Coming Up With A Healthier Diet

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A healthy diet can often help you to maintain a healthy body and a healthy lifestyle. So, it’s definitely something that you should aim to achieve and to incorporate into your life. However, some of us struggle knowing where to start with this! The truth is, once you’re in the habit of planning, preparing and consuming a healthy diet, things get a whole lot easier and you don’t even have to think twice about what you’re putting into your body. Here are just a few different steps you can take to get started in the right direction!

Cut Out Fast Food

A good place to start when it comes to improving your diet doesn’t have to necessarily be throwing yourself into the deep end of clean eating. Instead, you may want to begin by simply cutting out bad habits. Fast food is one you should consider straight away. Takeaways can be tasty. They can be convenient. You can pick them up as and when you please and you often don’t even have to worry about washing up as they come with their own disposable packaging. However, they also tend to be packed with saturated fats, excess sugars and excess salts. They’re generally nutritionally scant and all in all, are bad for you. So, stop relying on them and keep them as an occasional treat!

Cut Out Excess Sugar

You may also want to cut out excess sugar. Nowadays, we’ve gotten into the habit of snacking on sugary treats on a daily basis. This can cause a whole lot of damage to your teeth. It can also cause weight management problems. So, quit cakes, biscuits and other sugary snacks. If you have a sweet tooth, opt for whole fruits instead. These are sweet but they are also healthy and have other benefits that come hand in hand with consuming them. Just make sure to clean your teeth properly to prevent dental damage.

Consider a Detox

You may want to consider a detox. A detox may also be commonly referred to as a “cleanse”. Essentially, it is a short term dietary intervention which has the aim of removing toxins and other negative substances from your body. Many people refer to it as “flushing” everything out and starting afresh. One detox diet plans can vary from another. However, there are often common elements incorporated, such as fasting. It is important that you consult your doctor before getting involved with any detox process. They will be able to give advice and make sure that you are only engaging with detoxes that are safe for you.

Consider Vegetarianism or Veganism

There are so many studies and reports out there that label various animal products as problematic for your health and wellbeing. So, if you’re coming up with a new diet plan, why not consider a vegetarian or vegan diet? Not only is this better for your body, but it’s better for the animals, the planet and the environment too!

As you can see, there’s a lot to bear in mind and take into consideration when coming up with a healthier diet for yourself. But it is possible and you will thank yourself for it once you start feeling the benefits!


Keeping On Top When You Don’t Have The Time

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Why are we all so busy? It feels like every time you have things figured out, there’s suddenly something else to do, other people to see, and deadlines to make. With all this to do and see and arrange, it’s easy to lose sight of taking care of other and arguably more important things in life. 

These important things include staying healthy, staying organized, and staying in touch with those you hold most dear. This can have awful effects on how well you navigate the life ahead of you and could cause issues that are challenging to recover from. If you’re finding it hard to stay on top because you don’t have any time, here are some hints. 

Staying Healthy

Hitting the gym and getting the exercise you need is usually one of the first things that get disrupted when short on time, but you don’t need to entirely abandon your workout routine just because you can’t get to the gym every night. You can make the most of home workout options, including Online Personal Training that can analyze your needs and guide you towards your goals. 

You can also make the most of healthy eating by identifying apps that help you choose what foods to eat on which days to help maximize nutrition and ensure you miss out on none of the essential food groups. 

Staying Organized

Part of the reason you don’t feel like you have any time is because you do not organize your time correctly. Often, all it takes is finding ways to develop a fixed routine that you stick to no matter what nonsense life might throw in your face in between. 

It sounds basic, but the easiest way to better manage your time is to create a to-do list. This simple trick allows you to visualize your tasks and also get a mini boost of motivation every time you cross things off. The more you complete, the more productive you will become, which can help you find the time to do other things later on. 

Staying In Touch

With commitments like work, family, and self-care, you can quickly fall out of touch with those you consider friends and confidantes. Your busy schedules rarely manage to find time for one another, and this doesn’t mean you don’t care, but instead is just a fact of life. It too often gets in the way.

However, most friendships are strong enough that a busy schedule shouldn’t matter, and it’s often as easy as checking in every week. You don’t need to see each other over a coffee to spill the gossip and catch up, but making sure you show up for the important events like birthdays or anniversaries will keep the spark of friendship alive. 

You’re On Top

It’s too easy to get swept up in the busy and stressful realities of life. But as long as you understand how to best manage your time, even when you feel you don’t have any, will help you to overcome your problems and maybe finally find some time to get in everything you possibly can to live well and happy, too. 


How To Connect Your Life To The Past

There’s not all that much truth to the idea of the “good old days.” For the most part, the world was significantly worse in the past than it is today. Indeed, though it might not feel like it, the modern world isn’t entirely terrible — there are fewer wars and violent crimes than at any point in history, and that’s something to be celebrated. However, that’s not to see that there aren’t some pretty awesome aspects of the past, too, because there is. If you want to infuse your life with touches of the past, while still being a modern person, then take a read below.

