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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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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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Simple Pleasures #17: Goji Berries & Their Amazingness

Goji berries may give you super powers. Ok, they may not make your fly or walk through walls but they will keep your body healthy and energy lifted. Goji berries have recently been introduced into the western world only in the last few years, but have been part of the diets of Tibet and China for thousands of years. They gained popularity quickly when word spread of their super power health benefits. If you have already added these delicious little berries to your diet, then keep on truck’n, if not, it may be time for you jump on the goji wagon. The Benefits:…

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Food Porn: 7 Ways to Eat Your Eggs

I love eggs. I literally could eat them everyday. I understand that eggs aren’t for everyone, but if you are an egg lover, you might find these following recipes at the top of you must try list. But before we get to the goods, let me share the benefits of the all amazing egg. The protein found in eggs is the highest quality protein found in any food. One eggs boost 6 grams of protein and only 70 calories, making the egg a healthy addition to any weight loss/management diet. They contain vitamin B12, which is necessary for fat breakdown…

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How to Recover from a Long Weekend

We’ve all been there. We workout really hard and eat really really well during the week and then blow it all on the weekend. That’s ok. Don’t feel bad… just follow these simple tips to get you back on track. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate Yes, yes… you probably already know this but drink water! If you spent the weekending drinking too much alcohol or consumed way too much sugar, drink double the amount of water you would normally drink. This will help cleanse the body of all the toxins you took in. Green Juice, Coconut Water and Emergen-C Take separately or…

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Easy Ways to Burn More Calories

I see people slave away in the gym and still want to know how to burn more calories.It’s really quite simple… the more you move, the more you burn. Here are a few ways to get a little extra calorie burn in and out of the gym. Do one, do them all, but whatever you do… move! 🙂 Outside of the Gym: Park Farther Away You know this one. The more steps you take in a single day the more calories you burn. Everyone always wants to find the spot closest to the front, but why? If you are working…

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