How to use an Affirmation?

The answer is really up to you!  Affirmations only work if you use them at the right time and with the right mindset.  They are not a magic spell, but instead a tool to use.  And everyone is unique.  Something that is powerful for you, may not be for someone else.  It is so important …

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meal prep

Instagram Meal Prep isn’t realistic.

Instagram is full of beautiful meal preps just like the photo above, taken from my favorite Instagram account  She has the most beautiful and tasty looking meal preps.  And it looks so easy and doable, but trust me, all is not what it seems. I remember the first time I saw delicious, healthy foods …

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5 Delicious 0 calorie beverages for weight loss

There are so many delicious 0 calorie beverages!  I might be in the minority, but I really only drink water, black coffee, and red wine. Unfortunately, wine is not on the list below. (Sorry for the tease!). Please note, this post contains affiliate links that generate advertising commission for this site, at no additional cost …

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affirmations for self improvement

Affirmations for Self Improvement

Affirmations for self improvement can help you achieve your goals.  If you are new to affirmations and don’t know how to use them, start here: What Is an Affirmation? or How Do I Use an Affirmation? Humans have always sought to improve themselves and their circumstances.  It is engrained in our DNA.   But many of us have …

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Real Food Rules: Rules #1-5

Real food rules are compiled from Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food.  Real food is hard to find nowadays but here is his easy advice on how to avoid processed foods. Please note, this post contains Amazon Affiliate links that generate revenue for the site, at no additional cost to you, should you utilize …

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5 ways to drink more water.

Odds are you probably need to drink more water.  Over 60% of you body is water and your brain is over 70%.  That meme about how humans are just cucumbers with anxiety?  Yeah, that’s pretty accurate! Needless to say, you have drink water to keep your body and your brain functioning at their best.  It …

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workout clothes review

Workout Clothes Review

Here is the first Workout Clothes Review of some expensive brands and some cheaper finds.  Finding clothes that are comfortable enough to sweat in, jump in, and still feel confient in is a lot harder than it seems (pun intended!). Please note, this post contains Amazon Affiliate links that generate revenue for the site, at …

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what is a calorie

Wait, what is a calorie?

So, what is a calorie and why is it so important to lose weight?  Let’s start at the very beginning. All successful diets are based on the principle of Calories In vs Calories Out.  Yes, even if it’s keto, paleo, low carb, weight watchers, or any other method of weight loss out there. But hold …

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French Women Don't Get Fat

French Women Don’t Get Fat – Book Review

A Review of: French Women Don’t Get Fat “The Secret of Eating for Pleasure” by Mireille Guiliano.  Learn the secrets to how the French manage to stay so thin and enjoy delicious food!  Visit the website for the book here. Please note, this post contains Amazon Affiliate links that generate revenue for the site at …

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self care

What self care isn’t.

Self care is very trendy right now, it’s even Self Care September, but do you know what it really means to care for yourself? At first I was definitely caught up in the whole self care craze.  Really, who wasn’t?  Influencers on Instagram mostly use it as a good excuse to spend time and money …

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