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How to Start Simplifying Your Life
in Advice, LIFE

How to Start Simplifying Your Life

At times, don’t you wish you could start simplifying your life? I understand we all have busy lives and sometimes things can be hectic. Whether its work, school, family or personal life, we are constantly overloaded with the duties of life. It has been a year since I graduated college and I feel like things have been sort of all over the place. I’m always asked how things are now and I’m constantly re-evaluating ways to make life a little bit easier. Simplicity will always be my go to solution…

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10 WAYS TO BE MORE POSITIVE
in Advice, LIFE, MIND AND BODY

10 WAYS TO BE MORE POSITIVE

It is so easy for people to complain about what’s going wrong in their life and find the shortcomings in a situation. Instead of pointing out what’s wrong, have you thought about what’s right? It can be hard. Please believe, I know! Reframing your thought process will allow you to improve how you handle difficult or negative situations but it takes practice to become a positive person. If you are find yourself needing to have more positivity in your life but don’t quite know how, here are 10 ways for…

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Why You Should Consider Going Dairy-Free
in HEALTH, Health Tips

Why You Should Consider Going Dairy-Free

I stopped eating dairy when a friend challenged me last October. At first, it started off as me not eating it for 90 days but then it has become a lifestyle for me. Before then, I don’t think I even considered it because I absolutely loved dairy. You can ask anyone, cheese was one of my favorite foods to eat. So, at first it was difficult, not only because I loved cheese but everything contains milk! I never realized that until I was forced to read the ingredient section. When…

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Hit the Reset Button
in Advice, LIFE

It May be Time to Hit the Reset Button

A lot of people live their lives constantly doing something with their time. Every minute is spent doing something whether it’s working, spending time with family or a significant other, doing hobbies or just cleaning. I too fall guilty of not taking a moment to zoom out. I’m consistently viewing life from the everyday worries I may have. I started to notice I was doing the same things every day, every week and wasn’t finding time to actually do things that don’t consist of me thinking and planning things. It’s…

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Get Better Sleep
in Advice, HEALTH, MIND AND BODY

7 Ways to Get Better Sleep

This year, I’ve made it a goal to get better sleep. I have always struggled with getting consistent good sleep at night. Especially when I was in college, there would be nights when I wouldn’t go to sleep at all and would pay for it the next day. But what college student didn’t do that, right? Recently, I have realized how important it is to get an adequate amount of sleep. Now, I don’t have a problem with getting sleep but instead with the quality of sleep I get. If you…

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Why You Need a Skincare Regimen
in BEAUTY, Skincare

Why You Need a Skincare Regimen

I’ll have to be honest, for a very long time I didn’t have a skincare regimen. I didn’t break out a lot so I thought it didn’t matter how I washed my face or what I used. I never had any major issues with my skin unless I was stressing over something then I would get stress bumps in my break out areas. Even though I rarely encountered breakouts, I still found it beneficial to have a skincare regimen to maintain the condition of my skin. It’s important to begin…

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5 Ways to Boost Energy without Caffiene3
in HEALTH, Health Tips, MIND AND BODY

5 Ways to Boost Energy without Caffeine

For energy, I have never been a coffee or soda drinker. How much energy do you have without caffeine? There was a time I felt fatigued and not motivated to do things when I wasn’t working. Now, we all have those days when the only thing we want to do is sit on the couch in some comfy pajamas and watch episodes of our favorite show. We all deserve that once and a while. But I didn’t feel like even doing that. Since I didn’t rely on caffeine for the…

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Natural
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

Back to the Basics: What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Natural

I remember when I started my hair journey almost four years ago. I didn’t quite really know what to expect or what I needed for my hair. Everything I know now I wished I would have known in the beginning of my journey. But don’t we all? After talking to a few of my friends who are transitioning, I realized there are some staple items everyone should have in their bathroom. Denman Brush This brush became my best friend as I transitioned and even now. There’s no way I would…

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