How to Live Your Best Life

I am totally one of those people who gets sucked into reading something just for the headline. I’ve been click baited so many times: “OMG! She barely made it!” – I rush to click because I have to know: barely made what!?! So let everyone not be surprised to know that the other day my […]

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Favourites Giveaway ! 

I’ll show you mine if you show me yours… Favourites, that is! To celebrate reaching 500 followers I’ve decided to do my very FIRST giveaway! When I first started this blog, I had no idea how much I would fall in love with it – and how much I would enjoy connecting with all of […]

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Anxiety Roller Coaster: The Least Fun Ride Ever

When I was 16 years old, I had my first panic attack. Not a feeling of panic, but a full blown, out-of-my-own-reality panic attack. I felt the intense weight of the depersonalization and derealization as the world seemed to slip away from me. I’ve never been the same since. I’ve been struggling with some pretty […]

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How to avoid that post-thanksgiving food coma

No word of a lie: I gorged myself so hard last thanksgiving that I actually had to roll myself into bed at 8:30. I was so sick. My body was having such a difficult time processing everything I had just ingested that I couldn’t bring myself to do anything else. I was in so much […]

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Being POSITIVE is not what you think it is.

Being positive is not what you think it is. I know what you’re thinking. Most people have this idea that being a positive person means always having a sunny disposition. Most people think it means never having a bad day. Most people have this preconceived notion that if you identify yourself as a positive person […]

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How to Get Over Those Gym Newbie Jitters

Anybody who has ever started out at the gym was once a newbie and knows what I’m talking about. It’s nerve wracking at first; feeling like your every move is being watched and judged in a place where you know the chances of failing are great. I started out just like that – I used […]

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How to Build your Butt!

The women in my family are blessed with great bum genetics. But last year, after going through some stressful and unfortunate circumstances, I was down to 102 lbs and struggling. Truthfully, I didn’t want anybody checking out my backside; I was ashamed because I felt like I was simply wasting away. I wanted to gain […]

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Tips for a Healthier Vacation

Hey everyone! I just had the pleasure of taking a trip to Mexico for my big sister’s wedding, which was absolutely phenomenal. Me, enjoying the last day on the beach! Since hopping on the wellness train, I hadn’t yet taken a vacation like this. All-inclusive resorts are amazing, but they also create certain conditions in […]

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First Check-in

Hey Everyone! It’s time for my very first mid-month check-in! Being that this is the first month, my check in is a little late. Future check-ins will be as close to the 15th as possible. Nevertheless, here it is! Improvements: Obliques are looking solid, upper body is getting thicker. Current Focus: On my legs, which […]

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Personal Training: A Recount of my Experience

I chugged my redbull and squeezed the can with my hand, lazily tossing it into the garbage can outside the gym. I was arriving to meet with my trainer for the first time. When I got in, we said a quick hello and he lead me into a back office. I evaluated him from my […]

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