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If you are like me, then you are a creature of habit. Being that I am usually pretty busy, having a weekday routine keeps me on track and keeps me sane! Even though having a specific work out routine is important for building a body you want, switching up your workout routine every now and[…]

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From dry skin, to cooking, to cleaning, to hormone support, to weight loss… It seems like for no matter what you are asking, coconut oil is the answer. We hear a lot of hype around coconut oil being the cure for everything, but is it really? Unfortunately, there is no magic pill (or oil) that[…]

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We all know that wearing sunscreen is important. We all probably rolled our eyes when our parents slathered on the sunscreen when we were younger, but the fact is that sunscreen is important for much more then preventing sunburns. Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the United States will be diagnosed skin[…]

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We commonly think of bacteria as being bad, but there are good bacteria that help our body function as well. These bacteria, more commonly known as probiotics, were first introduced in the late 20thcentury, but over the last few years, the use of probiotics has continued to rise. Probiotics are now the 3rdmost commonly used[…]

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Long before it was used to flavor our gum and toothpaste, mint was used for its medicinal properties. You’ve probably heard of peppermint and spearmint, but there are actually over 12 different species and hundreds of variety of mint. Mint is used in everything from cooking, to beauty products, to medicine. No matter how you[…]

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The dictionary defines determination as a “firm or fixed intention to achieve a desired end”. In other words, it means never giving up until you reach your goal.  Now, how many of your have abandoned a goal before? Why? Because things got hard or you weren’t seeing progress as quickly as you wanted? What about[…]

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You may think that weighing yourself everyday is the key to staying on track, but it actually could be hurting your more then you think! How often you step on the scale can play a big part in your motivation to either continue or abandon your goals. Stepping on the scale and seeing your weight[…]

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Okay, be honest… how many of you brush your teeth twice a day? How many of you floss after each meal? We’ve heard about the importance of good oral hygiene since we were little and have been warned about the dangers of choosing to skip out on brushing, but how many of us have carried[…]

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One of my favorite quotes is “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there”. Each of us has our own comfort zone and staying within those mental and emotional boundaries we create helps us feel safe and secure, but it also keeps us right where we are. Staying within your comfort[…]

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Lavender is one of the most popular scents in essential oils, candles, soaps, and more. Known for it’s relaxing properties, lavender is a favorite for massage oils, body lotions, and bath oils. Besides just helping you unwind after a long day, lavender has a ton of benefits! Check out just a few of the many[…]

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