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All or Nothing

A great post by fitambitiousblonde! FitAmbitiousBlonde Exercise, Fitness, Food, Uncategorized, Workout 16 comments All or nothing…not a great mentality to have when you are opening a bag of potato chips and also not a great way to approach your health and fitness journey.  If you read my last post (that was a shameful plug to go read my last post ) you… Continue reading All or Nothing

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When life gives you lemons…

Life...Take 2

well in my case I use them to go a little blonder! 😉 All jokes aside you guys, life is not always sunshine and butterflies.  Sometimes we struggle.  When I set out to start this blog I wanted to accomplish two things:  1. I wanted to be a positive voice and maybe offer some advice for people who are, like me, trying to figure out the best ways to get and stay healthy and 2. I wanted to be real.  That is, while I wanted my story to be one of motivation and positivity, I never wanted to sugar coat my struggles or be inauthentic about the ups and downs that I experience.  This past week for me has been challenging, as will the next several most likely, and initially I was not going to write about why because I try very hard to make this a positive space and…

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Music – A great therapeutic tool

Pointless Overthinking

the boy with the fluteDrawing by Adrian Serghie

   Have you ever heard about music therapy? I’m sure you’ve experienced how music changes your mood or state or mind and because of this, some dudes went deep into this and they set up the bases of this new-ish type of therapy.

“Music therapy is the use of music to improve clients’ quality of life . Music therapy is an evidence-based, clinical use of music interventions. Music Therapy consists of a process in which a music therapist uses music and all of its facets—physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual—to help clients improve their health and quality of life. Music therapists primarily help clients improve their health in several domains, such as cognitive, motor, emotional, communication, social, and educational by using both active and receptive music experiences such as improvisation, re-creation, composition, and receptive methods and discussion of music to achieve treatment goals. There…

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Live A Live That You Love

Living a life that we love sounds simple, but in reality can be quite difficult. Societal norms tell us that we should be competitive, be the best, do more, be more, out-do others, and climb that ladder. Oh, and we aren't really supposed to like our jobs! Or, we are supposed to want to sit… Continue reading Live A Live That You Love

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Happy Thursday!

I thought these look WONDERFUL! Level of Difficulty: Medium Follow this blog on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_the_sweet_world/ Cupcakes • 1.5 cups of sugar • 2 cups of flour • 2.5 tsp of baking powder • 1/2 tsp of baking soda • 1 tsp of salt • 1/2 cup of cocoa powder • 1/2 cup of oil • 3… Continue reading Happy Thursday!

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How Do You Find the Time?

Hello Friends, People often ask me "How do you find the time to ..." or they say "Wow, it would be nice if I had the time to ..." Sound familiar? Everyone seems to wish that they had more time. What they don't realize is that everyone has the same 24 hours in each day.… Continue reading How Do You Find the Time?

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How to Take Control of Your Own Happiness

Hello, how's 2019 treating you? We are over six weeks into the new year, are you still on track for your resolutions? Have you made some changes and stuck to them daily to reach your goals? Many people begin to lose focus about this time of year. Everyday things seem to get in the way… Continue reading How to Take Control of Your Own Happiness