Breast Cancer

“Menopausal women have the ability to reduce their chance of breast cancer by 14% by walking 7 hours per week. That’s one hour per day.” -Laura Renegar, Be Organic Podcast Ep. 47 This is a reassuring statistic. There are lots of ways we can reduce our risks and...

The Skin Microbiome – Acne & Eczema

If you're struggling with acne or inflammation like eczema, it's time to treat these skin problems as a symptom, not a condition. Stomach inflammation, chronic body inflammation, gut imbalances, and oxidative stress (which is essentially free radical damage) are all...

All About Fasting

There are many forms of fasting. From water fasting, intermittent fasting, and even something called "fast mimicking diet," there are lots of options to choose from if you are searching for a new way of eating that works for your body. One of the 'buzz words' that you...

All About Oral Health

Every system in your body is uniquely connected, but did you ever think that your teeth could be connected to your heart health, joint pain, or gut health? Not only can your teeth and gums tell you a lot about what is going on in your body, but they can also be...
Humankind’s Return on Investment

Humankind’s Return on Investment

Most of us derive our identities from what we “do” or what we have accomplished. I am not going to lie to any of you as I am a guy who has been working in corporate America for the past 16 years – and to be completely transparent – I really enjoyed it. I recently made...

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// be awkward.

// be awkward.

i am the guy who is not like the others. i don’t have a fancy business title or job description. i must prove myself everyday by making something and hopefully creating an obsession you’re compelled to exchange money for. sometimes i feel like i can’t afford my own...

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Why I Ditched Candles + Plug-ins

Why I Ditched Candles + Plug-ins

I used to LOVE burning candles. Fireside S’more? Yep! BeachSide Vacation? Had it! Warm Christmas Cookie? I’ll take 5! I was always hitting up store after store and picking up candles constantly, can you say candle hoarder? I was obsessed you guys! If you came in my...

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Gifts for your Guy

Gifts for your Guy

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Guys can be the hardest people EVER to shop for, so we decided to ask a few of our favorite men to point us in the right direction. Check out their suggestions and count on a happy guy come the 14th! FOR THE ALL AMERICAN:...

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18 Ways to Show Kindness

18 Ways to Show Kindness

2018 is here and we are hoping that January has found you healthy and inspired! We love the New Year - it is filled with such promise and is such an awesome time to set the tone for what you want to get and give from the coming months. In the spirit of living your...

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Body Imaging 101

Body Imaging 101

I am going to go on a little rant - I apologize in advance, but hang in there with me!  Not only am I sick of the bullying that goes if you’re overweight, but I am also sick of people putting others down for being small, fit or choosing healthy options to fuel their...

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It’s All in the Details

It’s All in the Details

As an Interior Designer, walking into a well curated space sends my heart racing.  My eyes scan the room, trying to soak in and mentally catalog every detail. I observe how a room looks overall, how it is accessorized and even how it smells. Most rooms have one...

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The 5 Must Have Fall Style For Men

The 5 Must Have Fall Style For Men

Fashion is a part of my life that I really enjoy. Although it might not be for everyone, I wanted to share a glimpse into my closet this fall. Fashion, to me, is not just about following trends or styles, but rather about feeling comfortable and confident. 1.Chelsea...

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Melissa’s Fav Things

Melissa’s Fav Things

AUDIO BOOKS I love reading self help books! I look for books that will help me become better as a mom, a wife, a friend, and business woman. MUSIC  Music inspires, motivates, and brings complete joy to my life. My boys and I love to dance and sing along. We have dance...

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