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How to Beat the Seasonal Blues

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How to Beat the Seasonal Blues

I don't know if you are anything like me, but I have always been 'affected' by the winter months; namely, the lack of sunlight and Vitamin D, the shorter days and the cold...the gray, well, it just brings me down a bit. At least, that's how it used to be. A few years ago, I really took control of my own health, to the degree that I have any control, and my wellbeing, which includes how I choose to FEEL every day of every season. Since there are actual physical changes that happen to our bodies, including brain chemistry issues,...

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New Year New You - The Beauty of a Clay Mask

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New Year New You - The Beauty of a Clay Mask

When was the last time you took a minute to give yourself a lovely face mask? Perhaps you would rather not remember the gooey green feel of it or the fact that you left half of it stuck to your cheeks and eyebrows when you tried to get the darn thing off. Sound familiar? No wonder you haven't used one since! Don't worry. We're going to change that today. If you experienced anything like I described above, you'll know why I designed a powder clay mask with only four ingredients that you can mix with any liquid for the perfect...

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Did you know you can redesign your life? Even if you are over 40?

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Did you know you can redesign your life? Even if you are over 40?

I thought I would take some time to update you on what I have done over the last four and a half years to completely redesign my life in a way I never thought was possible. So much for those limiting beliefs we impose upon ourselves. Here's a tip: don't wait as long as I did to do all of the things you never thought were possible. Here's where I was right before I turned 40: • Working full-time and driving over an hour into a busy city to teach through our University grant program in 3 different city schools....

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7 Ways Planning, Organizing and Decluttering Led to Better Self Care in 2018

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7 Ways Planning, Organizing and Decluttering Led to Better Self Care in 2018

2018 has been a year of redesigning my life. It really has. Today, I wanted to share one of the unexpected changes I made that has probably had one of the biggest impacts on how I feel every day. Disclaimer: I have never, ever been good at planning or even using a calendar or planner. I may even have been known to have 5 planners going at once without ever looking at a single one with any kind of consistency. What I lacked in effort, I made up for in intention and constant overwhelm. That said,  with the amount of...

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How I maintain my fitness routine during the holiday season

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How I maintain my fitness routine during the holiday season

Fitness during the busy-ness of the holiday season can be tricky for four reasons: it's cold outside, it gets dark so early (for many of us), we're prepping for the holidays, and it's just easy to make excuses. This year, I am not letting any of those reasons stop me from keeping up with my health and wellness routine, and I'll tell you why I feel so confident in making that declaration. It is simply because I have committed to one year of building myself up, getting stronger physically, and improving my hormonal, emotional and physical health. So far I have stuck to...

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