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Get Healthier With Strategies That Have Nothing To Do With Diet

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Lover of hot coffee and cold bubbly, but especially the idea that you deserve to feel great. But you've gotta put in a little effort. Learn how here.

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Musings + lessons from my journey as a mom.

Often overlooked, but critical to living a healthy + happy life.

Guidance on this under-utlized secret weapon.

Beginning a wellness journey can feel daunting, especially if you’re on social media. It can make it look like you have to have all of the newest kitchen tools, programs, workouts, sleep trackers, count your macros and take on a full time job as a chef in order to be successful.

But that’s not true. 

All you need to get started is a commitment to do a few things a day. Once you master those, add 1 more. And so on. The smallest things, when done consistently, can make an enormous difference in how you feel. Pick a few things from this list and start now. 

  • When you wake up in the morning, drink 8 – 16oz of water. This alone activates peristalsis in your body, aiding you in proper and regular elimination first thing in the morning. This alone will help with energy, metabolism, bloat, and digestion. You don’t need lemon and cayenne pepper – just water on your bedside table waiting for you when you wake up. 
  • Drink half your body weight in ounces each day
  • Journal in the evenings for just 5 minutes – write down 3 things that went well or that you are proud of from the day
  • Move your body. It can be 5 minutes or a whole hour. Anything from a few sit ups, to stretching, a walk, or a full workout. Just move daily. 
  • Chew slowly. Fully appreciate your meal. Look at it, smell it, and then enjoy each bite.
  • Use a warm washcloth to wash your face in the morning and at night. 
  • Dry brush before taking a shower 
  • Start a skincare routine. 
  • Read a book instead of scrolling on your phone before bed. 
  • Schedule self-care and schedule fun.

If you choose to let go of the resistance around changing your lifestyle and view it as taking care of your mind and body, you can often see better success than if you were to simply focus on food.

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coffee OBSESSED, pisces, leggings everyday,
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Hi, I'm Tara.
Your BFF + New Lifestyle Coach.

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