Should You Go on a Diet to Lose Weight?

This post is sponsored by Tufts Medical Center. All opinions, as always, are my own. Do you ever feel like the health and wellness industry is just out to get us!? In January, what happens? Weight loss programs and products that promise to debloat us “for real this time” go crazy and tell us aaallll […]

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Autumn in Greece: Why Greece is banking on September tourism numbers

As Helena Smith at The Guardian reported this week, tourism has singlehandedly kept Greece afloat as it continues to battle an unprecedented economic crisis: Tourism has become the mainstay of an economy not only locked in a perpetual fiscal vice – the price of being bailed out to the tune of more than €300bn – […]

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Refugee crisis: It’s time to share the burden

Thousands of refugees living in the Moria reception center, one of Greece’s largest camps on the island of Lesvos, fled the facility on Monday night after fire swept through tents and cabins following protests and escalating tensions. This is only the latest incident on the Aegean islands that are overwhelmed by refugees and migrants. Since […]

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The Plot Against the Ecumenical Patriarchate

By Patrick Theros On August 16, 2016, Oriental Review, a Moscow-based website published an article entitled “Does Turkey Need Patriarch Bartholomew?” and attributed it to Ambassador Arthur Hughes, a distinguished retired American diplomat.  The article laid out a cleverly phrased argument that linked Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Ecumenical Patriarch and first among all Orthodox Prelates, […]

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Standing up for a free press

Golden Dawn protestors attacked journalists outside of a refugee camp yesterday. Wall Street Journal reporter Maria Stevis wrote personally about the attack on her father, journalist Yiannis Stevis: Greek ultra-right wing party Golden Dawn members on the Greek island of Chios attacked journalists Wednesday evening during a protest about refugees and migrants. According to witnesses […]

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Delos: Roaming the Remnants of a Forgotten City

You’ve heard of Mykonos for it’s round white and blue topped buildings, curling alleyways and stone paths serving as a picturesque backdrop on many a computer screen. During the summer months the entire island is filled with party goers and beach seekers as if a throwback to the times of the ancient Greeks where Dionysus […]

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Greek Americans in DC Vow to Continue the Struggle for Hellenic Issues; Christopher: “Dictator” Erdogan would not allow a viable solution in Cyprus!”

by Athena Efter The 32nd annual Conference of the International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) and the Coordinated Effort of Hellenes (CEH) – was held this past June in Washington, DC with the participation of about 100 delegates from the US, Britain, Cyprus and other parts of the world. During the three day […]

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How Do You Level Up in the Face of Failure?

Today I want to talk a little bit about failure, as it seems to be a common theme that’s coming up for some of my clients lately. Life is just happening to them! One is super busy at work right now and feels like she can’t get her usual 45-60 minute workouts in when she’s not training […]

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