How To: An Intro to Meditation

Years have passed since I lived "off the grid," and the further away I've gotten from the time, the more I've let the craziness of daily life get in the way of serenity and a peaceful mind.  For years, literally, I've been telling myself that I at least need to get back to daily mediation.  There's a soothing, quiet hum that envelopes my body and mind that I've missed.  Read on... 

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How to: Break Bad Beauty Habits

As I get older, I know there are certain things I should learn and bad habits I should break, especially when it comes to beauty blunders and rituals. Here are a few ways I've tried to boost my beauty knowledge from reading up on tips and a lot of trial and error.

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3 Skin Care Secrets for Beach Season

Summer feels like it's arrived in DC and I took the recent opportunity to ask Ada Polla, my friend, skin expert and Founder/CEO of Alchimie Forever to share her skin care secrets for beach season with me. Today on Genuine Joy, she shares her top three tips for healthy, safe summer skin.

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Why We Should All Eat Pumpkin

Admit it, when you think about consuming pumpkin something, it's usually a delicious pumpkin spiced latte (aka PSL) or the traditional pumpkin pie, served after Thanksgiving dinner.  But, did you know there are many health benefits to eating the tasty squash-like fruit?  Personally, I love all things pumpkins, including candles, bread and yes, the infamous latte, but for those of you who don't, these 5 examples are reason enough to give it another try!

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