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The Glorification of BUSY + Easy Protein Smoothie Recipe

You are enough. You do enough. You have enough.

How can you actively tune into that feeling of abundance, fullness, ENOUGHness (it’s not a word, but you get it). The glorification of being busy is so overrated. Instead of measuring our success by full calendars and fat bank accounts, let’s redefine what it means to be, do, and have enough. We’ve compiled a few tips for doing so in this blog post.

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3 Products for a Healthier, Happier Home

Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you begin each day and where you celebrate what you’ve accomplished at the end of it. [If you’re like me and often work from home, it’s where you get to spend the middle part of your day too!]

We all know the importance of keeping our homes clean—but are you aware that most of those cleaning products we grew up with are doing more harm than good? Toxic ingredients and impurities frequently found in cleaning products have been linked to cancer, asthma, and reproductive issues.

If we’ve already freaked you out and you’re tearing through the cabinet under the sink to chuck products into the garbage, take a breath. We know it is majorly overwhelming to do a complete overhaul of all those toxic products, so we wanted to bring you our shortlist of brands that you should know. These companies are all about making healthier, happier homes—for the safety and well-being of you and your family.

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Wedding Prep | Checklists, Cacao and Collagen

The Wedding Countdown continues! One and a half weeks from today will mark the beginning of the coolest life adventure with the best guy around. I keep pinching myself wondering if it’s all real! Being engaged is such a fairytale. But with all the planning and anticipation of a 15-month engagement, I’m so ready to just be married. Can any of you relate?

Many of you are also engaged (or have sisters, friends, cousins that are wedding prepping as well) and are wondering if I have any tips/tricks I can share (beauty, workouts, diet, stress management, etc). I thought I’d take a moment to quickly jot down some of my best secrets as the Big Day approaches! Here goes…

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This is 27 (but it should've been 21)

When you're #almost30, you start thinking about things like wrinkles (fun, right?  My 20's babies - you excited!?).  But the good news is: I know some 40 y/o's who still look 20... and it's all because they took care of their skin and stayed out of the sun. Here’s what I’m doing to stay young:

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J's Tips for Working From Home

I know I’m not alone when I say that I’m busy. So many of our readers are hustling away in the corporate world while running a business on the side or teaching fitness part time. Maybe you’re like me and are planning your wedding on top of it all. We’re all busy, which is why I felt the need to write this post. Plus, I honestly have never given you guys the whole scoop on what I do day-to-day...until now.

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Fall-ing into the Next Best Season of Life

As the season of Fall and Thanksgiving is upon us, I can’t help but reflect on the past year with so much gratitude for the Universe.  A few weeks ago, the Blondes and I all took a turn re-introducing ourselves on the ‘Gram with a Day in the Life, and I opened up about how this age has been confusing for me as everyone is going through different things at different times.  I was scared to put myself out there in this capacity (admit to 6,000 people that my life is far from perfect? – hard pass!) but your feedback was inspiring.  So here it is, the past year, SparkNotes edition… 

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