Root Veggie Egg Nests

2018-02-25T15:59:13-04:00January 31st, 2018|Recipes|

By Lisa Nogueria It’s time to check in on your New Year’s goals. It is widely known that by mid-February, most people have given up on the intentions and resolutions they set for the new year. It doesn’t have to be this way, does it? Perhaps we need to change how we are looking at these goals and find a sustainable way to continue. Is our goal too big or broad or overwhelming? We want to eat healthier, fuel ourselves with nutritious foods and promote health, but where do we start? Let’s look at every morning as a new beginning; a fresh slate [...]

Winter Hair Woes

2018-01-31T15:21:33-04:00January 31st, 2018|Hair|

 by Ryan Brooks We finally hit winter weather, and it is brutally cold. What happens to our hair? Dryness, frizz, static, a lackluster look — the list could go on and on. Certain treatments can easily fight these winter hair woes. Finding the right one for your hair can be a challenge. There are so many on the market, from treatment shampoos, hair oils, in-salon treatments, to hair masques. It’s difficult to determine which will meet your budget and needs.Let’s start with shampoos and conditioners, the first step to great hair. I’ll begin by saying that most clients are cut-and-color clients, and this [...]

Stay Cool Not Cold

2018-01-31T15:10:12-04:00January 31st, 2018|Fashion|

Easy Tricks To Stay Fashionable Through The Freeze by Angela Harrison The festivities of 2017 have long dissipated, and with them went our will to conjure fun and interesting outfits. It’s hard to turn runway into every day at this point in the winter season, especially when you feel more like a delirious Kathy Bates in Misery than a radiant Elsa from Frozen. And while it’s enticing to try and remedy the cold by showing up to work in a belted comforter, there are still super easy ways to look good, feel good, and stay warm. The easiest way to boost your winter [...]

Woman On The Street: Adventures In Fertility

2018-02-25T16:37:12-04:00January 31st, 2018|Health, Inspirational, Parenting|

Years ago, on a road trip across northern Wisconsin, I asked my 80-year-old grandma Anita how old she felt.“Thirty-seven,” she said, without missing a beat. This was my first clue that our chronological age doesn’t always match how we feel on the inside. I write this as a woman who, along with her husband, is in Baby-Making Mode in her early forties. In other words: We’ve used an app to track ovulation. We’ve timed sex for days 10-16 of my cycle. We’ve injected my belly with hormones. We’ve had him make his fatherly deposit in a plastic cup, take it to the doctor’s [...]

Journey Of A Lifetime

2018-02-25T16:02:43-04:00January 31st, 2018|Relationships|

Have you ever considered how relationships offer us endless opportunities to travel extensively, experiencing inner and outer landscapes far beyond what we can even imagine at the onset? Connecting with another human being, regardless of whether they are new to us or known, has one instantly embarking on roads that can be smooth, exciting, and richly meaningful, or bumpy, filled with potholes, detours, and unexpected turns.A challenge we often face navigating the world at large, as well as the world of relationships, is that of managing expectations. When sight-seeing while traveling, for instance, if you can keep expectations at bay, you are more [...]

Real Change Happens In Real Relationships

2018-01-31T14:44:48-04:00January 31st, 2018|Ann Arbor Interest, Inspirational, Relationships|

How One Woman is Changing Her Community from Her Corporate Desk by Kristen Domingue When we spoke to Praveena Ramaswami, lead of Community Relations at Toyota Motor North America Research & Development, we gained deeper insight into something you likely already know: relationships are everything. As Ramaswami, a super connector, “followed her bliss” — helping people and improving her community — she moved from a role with Toyota to a role as a community leader while she focused on raising her daughters, and then back into a role within Toyota that allows her to serve her community even more. Here’s how she did [...]

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