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Keri Gans

I’ve been connected to Keri Gans for a little less than a year, but mentally connected to her for years. She is the author of The Small Change Diet and as you may guess from her title and mine –…...

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How fun is this? My publisher is offering a BOGO on my last two books: A Whole New You and 52 Small Changes! If you have purchased the Kindle versions, now you can get the paperback versions for a very low…...

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Posted in Brett's Blog, Change / Reinvention

As an architecture student, I chose to do my thesis on creating a mobile health care facility that could reach the indigenous people of Copan, Honduras – descendents of the ancient Maya. I’ve always found mesoamerican cultures – the Inca,…...

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The list of reasons to NOT exercise on Christmas Day seems endless. For starters, time is especially tight; between the shopping, the cooking, the driving and family commitments, we are lucky if we can get in enough time to brush…...

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Fears

If I were to ask you what are your biggest fears, would you have the answer? Your ability to answer this very basic question could be at the root of finding true happiness. In A Whole New You: Six Steps to…...

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Complacent

Last week, my friend Janice and I had lunch. For as long as I’ve known her, she has been bubbly and energetic, talking about three or four projects with which she was involved and passionate. Over the last few months,…...

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Holiday Pumpkin Cake

This recipe was given to me from a friend, and I’ve taken a few liberties with it. It is actually called “Thanksgiving Cake” and rightly so, it is made with pumpkin. That said, I think it is a great dessert…...

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Posted in Brett's Blog, Desserts, Entertaining, Nutrition, Recipes
Grieving at the Holidays

A week or so ago, I spoke to a bereavement group about staying healthy and happy through the holidays. As you might suspect, the discussion quickly moved from holistic wellness (mind, body and spirit) to a more focused discussion on…...

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Healthy Holiday

The holiday season gives us reason to celebrate and indulge.  And although the holidays, most certainly, should be enjoyed, some of us are great at managing the amount of celebrating we do, and some of us wish we were better. …...

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Artificial Color and Artificial Dyes

Small changes really add up to make a big difference in one’s health and well-being. Every week I provide one of my favorite small changes for you to incorporate into your life. Today’s change: Eliminate Artificial Colors from Your Diet…...

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