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The 5 Best Natural Personal Care Brands

  Whether you are trying to live greener, use healthier products for your body and home, or support companies that share your values, it is important to really look at the companies you purchase from. Every dollar you spend is a vote for what you value in a company and they should be spent accordingly. Below are five companies that make natural products for your home and body that are worth trying. All of these companies are meticulous about their…

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10 Things You Can Do To Live Greener

live green Turn Out the Lights Save energy by turning out lights when you leave a room or when you aren’t using them. Besides saving energy this can help cut down on light pollution. To determine if you should turn the light out, check out this guide by the Department of Energy. Get a Reusable Water Bottle Each day more than 60 million water bottles are thrown away in the US alone[1]. Get a reusable water bottle to carry with…

50 Tips to Start Losing Weight

Losing weight can seem daunting but here are 50 tips that you can implement right now to get started on the right track! Eat less Move more Eat slower, this will help you realize when you are full Drink more water Eat less junk and more real food Try Interval Training Find a physical activity you enjoy Eat less sugar Go for a walk every day Eat more fiber and protein Take your own lunch to work Get enough sleep…

Simplify Your Finances: Pay Period Calculator

I have tried so many different budget apps and software to get me on track, but nothing feels right. I feel like every pay check I have to sit down, figure out what is due during that pay period, then hope that I have budgeted correctly to survive for 2 more weeks. I've been wanting a pay period calculator to do this for me, but there are no apps that do just what I want. Half of the apps won't…

Why Your Intentions Don’t Mean A Thing

You spend more time with yourself than with anyone else. You know what is going on in your head, and you know you are a good person. You might give yourself the benefit of the doubt if you make a mistake or act in a way that “isn’t you”. You know that deep down you meant to do the right thing. But guess what? There is no such thing as deep down. It’s tough to hear, but it’s true. Others…

The Best Health and Wellness Podcasts

Podcasts are the perfect way to get a spark of inspiration or learn more while on the go. There are so many amazing shows out there right now but here are a few of the best health and wellness shows available. These shows are amazing resources to help you on your self improvement journey. I have included links to listen to these podcasts, ways to access their websites for more info and where to buy their books to learn more!…

Are You Scared to Disconnect?

Can you remember the last time you chose to disconnect from technology? Does the idea frighten you? It frightens most of us. Our phones have become a way to distract us and pull us away from everyday situations. Next time you're on an elevator, see how many people are staring at their phones to avoid making eye contact. If you're having dinner with friends or family, do you still feel the need to check your phone? It’s a compulsive reach just to…

Declutter Your Home Today

  Get rid of something today. You heard me. Pick out something you might not need anymore and get rid of it now. Trash it, sell it, donate it, either way kick it to the curb. We all live in clutter, but if you look around and notice things piling up, it’s time to do something about it. Here are 8 ways to declutter your home today! Break it Down Let’s not get overwhelmed with everything, pick one room to…