Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Marathon Woman: 5 Parisian Races to Run in 2016

If you’re looking to become more active this year or maybe shave off some of that stubborn holiday weight, consider signing up for a race to help motivate you to get out running on a regular basis. Paris is host to dozens of great races throughout the year, and here are some of my favorites to get you started.
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Motherhood Diaries: Take Care of Yourself Like You Take Care of Them

Busy moms are used to taking care of others, but don't forget to use those same skills to take care of yourself on a daily basis.
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Work Life Balance: Put On Your Own Oxygen Mask First!

Expat women have a crazy amount of balls juggling in the air. It’s not a bad thing, really. My schedule is crazy and every time I keep it balanced, I give myself a huge pat on the back. But, trivia time: What happens when you worry about getting the oxygen mask on someone else before yourself?
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How to Eat Super Healthy in the Land of Croissants, Baguettes and Cheese

How to eat healthy in Paris when you have food allergies or follow a strict diet? Writer Jacquelyn Salvador says it's more fun and delicious than you think.
chocolate gluten-free tart from Chambelland Bakery in Paris

Discover Gluten-free Pastry in Paris Bakeries

The French excel in the art of eating and revel with every delicious mouthful of food. The idea of not eating certain things, especially something as delectable as a French pastry, is almost unfathomable to most French people. However, with the ever-growing number of people becoming gluten-free, Paris had a choice to make… and so did I.
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Trailing Wives: Torn Jane Doesn’t Want to Move Again  

Family therapist Kristin Louise Duncombe offers advice to a former trailing spouse who is not ready to give up her thriving career to move again.

5 Expat Career Lessons I Learned from David Bowie

David Bowie was popular in the 70s because he was an original to that generation, and he stayed popular until his death because he remained a mystic to the modern crowd. His career changed radically throughout his life because staying current is crazy important. As an expat, you need to take a page from his book and embrace flexibility.
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5 Great Health and Fitness Apps

Here are five great mobile apps designed to help encourage you to lead a healthy and active life.
Jacqui Harwood

A Hit and Run Survivor Teaches Us How to Thrive

New Zealander and craniosacral therapist Jacqui Harwood shares how she has learned to be happy and healthy after having survived a hit and run accident at age 22 and discovering she had multiple sclerosis at age 30.
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Feldenkrais: a Unique Movement Method That Can Transform Your Life

Want to transform the way your body moves? Are you suffering from chronic pain, or other physical limitations? Sophie Dingemans explains how a unique movement method called Feldenkrais can help.