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Soybean Oil- Here We Go Again

Previously, on ZooFit Soybean oil is far from a new product, we have been using it for decades. But research (independent research not funded by the Food Industry) is showing

Soybean Oil is the New Palm Oil

Earlier this year, I had a discussion with a very knowledgeable coach about what to do when faced with a choice between virtues and values (and now that I’m reflecting

Pride Month in the Animal Kingdom

June has quite a few animal themed holidays throughout the month. For starters, it’s known as Our World Oceans Month with World Oceans Day celebrated on June 8. There is

Eating Positive

As summer descends upon us, and I’m not NEARLY as close to my beach body as I was last year, I decided it was a great time to add another

Queen of Play

In one of my coaching forums, our fearless leader urged participants to come up with some ways to add play into our day. I was actually quite shocked at how

Dash for the Crash on Cinco de Rhino

Cinco de Rhino May 5th is known in many circles as Cinco de Mayo (okay, most circles), but to many zookeepers, it’s Cinco de Rhino. This is the perfect time to host

Resiliency and Self-Care

There are so many things on my mind right now, ideas floating around me like little gnats. Sometimes an idea sticks around long enough for me to write it down

World Water Day: Celebrating Life

Oh, Life. I love where it takes me most of the time. Other times, it drags me into rabbit holes. Which are fun adventures in and of themselves, but perhaps

World Recycling Day Recycled Circuit Workout

March 18 is World Recycling Day, which may just be my second favorite holiday after Earth Day. To celebrate our commitment to reduce, reuse, and recycle, I created a unique

Zoo-notable: Land Beavers, Orange Weasels, and Other Things You Hear at the Zoo

Once in a while a book comes along and changes the whole way I think about my writing, my teaching, and how I look at life in general. That was

Reduce Your Waste, Reduce Your Costs

The other day I was mindlessly scrolling through my news feed. For the first time, I’m kind of grateful for the vice, as I would never have seen an article

Embracing My Feminine Seasons

I didn’t get this year off to the most heroic or kick-ass starts. Not that I haven’t been productive, I totally have. But I didn’t embrace my feminine seasons, and