Instant America

Instant gratification, high-speed Internet access, speed dating. Now, now, yesterday! We live in a culture of speed. This infographic proves it. Yet we get more accomplished (the real reason for why we want to go so fast) if we slow down. How will you slow […]

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7 Decluttering Tips to Feed Your Soul

If you’re like me, you get the natural urge to purge at the first spring tweet you hear. No, I’m not talking about Twitter tweets. I’m talking about the birds that signal it’s time to sift, cull and throw out all that junk you’ve been […]

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On Following Your Dreams

Kevin Clash, a young African-American puppeteer growing up in the 1970s, didn’t let the obstacles of poverty stand in the way of his dream to work with Jim Henson. His passion for bringing characters to life can be seen in everything he does. You may […]

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Giving Your Food the Wow Factor

Healthy eating is a big part of the Slow Movement. You are what you eat, and how you do it, too. Smart cooking doesn’t come naturally to all of us so that’s why I breathed a sigh of relief when Camilla V. Saulsbury’s 5 Steps […]

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When Mountains Turn to Molehills

The kitchen emitted an eardrum-splicing pitch. “The fridge is making weird sounds,” I said to Husband. He grunted. It was early. Fretting about yet another household item that required repair, I set about my morning in the attempt to surpress the feeling that everything was […]

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Osteoporosis affects 10 Million

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 8 out of the 10 million Americans who are estimated to have osteoporosis are women. Almost 34 million more people are estimated to have low bone density, increasing their risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. ┬áNational Nutrition Month┬áis a […]

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Time (and Back) Saving Travel Tip

Have you ever spent what felt like hours at the airport gate desk, trying to wrangle a new seat assignment because you discovered too late that your seat is right next to the lavatory on an overcrowded flight? For those of you who travel long […]

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Making Sense of MAD MEN

Right before Christmas I stumbled upon MAD MEN at the grocery store. No, Don Draper wasn’t casually smoking Lucky Strikes in the produce section, and Pete Campbell wasn’t chasing women down the frozen food aisle. It was a gift box of Season One DVDs. I […]

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