Five Foods Women Should be Eating

Written by contributor Katie Kimball of Kitchen Stewardship. "Less cellulite at 30 than 20?” My friend was ready to eat the next words out of my mouth when I told her I blamed one dietary change for my incredible loss of cellulite. Quite often others counter my claim with a strange question: “How do you know?” I’m sure their intentions are simply curious, but it’s a little uncomfortable to answer the obvious: “Um…I can see it.” My husband, as the only other person qualified to analyze the situation, concurs (with great joy, I assure you). Men, I’ve noticed, do not worry about their cellulite. They also do not discuss monthly flow, experience PMS, or bear children. Although women often go to great lengths to prove that they are equal to men, we are far from “the same.” Read More
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How expectations change relationships

When you get right down to it, you hear what you expect to hear, you see what you expect to see. Expectations change the experience. If you walk into a conversation with a friend and expect it to be a litany of complaints about their job or relationship or the state of the world, more (read more…)

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Living with Hypothyroidism: A Holistic Approach

When I was 24 years old, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. At that time, I was utterly uninterested in health, nutrition, and natural living. I was living in Europe, so I walked everywhere I went, but my diet was full of processed convenience foods and sugar. Lots and lots of sugar. I started taking Synthroid, (read more…)

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My top 11 blogging tips

Alright, so I’m taking a slightly different direction today. I was going through some emails this weekend, poring through questions from the best readers on the Internet (this would be you). I have quite the back log of fantastic reader questions and post suggestions, and I hope to tackle a number of them this fall. (read more…)

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Weekend links

So hey – do you subscribe to our free weekend newsletter, Simple Living Weekly? If not, I encourage you to sign up. There’s been some fun giveaways lately, and there are more to come. It’s one email each weekend, highlighting the best posts from each of the SLM blogs.  Just thought you’d like to know… (read more…)

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