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Home design

Modern divider

But even if you are not starting from scratch, you can still join in living a slow home lifestyle. Re-work your rooms to make sure that they are functional for your family`s everyday living. Instead of purchasing a new piece of furniture, look for family hand-me-downs or thrift store finds to re-purpose. Organize your kitchen, […]

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Nutrition

The Skinny Rules… Are you Freaking Kidding Me?

I hesitated in writing this post. I came across Bob Harper’s Skinny Rules on Pinterest, and thought, surley no one could actually believe that these are rules they should be following? But then I thought, when I was 13 years old I would have took these rules for law. These rules would have been my […]

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Life

#1 Reason Why You Didn’t Get Her Number

I have come to the conclusion that there needs to be a college course required for all males (and honestly females too) on dating and relationship etiquette, specifically on how to appropriately approach a female if they want any hope of any future conversations or interactions. And Tip #1 is introduce yourself. I felt compelled […]

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Life

My Anorexia {Real} Recovery

“Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest things we’ll ever do” -Brene Brown As some of you may know, I have battled anorexia for a very long time. I was first diagnosed in November 2010, but the behaviors started in the Spring of that year. After 6 years of appointments, hospitalizations, inpatient […]

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Fitness

Get Pumped Gym Playlist

This playlist will help you own your hour long workout. I use the Spotify app for streaming and listening to music. I like that you can browse through top charts and  playlists based on your own musical preferences. Every Monday, Spotify also puts together a “Discover Weekly” playlist based off what you’ve been listening to. I’ll be honest, sometimes […]

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Fitness Nutrition

PART TWO: NUTRITIONAL THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION

Today is Part Two of my thoughts on utilizing nutrition to aid in the treatment of depression. Part One can be read here.   As a disclaimer, I DO NOT think simply modifying the diet can “cure” depression. Depression is an incredibly complex disease, not to be taken lightly. I do believe there is efficacy in nutritional therapy […]

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Life

FEEL THE FEAR… AND DO IT ANYWAY

This is the mindset that brought about my recovery. From November of 2010 until August of 2016 I was afraid. Change was needed, but my fear overwhelming. I feared losing control, gaining weight, feeling uncomfortable. I didn’t know who I would be, or how I could cope without an eating disorder. It unnerved me to […]

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Life

MY ANOREXIA {REAL} RECOVERY

Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest things we’ll ever do” -Brene Brown As some of you may know, I have battled anorexia for a very long time. I was first diagnosed in November 2010, but the behaviors started in the Spring of that year. After 6 years of appointments, hospitalizations, inpatient […]

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Life

CONFIDENCE THROUGH ADVERSITY

I’ve been quiet on the blog front for the past month. I wanted to come in and write about what I’ve been doing, what I’ve been up to, and some of the things I’ve learned. I’ve learned a lot about myself from the end of April till now. I happened upon this while browsing Barnes […]

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Health

HEALTH FOR ME LOOKS DIFFERENT THAN HEALTH FOR YOU

I used to think health was one size fits all. Now, at the ripe old age of 21 (as of two weeks ago-happy birthday to me!), my philosophy has changed and most likely will continue to change as I grow and learn. I believe that health and wellness is incredibly individualized. I used to gobble […]