Moving Your Body Outdoors During Winter


If you happen to live in a part of the world where winter brings colder temperatures, snow and ice, it’s most likely that you take your walking/jogging/running indoors for the season. But just because the weather outside is frightful doesn't mean you have to totally give up your outdoor exercise regime.

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Exercise, Health, Overcoming depression

Go No-Poo!


I haven’t used shampoo for two and a half years now. “What?!” I hear you exclaim. How did you do it? Isn’t your hair greasy? How is that even possible?

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Health, Natural Remedies, Beauty

4 Tips For Improving Your Body Image


Many of you may struggle with negative body image and self-esteem at times throughout your lives. Often due to cultural pressures to maintain an unrealistic ideal of beauty, women are particularly prone to negative self-thoughts about their appearance. Negative body image can contribute to anxiety and depression, and may keep you from participating fully in meaningful relationships. Whether low self-esteem has greatly impacted your life, or body image is something you struggle with occasionally, there are strategies you can use for change. These 4 tips for improving body image will help you shift your negative thoughts patterns and begin the body-positive healing process.

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Health, Weight-loss, Overcoming Depression, Inspire, Positivity, Psychology, Philosophy

Are You A 'But' Person


How many ‘buts’ are there in your life? ‘But this, but that’. I’d love to apply for that job, but I just don’t think I’d get it. Yes, that guy seems great, perfect actually, but there’s no way he’d go out with me. Are you letting your ‘buts’ get in the way of putting yourself out there, going for those opportunities and ultimately living the life you always dreamed of?

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Overcoming Depression

Who We Are And Have Always Been


Any kind of transcending experiences of the mind, body and soul during childhood can sometimes bring about a radical shift in the way you would later on envision your life as an adult.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Insipre

HYPOGLYCEMIA: A Personal Diagnosis


Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with hypoglycemia? Here’s the story of a 21-year-old who has recently been diagnosed with the condition. She gives you some tips to remember during the diet and lifestyle adjustment period.

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Health, Nutrition, Positivity, Weight-loss, Personal Triumph, Overcoming Depression

Why You Should Switch To Organic Beauty Products


In the last couple of years a lot has changed in my health habits: I have been through vegetarianism, veganism to trying to find a balance between taking care of myself and my body while taking care of the environment. Then I thought: if I am being so careful about what I put in my body food-wise, then why am I not as careful when it is about what I put on my body?

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organic, beauty, eco-living, healthy choices, health

How to Make Eyelashes Longer with Petroleum Jelly?


Raise your hand if you currently have a tub of petroleum jelly lying around in your house. It is no surprise that practically everyone has this miracle product in their homes. Petroleum jelly can be used for absolutely anything. You name it! You can use it on your lips, on your hair and even on your eyelashes.

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Beauty, Health

Benefits of Horse Therapy


“Give a horse what he needs and he will give you his heart in return. “ – Unknown Recently I was given the opportunity to volunteer at a privately owned horse rescue center. I did it, not just because of my love for horses, but because they have a way with calming me down and relaxing me. I feel like when I’m with them I’m not being judged or looked down on. I’m simply there to love and be loved. Which is what made me think of equine therapy and what it has to offer people.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Overcoming depression

Book Review: 8 Things to Learn From: "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School to Healthy Eating"


Dr. Walter C. Willett, M.D., P.H., has been studying the effects of food on long-term diseases since the '70's. After decades of blood testing patients to get results about how the food they eat affects their future disposition to develop a disease, he got a life-changing statistic: "A healthy diet teamed with regular exercise and not smoking can eliminate 80 percent of heart disease and the majority of cancer cases".

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Philosophy, Health, Positivity, Nutrition

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