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7 Of The Best P.M. Snacks For Instant EnergyRead

Nutrition

7 Of The Best P.M. Snacks For Instant Energy

Office slump hitting you? You're probably in need of a serious reboot. And, the best way to regain energy and boost your brain cells is through food, as what we eat can certainly influence mood and energy levels. Before dipping your hand in a bag of chips, think wisely about which type of snack to choose from . You can also always pack a few snacks at home and store at work for when you get those hunger pangs. It's always best to be prepared in order to stay on track.
5 Ways To Make Cooking At Home More FunRead

Nutrition

5 Ways To Make Cooking At Home More Fun

Believe it or not, cooking can be a fun part of the day, not just a chore. As long as you find fun activities to do that will make the experience more enjoyable, the time will fly by. What's more, cooking might even be a form of meditation , as well, where you're able to unwind and relax after a long day by doing something to calm your nerves.
How Should You Treat Your Skin During Your 28-Day Cycle?Read

DIY Beauty

How Should You Treat Your Skin During Your 28-Day Cycle?

If you've ever broken out before your period, or developed sudden acne and discoloration during pregnancy, you're well-versed in the fact that our skin is arguably ruled by our hormones. The amount of women I know (including myself!) that opt for birth control to clear skin is staggering, but that is obviously a mask on the greater issue. As women, this can all be very complicated and grueling.
The New Moon In Taurus Can Help You Get What You Want (And Keep It)Read

Mindfulness

The New Moon In Taurus Can Help You Get What You Want (And Keep It)

On May 15th, at 4:48am PST, we will be blessed by the incredible abundance of the New Moon in Taurus. What is a New Moon? A New Moon occurs when the Moon and the Sun share the same path and the Moon is casted in shadow, it’s face hidden from view. This creates a dark sky and is the commencement of a new lunar cycle. What does the New Moon represent? The New Moon is the first phase in the Lunar Cycle.
3 Fun Ways To Spread Positivity With Your FriendsRead

Wellness

3 Fun Ways To Spread Positivity With Your Friends

When it comes to the word wellness, we often think of how we can best take care of ourselves through movement, meditation, nutrition, relationships and more. All of those pillars of self-care are extremely important, because of course; you can’t take care of others without first taking care of yourself.
What Is Green Washed vs. Organic In The Beauty Industry?Read

DIY Beauty

What Is Green Washed vs. Organic In The Beauty Industry?

In a world where 'organic' is the gold standard for everything from food, to bedding, to beauty products... there are hundreds of brands marketing each day that their products, too, are at this gold standard. Unfortunately, it's not always the case. Enter the term: Green Washing. https://www.instagram.com/p/BidXv-0BGqW/?taken-by=cropnatural "
5 Tips For Creating A Spa Atmosphere At HomeRead

Wellness

5 Tips For Creating A Spa Atmosphere At Home

After a busy, grueling week, it's nice to come home to an oasis to relieve tension and feel restored. As it's not realistic, or budget friendly, to go to a spa every day, it's a great idea to create your own spa-like setting within the comforts of your home. Besides, you'll have peace and quiet, so it'll be easier to unwind and tune into your mind and body.
The Pros and Cons Of Starting Your Day With JuiceRead

Nutrition

The Pros and Cons Of Starting Your Day With Juice

When it comes to starting your day off with breakfast, you might pair whatever you're eating with a tall glass of OJ or grapefruit juice. Or, you might even ditch food altogether in favor a morning juice . Yet, while these juices might taste flavorful, they might not be the best option for AM fuel.
This Is What Your Dreams Might Mean, According To An MDRead

Mindfulness

This Is What Your Dreams Might Mean, According To An MD

When it comes to dreaming, there's way more to it than just waking up a bit dazed and confused. Dreaming is a way for the mind to indulge in creativity and take a step outwards from reality, in a way to assess true desires , needs, and goals relative to life. "We dream for about 2 hours a night, when we enter REM sleep—the stage of sleep associated with rapid eye movement, increased respiratory rate, reduced muscle tone, and heightened brain activity," says Dr.
4 Major Benefits of Adding Saunas & Steam Rooms To Your Self Care RoutineRead

Wellness

4 Major Benefits of Adding Saunas & Steam Rooms To Your Self Care Routine

You might go into the sauna or steam room after a tough workout to relax and soothe sore muscles , and you're right to do so. Using a sauna or steam room to ease tense muscles and take some time for yourself and your "self-care" routine can really benefit your mind, body, and soul. There's something so sensual about the heat, and the act of sweating helps release toxins and create balance in the body.
Low Carb, High Protein Foods To Add To Your DietRead

Nutrition

Low Carb, High Protein Foods To Add To Your Diet

If you're going on the paleo or keto diet, or simply looking to slash some carbs and eat higher protein foods , you sure can. There are plenty of delicious, nutrient-dense foods that are rich in protein and low in carbs to provide staying power and muscle-building perks.
A Helpful Guide To Different Types of Birth ControlRead

Wellness

A Helpful Guide To Different Types of Birth Control

If you're wondering which birth control method to choose from, you're in luck, because here's a guide to help you figure out the best one for your body's needs. Of course, with so many options, it seems pretty confusing. (How could it not?) And, while you should still discuss these methods with your OB/GYN, here's a useful breakdown of different methods to help steer you on the right path. Drosperinone: Yasmin/Yaz If you're prone to acne, this might be a good one birth control to try.
How Scheduling Exercise Throughout The Day Can Actually Make You WorkoutRead

Fitness

How Scheduling Exercise Throughout The Day Can Actually Make You Workout

Until recently, I looked at exercise as just another thing on my daily to-do list. It usually fell towards the bottom, too, because putting work obligations first always seemed more important. I would procrastinate my work out to the point where it was rarely ever happening. Plus, most days I’m lucky if I get through everything on my list, so needless to say exercise was fast becoming fantasy rather than reality.
The Story Of My Effort To Quit Burpees & Tap Into Breath Work For RelaxationRead

Mindfulness

The Story Of My Effort To Quit Burpees & Tap Into Breath Work For Relaxation

To be honest, when it comes to not freaking the f*ck out during a busy day, I'm not so great at it. I tend to stress out majorly, and I've never been one to tune into yoga, meditation or breath work. In fact, it backfires: making me feel more stressed out and on edge. (PS: if you're one of the unfortunate souls like I am, here are a few ways to get into meditation when you really can't stand a second of it .
One Pot Vegan Alfredo RecipeRead

Dinner

One Pot Vegan Alfredo Recipe

Alfredo is one of those indulgent dishes you just have to have every once in a while. If you’re sensitive to dairy, though, it can be a tough one to digest. Insert this one-pot vegan alfredo that will seriously make your day. You’ll probably wonder why you ever ate dairy-based alfredo to begin with (although if you prefer dairy, this is a pretty great recipe).