the compound effect

April 12, 2016
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How to Beat Sugar and Stay Happy

Yeah, I don’t know. Still working on this one! šŸ˜‰ All kidding aside, this is something I still struggle with. I will be very good for an extended period of time, but then fall off the wagon when a birthday or holiday comes up. Sometimes even a really bad day [ā€¦]
March 28, 2016
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One Habit That Will Immediately Improve Your Health

If you could do just one thing and improve your health, would you do it? Sometimes there is so much information out there that it can be overwhelming. If you are anything like me, when you get overwhelmed, you tend to just do nothing. I have written extensively on the [ā€¦]
March 26, 2016
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3 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Started Making My Own Cleaning Products

No. 1: Every recipe won’t work for everyone. You may have hard water, or maybe a different brand of one of the ingredients doesn’t work so well. The bad news is that it may take some trial and error. The good news is, there are lots of helpful recipes online, [ā€¦]
March 20, 2016
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Why Consistency Beats Motivation Every Time

We have all heard it (or said it) a thousand times: I just need to get motivated to ____.” Whether you fill in the blank with “exercise more” or “get healthy” or “lose weight,” we have the tendency to wait until motivation strikes us to get started. The Truth About Motivation [ā€¦]
March 18, 2016
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6 Health Practices You Can Stop Doing Today

Do you ever feel like getting healthy is a full time job? So many tips on how to do things better, or supplements to take, or workouts to do…it can get overwhelming. Plus, I hate doing things that don’t serve a purpose.  While there are many ways to improve your [ā€¦]
February 29, 2016
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One Word That Kills Your Success And an Update on The Hammer and Chisel

An Update I am in the home stretch of The Master’s Hammer and Chisel, and I am loving the results! I am definitely getting more toned, and it is fun having two different trainers. It definitely keeps you from getting bored. I am going to mix it in with another of [ā€¦]
January 28, 2016
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A Peek Into My Daily Routine

One of the biggest challenges to being healthy is time. We are all short on time, and studies show that we will revert to using what is convenient over and over, even when what is convenient many times is wreaking havoc on our health. I am a big fan of [ā€¦]
January 25, 2016
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How to Make Positive Changes…For Good The Compound Effect

Back in November 2014, I read a book that changed my life. I was a few months into my journey of trying to be healthier and kept failing miserably. I tried to change everything all at once and kept reverting back to my old behaviors with ridiculous (and sad) frequency. [ā€¦]
January 18, 2016
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How Drinking Lemon in the Morning Helps Your Body 7 Ways This Little Habit Can Change Your Life

Lemon water is never something I have enjoyed. I tend to like sweet over sour things, and it used to be hard for me to drink any water at all, much less some with lemon in it. But over the years, I have seen more and more research into the [ā€¦]