As I approach 50, I’m focused on taking care of myself now more than ever. From lowering stress levels and making sleeping a priority to leading a healthier, more active lifestyle, I aim to feel my best in every way. Incorporating good nutrition and regular exercise into my daily life are essential to a healthy lifestyle so I am embracing both these days and quite enjoying it, surprisingly! Today I want to share a few healthy eating ideas…

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Today is the BIG day! The Spring Luxe Event is just hours away. My friends at Stella Carakasi have been hard at work this week getting their Berkeley studio ready for guests and coordinating the final details. I’ve been getting prepared as well. The models are ready to go with the outfits they selected, my short speech is written, and I have a few helpers – my stepson, nephew and some friends – coming along…

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It’s just shy of three weeks into the new year and for many of us, our commitments to the resolutions we set less than a month ago are already beginning to fade. Worry not! Help is here. You may recall my recent post, 10 Expert Tips for Sticking to Your Fitness Resolutions, in which fitness and health guru and my dear friend, Debra Devincenzi of DevBody, gave us helpful tips for keeping us fit and active in…

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It’s the start of a new year and almost everyone I know has resolved to eat better and exercise more in 2015, myself included. What usually happens is that I go gangbusters for the first few weeks, then fall back into my familiar bad habits of not exercising regularly and sitting too much, which always results in low energy, tight fitting clothes and a sore back. I decided this year would be different. I know,…

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