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One in ten Americans suffers from depression. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates depression will be the second most debilitating disease worldwide by the year 2020. “Top risk factors include being unable to work or

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You Are What You Drink: The Importance of A Home Water Filtration System

What many people don’t know is that tap water can be contaminated with pollutants such as chlorine, copper, lead and even traces of coliform bacteria. Not only are these chemicals unsafe to drink, one

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A Greener Commute: Electric Vehicle (EV) Cars

During the press preview at the New York International Auto Show 2013, I was able to take a ride in a zero-emissions vehicle at the Electric Vehicle (EV) pavilion. The choices included the Ford

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Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Mammoth Lakes, CA

In California, if you tell somebody you’re going skiing, chances are they’ll ask “Mammoth?” That’s not because there’s a separate, gargantuan version of the sport called Mammoth Skiing. It’s because the most popular ski

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The Benefits of Daydreaming

“The most successful people in any endeavor–whether business, science, athletics, or the arts–are visionaries. And what is a ‘vision?’ At the end of the day a ‘vision’ is just an upscale word for ‘daydream,’

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Better Organic Choice: Nailing it at New York City Fashion Week

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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Three New Ways to Bust an Exercise Rut

If you can type in your favorite program on the elliptical machine without looking up from Dr. Phil, and you can jog laps around the track with your eyes closed, you have also stopped

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Welcome Spring With Biodegradable Planters

Fortunately, warmer and longer days are finally here–and it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your balcony or terrace. As a designer, I like to have choices such as the smart and sustainable

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The One-Day Spa Detox

Yes, it often takes days of skipping solids, juicing and sweating it out to kickstart a detox diet. If you’re like me, you do not have the time or the steep motivation for full-time

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Beauty Is Wellness: Beautifying Spring Soup

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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