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Five Fabulous Fatigue Fighters

Five Fabulous Fatigue Fighters

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of women in perimenopause. For women who are used to getting things done and having plenty of energy all day, being hit with fatigue is rough. You don't lose the desire to get things done. You just plain don't have the energy...

Going Deeper with Aqua Yoga

Going Deeper with Aqua Yoga

Led by pioneering yogi Camella Nair, I was fortunate to spend a long weekend going deeper into aqua yoga study. The three-day intensive Aqua Yoga Specialist workshop was both exhilarating and exhausting. It is always uplifting to be in the presence of women who are...

Fall Fashion for Active Women

Fall Fashion for Active Women

This post is sponsored by prAna. All opinions are mine. Now let me be clear right off the bat: I'm not a very fashion-oriented person. I can't keep up with trends, so I don't even try. Instead, I choose to fill my wardrobe with well-made pieces that fit well and...

Posture Hacks for Everyday Activities

Posture Hacks for Everyday Activities

Why is moving through life with good posture so hard? Why are we so prone to schlumping on the couch? Perhaps modern life is just too convenient. All of that comfort comes at the price of our posture. But if posture really does affect emotions (and all science says...

10 Ways to Eat Less at Mealtimes

10 Ways to Eat Less at Mealtimes

If you've ever struggled with portion control or being ravenous once you sit down at the table, check out these TEN WAYS TO EAT LESS AT MEALTIMES. 10. Use a smaller plate.  You’ll get the visual cue that you’re eating more food which helps you feel satisfied. 9. Serve...

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I'm Karen. Wife to one, mom to three, and coach to many. Read along for my musings about cultivating a well-balanced life where I always strive to fit in fitness.

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