accessories

Every year there’s a Holiday Fair at Grand Central in New York City leading up to Christmas. It’s a great way to do some last-minute gift shopping for family and friends. More than 70

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Sustainable Holiday Fashion

This is such a magical time of the year, lots of parties and holiday cheer, so what’s a girl to wear to stay holistically hip? Here are a few ideas from Amour Vert and

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