How to Build Willpower: A 4-Step System to Fight Temptation

Willpower is a fragile thing. Subjected to stress, sleep deprivation, or simple visual triggers, it disappears, our resolutions evaporating in the face of reality. You’ve likely experienced this (along with a subsequent dose of guilt) — a brief argument with your partner turns into a consolation drink, a late night…

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Why You Need to Put Yourself First and How to Do It

Before I had my daughter in 2005, at age 32, I spent my time boxing, surfing, traveling the world as part of my job with a tour operator, and fixing up a dilapidated beach house with my husband. I had lots of fun, but spent very little time doing things…

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What You Should Eat

One of the most confusing things we face in the modern world is what to eat. Michael Pollan wrote a whole book about it called “The Omnivores Dilemma.” We have not only so much food, but information at our fingertips that it can be a difficult challenge to feel like we’re…

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Low-Calorie Dried Cherry and Pistachio Old-fashioned

Welcome to our Whole Life Challenge-compliant cocktail series from professional bartender Jenna Gruttadauria. Jenna practiced mixology at some of the most well-known bars and clubs in New York City before joining the Whole Life Challenge team. Now, she enjoys using her knowledge to make healthier versions of classic cocktails. Following…

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The Hard Truth About Happy Hour and Your Health

Alcohol. This is probably the most hot-button, hard-line item there is when it comes to changing your diet. It’s the thing people seem to be the least willing to give up, but going dry for a stretch may be one of the most impactful things you can do for your…

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Clever Kitchen Cleaning Hacks – Tips for Daily Life

Having a family get-together is fun but cleaning the mess afterwards is a nightmare. Nobody would want to spend so much time in the kitchen, cleaning grease from, literally everything. Also, kitchen cleaning products are overpriced too. That is why we often feel lazy and fear to experiment with our cooking. Healthy Cooking: Tasty…

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4 Tips for a Successful Post Whole Life Challenge Transition

The Whole Life Challenge is almost done! Soon you’ll have a break from entering your score every day, keeping track of how many glasses of water you drink, and completing the weekly Well-Being Practice. When the official Challenge ends, another one begins: can you maintain these healthy habits without the…

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