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6 Easy Ways To Start The Mediterranean Diet – by Marisa Moore MBA RD LD

6 Easy Ways To Start The Mediterranean Diet – by Marisa Moore MBA RD LD

Research supporting the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet continues to mount. The Mediterranean Diet is rich in fruits and vegetables, nuts, beans, fish, plenty of olive oil and of course wine with meals. Well known for its heart health benefits, the diet may also protect brain function and guard against Alzheimer’s...

Accepting & Embracing Our Gifts

Accepting & Embracing Our Gifts

 “The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I don’t need you!’ And the head cannot say to the feet, ‘I don’t need you!’ On the contrary, those parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and the parts that we think are less honorable we treat with...

Finding Those Energizers

Finding Those Energizers

Every since 2010, it is extremely important to me that I do things that keep me mentally fit.  One particular practical strategy that has helped tremendously is to simply be more mindful about things that truly energize me (in a healthy manner) and try to do more of these...

What Breaks Your Heart?

What Breaks Your Heart?

This past Sunday, Andy Stanley, of North Point Community Church, kicked off a new series called RE:SOLUTION.  During the message, Andy posed a very insightful question, “What Breaks Your Heart?”  One of the reasons I love attending North Point is because they challenge me to grow and take a...

Rebuilding The UNPLUGGED Network & Emphasis on Self-Care

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Over the next couple months as we head into 2015, you might just notice a flurry of activity and some subtle changes taking place on the UNPLUGGED website and on my social media platforms.  So what’s the deal?  Well, I along with the support of a few phenomenal individuals...

Finding My Time of Day

I think I have always naturally been somewhat of a morning person.  However, I never truly realized the impact the morning has on my overall psychological well-being.  Often people will ask me, “What are you doing up so early…do you sleep?” or say “I don’t see how you can...

Moving Beyond Bikini Medicine

While I rarely talk or write about my “day job,” one of the things that I truly love about my work is the fact that I get to interface with some of the most intelligent and brilliant minds in the world.  These individuals are on the cutting edge and...

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU?? – MAYBE NOT!

The beginning to the year is frequently a time of celebration, reflection, and a time when we are often bombarded with tons of messages on  making “resolutions” and “reinvention” of ourselves.  While I am a huge proponent of continued growth, I’ve often pondered the impact that these “NEW YOU”...

My ONE BLOG Post for 2013…Oh Yeah, It’s Juicy!

Not really, but I needed an eye catching title to get your attention.  Now that I have your attention, hopefully, you will keep reading. Today marks the 3 year anniversary of  my breakdown, and in a world that is filled with thousands of bloggers, millions of “experts,” and tons...

Health Policy Watch with Elizabeth Dong

Health Policy Watch with Elizabeth Dong

It has been 1 week since President’s Obama’s big win, and this means that