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How We Develop Self-Confidence

Guest post by Dr. Karen Phillip  You have more control over how you feel than you ever thought possible. To be self-confident is to enjoy a feeling of trust in your abilities, qualities, and judgement. It is an internal state that is made up of what we think and feel about ourselves. To be self-confident is to be secure in […]

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5 Tips For Getting Lean In Summer 2017

We’re well into the summer now, and if you’re like many people, you may have given up on your New Year’s resolution to get fit, or, you’ve fallen off the wagon. Use these 5 tips to inspire and motivate you to get back on track! 1.    Burn More Fat with HIIT.  HIIT stands for high-intensity […]

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The 10 BEST Inflammation-Fighting Foods You Need To Be Eating

Fighting inflammation is quickly becoming a major health priority—and for good reason, considering inflammation is linked to everything from bloating and acne to life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and diabetes. Here are 10 of the BEST anti-inflammatory foods you NEED to be eating! 1. Turmeric. Turmeric was one of the most trending pins in Pinterest […]

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Is Chewing Gum Bad For You? 

It’s an age-old question. Is chewing gum really bad for you? People have been chewing gum since the time of the ancient Greeks, when they first peeled bark from trees and used it as a breath sweetener. Today, many people who chew gum, look at it as a snack. Mostly, they like the flavor or […]

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Fairy Blends Tea – Energy

I love tea. As a young girl growing up in Czechoslovakia (later Czech republic) my life wasn’t always picture perfect. But I think something wonderful can happen when we go through hardship. Much like working out, when the load you carry becomes heavier, you can either give up or you can become stronger. And I have always been […]

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Fitting Out

I’m sure that you’ve heard the phrase, “fitting in”. Someone who fits in can be described as someone who blends into a crowd. Someone who looks and acts like the people they’re surrounded with. Someone who doesn’t make waves or draw attention to themselves. It’s someone who doesn’t stand out for any particular reason. Many, […]

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5 Hyper-Functional Beverages: The New Health Tonics

Once upon a time, when we looked for a drink, all we wanted was some hydration. Now people want hydration and more. On the market, you know have beverages with collagen in it to enhance beauty, cinnamon extracts to tackle diabetes, and even Omega-3s for heart health. Functional drinks are exciting, but you still have to keep […]

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Should You Be Eating PFC Meals?

  There are many eating styles out there, and while I personally follow a low carb, high fat diet, and I like to earn my carbs with a high-intensity workout. In other words, if it’s my high intensity workout day, I can have meals that are high in carbs. I fully understand that this eating […]

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Intentions in Every Day Life

  Has this ever happened to you? You wake up and, even though you got a good night’s sleep last night, you feel tired and draggy. You move through your day feeling grumpy and fuzzy-headed. You’re both impatient and annoyed with most people you encounter and don’t feel any energy or drive. After a long, generally […]

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How To Remove Those Annoying Habits that Haunt Us

Guest Article by Dr. Karen Phillip Most of us have them. Those annoying habits haunting and impeding our lives. Perhaps we drink more alcohol than we need, we may gamble and try to hide our losses, we lose our cool and snap at those who may not deserve our wrath, and we then hate ourself […]

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