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As a sun lover and outdoor enthusiast, I’ve always cherished the warm embrace of the sun’s rays on my skin. I was that girl baking in a bikini on the beach, addicted to the tan lines and my skins “healthy” glow. However, my perspective on sun exposure took a significant turn in my 40s when […]

The Best Sunscreens this Summer (and all year!)

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When I cook, write, practice yoga or ski, time seems to blur and I become immersed in a state referred to as ‘flow’. Do you have moments of total absorption where you feel the magic of being alive? Jeremy McCarthy shares what he’s learnt from the book Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by positive […]

Finding Flow: The Sweet Spot Between Boredom and Anxiety

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Ever wondered why a regular yoga practice or meditation feels so good? Our resident holistic executive Jeremy McCarthy believes it has to do with one very important personality trait: self-control.  Studying positive psychology I have observed something very interesting: the overlaps between what modern researchers are studying and the teachings of ancient Eastern philosophies. Take mindfulness. Increasingly, […]

Could self-control be the key to wellbeing?

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Ever wished there were more hours in the day? Change your focus from the clock to your personal battery pack to get more out of life, says our resident Holistic Exec Jeremy McCarthy. Time management is out and energy management is in. We so often claim we don’t have enough time in our day, yet if we […]

Time management is out and energy management is in

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We’ve all been told we need to move more. Ironically, we’ve also been told we need to move less and still our minds. How can we strike the balance between getting enough movement and stillness in our modern lives? Our expert and author of the Psychology of Spas & Wellbeing Jeremy McCarthy finds out.  The greatest irony of […]

Movement and stillness: A modern paradox

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When I first met Jeremy McCarthy he came across as a cool guy in a suit. And he is a cool guy in a suit, running the global spa operations at Mandarin Oriental Spas worldwide, and so much more. Jeremy is a life-long student of the mind. He started studying psychology 20 years ago and in 2009 graduated from […]

Why I love Jeremy McCarthy, Global director of Spa at the Mandarin Oriental

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What’s your favorite kitchen tool? I'm personally obsessed with my dehydrator! In this post, I'm sharing why I love it so much and 9 things I make in it!

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What’s your favorite kitchen tool? I’m personally obsessed with my dehydrator! Sure, dehydrating food takes a long time. But here’s the good news: While your dehydrator may need a few hours—or in some cases, a few days—to deliver the decadent dish you’ve been craving, once you prep your ingredients, you can leave them and forget […]

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Love sipping on a flavorful beverage, but hate all those extra calories and chemicals? In this article, my friend and health blogger Melissa Gundersen shows us 11 delicious infused water recipes and steps us through how to make them! Every morning I wake up, stumble to the kitchen, and make myself a pitcher of infused water. […]

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Many of you read with fascination about xenoestrogens and the affect on our health and waistlines last week. We’ve followed up this week with a Part 2 to Dave Catudal’s popular post: a handy lists of foods to eat and avoid to help balance your hormones to achieve optimal health. What is the one thing you do everyday? You […]

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