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Outdoor Workout and adidas by Stella McCartney

This post is sponsored by adidas. All content and opinions are my own. Outdoor Cardio and Strength Total Body Workout Have I hit you with too many workouts yet recently? Is that even possible?  I know my blog feed is slacking lately but I’ve been slammed with work and life and finals approaching so I want to apologize for that…

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Reasons to Smile When Life Isn’t Perfect

Why is smiling so great? Because smiling is more than a simple facial movement; rather, it can change the entire emotional state of your mind and body.  I’m not kidding, I’m about to go all science on you so get ready. Here is how smiling makes you happier… When you smile you contract muscles in your face– let’s call them smiling…

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6 Life Lessons You Need To Hear (in under 5 minutes)

  6 Incredible Life Lessons You Need To Learn I’m going to make this quick because let’s be honest… I wish I learned these quicker. 1. Conforming to society will not satisfy YOU. Society will push a certain weight, a certain style, a certain attitude, a certain job, a certain anything, but hear me out right now: if you are doing something simply…

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YouMakeYou In Action: Ashley Drummonds

30 Day Blogging Challenge #22 Yesterday I went on a rant about passion— how we need to stop searching for it and instead let it find us, where in most cases it already has, we just then have to accept it and tear down the walls of social standards halting us from being with it. Today, I want to share with you…

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Perfection Isn’t Real

30 Day Blogging Challenge #15. Here was my day yesterday: 7:30 wakeup 7:40 begin 8 mile run  8:50 struggle to finish 8 mile run without throwing up 9:00 decide the fact that my stomach has hurt 24/7 for the past two weeks  and ^ happening meant it was time to go to Urgent Care 9:20 get a completely flat tire on…

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Stress Is Good // 30 Day Blogging Challenge #13

If there is one thing in this world that anyone could relate to, it would be stress.  Stress is inevitable. Let’s break it down. Stress; a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. OK, so stress is a state of being that causes tension. Let’s define tension. Tension; inner striving, unrest, or imbalance often with physiological indication of emotion. But, that…

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Changes I’ve Made That Have Changed Me // 30 Day Blogging Challenge #7

I don’t know why I keep bobbling back and forth between deep, serious blogs and lighthearted easily read blogs.  It’s like my indecisiveness with lattes and black coffee… every other day its the opposite.  I’m a woman with many interests, ya know? I’m sitting in my favorite cafe on campus, thinking about how much I’ve changed over the past two-ish years in college.…

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Motivation Monday // 30 Day Blogging Challenge #6 

Happy Day 6 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge! I’m really enjoying this so far, I hope you are too. Leave me a comment, let me know what you think, what do you want to read about?! Did you catch yesterday’s post on the Science of Happiness? But, more importantly happy Motivation Monday…. this post was almost inevitable  #amiright?  I…

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The Science of Happiness // 30 Day Blogging Challenge #5

Here is your Sunday morning paper. Here is me giving you proof that You do Make You. Here is the science of happiness.   We all know that happiness is one of the most important things out there, but far too often, we fail to chase it, we fail to focus on it, we fail to make time for it.…

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#1 Thing holding you back

#1 Thing Holding You Back

Don’t tell me you can’t. More importantly, don’t tell yourself that “you can’t”. Why? Because when you do so, you are validating it.  You are the reason that “you can’t”. You are putting yourself at a disadvantage. There is something called the “Law of Attraction”, which essentially states the science-base fact that the more you think something, the more you…

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