how to practice active transportation {guest post by Rachel Whipple}

She’s a friend from my old neighborhood–a smart, thoughtful, & well-spoken woman. She practices yoga, is into gardening & growing a lot of her own food, & is always up for some good discussion on a wide variety of topics.

Today Rachel shares some of her thoughts on . Have you ever heard of it?

I have to say, as I read this post, I became a bit nostalgic for our old home & the neighborhood that Rachel & I shared, where walking to the park, to the library, to the store, to my kid’s school, was completely do-able. The tree-lined sidewalks & square blocks, & close proximity to many things are in sharp contrast to our now suburban existence in a metro area where it’s not unusual to have to drive 20-30 minutes to get where we need to go.

Though walking & biking is no longer much of an...

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The problem with body hatred? (It’s boring.) {Guest post by Deja Earley)

While I’m taking some time away from blogging (ie. spending my days at the library & swimming with my kids), I’ve asked some of my most awesome friends, & blogger friends to step in & guest post.

I am so excited for you to meet some pretty  people!

Everyone in this series is someone I either know personally &/or have developed an online relationship with over the years.

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Deja is a poet. I mean, a real life, published poet. As in, being a poet is her career.

(How cool is that?!)

Deja & I met over a decade ago in college.

We went on a creative writing & hiking tour to England. I was surrounded by some brilliant & gifted writers, Deja being one of them. There I was, feeling like a total poser (I am not a poet, coupled with the fact that I was very self-conscious about my writing...

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The Lost Art of Eating In {Guest Post by Breathe & Nourish}

While I’m taking some time away from blogging (ie. spending my days at the library & swimming with my kids), I’ve asked some of my most awesome friends, & blogger friends to step in & guest post.

I am so excited for you to meet some pretty people!

Everyone in this series is someone I either know personally &/or have developed an online relationship with over the years.

She has her Masters in Psychology and will begin a program shortly to obtain her Masters in Nutritional Science and also fulfill the requirements to be a Registered Dietitian. She is passionate about working with those who struggle with disordered eating. I appreciate Lauren’s emphasis on intuitive eating & her holistic, balanced approach towards food.

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Not only do we not cook, we also...

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