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Top Benefits of Eating Avocados

1. Nourishes the Skin Avocados can improve your skin tone as the essential monounsaturated fats in the fruit help the epidermal layer of your skin retain moisture. Avocado oil works great as a natural skin moisturizer. It also can help treat several skin conditions including dry skin, psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, wounds, age spots, scars and
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Why You Might Consider Using Organic Tampons

When we decide to start living a healthier lifestyle, we become more aware of the things we eat, the cleaners we use in our home, and making sure our toiletries (shampoo, body wash, face wash, lotion, deodorants, etc) are chemical free. But what about the things we put IN our bodies?! And I’m not just
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#MakingItHappen2016

My motto for this year is Making It Happen because this is OUR year. Not just mine but yours too! I believe that you don’t need a new year to make a change but dammit if it doesn’t feel good to have an entire year of new opportunities to do better ahead of me. How
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First STATurday of 2016!

Every Saturday I like to celebrate the successes of the members of my Fit Fam. We celebrate each other every day but on Saturdays we share our victories from the week. Of course we celebrate weight loss, even if it is an ounce but my favorite successes are OFF of the scale. These non scale
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4 Health Benefits of Coffee

This one goes out to all of my fellow coffee lovers out there! You know who you are- coffee is your non-negotiable every single day, usually more than once. You think about it, your dream about, and you savor every last drop in your mug. A lot of times when I am talking to someone
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Why You Should Exercise For YOU

I have been working out consistently for the last 3 years and in that time I have heard a lot of excuses. My all time favorite is (yes I have a favorite!), “I just don’t have the time! I need to care for my family before I could ever focus time on myself.” I get
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Love Yourself For Who You Are

A lot of times we focus on the things about ourselves we wish we could change: I wish my hair was straighter, I wish I was thinner, I wish I was taller, etc. But at the end of the day can you forget about all of those things and focus on all of the POSITIVE
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