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Read the Classics

We’re unable to travel back in time, and in all likelihood, we never will. But the good news is that if our aim is to get an insight into the old days, then we don’t need to have a time machine, not when we have books. If you’ve got a longing for the past, then look at putting down your smartphone for a few hours, and lose yourself in the classic books. They’ll give you a second-hand view of the good and bad aspects of days gone by. 

Step Into the World 

Another effective way to gain a better insight into the past is to lose yourself in the world via movies. The movies of today might have big budgets and awesome special effects, but they can’t always compare to the movies of the past. They seem to have such a sophisticated and charming look about them. Take a look at those critically acclaimed movies from 1970 and earlier, and spend a day curled up on the couch, immersed in the past.

Get the Look

Books and movies will take care of the past on a rainy day, but what about when you’re out there in the world, just going about your business? You can show society that you’re a person that lives for all times, not just the present day, by weaving vintage pieces into your outfit. If you live in a big city, then there will surely be a vintage clothes shop — just don’t go overboard, as this tends to veer towards “wearing ironically” territory. You can add vintage accessories, too. Buy a classic zodiac watch, and then use the services of a company that offers vintage Zodiac repair to bring it back to life. It’ll be a subtle and fashionable nod to the past. 

On the Hifi

Anyone that says modern music is terrible just isn’t listening to the right tunes. There’s a lot of good stuff out there, and it’s generally a lot more creative and varied than the songs of the past, too. Still, that doesn’t mean that we should overlook the talented musicians of days gone by. There is plenty of music to love from the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, and beyond. For the full experience, buy a turntable and create a record collection. It sounds awesome, and there’s something cool about using such a vintage piece of tech. 


My 2019 Pet Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide For Pets

It’s that time of the year again, and I’ve included my Pet favorites this year for your furry friends. Everyone needs something a little special this holiday season including your pets. I’ve included some great gifts that I think you will love.

1. YETI DOG /CAT BOWL- This is a great little gift for either your cat or dog, and These bowls keep your water extra cold and are great to look at.

2.CHEWY DOG GIFT BOX- This is the perfect gift that any pet would love. This box comes with great treats and little gifts that you can spoil your pet with and It comes with amazing little things it will love every three months.

3.PILLOW GIFT BONE WITH PERSONALIZATION ON IT- This is something that can sleep with your pet and he can lay his head on. A great pillow bone with his name engraved on it. Talk about cute!

4.HEATED BED FOR YOUR PET– This is a great comfy bed that comes heated. Yes.. heated. This will make any pet cozy during the cold months.

5.PET STOCKINGS These stockings are so cute and come with the cutest words on them. You can fill your pets stocking with some cute little treats and hang for decoration.

6.DOG RAINCOAt- Yes even dogs need to stay dry in the snow and rain this winter. This is sure to keep your pet dry and warm while out for walks.

7. PUPPY UPPERS TREAT CANISTER- This canister is the prettiest dog treat canister that I’ve seen yet. It is black and white stripe and is made by the beautiful Jonathon Adler. It’s pure pet luxury.

8.WHIMZEES TREATS– These treats are the ultimate best. They come in a few flavors this holiday season and help keep the dental hygiene good for your pet. They are grain and gluten-free and are made to give your pet the best oral care while enjoying these treats.

I hope you all enjoy this years picks for your little furry friends. I feel there is something magical about giving your pets a little something this holiday season.


My Top Skin Products To Help Avoid A Dry Complexion This Winter

The Winters always bring on Dry Skin and Dull Complexions. The harsh weather can wreak havoc on your face, and there are things that you can do to avoid it. I have included some of my favorite Products that help beat that harsh winter skin.

Sk-ii has the best products

Caudalie VinoPerfect Serum

This serum is a powerful serum that helps brighten and evens out the complexion. Winter can cause your complexion to have uneven skin tone due to the harsh winds and cold. Applying this first thing in the morning will help your skin look refreshed and help with keeping it moisturized. This has been No.1 in French Pharmacies since 2008.

Some Really Great Products

SKii Celluminat Essence EX

This is one of the best brightening serums I think I have ever used, and It ultimately gives your skin radiant, smooth skin. This is more of a higher end product , but you get what you pay for. I use this every winter morning and night and I can tell a difference in my complexion after three uses. I have more even skin tone and I have less redness that comes with the harsh winter weather. This is really amazing.

Shani Darden Texture Reform

This made Glamour Magazine top 2019 List of great skin products. I can see why. It is really a great product. It is formulated with a mild retinoid, and helps with boosting cells for smoother skin and minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and helps to brighten the skin. This is a really amazing product that I think you would love, and it has helped me during the winters.

The Dewy Skin Cream By Tatcha

This is a rich cream that doesnt leave your skin feeling heavy. It gives your skin a healthy glow and packed with antioxidant fused purple rice that is known to help skin with the dewy look. This is ideal for dry skin, which makes it perfect in the winter months.