Yogi Date Balls


Things are often really busy in my life so I am constantly looking for quick snack ideas that I can grab on the go, especially when I’m heading out the door to yoga. I find that having a quick snack about 30-minutes before yoga helps boost my energy levels for a great class. Yogi Date Balls are one of my favorite snacks because they are easy to make ahead of time, store in the freezer and then grab as I’m running out the door.

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Health, Vegan, Nutrition, Recipe

Setting your Vibrational Tone


Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you’ve asked for something so strongly, with so much faith, only to receive nothing, or perhaps something entirely different from what you asked for? Well, I have, and let me tell, it wasn’t pretty. I got mad and I asked myself, ‘What went wrong? Why didn’t I get what I asked for? Why hadn’t my manifestation come true?’

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Inspire

5 Tips for a Healthy Breakfast


It’s said that breakfast is the most important meal of your day; even your dog knows that. You should never skip it and should always focus on what you put into your body first thing in the morning. So here's 5 steps to turn your breakfast into the healthy kick-ass start of your day.

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Health, Nutrition, Weight-loss

Be a Runner


As a personal trainer and runner I like to promote running as a great way to shed some weight without allocating a lot of time within your daily schedule. It helps you burn calories at an expedited rate and is most productive when it compliments some sort of strength/weight training regimen. Running is also a rejuvenating activity. I find it to be life affirming. There is something spiritual about breathing beyond your norm while your whole body works in unison. It can be quite therapeutic. It's no wonder why so maybe people who take up running fall in love with it. It is more than just an exercise activity, it is a metaphor for life.

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Exercise, Health, Weight-loss, Inspire, Philosophy

8 Habits Worth Making Part of Your Life


After talking for hours with my doctor we reached the conclusion that there are 8 specific habits worth putting in practice. Why? Well, these 8 habits go from nutrition to personal growth and happiness, and I must say I’ve been trying to make them part of my life and they sure have made an impression on me.

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Philosophy, Inspire, Nutrition, Gluten-free, Vegan

Acid and Alkaline Diets


Before I became vegan, I read a lot about healthy diets, how to lead a healthy life, the proper amounts of food someone should eat, the proper exercises, the best ways to get yourself in shape, the best ways towards becoming more conscious of your body, your health, your eating habits, etc. And there was one article that really grabbed my attention; it was a surprisingly small article, that talked about how the people who are not vegans or vegetarians are more susceptible to cancer. Why?

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan

Ditch the Bra if You Want Perkier Boobettes Ladies!


Lets be honest, wearing a bra can be a pain in the, err… Bust! Trudging into a fitting room, waiting to be measured, struggling into ten different styles to find the one that fits properly. Bra shopping often feels like more trouble than it’s worth. And according to one French scientist, it actually is!

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Health, Philosophy, Exercise, Inspire, Natural Remedies

Summertime Picnic


Summer, the time of year I look forward to. Sun, warmth and the best of time in terms of fresh, available garden food. It's a time for sticky fingers and smeared ice cream. Trips to the beach, sunscreen and sunburns. Heaps of laughter and joy. What fun summer is. Picnics are a way life for me. I grab sandwiches and pasta salads and head off to roam around the forest. Thankfully there are lot of trees to find shelter from the sun. I spend quite a lot of time playing around with recipes for the perfect summer salad. Delicious on its own as a light lunch or as a simple supper, this summertime salad is a taste pleaser. This dish contains a whole host of superfood ingredients to help you live forever!

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Organic

Benefits of Buying Organic Baby Clothes


Once blessed with the responsibility of nurturing a precious new life, it is natural that many new mothers start exploring the benefits of organic food, natural care products and organic baby clothes. I’ve compiled a list some of the benefits of choosing organic materials for your baby (in particular, cotton) below, but I’d like to make a little something clear first. I know for most of us, it is just not realistic to be able to afford to exclusively dress our babies in organic clothes. Like any of my advice geared at living a more natural and sustainable life…baby steps are the way to go. Small changes can make a big difference! At the end of the day, my intention is not for a parent to read about all the benefits of organic clothing for their wee one, only to slump back and feel guilty that they can’t afford to follow suit 100%. It’s about arming you with knowledge so that you can make choices that align with your ethos and budget, where possible, where desired. So, what are the benefits of investing in some organic pieces for your bubba’s wardrobe?

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Health, Organic, Eco-living

The Gluten-Free Craze. Should You Climb Aboard?


There’s always a fad floating around. Sometimes it’s jelly shoes and quinoa and other times it’s crop tops and juice cleanses. Then there are these crash diets that magnetically draw people in. You know? And it’s all great; it’s fun to be in mutual agreement with half the population for a change. But can we at least admit to jumping on a bandwagon at some point in our life without any reason or prior knowledge about it? Say yes. This is about gluten, by the way.

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Gluten-free, Health, Nutrition, Philosophy, Weight-loss

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