Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation – Interview with Michael Pollan

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Michael Pollan wants women to get back in the kitchen. And men. While we’re at it, he’d like to hustle the children in there, too! Because according to Pollan, the way we cook (or avoid cooking) defines our culture. The influential food journalist’s new book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, borrows from the format […]

The Happiness Diet by Tyler Graham and Drew Ramsey, MD

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The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body Scattered throughout this book are the top hundred reasons to avoid processed foods. And that is the short list. Reason number one points out that castoreum, which is used as a flavor enhancer in puddings, candies, and some frozen […]

Live a Meaningful Life Book

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The Wait Is Over Our first full-length non-fiction book is being published today. Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life is our finest, most important creation to date. It’s also the best thing we’ve ever written about Minimalism and will likely serve as the cornerstone to our work for years to come. It took us a year to […]

Book Review on “The War of Art” By Steven Pressfield + Author Q & A

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It took me three months to read a book about resistance. Yes, my hand did hurt when the cookie jar slammed shut. But oh, the lessons learned were so worthwhile. The force behind the jar? A free copy of Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art. I received a copy to review in October and I eagerly placed […]

Explore Yourself With “The Untethered Soul” By Michael Singer

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“The Untethered Soul” is one of those books that has earned front and center status on my bookshelf. Michael Singer is humble and honest in his approach to teaching us how to look deeply at our self. He shows us how to open our heart and soul instead of collapsing and withdrawing from the world. […]

Great Yoga Books For Any Yogi

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Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff What a great addition to the yoga canon! Leslie Kaminoff’s Yoga Anatomy (2007) offers a truly unique opportunity to look at yoga poses from the inside out. Kaminoff is the founder and director of the Breathing Project, a yoga studio focused on breath-centered practice, and is an expert in yoga […]

“Balanced Days, Balanced Lives” Book Review

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A book of recipes, personal stories, food photography, and answers the ongoing question “How do I lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off for life?” With the rising obesity rates all over the world, the challenge of losing weight and subsequently controlling it in a healthy and happy way has become an […]

Come On, Get Happy

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I’ve mentioned in a few posts that I’ve been reading “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin. First of all, I’m a sucker for a lot of “self help” books, especially ones that teach you how to be happy or how to obtain happiness. I consider myself a pretty happy individual, but much like Rubin says […]

Renowned Expert On Binge Eating Shares Proven Techniques For Conquering Food Cravings

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Clinical psychologist Cynthia M. Bulik is a leading authority on eating disorders such as binge eating disorder. Binge eating is marked by eating an unusually large amount of food and feeling out of control or compelled to eat. Binge eating disorder is less well known than anorexia or bulimia nervosa but is more prevalent. Health […]

“Kiss Me Quick Before I Shoot” Book Review & Giveaway

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For someone who loves movies, getting the chance to review a book about a filmmaker’s behind the scenes journey of Hollywood was a real treat. In the memoir, Kiss Me Quick, Before I Shoot, it follows Guy Magar’s journey from moving to the United States as an Egyptian immigrant, attending film school, and becoming a […]