Read more about the article Are you in a toxic relationship?
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Are you in a toxic relationship?

The recent events surrounding the tragic death of Gabby Petito, and the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos, have been all over the news and social media. Much of the focus has been around the scandal and the drama surrounding these two attractive blonde women, who have captivated the public and the media for very different reasons. What conversations have missed is one glaring fact brought to light by these events – that over 70 percent of women experience abuse from their domestic partner, and one in three women in a DAY die.

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DAO Weekly Hot List

Every week we give you a roundup of some of the coolest nutrition and workout trends. Even though summer is over, I am all about this Halloumi life! Halloumi is…

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Dude, where’s my passport? A lawyer’s guide to international travel post-COVID

If you don't have a solid hold on how to navigate the confusing world of international travel after COVID, buckle-up. Reading this article will prevent confused frustration and screaming matches…

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Read more about the article The DAO of NEAT: How you can get fit without the gym
A normal dogwalk is a great example of a "non-workout-workout" that will keep you fit! Photo by Honest Paws

The DAO of NEAT: How you can get fit without the gym

Many professionals are under the misimpression that the fact that they may not have time to work out an hour a day means that their fitness prospects are doomed. FALSE.

On the flip side, the part of the population that leads the Peleton board every day may believe that this is all they need to do to get shredded. FALSE.

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Read more about the article The Little Black Dress Method™ to Meal Planning
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The Little Black Dress Method™ to Meal Planning

There are two main obstacles that trip up meal planning for busy professionals: 1) Time; 2) Decision fatigue. I have a solution for both in this article. If you need a guide to planning meals that won’t be a second full-time job, you are in the right place.

This is the DAO Little Black Dress Method for Meal Planning. ™

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Read more about the article 5 Morning habits of multimillionaires, and why you should try them
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5 Morning habits of multimillionaires, and why you should try them

Why is the morning so critical? First, it’s a key window of time for uninterrupted proactivity. We all have 24 hours a day. Beyonce has the same 24 hours, so does Jay-Z, so does Tim Cook, so does the President of the United States. We don’t get any more time than that. And making time only for the routine of the day will leave only room for just that. There’s no room for Greatness. 

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Read more about the article Weekly roundup: setting boundaries, wash your face right
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Weekly roundup: setting boundaries, wash your face right

Here is my regular roundup of interesting articles, workouts and recipes. RECIPES AVAILABLE HERE  Customizable DAOFitlife Meal Plan and Grocery List Links Customizable DAOFitlife Meal Plan and Grocery List Template…

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Read more about the article The DAO of Zoomwalking
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The DAO of Zoomwalking

As we have lived into our somewhat new normal where everyone has had to make lifestyle shifts back and forth and back and forth again, with ever changing headlines- one shining light that has come through is the power of walking- specifically– walking meetings! With the magic of Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Outlook and especially the features of their respective apps itself and the like, we can now, more than ever- be able to meet our obligations without sacrificing our literal and figurative backs. 

Check out my first Youtube video (but cut me some slack – I am an amateur!)

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Read more about the article Weekly roundup: Kelp for the win
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Weekly roundup: Kelp for the win

RECIPES AVAILABLE HERE  Customizable DAOFitlife Meal Plan and Grocery List Links Customizable DAOFitlife Meal Plan and Grocery List Template Google Sheet Downloadable DAOFitlife Meal Plan and Grocery List Template Excel DocumentPrintable…

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Read more about the article How to use the Chinese Medicine approach to food to get your mojo back
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How to use the Chinese Medicine approach to food to get your mojo back

Do you drink smoothies for breakfast and/or eat salads for lunch? Do you often feel tired and run-down for no obvious reason? Are you always freezing? If any of this…

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