Posts in LIFESTYLE
5 Backed-By-Science Ways Hugs and Cuddles Are Healing

There’s nothing like the warmth of an embrace from a loved one. It makes you feel good and the amazing things it does for your health is staggering.  In fact, there is a biological reason for the feeling of affection all thanks to a hormone called Oxytocin. Studies have revealed that this potent hormone is responsible for multiple health benefits. In this post, I list five ways how a hug or cuddle can enhance your health.

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Given An Antibiotic? Protect This First

For so long, antibiotics have been held in high regard for its ability to ward off infections that could have been deadly if left untreated. But, it does so at a high cost because it kills both the good and bad bacteria. Have you been prescribed an antibiotic recently? If so, consider the following preventative measures to safeguard your microbiome.

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v i d e o | Plant Based Mornings + Staying Grounded

Before I became a vegetarian, I had often struggled with finding energy to get me through the day. Plus, my diet sucked even though I was trying to maintain a consistent gym schedule. I was always in a rush to get things done too that after arriving to work, I felt like I just clocked in hours ago! I was tired and stressed between the hectic morning run and traffic. After much research and trial and error, I discovered that the best thing to do was to put the focus on consuming whole foods and greens and grounding my energy, especially at the start of the day.

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How To Tap Into Good Luck

You may know some people in your life who seem to epitomize luck. They apply to a prestigious school and they get in. They take an examination and they pass with flying colors. They chat and spit game with the hot girl or guy and they end up getting hitched months later. They make it seem so easy. What gives? A psychologist believes that luck is a tool that can be fostered whether or not an individual possesses the quality. Here are the three simple principles that can be easily used to kindle good prosperity.

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The Sunshine Vitamin: What You Need To Know About Vitamin D

Often nicknamed the “Sunshine Vitamin”, Vitamin D is actually both a vitamin and a hormone. It enters our bodies from the sun absorbed by the skin and is transformed to a functional form of cholesterol. Vitamin D is powerful as it is essential for nearly every part of the bodily system. In this post, I share what you need to know about the amazing vitamin!

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What Pink Noise Can Do For Your Brain

Growing up, it was common to leave the T.V. set on to the static white noise as I slept. The static noise was set on low but it was just enough to set the ambience. Many of us are familiar with this scene or have at least one family member that does this. What many of us know as white noise also comes in different colors, like pink and blue and it turns out, each color serves a purpose to influence our senses in a remarkable way.

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How To Defeat Packing Anxiety

Packing anxiety is real and the stress levels can be high for anyone planning to hit the road or take a flight or two. It is characterized by putting off the act of packing luggage until the night before of departure. At last minute, the individual is left scatter looking for items to stow and shove into an already full suitcase. Here are five tips to get you overcome the anxiety so you can enjoy a well-deserve Spring sabbatical.

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The One Thing That Helped Me to Recover FAST Post-workout

After many setbacks from schedule challenges and an influx of projects I totally forgot I committed to, I decided to put my foot down and commence my endless squat and hip thrust routine! This time, I decided to try something different. I decided to stop over planning my workout routines. Of course, after getting my bum out of sloth mode, I was confronted with the inevitable next day sore muscles. The recovery is not something I entirely look forward to especially after hitting the quads and butt heavy. This is another fraction of the reason why I kind of fell off from my fitness high. I needed to find a recovery method that works fast so I turned to a mineral.

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v i d e o | CEO Oneida Franco on THWFRNY SOCIAL SUNDAZE

This weekend, I kicked it off with the third episode of THWFRNY Social Sundaze segment on my YouTube channel. I had the pleasure to chat with Oneida Franco who is the CEO of Franco Blueprint, Inc. Her business’ mission is to provide financial solutions and guidance to small businesses and educate money matters to the next young fleet of entrepreneurs everywhere. In this chat, we discuss the importance of balancing your life as a leader and as an individual, how to stay motivated amidst the competition, seeing competition as a potential collaboration, the profound power of thought, and how seeking education for oneself is nurturing.

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How I Eliminated Menstrual Pain and PMS For Good

Even though so many women succumb to the dreaded period pain, it is often ignored because it is deemed “normal”. While it is common to experience the cramping and PMS, it is actually not normal! It is our body’s way of informing us that something is not right and it needs a solution. These symptoms are warning signals to prompt you to adjust something or it may affect your health later. In this post, I share what I believe helped the most along with other remedies.

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