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How to Stay Calm When Your Family’s Driving You Nuts, According to Philly Meditation Pros

With the holidays comes a whole slew of baggage (pun intended, obviously). And, while the food is DOPE, the seemingly never-ending family time can be a lot […]

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The Checkup: What You Need to Know About The Latest Trend in Dieting

• In the constantly growing realm of trendy diets: The Sirtfood Diet. It’s a fairly controversial low-calorie diet created by two nutrition pros out of the U.K. that promises […]

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The Checkup: This Brilliant Trick Will Change the Way You Make Pasta

• Pasta lovers (so, everyone?), rejoice! The secret to concocting a super-creamy Alfredo-like pasta dish without cream, while also adding a serious protein punch? Hummus, folks. And chances […]

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The Checkup: The Protein-Packed Dinner Staple You’re Better Off Buying Frozen

• There’s something about the frozen aisle that just feels less fresh than it’s non-frozen counterparts. But as Bon Appetit points out, when it comes to […]

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How to Bounce Back From Failure (It’s the Opposite of What You Think)

When we fail, we’re often bombarded with Pinterest quotes telling us to stop dwelling on the past and Taylor Swift songs telling us to “shake […]

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The Checkup: This 2-Ingredient Sandwich Condiment Packs a Serious Protein Punch

• For when you get tired of your worklunch go-tos (lookin’ at you, standing Sweetgreen order) it might be wise to dive in to the […]

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The August Blues Are Real: 10 Outdoor Activities You Need to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Guys, we hate to break it to you, but we’ve only got one month left of summer (the last day of summer is September 22nd). […]

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I Eliminated This From My Weekend (And I’m Never Going Back) 

You’re about to judge me, and that’s okay. Here’s why: Last weekend, I drove to Asbury Park to have a nice Sunday at the beach […]

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A Scientific Explanation for Why This Wegmans News Makes People So Happy

We may never be able to fully explain why people love Wegmans SO much, but we can put a little science behind why people love this recent Wegmans news […]

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How to Not Lose Your Mind When You’re Stuck in Shore Traffic

It’s Fourth of July weekend, people! Which means the inevitable Fourth of July Shore traffic is in many of our very near futures. To make […]

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10 Excuses Not to Use When You Just Don’t Feel Like Hanging Out

A long weekend is upon us, and during long weekends, I like to take at least one full day to do nothing but indulge myself […]

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The Bullet Journaling Trick That’s Helped Me Stay Sane This Year 

There was a period in recent months when nearly every time I inhaled — so, often — it felt like a troop of butterflies was beating their wings […]

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The Checkup: Ick! These Are the Germiest Spots in Your Kitchen

• New research out of Drexel found the germiest spots in Philadelphia kitchens, so you’re going to want to read their breakdown (highly frequented areas […]

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Take Notes: How 7 Philly Yoga Pros Smash Stress

I don’t know about you, but it’s incredibly likely that I will still be checking my e-mail at 9 p.m. tonight. And, let’s be honest, […]

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The Checkup: The Coffee Mistake to Blame for Your Mid-Morning Hanger

• There was a time in a my life when I would drink not one, but TWO Venti White Mochas from Starbucks every. Single. Day. […]