Moncler parka crush

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Moncler, the famous puffy jacket brand, does goose down look like no other. I spent my entire childhood wearing puffy jackets in the winter - Russia is cold, you guys - and they all looked like a ball of cream puff on me: round and shapeless. But you know, whatever! This photo makes me want to get on a chairlift. Right. Now. I cannot wait for the ski season to fully kick into gear. A-Basin already opened. Although its' been like 75 degrees here in Denver the past two weeks, the excitement in my son's eyes when we talk about winter holidays, skiing, ...

Eating well

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The way we eat is a huge part of our life. The foods we choose contribute to the behavior patterns we create around eating. It works like a feedback loop: the more we eat what we find pleasant, the more we crave it; the more we eat what makes us feel good, the more we opt in for those foods. The other day I couldn't help but wonder - my third week off of my second Whole30, and I totally fell of the wagon with my face straight into a doughnut box -  if nourishment isn't always about tasting delicious, ...

You are what you practice

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As much as I'd like to say, "Pfff, what nonsense!" I have come to my own conclusion it is in fact, an undeniable truth. Everything started last May, when I woke up on a Sunday morning and made a decision - staring at my thighs that were like a size of Brazil - to make exercise, once and for all, a part of my lifestyle. Not something I do a month before my beach vacation, not something I prefer to forget exists during the holiday season, but a weekly routine that I can sustain for the rest of my life. ...