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How to Get Proper Nutrition with Morning Sickness

The elation of a positive pregnancy test is often dampened by morning sickness. For many women, morning sickness is a particularly brutal type of nausea that can hit at any time of day. Sometimes it comes and goes; other times it lasts all day and all night. On the one hand, having morning sickness can… Continue reading How to Get Proper Nutrition with Morning Sickness

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Food and Cooking as Therapy

For so many ailments, healing starts in the kitchen. This is true for both physical and mental ailments; food is medicine, after all. By mindfully choosing what foods to consume, we can prevent, improve, and even cure so many illnesses that humans face today. Eating a well-balanced diet can prevent or reverse type 2 diabetes,… Continue reading Food and Cooking as Therapy

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Dealing with Burnout When You’re Self-Employed

Burnout is tough for anyone, but it is especially difficult to deal with when you're self-employed. When you're in charge of your own schedule and output, it can be challenging to operate when you feel less than motivated to work. You don't have a boss looking over your shoulder to make sure your work is… Continue reading Dealing with Burnout When You’re Self-Employed

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Is the Pro-Metabolic Lifestyle a Diet?

Is the pro-metabolic lifestyle a diet? The answer is, it's up to you. I know this is strange to hear since most health gurus, companies, and influencers like to tout their way of eating as the only way to eat right. If you aren't eating _______ (insert vegan, all meat, keto, soylent, etc. here), then… Continue reading Is the Pro-Metabolic Lifestyle a Diet?

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Pro-Metabolic Breakfasts to Repair Your Metabolism

A pro-metabolic diet includes foods that support your body's metabolism. A pro-metabolic diet can aid in repairing your metabolism if it has been damaged by dieting, restricting calories, or ingesting foods lacking in nutrients. If you aren't sure if your metabolism needs support or repair, read this post. Apple Pie Oatmeal This oatmeal is my… Continue reading Pro-Metabolic Breakfasts to Repair Your Metabolism

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Setting up a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

I know I am not the only one who has noticed how expensive fresh fruits and vegetables have become. And if you buy organic, it's even worse. At my local grocery stores, bananas have gone up in price by 7 cents in the past year. That may not sound like much but it's close to… Continue reading Setting up a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

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Wellness Does Not Have To Be All Or Nothing

Wake up at 5am. Meditate for 30 minutes and set your day's intentions, then exercise for an hour. Make a healthy, from-scratch breakfast (or maybe you're doing a juice cleanse) and don't forget to use a bullet journal and make a healthy lunch to-go before you head off to work. On your lunch break, don't… Continue reading Wellness Does Not Have To Be All Or Nothing

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Budgeting Your Way to a Stress-Free Life (For Married Couples)

This advice is geared towards married couples or couples in long-term relationships. When I think about what makes me feel less stressed, it involves two key items: financial stability and freedom. I want to be financially stable enough to not worry about bills or the future. But I also want the freedom to be able… Continue reading Budgeting Your Way to a Stress-Free Life (For Married Couples)