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Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I clutched my stomach in agony and thought, I’m going to die. I was in Manali, India, in a cheap motel, lying on the floor of the bathroom. The projectile vomiting, cramps, headache, and diarrhea were horrible, but that wasn’t the worst of it. When I looked in the toilet, I couldn’t believe my eyes. […]

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Strength Exercises to Prevent Running Injuries

Strength Exercises to Prevent Running Injuries

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

It happens to me every year, without fail. I get too excited. When winter starts to melt away, I start running again, too hard, too fast, without enough stretching and without any strength training. And by August, something hurts—usually my heel, my Achilles, or a calf muscle. So I start the Ibuprofen, ice, and dreaded […]

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Does Adventure Have To Be Fun?

Does Adventure Have To Be Fun?

| March 27, 2014 | 4 Comments

What is the real reason I embark on this kind of adventure in the backcountry? Do I carry a heavy backpack up 3,600 feet to reach camp, placing myself entirely in Mother Nature’s hands and good will while suffering from blisters and bruised toes, all because it’s just so much fun?

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Top 10 Happiest Women’s Adventure Articles

Top 10 Happiest Women’s Adventure Articles

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

There she was in all her glory standing on the seat of a convertible VW Beetle with a pair of skis above her head, beaming like the glorious ray of sun she is.

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Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Feeling helpless about cancer isn’t uncommon—especially with the constant talk of cancer being on the rise and with all of us watching women we know and love be stricken by the disease. But instead of letting the overwhelming prevalence of cancer sink you into depression, you should know that there are plenty of things that […]

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Second Acts: From Family Counselor to Camp Counselor for Women

Second Acts: From Family Counselor to Camp Counselor for Women

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tracey Gramenz of RAW Retreats talks about how she went from Family Counselor to a Camp Counselor for Women who want to explore their wild side in the great outdoors.

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5 Tips for Writing a Reverse Bucket List

5 Tips for Writing a Reverse Bucket List

| January 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

As you begin a new year, it’s a good idea to reflect on what you’ve already accomplished. Try working through a reverse bucket list.

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The Art of the Microadventure

The Art of the Microadventure

| January 7, 2014 | 17 Comments

Never heard of a microadventure? Read on to find out more about what they are and how to turn your humdrum days into bold and lively exploits.

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Pita Wrapped Gyro with Dill Cucumber Sauce

Pita Wrapped Gyro with Dill Cucumber Sauce

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The flavorful mushroom filling in these raw pita gyros satisfies like you wouldn’t expect, while the dill cucumber sauce adds that authenticity we all crave in this classic Greek dish.

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Winter Spice Kale Smoothie

Winter Spice Kale Smoothie

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gingerbread, sugar cookies, honeybaked ham. How about a wintry kale smoothie to put you in the holiday spirit?

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German Pancakes

German Pancakes

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

This new cookbook contains hundreds of raw recipes that represent a variety of international palettes, and we’re particularly partial to these hearty pancakes.

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A Vegetarian Friendly Patty That Satisfies

A Vegetarian Friendly Patty That Satisfies

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

This recipe for Caprese Quinoa Patties with Balsamic Ricotta was taken from Prevention RD’s Everyday Healthy Cooking: 100 Light and Delicious Recipes to Promote Energy, Weight Loss, and Well-Being (August 2013) by Nicole Morrisse. The filling patties taste so indulgent that it’s difficult to believe they’re good for you, and your family or guests will […]

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