Monthly Archives: January 2012

21 Days to a Fitness Habit?

I recently enrolled in a 25 day fitness challenge at a local fitness studio called barre 3. The goal: to attend 20+ classes in just 25 days. This sounded like a terrific way to get my fitness back on track … Continue reading

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Cool Bicycling InfoGraphic

I stumbled upon this cool infographic recently. Check this out, then get peddling!

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Clyde Commons’s Kale and Pesto Salad

Yesterday a friend and I decided to be ladies who lunch. We went out for a midday meal at Clyde Common, a Portland spot I’d heard a lot about, and we weren’t disappointed. We split a Tuscan kale salad with … Continue reading

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Vision Boards for the Future

So I finally wrote out my goals for 2012. But before we get to that, here’s a look at a vision board I made for myself a few years ago. The goals are along the right side. Ironically, write a … Continue reading

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NOOK Daily Find: Better Each Day

Exciting news for anyone who’s been holding out on buying my book, “Better Each Day”: It’s today’s NOOK Daily Find, which means you can get a copy for your eReader for just $2.99. Click here and scroll down to get … Continue reading

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2011 Successes

I’m mentally preparing myself to write resolutions for 2012. It’s not that I haven’t been thinking about this–I have a general idea of what I want out of this year–but I feel like I need some distraction-free down time (read: … Continue reading

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Better Each Day on AM Northwest

This morning I had the pleasure of talking up my book on Portland’s local station, KATU. I chatted with Helen and Dave, the co-hosts of AM Northwest about 9 ways to stay happy and healthy in the new year. I … Continue reading

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A Little Hope and Reflection (Lakes) from Mount Rainier

I spent most of this past decade’s New Year’s Eves in New York City. And, while there were some standouts—swilling Champagne with favorite friends, attending a dinner party at which half of the guests got food poisoning–most of these big … Continue reading

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