Book Review: Diet Right for Your Personality Type by Jen Widerstrom

This past Friday I got the chance to hear Jen Widerstrom talk about her new book, “Diet Right for Your Personality Type.” Just a couple months ago while I was writing a personal mission statement and listing the people I admire, I wrote “Jen Widerstrom.” The next day I found out via her instagram that […]

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Book Review: The Runners Brain

Over the years I’ve grown to be a big fan of Runner’s World, and the book, “The Runner’s Brain: How to Think Smarter to Run Better” by Dr. Jeff brown with Liz Neporent is all the more reason I love them. Published in 2015, “The Runner’s Brain” is current and feels fresh. There have been […]

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Book Review: Elena Vanishing

Typically I like suggesting books that are mainly warm fuzzies and good vibes, but today I have a book I wanted to share because it is an important one to recognize. “Elena Vanishing” is a memoir about Elena but uniquely written by her mother Clare. Depending on how much of a reader you are that […]

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Book Review: Natalie Jill’s 7 Day Jump Start

About two or three years ago I started following Natalie Jill on Instagram, and always loved her happy and healthy posts. About a week or so ago I discovered that she wrote a book called, “Natalie Jill’s 7 Day Jump Start.”  It’s a fantastic book if you’re looking for motivation and an introduction to basics […]

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Book Review: Vitamin N

Richard Louv wrote the introduction to one of my more recent reads, “Balanced and Barefoot,” and I was intrigued by his words. Louv’s book, “Last Child in the Woods” is the book that one would say put him on the map, and where he coined the phrase “Nature-deficit disorder.” Some fear that this generation of […]

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Book Review: 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise

It may seem like common sense that exercise is good for you, but for some people they might be looking for an extra push. “8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise” by Christina G. Hibbert is the book that explains to every last detail about how great exercise is for your mental health. Hibbert explores a […]

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Book Review: Balanced and Barefoot

TimberNook may or may not have gotten to you yet, but it should, and real soon. Occupational Therapist, founder of TimberNook, and author Angela J. Hanscom, wrote a book called “Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children” and it is rather inspiring for the movement toward nonrestrictive outdoor play for […]

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Book Review: The Joy of Less

As I was browsing the new book section at my local library I was attracted to a beautiful book, which happened to be as beautiful as the cover. The book is “The Joy of Less” by Francine Joy. She is a minimalist that shares her and the minimalist philosophy, her “STREAMLINE” method, room by room […]

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Book Review: Running Strong

Both times I started running postpartum (after the doctor approved it of course) I ended up getting injured. Both times I thought I can do this, but my body disagreed. So I was not only in the search of quick healing but also a good injury prevention book. My favorite running injury prevention book I […]

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Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training Book

Depending on how closely you follow me (on Instagram for example) you may or may not know that I started training for my very first half marathon. One name that I have heard over and over when it comes to running guru’s is Hal Higdon. I’ve specifically heard that his training plans and tips are […]

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