Why Men Should Give Yoga a Chance

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Man, the stories are true in regards to yoga. It’s a complete workout that can kick your butt in more ways than one. Believe me, like most guys, I was one of those skeptics that thought yoga was geared more towards the “feminine” side and basically threw aside the benefits that participating in the activity […]

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5 Apps Every Woman Needs on Her Phone

5 Apps Every Woman Needs on Her Phone

According to a ton of studies, women spend around 8-10 hours on their phone a day. With that much time spent, why not spend it on something productive? Here are a few apps that could benefit women whether it be through organization, safety, or just plain fun.   Period Tracker There are thousands of apps […]

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Top 5 Gym Pet Peeves

Top 5 Gym Pet Peeves

Ahh! There’s nothing better than getting a nice sweat going. I’ve been into the fitness lifestyle for about three years now and I can honestly say it was one the best decisions I’ve ever made. The feeling you get from pushing your body past its physical capacity is indescribable. Of course with fitness comes gym […]

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Accepting that Not Everyone is Going to Like You

As a woman navigating life in my late twenties, I find myself constantly excited by new experiences and relationships. I haven’t quite settled into any monotonous routine. My weeks are governed by school and work, I still have a fair share of freedom to roam wild at my leisure, and my weekends are still open […]

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Why You Should Stop Checking Your Scale

Unless you participate in a sport that requires you to fall within a certain weight range, there is really no reason you should be overly concerned with how much you weigh. If you’re rapidly gaining or losing weight, then of course you need to address it with your physician, but basing your health and fitness […]

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7 Easy Ways to Help Prevent the Cold and Flu

Winter is officially upon us.  The temperature is cooling, leaves are falling, and people everywhere are… sneezing?  That’s right– It may be one of the most beautiful times of the year, but with that also comes the threat of the dreaded, less anticipated, cold and flu season.  Now, there may be no stopping it when the […]

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What’s the Big Deal About…Fabletics

There are monthly subscription services for basically everything these days, so it was only a matter of time before athletic gear got tossed into the mix. You may have heard about Fabletics, a monthly subscription service for fashionable workout apparel, but you may have some questions or hesitations about committing to signing up. I’m going […]

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My Week Without Dr Pepper

Dr Pepper, DP, a pepper, the devil’s syrup, whatever you want to call it, I’m addicted to that beautiful brown fizzy liquid. And, really, there’s no way to rationalize how much of it I drink… The average American drinks about 44.7 gallons of soda per year, which is roughly about 15.5 ounces of the stuff […]

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What Your Astrological Sign REALLY Says About You

Horoscopes. Some people love them, some people put no stock into them. Sometimes, though, they are scary accurate. So there has to be some truth to the traits applied to us all based on our zodiac sign, right? Eh, maybe. Sometimes those descriptions are just a bit too sugar-coated…Cancers are the best cooks! Libras are […]

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Real Women Have Curves: Not

Sure, “real women have curves.” But some real women don’t have curves. And that’s okay, but saying that women are only “real” if they fit one body stereotype or another is completely not okay. In fact, it’s entirely hypocritical and it isn’t helping improve the situation on either side of the spectrum whatsoever.

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Social Media, Anxiety and YOU

“Did someone like my status? Or see my newest picture on Instagram?” “I know I didn’t get a notification, but it won’t hurt to check just to be absolutely completely sure that nothing new happened on Facebook.” Yes, I’m one of those people. Someone who checks his social media accounts periodically, even when he knows […]

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What We’re Loving Right Now: Gillette Venus Snap with Embrace Razor

Most of us love to travel. Jet-setting off to somewhere warm sounds pretty great as I sip a hot tea in the middle of March in Central Wisconsin. The only down side of packing for air travel? You know it ladies… packing the cosmetics and shower kit bag. Is it three three-ounce bottles or three […]

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Cheryl Strayed shares her words of inspiration in ‘Brave Enough’

Cheryl Strayed shares her words of inspiration in 'Brave Enough'

If you haven’t caught on to my Cheryl Strayed obsession yet, I may doubt how well you know me, or how closely you follow my writing. It’s been a year to the date since I first picked up her New York Times best-selling memoir, Wild, and I am here to remind you (yet again) that […]

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