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My Battle with Disordered Eating, And What I’m Doing To Change

Hey, there. So, this is a very emotional, honest, and open post. Many of you know that when I was a teenager, I had a very unhealthy relationship with food and sabotaged my health in the form of binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia. I credit God with saving me when I was sixteen, preventing me fro Read More →
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5 Ways To Combat Sickness (Fast) And Boost Your Immune System

Helllooooo, lovelies. Well, it’s a new year, and I’ve barely blogged in the past month. I’d say I’m sorry, but there’s really just little to no time, so I fit in recipes and posts when possible. Thanks for your patience. Because it’s ‘flu season’ (also ‘tax season’), many people Read More →
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An Open Letter To Any Woman Who Has Ever Hated Her Body

Note: I recently gave a talk at South Dakota’s FIRST annual yoga conference on the topic of self-acceptance and healing your relationship with food. Rarely have I opened up about my past, but when I did at this event, I was approached by several women who could identify with everything I had gone Read More →
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How To Make Flax Crackers And Save TONS Of Money!

Hey, you!  Are you the type of person who, upon entering the health food store, heads straight to the ‘raw food’ section and proceed to ‘hmmm’ and ‘haaaaw’ over all of the selections? Good. Me, too.  But here’s the thing. While it’s fun to splurge on companies’ unprocessed Read More →
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Self Improvement

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Stop Viewing People Like They Are ‘Things’. Do This Instead {Poetry}

Hey, lovelies. Recently, I was watching a video of an extraordinary 12-year-old belting out a Sia song on stage and was absolutely blown away by her talent. At the same time, I took notice or her beautiful dress, the confidence she portrayed when singing in front thousands of people, and felt inspi Read More →
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My Battle with Disordered Eating, And What I’m Doing To Change

Hey, there. So, this is a very emotional, honest, and open post. Many of you know that when I was a teenager, I had a very unhealthy relationship with food and sabotaged my health in the form of binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia. I credit God with saving me when I was sixteen, preventing me fro Read More →
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Why You Should Create A Vision Board (And How To Get Started!)

I remember being introduced to the concept of ‘vision boards’ when I was in the 9th grade. My psychology teacher, Mrs. Robinson, had our class watch The Secret which essentially explains the largely misunderstood “Law of Attraction.” She later gave the assignment to create a vision board. I Read More →
Health

5 Ways To Combat Sickness (Fast) And Boost Your Immune System

Helllooooo, lovelies. Well, it’s a new year, and I’ve barely blogged in the past month. I’d say I’m sorry, but there’s really just little to no time, so I fit in recipes and posts when possible. Thanks for your patience. Because it’s ‘flu season’ (also ‘tax season’), many people Read More →
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Spirituality

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Stop Viewing People Like They Are ‘Things’. Do This Instead {Poetry}

Hey, lovelies. Recently, I was watching a video of an extraordinary 12-year-old belting out a Sia song on stage and was absolutely blown away by her talent. At the same time, I took notice or her beautiful dress, the confidence she portrayed when singing in front thousands of people, and felt inspi Read More →
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Why You Should Create A Vision Board (And How To Get Started!)

I remember being introduced to the concept of ‘vision boards’ when I was in the 9th grade. My psychology teacher, Mrs. Robinson, had our class watch The Secret which essentially explains the largely misunderstood “Law of Attraction.” She later gave the assignment to create a vision board. I Read More →
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An Open Letter To Any Woman Who Has Ever Hated Her Body

Note: I recently gave a talk at South Dakota’s FIRST annual yoga conference on the topic of self-acceptance and healing your relationship with food. Rarely have I opened up about my past, but when I did at this event, I was approached by several women who could identify with everything I had gone Read More →
Pain

20 Points Of Pain In The Body And The Correlating Emotions That Cause Them

From a Western medicine perspective, you - the soul or spirit that inhabits your physical form - are comprised of organs, flesh, blood, lymph fluid, bones, and more - basically a bunch of cells. However, nothing could be further from the truth. When one begins to study quantum physics, it beco Read More →
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Social Entrepreneurism

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5 Benefits I Experienced Shortly After Adopting A Plant-Based Diet

The first time I tried to make a healthy green soup, it didn’t turn out well. In fact, the first two weeks of my ‘vegan adventure’ were a huge mess. Granted, I was fifteen and adamant that everything I tossed into the blender or chopped up and threw into a pan on the stove would miraculousl Read More →
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Your Environment Is A Reflection Of Your Life

You know how most of the population complains about having to do mundane tasks like *gasp* cleaning? For the longest time, I, too, couldn’t understand the pleasure behind scrubbing the bathroom counter, taking out the trash, or sweeping leaves from the front yard walk way… But when I slowly c Read More →
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40+ Tips & Facts That Will Increase Your Happiness!

Did you know that being happy is an essential requirement for you to live a long and healthy life? Most people believe that if they work hard enough, slave away to bring home the big bucks, and then live in a mansion filled with physical possessions (and a hot partner) they’ll be happy. But Read More →
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“Doing Good & Living Green” w/ Rob Greenfield

It was a humid day in Costa Rica when I first heard from Rob Greenfield – an American-born environmental activist, writer, adventurer, and self-proclaimed “do-gooder”. A fellow writer for True Activist, he first asked me to cover a piece on his latest endeavor to fly to Panama City and find hi Read More →
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Sustainability

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Sculpting Ideal Body Composition w/ Christopher Gardner

Hey friends, Today I bring you a guest blog from my good friend and inspiration, Christopher (‘Topher’) Gardner. I met Topher at the Farm of Life in Costa Rica, where I lived and worked as a chef for over a year and a half.  EVERY single conversation I had with this guy left my head spi Read More →
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6 Ways To Remedy Food Waste & Use Your Leftovers

As a freelance writer for a few alternative media sites, I’ve been covering a lot of food-waste articles of late, and feel it is a very important issue we could all learn more about and get involved with. If you’ll click here, you’ll read about France’s recent legislation which is now mak Read More →
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11 Simple Psychological Tricks To Eat Less & Lose Weight

I find the conundrum of developed societies gaining weight (and having an irritable, difficult time ‘losing it’) to be a fascinating study. What I find most interesting about it is that unhealthy eating habits are largely linked to emotional/psychological causes. This is something most peo Read More →
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“Doing Good & Living Green” w/ Rob Greenfield

It was a humid day in Costa Rica when I first heard from Rob Greenfield – an American-born environmental activist, writer, adventurer, and self-proclaimed “do-gooder”. A fellow writer for True Activist, he first asked me to cover a piece on his latest endeavor to fly to Panama City and find hi Read More →
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