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The Most Important Element to Your Health & Fitness Goals + 3 Tips to Get You There

We all have our health & fitness goals. They differ from person to person, but we’ve all got some. Being a personal Fitness Coach, I am lucky enough to share in the process of people’s goal accomplishments. I see my clients on a regular basis achieve something that they have worked so hard for, and I also see the other side. Those who struggle, and never seem to get where they want to be. So what’s sets the two apart? Why is it that some people can reach their goals and others do not? Some part of it may be…

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Fresh Sesame Ginger Veggie Spring Rolls

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or boring for that matter. These easy and oh-so delicious veggie spring rolls are sure to fill you up and keep you healthy. They also make for a great snack depending on what you put in them. Get creative and add ingredients that fit your liking. Here are a few suggestions that I have enjoyed thoroughly from past spring roll experiments: avocado, cucumber, bell pepper (any kind of vegetables really), smoked salmon, sprouts of any kind, tomatoes, flavored hummus, garlic mayo, kale, chard, lentils, thinly sliced meat. The sauce you choose is really…

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6 Things I Wish My Yoga Teacher Would Have Told Me

Have you ever taken a Yoga class and found yourself having a hard time keeping up, breathing, or maybe even left feeling a little defeated? I’m here to tell you that that is all ok, but I might have something that can help you. I’ve been practicing Yoga for almost 20 years, but just recently have been teaching for almost the last two years. In my teaching I have found myself saying things to my students that I wish my teachers would have told me when I was first was new to Yoga. Yoga is beautifully good for us, every…

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25 Ways to Radically Love Yourself Right Now

When February rolls around we put a lot of attention on to others, and that’s great, but what about yourself? Giving to others is a form of self love because what you give you receive, but what is it like to truly be wildly in love with ourselves? Not in the egotistical kind of way but in a way that is unbound and free of others expectations (even our own), to live bearing our hearts and souls, and to tell our fears to fuck off. This Valentine’s Day, and so on, give yourself the gift of self love. 1. Let go. There is…

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No Bake Coconut Peanut Butter Hearts

Looking for a delicious, quick and healthy Valentine’s treat? I’ve got you covered. Really you can make these any time of the year… you don’t have to shape them into hearts. 🙂 I originally found the recipe from allrecipes.com and have adapted it to suit my likings. Maybe you’ll like them too. These satisfying treats are perfect for when you are craving something sweet, except these won’t give you the guilt. If you choose to use the protein option they become a great protein snack for after workouts. Kids love them, boyfriends love them and mom’s love them. Share the love but…

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One Life, Two Perspectives

Perspective One: My life sucks. I’m broke, I hate my commute to work, I’m too tired to workout and I never have time to do anything I want to do. I got kicked out of my place in Ocean Beach a few months ago and now have to find another place to live but the problem is that everything is too expensive and landlords have stupid rules about dogs. Now I have to live at my manfriend’s mom’s house in San Clemente. It’s great and all but I have to drive 45-60 minutes to work everyday. It sucks gas out…

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A Healthier Cup: 5 Ways to Jazz Up Your Coffee

I love my coffee, as do most Americans… actually, let’s be real here… most of the world. I can do without pizza and beer. I could skip the sweet desserts and pass on the glass of wine, but I don’t ever want to skip on my morning cup of joe. There is something very special about the morning coffee ritual. For me in reminds me of travel, friends and cozy mornings. Mt first experience of enjoying coffee was when I was 28 and was in Thailand. Ever since then I’ve been hooked. There are all sorts of information out there…

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