Debbie Ford (https://www.debbieford.com/) is a bitch. She said it. Not me. But I can relate. In my adulthood, I have been accused of being bitchy (I like to think of it as sassy) and it’s a label that’s hard to shake. So I’ve spent a lot of time trying to hide it. This week’s IIN lecturer, life coach Debbie Ford,… Read More
Yesterday one of my co-workers was enjoying a Snapple Apple from our resident vending machine when I heard him say, “there’s no apple in Snapple Apple!” So I checked it out and that’s right, there’s no apple in Snapple Apple. So what IS in Snapple Apple? Supposedly, “the best stuff on earth.” Filtered water, Sugar, Pear juice concentrate, Citric acid,… Read More
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Today, for the first time, probably ever, I thought about my spleen. Part of the lymphatic system, the spleen is located in the abdominal region and is about the size of a fist. It aids in adaptation, nourishment and support. According to an article I read in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, a strong, well-developed spleen means that it is… Read More
My five-year-old niece is the apple of my eye. Her innocence fascinates me. My favorite story about her is the time when she was playing in the pool with her friend Jackson. It was time for Jackson to go home and before he left, she reached into her bag of snacks and offered her last granola bar to Jackson as… Read More
Since February I have been working with life coach and motivational speaker, Gabrielle Bernstein (https://www.herfuture.com/). When I had the chance to hear her lecture at Sheila Kelly’s S Factor (https://www.sfactor.com/) last weekend, I couldn’t wait. I knew I would be great on the pole. On the day of class, I dressed in cute, comfy workout attire — leggings and a… Read More
I’m a distance learning student at IIN which means that instead of attending class one weekend per month in NYC, the content is delivered to me online and via an ipod. I felt this option better suited my schedule. But this weekend I switched it up a bit and was fortunate enough to be on location at the Lincoln Center… Read More
I am two weeks into the program at IIN and this past week, started the “meat” of the content with a lecture by Walter Willett, M.D. from the Harvard School of Public Health. I’m someone who likes to know what’s ahead –I count the number of pages in a chapter before I read it, I ask my personal trainer to… Read More