Nine things the longest living people on earth have in common

Nine things the longest living people on earth have in common

Recently I’ve been reading about Blue Zones—a fascinating research-based movement focused on healthy longevity. Its research is based on five regions around our planet where the healthiest people live—many of them centenarians.

The people in these five regions have nine things in common (see list below) that contribute to their long lives.

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Nature your spirit for the holiday season

Nature your spirit for the holiday season

The razzle-dazzle of a lit up city with throngs of people during the holiday season always makes me feel all...well...sparkly. 

But put me in the woods or along a beach during the midst of the merriness and I'm instantly in a state of appreciation. And beauty. And joy. And serenity.

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Six simple ways to keep yourself centered on Thanksgiving

Six simple ways to keep yourself centered on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite celebration. Loving friends and family. The kind grocer. Our bountiful earth with its nourishing root vegetables. The delightful beauty of autumn at every turn. For me, all of this and more comes together to make a beautiful Thanksgiving celebration. 


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Road tripping along California's Eastern Sierra and a few tips to help you plan your own road trip

Road tripping along California's Eastern Sierra and a few tips to help you plan your own road trip

Road trips are a blast! From the planning stage to the last bend in the road, you will be continually inspired by all of the spontaneity and discovery that naturally happens when you travel by auto.

You are on the move discovering new places. Your curiosity is peaked. You feel really, really good.

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April 22 is Earth Day: Seven simple things you can do

April 22 is Earth Day: Seven simple things you can do

Today, more than ever, ongoing sustainability efforts are critical to keep our great big earth healthy. And there are many easy things we can do to support this effort. But before we support anything, the first step is always feeling a natural connection with it. So here are some easy ways to grow your connection with nature on Earth Day or any day.

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