How to Survive Social Situations (Sober!)

How to Survive Social Situations (Sober!)

I'm a total lightweight when it comes to alcohol.

I've always had a super low tolerance (which has gotten even lower with age) and these days I rarely drink at all.

Even at the height of my high school and college "partying" days, I physically could not consume more than 2 drinks in an entire night, no matter how hard I tried. However, I didn't let this deter me from going out and being social.

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5 Simple Ways to Feel Light & Lean on Vacation (Without Dieting)

5 Simple Ways to Feel Light & Lean on Vacation (Without Dieting)

On Sunday night, my boyfriend and I got back from a fun weekend getaway to Seattle.

I love trying local cuisine (without making a million modifications) and wanted to be flexible with my food choices since at home I adhere to a very cleanse-friendly lifestyle where I choose not to eat gluten, dairy, sugar, and soy.

So what happened when I ate whatever I wanted?

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Dining at a Healthy Restaurant

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Dining at a Healthy Restaurant

Natural. Organic. Juice Bar.

These words were prominently displayed outside the cafe I used to work at. The menu contained an abundance of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options which appealed to both health conscious customers and those who had specific dietary preferences.

The majority of the menu consisted of healthy options like salads, vegetable dishes, and clean animal protein.

But it also consisted of an array of "I'm going to feel disgusting afterwards" indulgences, such as massive slices of cheesy lasagna, sugary milkshakes, and the biggest cupcakes I've ever seen.

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What do “Healthy Eaters” Eat? (Part 2 of 3)

What do “Healthy Eaters” Eat? (Part 2 of 3)

Welcome to Part 2 of my "What do 'Healthy Eaters' Eat?" Series!

My intention with this series of posts is to show you that there are many different ways to “eat healthy” and to shatter the myth that there’s only one way of eating for everyone.

You won't find any talk about calorie-counting, dieting, or deprivation here. Keep reading to see how these busy gals stay healthy and keep things simple.

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10 Simple Tips to Avoid Overindulging on the Fourth of July

10 Simple Tips to Avoid Overindulging on the Fourth of July

If you have a tendency to stray from your usual healthy routine during holidays or at social gatherings, you're not alone.

Many of us use these occasions as an excuse to overindulge and while some are able to get back on track right away, others find that their eating habits spiral out of control for the next few days or even weeks afterward.

Below are 10 tips to help you stay on track this Fourth of July weekend if you're going to a BBQ or some other festive gathering.

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