Posts Categorized: Edu – Self help

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Review: Every Woman’s Guide to Foot Pain Relief by Katy Bowman

Review: Every Woman’s Guide to Foot Pain Relief by Katy Bowman

I first learned of Katy Bowman in a very roundabout fashion: my stylist and I were discussing women’s health issues – specifically diastasis recti – and how there appears to be a dearth of easy to locate information. So I decided to research diastasis recti workouts and books. And I… Read more »

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Review: The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

Review: The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

I purchased The Big Fat Surprise on 27-Jan-2015 – it stayed on Mt. TBR for 1 year, 3 months. I want to start this review with a little information about me: I am currently an omnivore and I consume all foods with the exception of bananas (allergy). I do have… Read more »

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Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Awarenessing. Awarenessing is what Jon Kabat-Zinn calls the act of being aware and present. I suck at mediation. I’ve tried it in the past but it’s always been difficult for me. I have a very active brain. Very, very active. It’s the reason why I’m not really into watching TV/movies… Read more »

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Review: The CarbLovers Diet by Ellen Kunes & Frances Largeman-Roth

Review: The CarbLovers Diet by Ellen Kunes & Frances Largeman-Roth

The editors of Health Magazine (and top nutrition scientists) have big news: Eating carbs is the best way to get and stay slim. Breakthrough research revealed in this book shows how certain carb-rich foods-especially those with the amazing natural ingredient called Resistant Starch-act as powerful metabolism boosters and appetite suppressants…. Read more »

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Mini- Review: Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

Mini- Review: Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

I’m constantly working on me. My lifestyle, my exercise habits, my diet. I picked up Crazy Sexy Diet from my library. I was looking for a book (with recipes and meal plans) that I could use to adjust my diet. I am not rating this book because I was expecting… Read more »

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Review: Strong Curves: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body by Bret Contreras & Kellie Davis

Review: Strong Curves: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body by Bret Contreras & Kellie Davis

Note: I really feel conflicted about this book/program so I’ve sat on this review for over a month. I’ve been weight lifting (dumbbells, kettlebells and barbell) for a little under a year. At the time I started using the program in this book, my workouts consisted of a “body split.*”… Read more »

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