Posts tagged HealthyLiving
Social Media Affects Your Body Image Too

In all of my social media applications I get bombed by countless articles and photographs of beautiful models with perfect bodies. And not going to lie, there’ve been several times where these images affect my self-esteem. However, I’ve learned over time that it is useless to let my confidence get weakened by unreal photographs and I’ve learn to filter what shows up in my social media engines.

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Why You Keep Getting into Unhealthy Relationships & How to Fix

At a young age, my mother taught me some valuable lessons such as to never depend on a man and to love yourself unconditionally.She was a single mother, raising two kids on her own. She had too much pride to ask others for help. She never felt the need to have a man by her side to make her feel complete, and I admire her for that. However, the most valuable lesson that she has taught me is to never allow a man to make you feel unworthy.

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Tackle Oily Skin with These 4 Skin Care Tips

For those who suffer from excessive oily skin, we all know the trouble and hassle of trying to maintain, well, “non-oily” skin. It took me a few years to finally find what works best for my skin type. I struggled finding a routine that minimizes that unnecessary extra shine that shows up in pictures and the overly greasy face that leaves your make up looking gooey by the end of the day. As someone who lives in Houston, where it practically feels like 100 degrees during the summer and the humidity is at its highest peak, nearly at all times of the day, trying to not look oily is almost impossible.

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How to cut the cardboard, cut the sugar, and cut the crap while living on a gluten free diet

This article is for those who are confined to a glutenless diet, and are finding it hard to keep up healthy habits. While “going gluten free” has been a fad diet in North America for many years, replacing gluten-laden foods with their wheat-wanting alternatives, can often lead to consuming lots of foods that taste like cardboard, have empty starch calories with no nutrition which convert directly to sugar, and can cause stress and angst about eating out.

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Remove The Weeds In Your Life So You Can Grow

Bad relationships are like weeds in a flower bed, you don’t really notice them until the damage has already begun. Weeds are generally plants that have absolutely no redeeming value as far as nutrition is concerned. They tend to compete with flowers for nutrients and space. Similar to flowers, we allow bad people, who bring no real value, to enter into our lives; bad people who come to compete with us for space in our own lives—our flower bed!

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17 Healthy Things You Can Do to Protect Your Inner Peace

There’s so much noise everywhere in our lives. Sometimes, it amounts to just too much stress. The news regularly reports murder, rape, robbery and crime. We work 80 plus hours, some even more. We deal with family, friendship, and relationship issues. We try to keep up with social media and our finances, all while trying to remain sane on a daily basis.

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How to Combat the Fear of Change

Have you ever been dissatisfied with the current events in your life? Do you feel like your life is miserable and boring? If you are having these recurrent feelings of dissatisfaction, it's time for a change, because your life has become stagnant. It's time to chase after your goals and those things you’ve been desiring for numerous years. Change isn't easy.

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4 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

While it's easy to get lost in the fun of travelling and get swept away by the places you are visiting and the things you are doing, it is crucial that you keep your health in mind. There are several things to think about in order to stay healthy when you're away from home: food, cleanliness, sleep, and for some people exercise.

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4 Easy Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving the House

We all know the familiar struggle of keeping up with a tight work-out schedule. Often times, a conflict in schedule inhibits the 30-minute workout session at the gym. Rushing in the morning to school or work leaves us with no time to exercise. Often times, pure laziness and procrastination prevents us from reaching our body goals. For starters, the gym may be an intimidating place, where seemingly everyone is in shape and “knows” what they’re doing.

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4 Ways to Instantly Change Your Bad Mood

Are you feeling upset, angry, or depressed? Perhaps you’ve prayed about it, which you should. You bought out the Kleenex tissues and those old romance movies and listened to some of your favorite sad songs. And you cried about it. Now you’re walking around feeling down, thinking about that one person. You may be feeling disappointed because the job promotion you thought you’d get just didn’t end up working in your favor. The work out at the gym was good, but perhaps not sufficient enough. You’re up during the wee hours of the morning, and everything is quiet. You’re still.

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3 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind This Week

I’ve decided to rejuvenate my mind by aiming to maintain a good balance, not only physically, but mentally as well. Since I’m in Europe, a switch to my routine has shifted a little bit, but I’m hoping to keep a good steady “Mind Diet” while I’m here. I’ve compiled a list on how I’ll try to exercise my mind the moment I wake up, until the moment I go back to sleep and resume my routine once again.

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