Tips for Developing a Mindset for Positive Growth

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  When things go wrong, do you tend to see it as a failure or an opportunity to learn and grow from the experience? With the former, it’s usually a sign that your mindset is of the fixed variety, and it can hold you back in life. With a positive growth mindset, it’s all about…

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How to Fight Inflammation with Food

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Have you always believed that inflammation is bad? Well, certainly not! Contrary to popular belief, inflammation is not harmful…necessarily. It is the body’s first immune response to any kind of injury. Without the presence of inflammation, our body would be unable to heal and, further, won’t be able to fight pathogens that might be looking…

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4 Ways to Manage Your After-Work Hours Effectively

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Keeping a healthy balance between work and home can be super challenging, especially if you’re also working from home or you’re expected to respond to messages when you’re away from the office. Managing your time when you’re not at work is hugely important since it can have a ton of adverse effects on your well-being…

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10 Reasons Why You Can’t Shift Stubborn Belly Fat

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A little bit of abdominal fat isn’t such a bad thing. It helps to protect your vital organs, after all! Storing too much fat around your abdomen can be dangerous and has been linked to some pretty nasty health problems, so it’s a delicate balancing act. We’re talking about heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer,…

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Are Your Beauty and Cleaning Products Toxic?

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Toxins are all around us, and your lifestyle is often a big culprit for increasing the amount that you’re exposed to.  We often worry about the food we’re putting in our bodies and pay a lot less attention to what we’re putting on our skin and exposing ourselves to when we clean our homes. Personal…

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How Stress Can Make Us Overeat

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Have you ever caught yourself in a situation where you overeat after a busy and hectic day? You’ve probably experienced this. All of us have. The truth is, stress and the hormones it releases make us overeat, and we end up eating a whole bar of extra-sweet candy even though we planned to take just…

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Fermented Foods: The Key to Unlocking Your Vibrant Self

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Do you eat fermented foods regularly? If not, you’re missing an easy way to make your gut healthier. And a healthier gut means a happier and more vibrant you! If your gut isn’t right, you can eat healthy and still struggle with feeling flat and not quite yourself. Does this sound familiar? Because fermented foods…

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Dry Skin: Could It Be More Than It Seems?

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Do you have dry skin that needs a ton of moisturizer to stop it from cracking and flaking? There can be a few factors involved in causing dry skin, but sometimes, it can be linked to autoimmune disease. Psoriasis is one example of an autoimmune condition that primarily affects the skin (although it can sometimes…

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Emotional Eating vs Binge Eating

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  When does indulging in your favorite snack cross the line from comfort to concern?   The difference between emotional eating and binge eating lies mainly in how much food you consume. But other key features may help you distinguish between the two and put an end to unhealthy snacking.     Emotional Eating  Stress manifests…

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome infographic showing the difference between a normal gut and a leaky gut.

Gut health is a super popular topic right now, so you may have heard of a condition called Leaky Gut Syndrome. Also known as intestinal permeability, a leaky gut can be involved in a whole heap of seemingly unrelated health problems and can make you more likely to develop an autoimmune disease. If you’re not…

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