Guest Post: The Underrated, Free Self-Care Practice that Changed My Life

May, 24 2016 by Katie Dalebout

I used to crave presence and mindfulness but my monkey mind prevented me from ever feeling present. I always seemed to have a million loud thoughts, ideas, and insecurities clouding my mind. That all changed one day when I found myself in a bookstore, buying a journal, without a clue about “why.” I started writing out all the gunk clouding my mind and preventing me from being present in my life. When I got it out of my head and onto to the page I felt lighter. I was so jazzed by this new practice that I wanted everyone I... Read more

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Guest Post: The Underrated, Free Self-Care Practice that Changed My Life

I used to crave presence and mindfulness but my monkey mind prevented me from ever feeling present. I always seemed to have a million loud thoughts, ideas, and insecurities clouding...

May, 24 2016 by Katie Dalebout

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The Benefits of Fat and Healthy Sources

Want beautiful skin and hair? Balanced hormones? Reduced inflammation? No more sugar cravings? Make sure you always include this essential macronutrient at every meal and snack – my favourite one in fact...

May, 19 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Almond Rosemary Flatbread and Sweet Potato Hummus + Giveaway!

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably already know I love Mediterranean food. Whether I’m choosing a restaurant or choosing what I’m going to cook for dinner,...

May, 12 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Mindful Eating: How Changing Your Mind Can Change Your Gut

Mindfulness is about more than just meditation! The standard image most people have when then think of mindfulness is of someone sitting placidly on the floor with their eyes closed...

May, 23 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Roasted Lemon Asparagus with Pecans

Spring has sprung, and so has the asparagus! Asparagus is a member of the lily family and one of the first veggies to pop up in the spring. It's asparagus...

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Gluten Free, Mains and Sides

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Every day, you’ll see tons of ads for creams, makeup and other beauty potions that talk about how they’ve added the latest, trendiest superfood to their list of ingredients. The...

May, 10 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Mindfulness for People Who Don’t Like to Meditate

Mindfulness is really having a moment right now. Everyone from pop stars to tech CEOs to Joyous Health bloggers are talking about how good for you the practice is, and...

May, 21 2016 by Kate McDonald Walker

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Stress-Eating Secrets

Stress-eating, or emotional eating, is often a very secretive experience. Nobody wants to admit they eat three chocolate bars in a row, followed by a half-pint of ice cream on...

May, 14 2016 by Susanne Mueller

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Tips to Ensure a Speedier Recovery from Pregnancy

Give yourself the best chance to avoid the common and limiting condition of diastasis recti (often misleadingly referred to as “mummy tummy”). Education is key in the prenatal phase for...

May, 7 2016 by Vanessa Ast

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