• Reasonable and Attainable 2018 Resolutions

    January 4, 2018

    Obviously, we have all come across pages and pages of resolutions going into the New Year, as expected. I was struggling a little with what I was going to choose as a 2018 resolution. I wanted something good but also attainable. I wasn’t going to spend my time trying something that was most likely going…

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  • Exploring Your Emotions (In A Healthy Way)

    November 22, 2017

    DISCOURAGEMENT What are you doing that’s deterring you from your goals? Why aren’t your achievements (no matter how small or large) proving your abilities to finish what you want? What happened that has led to a lack of confidence in yourself? How can I make my goals reasonable so I don’t get deterred from completing…

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  • 5 Essentials In My Gym Bag

    August 12, 2017

    So, I need to invest in an actual gym bag instead of a small backpack I stole from a guy in college. I’ve just been avoiding spending a small chunk of money on a bag that reduces gym smells and allows for better organization of my items. I do, however, have an awesome arsenal of…

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  • 4 Ways to Take a Technology Break

    April 28, 2017

    I need as much time away from technology as possible. I have a bad habit at opening every app on my phone at least three times before putting it down. I also am addicted to crime solving shows, which are on every day at every hour, so that doesn’t quite help my need to watch…

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  • Ways I Regularly Use Coconut Oil

    March 21, 2017

    Most people know how many benefits there are to using coconut oil and I’m one of those people who really opened up to using it in my daily routine. So here is yet another post on the benefits of coconut oil of course! I nanny for a foster family right now and one of the…

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  • I HATE cardio

    March 13, 2017

    I really really dislike cardio. I shouldn’t use the word HATE since I do feel better afterwards, but who wants to be on a treadmill, jumping rope or stair master for a long period of time? I LOVE lifting, and that isn’t an exaggeration. I love it so much that I will literally leave the gym…

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  • Keeping My Health First

    March 6, 2017

    I love who I am. I am happy with my mental strength, my body and my positivity. I love my family and boyfriend and I am happy for everything life has given me thus far. I keep this in my mind as much as I can as this year has been a whirlwind of ideas and…

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  • What Working 60 Hours A Week Has Taught Me

    March 5, 2017

    So here’s a dilemma I kind of made for myself… I am going on a month-long trip and right after moving into an apartment with my boyfriend. Smart idea? Not really, but this led to me making the decision that I would work 60 hours a week to save up enough money to feel comfortable…

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  • Daily Supplements I Take Every Day

    February 12, 2017

    Probiotics: I am so happy I started taking probiotics. My body has never been so happy and healthy. My stomach used to hurt every day, multiple times a day.  I started thinking I have IBS, which might be true, but I thought I would give probiotics a try. After trying these probiotics for just a…

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  • Smart snacking

    February 9, 2017

    I try to snack smart when I’m hungry as I am trying to eat healthier and cutting out unhealthy snacks is the hardest part of trying to enhance my diet. Here are a few ideas of healthy snacks I absolutely love and don’t lead to me opening a bag of chips: –energy balls -Low fat…

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