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Reset Your System For Fall With a Nutritional Detox!

We’ve talked about detoxing from the internet, now on to the body. No, this isn’t about teas. Every once in a while it’s good to give your system a reboot, especially if you consume a lot of animal-based proteins. What

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Doin’ It Well: Finding And Building Your Inner Chi

I know what you are probably thinking. What is a Chi (Qi), and how do I find it? Well, according to the Merriam-Webster definition, your Chi is a; “vital energy that is held to animate the body internally.” In layman

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Why You Should Add Breakfast Salads To Your Daily Meal Plan

They say a balanced breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether it’s hot cereal, cold cereal or even a quick granola bar out the door, skipping out on breakfast can have us feeling sluggish, tired and even moody.

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Fitness Friday: Skip the Gym & Workout At Home

The gym in most recent times has been depicted as a sanctuary of good health – a sea of toned legs and defined abs. It’s the go to place for any one with the best of the best bodies in

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Wellness Wednesdays: Here’s How I Started Getting More Sleep & You Can Too!

  We all know how important sleep is, right? It allows your body to recharge from being on the go all day. Earlier this year, I challenged myself to sleeping challenge to allow myself to recoup and start each day fresh.

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8 Natural Deodorants

    There are endless reasons to buy natural deodorant but the most commonly discussed is that they don’t include aluminum. Aluminum which is found in most antiperspirants inhibits the natural and healthy function we call sweating. There are many

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SOLACE SUNDAY: Crystal Healing 101

Crystal healing is a form of alternative medicine that uses crystals in order to promote physical and spiritual healing. The practice goes back nearly 6,000 years, and it is said that ancient Egyptians believed in the mystical power of crystals.

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The Making of A Movement: Broccoli City Festival 2017

Broccoli City, an urban initiative redefining cool by bringing overall health to the forefront, has finally announced an official date and line up for their healthy living and eco-fueled D.C. celebrated festival. Broccoli City Festival, held at the historic Gateway DC,

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Doin’ It Well: All Things Water

We talk about juicing, kombucha, smoothies, organic coffee, and tea all of the time. All of these drinks are amazing for your body, can help keep you healthy, and even help heal you but the “Don-Dada” and “The Goat” of

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Doin’ It Well: The Five Purifying Powers of Matcha Tea

If you’re wondering, “What in the world is matcha and why has everyone been talking about it?” this post is for you. Judging by the influx of matcha cafes around the major cities, you can tell its become extremely popular

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Doin’ It Well: Acupuncture And The Five Reasons You Should Try It

Acupuncture is both a theory and a practice, dating back to approximately 6000 BCE in China. The first text recognized to have thoroughly depicted the process in which a patient is diagnosed and treated through acupuncture is The Yellow Emperor’s

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Apple Cider Vinegar Is Heaven Sent

Apple cider vinegar is incredibly lit. We could literally curate a list with over fifty associated health benefits but we’ll keep it short and sweet. Apple Cider Vinegar, or ACV for short, derives from the completion of two processes. The first

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‘Do What You Want’ Mag Makes Mental Health Relatable

At an early age we’re taught to go to the doctor when we feel sick, when we hurt ourselves, we go to the ER. Yet, for some reason, we are not instructed to look at mental health in the same

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Doin’ It Well: Smoothie Queen, No Dairy

As a vegan, there are two questions I hear all the time: What do you even eat? Where do you get your protein? Like, it never fails! We’ll be here for a while if I explained the array of options

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Doin’ It Well: Fight The Bite Of Winter With This Avocado Glow Mask

Whether you’re getting ready for a hot date tonight or just looking for a quick pick me up to fight the bitter winter cold, this avocado glow mask is just what you need! This time of year tends to be the

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Self-love Is The Best Love With These Five Nurturing Tips

It’s Valentines Day, and it’s no secret it can be a dreadful day for many. Fortunately, there’s good news: You have, you. And no, not in the cliche sense–really think about this one. Through all of your ups and downs,

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#SOLACESUNDAY: What’s In Your Bliss Kit?

Often times, we live such busy lives that we forget about ourselves throughout the day. Sometimes this could even carry over into weeks! In order to maintain ourselves, we must be aware of our limits, set boundaries and have ways

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#SolaceSunday: Beyond Tidying Up, the KonMari Method is Life Changing

It may not be Spring, but it is never too early to clean and get organized. Marie Kondo‘s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever is an absolute must-read for every mover and shaker

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Doin’ It Well: DIY Winter Body Butter

Winter wasted no time this year making it’s presence known. The harsh and chill winds are calling for us all to bundle up and most importantly, to protect our skin. Many may not know but winter is when our skin needs

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DOIN’ IT WELL: DIY Natural Sunscreen

Spring is officially here. Any moment Summer will be too, and you know what that means: lighter fits, lemonade, cookouts, weekend trips to the beach and more. It doesn’t matter what you’ve got planned for your sunny days, all outside is your

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LIFE: Vashtie Shares Fitness Diary For Stylecaster

They call her the “modern-day Renaissance woman,” and this is exactly the case. Vashtie‘s most recent feature was published with Stylecaster, where she spoke about what health routines keep her creative juices flowing. We get the inside scoop on how Vashtie starts

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DOIN’ IT WELL: 5 Healthy Beverages To Keep You Deliciously Hydrated

It’s a new year and a new you! Why not kick off 2016 with a healthy bang?! Drinking water throughout the day is super important, but what about those instances when you want something with a tad flavor and a

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. Watch Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s New Video “Nothing Came to Me”: 2. What You Should Know About Your Green Juice (ELLE.COM) 3. Converse x Warhol All Star Chuck ’70 (SLAMXHYPE.COM) 4. Street Art Shows Social Media Through

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. D’angelo has a new album, Black Messiah, available on iTunes now. (THEFADER.COM) 2. Supreme and Timberland Team Up for an Updated Version of the Field Boot (COMPLEX.COM) 3.  Hacks for a Healthier Week (REFINERY29.COM) 4.  #MillionsMarchNYC attracted tens of

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NEWS: 5 THINGS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

Solange got married! A new, floating public park will be built in New York’s Lower West Side! (COMPLEX) 6 Beauty Uses for Lemons (ELLE.COM) Azealia Banks is hosting a remix contest for her single “Chasing Time” (COMPLEX) 16 Fiber-Packed Foods

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