Posts tagged balanced lifestyle
Have Your Cake and Eat It Too!

Growing up I was a chubby kid, and by 8 years old I was crying to my Mom at night that I was “fat.”

This was the start of a long, painful journey through poor body image, endless yo-yo dieting, and ultimately losing and gaining the same pounds over and over and over again.

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Unconventional TIP For Effortless Weight Loss

It’s a common misconception that losing some amount of weight will make you feel happier. What if I told you it works the other way around?

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Super Easy TIPS to Feel Great While Traveling

I love being in a place of food freedom as I travel, because I get to fully enjoy my trips and treat my tastebuds to awesome local food + drinks. Here are some of my best tips to stay balanced while on vacay…

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Lower The Bar

As a Life Coach and personal growth junkie this is probably NOT a blog post title you’d expect from me.

I used to believe if I wasn’t killing my body in every workout it really didn’t even count.  But over the years through my personal experience and diving into research I’ve found the opposite to be true.

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2018: My Journey To Happiness & Healing, Part I

I am by far the happiest I have ever been.  I say this often- and I don’t say it to brag.  I say it because I’m proud of how far I’ve come.  

I have earned this happiness.  I worked for it… and I can appreciate it because not so long ago I was FAR from it.

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Happy, Healthy Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… yet this is the time of the year when many of us may struggle the most to stay on track with our health and fitness goals. 

Check out my 4 Tips for Happy & Healthy Holidays!

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Hangover Cures From An "Expert"... Yours Truly!

Since this is Crunches Then Cocktails, it’s only fitting I do a blog post on hangover cures.

And listen, I didn’t WANT to do this research… but I love you guys and decided to take one for the team. 

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Thinking outside the box: Learn To Love Your Workouts

Let me start off by saying, this is a concept I am fairly new to, that has made a MASSIVE difference in my life. For so many years, I went through the motions of hitting the gym because I felt like I HAD to go, and not actually enjoying it.

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Meal Prep Breakdown: How To Meal Prep For Your Lifestyle

A few weeks back I posted a blog about Meal Prep Hacks…

The blog raised some further questions so I wanted to follow up with a breakdown of how to meal prep with the specifics!

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Cauliflower. So Hot Right Now.

I hope some of you will get my Zoolander reference with the title of this blog post.  (Otherwise it's just me over here, laughing at my own joke as usual.) 

Okay, let's talk cauliflower.

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Reflections From My Honeymoon…

At 31 years old, my honeymoon this past May was honestly the VERY first time in my life I’ve gone on a vacation and truly felt at home and confident in my own skin.

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How I Cope With Anxiety

I've struggled with anxiety since early on in high school.  Here are 5 things that help me deal with anxiety- and 2 things that I DON’T recommend...

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Meal Prep Hacks!

When it comes to looking and feeling your best, you can work out all you want (and really, who has time for hours on end on the treadmill?) but what you eat will still be the number one factor in terms of your results.

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Multi-Task While Hitting Those Steps!

They say sitting is the new smoking.  I mean, maybe it’s not THAT bad, but let’s be honest… most of us don’t move as much as we should throughout the day.

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Crunches Then Cocktails... the Inspo Behind the Brand!

Meet: Crunches Then Cocktails. My new baby. Cheers to having our cake & eating it too!!

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