Can a tomato change a child’s life? “Yes,” says artist and designer Ron Finley, also known as the Gangsta Gardener. Ron planted a curbside garden in the strip of soil in front of his house in LA. The city tried to shut it down. So Ron accidentally started a revolution.

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We need to fight for our right for recess, even if we’re adults, no matter what country we’re in. And I can’t think of a better person to remind us how important it is to go outside and play than our friend Darryl Edwards.

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How often do you get on social media? Ever noticed how it tends to make you feel? While there are A LOT of positive things going on in the Facebook-, Instagram- and Twitter-sphere today, the research is clear: Whether we’re aware of it or not, social media does affect how we feel about ourselves. And, it particularly seems to influence our body confidence. In fact, a study by the Center for Eating Disorders found that among users aged 16-40, 51 percent of people felt more conscious of their body and weight after spending time on Facebook — and more than…

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We talk a lot about how being fit doesn’t “look” a certain way. And this guest post from Kim Holmes, an online fitness coach and founder of My Fit Coach, drills down into why exactly that is. There’s a lot of pressure to look fit — especially “bouncing back” after birth — and Kim helps busy working moms care for their bodies (and minds) through online fitness, nutrition and mindset coaching. As a mom of two young sons herself, Kim understands that you don’t have hours to spend at the gym or meal-prepping. Check out and join her free Facebook…

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In this age of information overload, your life can be filled with irrelevant or unnecessary information in an instant. And that just clouds your mind for the rest of the day. Returning to the show to help us simplify our lives at a very opportune time as we get this new year off to a fresh start, we’re here with Mr. James Clear.

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