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Defining a Plant-Based Diet and Why It's a Big Deal

A vegan diet also includes food products that may not be super healthy, but still don’t have any form of animal product in them, like vegan cookies. You can call it what you want, but these days, a vegan cookie isn’t exactly considered a plant-based, whole food.

A whole-foods plant-based diet consists of foods that come from the earth, in their whole form. You can practice a plant-based diet, which means that you eat mostly foods that are plants like seeds, nuts, legumes, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. And guess what, you can eat this way and actually…yes…get “enough” protein in your diet.

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Not everyone is going to get "you..." (and that's ok)

Not everyone is going to like that you say no to their invitations to hangout with certain groups. Not everyone is going to support you quitting your job or even who you decide to live with or marry. It's ok not to please everyone around you and it's ok to disagree with someone you love. What does matter? That you believe in you and your choices.

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Ideal Herbal Supplements for Today's Mama

About 6 months ago, I came across a company no one seems to have heard of, a little plant-based herbal company with SUPER clean herbal blends that support an endless number of health concerns, everything from inflammation to digestion support to hormonal balancing and increasing energy. These specifically have found to be ideal for almost every woman I know, especially moms.

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Thinking Kind Thoughts

But sometimes, the moments or days that I spent pondering my experiences, my relationships, my successes and what I want to be when I grow up, sometimes, these moments get a little dark. The ability to be authentic and real and connect with others and share my gifts and make a living, while being a mother, a wife, having time for myself, a creative outlet and just enjoying life, sometimes feels nearly impossible.

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My Crazy Self-Inflicted Eating Plan for January

This month, I needed to give my body a break. I was finding that not only was I struggling with some digestive distress that needed healing, but that I was really addicted to certain foods and I wanted a clean break. Now, it’s only day 4, so I may be coming to you in a week totally cranky and freaking out in “need” of some type of cheese or chocolate, but at the moment, I’m doing alright.

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Prepping for Your New Year's Resolution Mindset

When it comes to considering your vitamins, supplements, and powders, I want you to rethink what you've been using and consider upleveling what you are putting into your precious body. I did, and I have learned so much. I found a company that I could partner with that was not only totally clean, pure, and plant-based, but that was affordable.

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5 Immune Boosting Tips to Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

Although it’s not always guaranteed that you can avoid getting sick, you can improve your immune system so that you can bypass it more often than not, as well as make your experience less intense if you do end up getting sick. Here are a few of my top go-to ideas for supporting your immune system that you can start right away.

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The One Thing Missing From Your Diet + Exercise Plan Plan

I’ve been taking supplements for years. I have always insisted on a multivitamin, omegas, and probiotics for my clients and everyone I know. I fully believe that our soil, our food production, and our ability to assimilate and absorb nutrients in our country has been compromised, and diet and exercise is just not enough any more.

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Your #1 Priority if You Want to Change Your Career

Research shows that a lack of sleep can affect literally every aspect of our lives. Not only are we more sluggish and less able to concentrate, but we become more emotional and more prone to overreact to every little thing.

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Here’s How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving (And Enjoy Every Second of It)

Overeating, consuming excess sugar, alcohol, and missing out on a regular workout or sleep schedule can have major impact on your immune system and inflammation levels (and can lead to weight gain). Now is the perfect time of year to be prioritizing your self-care and making sure that when you can choose healthy, nourishing foods and habits, you do.

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5 Ways to Honor Your Truth by Shifting How You Speak

Honoring who you are, what you want, and what you want to share with others can carry more intention when you are conscious of the meaning behind what we say (or think) and how quickly you can lose that trust and credibility when you don’t follow through with your intentions. Here are a few of my top ideas for creating more mindfulness in your own spoken or unspoken words.

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My Daily Breakfast Staple That Will Power You Through Your Morning With Ease

If you're a breakfast person, you're going to love this. If you're not, you're going to love this. You can adjust the ingredients to make it heavier or lighter to your preferences...

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The One Thing You Can Do Improve Your Weight, Digestion + Sleep

I’ve found that focusing on 3-4 relaxed meals eaten mindfully and in a calm setting is extremely beneficial for improving overall health and improving weight loss efforts. And even more so, is focusing on our lunch as the biggest meal of the day and having a lighter evening meal. This is really important.

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How to Sneak in Self-Care When You Don't Have the Time

Sometimes I feel like self-care is a little bit of a fluffy term, but it's not. It's essential. Self-care includes anything from showering and brushing your teeth to implementing a meditation practice and getting a monthly massage.

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How to Choose Positivity (Even When It's Hard)

The average person has an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day! Take a moment to think about the thoughts that run through your mind. Are they positive and uplifting? “Today is going to be an amazing day!” Or negative and self-defeating? “I don’t have the energy to get through today.”

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How to Start A Gratitude Journal

To get healthy and stay that way, we have to get to the root of our repressed feelings and release them. One of the simplest ways to do this is through journal therapy. It’s free, and it’s accessible 24 hours a day. The most challenging part is getting started. 

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