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Stay Hydrated And Fit With Reusable Water Bottles

When I hiked Machu Picchu a few years ago, I did not enjoy the beautiful scenery as much as I could have because I was not well prepared for the trail. Having learned my

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The Art of Mindful Sleeping

“Shelter that provides tranquility, design that creates simplicity.” Your sleeping environment should be as calm and serene as possible. We all know how easy it is to get caught up in the nightly technology regimen,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Grow a Beautifying Herb Garden

It’s almost summer, and there’s no better moment to put some plants in the dirt and watch them grow.

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Breast Cancer Health and Giving Back

When Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which puts her at higher risk for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. She wrote in the

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Iconic Architecture Built With Nature In Mind

After hiking the Grand Canyon for three days I went to Scottsdale to relax for a bit before flying back to New York. Despite feeling sore from descending all the way down to the

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Sustainable Personal Care Picks for Men (from my husband to yours)

My husband has been complaining that he feels left out in the green/organic product parade (which means my house, and the number of products it contains). So since we celebrate Father's Day in June, I decided to have him help me give product advice to the men in our lives this month.

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Green Screens Film Festival at Lincoln Center

If you are an eco-conscious New Yorker looking for something to do this weekend (and into early next week), here’s a great idea for you: check out Green Screens), the eco-film festival running at Film

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Angelina Jolie and More Answers to Breast Cancer

Communication, communication, communication. The courageous actress started a major health conversation that’s never been so front-and-center before. The outspoken mother of six was poignant, scientific and eloquent in her article but she’s mobilized a

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen: Less Material, More Design

During a recent stroll through Soho in Manhattan, I stopped by the showroom of Italian kitchen maker Valcucine. I have always been a big fan of their Invitrum base unit system made of 100%

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Detox from Sugar in 3 Weeks

Sugar is the new controlled substance, it seems, and the average American consumes up to 31 whopping pounds per year, according to The Sugar Detox (Da Capo Press 2013) written by Brooke Alpert, MS, RD,

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