Hump Day Inspiration

As everyone is returning to Paris from Summer holidays I want to share some mid-week inspiration. This quote is from Louis-Sébastien Mercier’s 18th century Le Tableau de Paris. As you settle back into the city and your daily routines, this is just a little reminder of how inspiring Paris is. ...

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Paris is amazing, but why am I always sick?

Paris, pastries, and pollution Do you have a run-down immune system? You’ve been sick with unusual frequency, fatigue is high, maybe your runny nose is keeping Lotus Tissues in business. I call it “First Year in Paris Syndrome.” Part of it is undoubtedly the international germs you’re being ...

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Water: Healthy Hydration

One of my patients brought me a tomato plant recently—a beautiful, leafy thing about a foot and a half high, smelling like a garden. I put it in the window box to bask in the sun. The next day when I opened the shades mental alarm bells started ringing. There ...

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20 Questions with: Hayley Enright, Acupuncturist

I never tried acupuncture before I met Hayley a few months ago. I heard that it was good for back pains, so it was something I wanted to try when I was preggers. However I never found anyone who spoke English, and there was no way someone was sticking pins into me if there was a communication issue. To be honest, ...

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How to Survive Paris in the Summer

Coming from Florida, aptly nicknamed the Sunshine State (that’s roughly 250 days a year of shorts, flip-flops, and a good tan), I just can’t get enough of the sun. When cloudy Parisian skies deign to let it through, I beam like a lighthouse. Par contre when the gray days stretch on and on I shrivel like the jealous heart of ...

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