Lifestyle

  • HOW TO EAT HEALTHY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

    HOW TO EAT HEALTHY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

    One of the best things about any holiday is undoubtedly the food - from fresh burrata to Belgian waffles, most of us want to try the local delicacies when celebrating. And rightly so. But then coming home to find none of your clothes fit anymore, especially if you’d been working hard on your fitness previously, is less than ideal. So how do you enjoy your holiday and all the delicious food - and drinks - on offer without sabotaging your health and fitness? Believe it or not, it is possible, as registered nutritionist and author of Re-Nourish, Rhiannon Lambert, explained to us....

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  • WHERE DO VEGANS GET THEIR PROTEIN FROM?

    WHERE DO VEGANS GET THEIR PROTEIN FROM?

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    One of the biggest questions vegans get asked is "where do you get your protein from?" This question gets asked all the time. Everyone seems to think that a vegan diet lacks protein, which is not true. So where do vegans get their protein from? Mention a vegan diet to anyone (other than vegetarians and vegans) and they'll say "where do you get your protein from?" This is a question asked over and over again. Yet ask why we need protein and not many people know. Why do we need protein? Protein is vital for our bodies for just about...

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  • PROTECT YOUR MAGIC! 9 SELF CARE ACTS BLACK WOMEN SHOULD PRACTICE DAILY

    PROTECT YOUR MAGIC! 9 SELF CARE ACTS BLACK WOMEN SHOULD PRACTICE DAILY

    For black women, our self-care is vital. We spend most our time caring for the needs of others — family, friends, coworkers and spouses — that we put our own needs on the back burner. Which can obviously be detrimental for us in the long run. So sis, it’s time to take care of yourself. As Audre Lorde said: “Caring for myself…is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” And she is right. While many people equate self-care with lavish vacations, spa days and expensive gifts to treat ourselves, it’s important for you to know that self–care isn’t...

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  • IT’S HOT AF THIS SUMMER! HERE ARE TIPS ON HOW TO SLEEP BETTER

    IT’S HOT AF THIS SUMMER! HERE ARE TIPS ON HOW TO SLEEP BETTER

    We love summer for its beach days and fruity drinks and sundresses. We don’t love summer for its uncanny ability to foil our every attempt at sleeping comfortably. Between sweaty sheets and sticky skin...
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  • WHAT FEELING GOOD TRULY MEANS

    WHAT FEELING GOOD TRULY MEANS

    We talk about "feeling good" all the time. We often say to ourselves: " I just want to feel good" or "I just want to feel better." Or maybe we say: "I just want to be happy." In each of these instances, we're asking for the same state of well-being. Yet, what does this "feel good" state really consist of? I've realized that self-love is the primary ingredient to "feeling good." Self-love is based in self-acceptance and results in self-care. If you want to feel good, you must first be willing to accept every part of yourself. You then must...

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF PRACTICING SELF-CARE

    THE IMPORTANCE OF PRACTICING SELF-CARE

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    You are sitting in the office; it’s a busy week at work. There’s an important meeting you’ve to prepare for, a social media campaign that you’ve to spearhead, loads of paperwork, and your calendar is jam-packed with tasks and events. So, how do you make room for all these things? You overwork, cancel your yoga session, cut back on socializing, and even skip a few meals. To keep up with this roadrunner form of living, we don’t think twice before putting self-care on the back burner. More often than not, it takes a wake-up call to notice the toll this...

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