What Every Woman Ought to Know Before Getting Married


This past weekend, I got married to the most beautiful man I have ever met. There are really no words to describe how one feels when they walk through life with their true companion. In many ways, I believe relationships are our biggest teachers in this lifetime. I met Ric two years ago when I was 35 and that intuitive nudge whispered in my ear that I had met my life partner. I have always had a little fear of commitment and being a free spirit, personal space and freedom is a necessity for me. I think this is why I have spent most of my life either avoiding relationships or in some capacity avoiding being fully present in them. Regardless of this fear, I have always trusted my intuition completed and chose love over fear.

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Philosophy, Career, Marriage, Inspire

Recipe: College Quinoa


My name is Emily Marchak, a college student in Michigan, and I wanted to share a recipe. Since I am currently attending university, I have a limited budget, but have always been very health conscious... Here is my personal recipe:

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Recipes, On a Budget, College

Self Awareness


If your mind determines the quality of life, then the way you think, and the relationship you have with yourself are the most important elements to achieving self confidence, happiness and success.It all begins with being self-aware.

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Positivity, Psychology, Philosophy, Overcoming Depression

Dream Smoothie Recipe


In the same way that green juices are an easy way to get all your nutrients from vegetables and leafy greens, smoothies are another great way to pack in a ton of different vitamins and superfoods in the one delicious drink. I believe in taking supplements and vitamins, even when eating a very healthy diet, as a lot of the time non-organic produce is sprayed with pesticides, stripping even the most innocent little strawberry of it's nutritional benefits.

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Recipes, Organic, Vegan

Tez Talks 16 "Lessons I Learnt from my Birth"


Tez Talks 16 "Lessons I Learnt from my Birth" Today I talk about my 25 hour natural labor and all of the unexpected things that came up. I learnt a great lesson in letting go of control and being present. I talk about these lessons learnt here and how my birth has helped guide me in ways that I didn't expect.

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Pregnancy, Philosophy, Psychology, Inspire, Health

Postnatal Yoga


The birth and the first weeks with your baby can be difficult. After all these joys and hard times, your body needs to recover and you need to relax. What better way than to do yoga?! Postnatal yoga is a physical and mental activity that is gently practiced with or without your baby! You can practice postnatal yoga a few weeks after the birth of your baby!

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Yoga, Meditation, Pregnancy

Your daily leadership recipe in 6 profound steps


Learning to act as if it were impossible to fail There is something intriguing and attractive about people who act incredibly successful even before seeing any results. I have this eternal admiration for so many of my cyber pals and authors who radiate self-confidence, love and success through my computer screen. This leadership posture is not by chance; it is by absolute choice. When I started my entrepreneurial venture 8 years ago, I was blessed to have the most amazing mentors guiding me. My intention is to share some key insights I learned with you, in the hope that you will be pumped to rock your biz and your life - and live boldly every day!

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Health, Inspire, Philosophy, Psychology

Emotional Affairs. Are you having one?


Affairs of the heart can be even more harmful than physical affairs – and given that 70% of all marriages experience an extra-marital affair (according to Sexual health Australia) I felt the need to shed some light on what an emotional affair actually is, and what’s needed to stop your relationship from becoming a shocking statistic.

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Relationships, Philosophy, Inspire

Homemade GF Pizza with Spinach Crust (Optionally Vegan)


I'm excited to share this recipe have been making a lot recently. The first time I made it I was distracted by watching Jennifer Lawrence interviews and I ate the whole thing by myself in about 20 minutes, it was so good. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Xx

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Vegan, Recipe

Keeping your fresh food fresh


I’d love to have the time to duck down to the local market every morning, but it’s just not as practical as a weekly shop. My parents were big on frozen veg and packaged foods, so I’m breaking new ground with my fresh focus and along the way I’ve learnt a thing or two about how to get the most out of my goods pre-expiry.

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Raw, Eco-Living

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