How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

December is filled with work parties, family gatherings, catching up with friends, and other Christmas activities. Nights are filled with sipping wine, eating freshly made cookies, and snacking on nuts, cheese, and crackers. It’s easy to gain a few pounds during the holidays when you’re soaking in all the fun evenings with the people you love. Not only that, but the Christmas season can make people stress-eat and skip out on the gym due to the busy season.

Here’s how you can avoid holiday weight gain!

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Make Someone’s Day With One Of These 50 Compliments

Make Someone’s Day With One Of These 50 Compliments

If you’re wearing a dress I like, I’ll tell you, if you have great skin, I’ll let you know, and if I think you’re beautiful inside and out, I’ll make sure you know it! The truth is, I love giving people compliments. Friends, family, strangers, you name it! If you notice something positive about someone, let them know! They may act embarrassed (because people tend not to compliment each other a whole lot) but, I guarantee you’ll make their day. I reached out to others to see what compliments make their day! So, here’s a list (of unique and simple compliments) to help you make another person happy.
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6 Healthy Alternatives to Drinking Coffee

6 Healthy Alternatives to Drinking Coffee

A lot of us love the buzz we get from coffee, I mean it does make the office world go ‘round! That hot, steaming cup of joe has made its way into our morning routine. Without it, we are groggy and unable to function! However, too much coffee can actually cause harm to our bodies. It increases our stress hormones, causes an imbalance in our gut-flora, and can make us anxious and unable to sleep.

Here are 6 coffee alternatives that won’t cause your adrenaline to crash at the end of the day.
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6 Reasons Why Brothers Are The Best

6 Reasons Why Brothers Are The Best

They might get on your nerves, but they are irreplaceable.

A lot of girls go on and on about having a sister is the best thing in the world. I am sure having a sister is great! But, what about all those awesome brothers out there? My brother is one of the most important people in my life. I feel truly lucky to have grown up with a little brother.
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Here’s How You Can Have a Productive Weekend

Here’s How You Can Have a Productive Weekend

Weekends are precious. Those two days out of the week allow us to rewind and give our brains a break from our work lives. They let us focus on the things we enjoy with the friends we love. I know that weekends can go by in a blink of an eye, but they take up three-and-a-half months of our year! That’s plenty of time for fun, relaxation, and recharging our batteries. Here’s how you can feel refreshed after having a productive weekend, so you can avoid those Monday blues!

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The 5 Best Homemade Face Masks

The 5 Best Homemade Face Masks

I was taught at a very young age how important it is to take care of your skin. My mom has always said taking care of your skin early on, sets you up for better skin later on in life! It’s important that we take care of our youthful skin now rather than trying to recapture it after years of damage. I have learned to go the homemade route on facial masks to keep my skin youthful. They work just as good as masks at the spa, but they don’t hurt our wallets.

Hydrating Avocado Mask.
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7 Acts of Self-Care You Can Do Anytime

7 Acts of Self-Care You Can Do Anytime

With so much going on in today’s society it’s hard to make time for self-care. Work, friendships, and family obligations can quickly fill up our schedules leaving little room for me-time! It’s easy to get into a daily routine that overlooks our physical and mental health. The truth is making time for yourself is just as important as crossing tasks off your to-do list.

If you dedicate a certain amount of time to yourself per day, your mind will feel refreshed and your energy will be refueled. Continue reading “7 Acts of Self-Care You Can Do Anytime”