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Why You Should Eat More Avocados For Hormone Health

There's a ton of information out there about why women need to keep their hormones in check for optimal health. Even when we experience a natural and expected shift at a given moment (pregnancy or menopause, for example), aiming for a balanced hormone state is one of the pillars of our female health. However, I believe it's even more crucial to recognize the pivotal role of having a healthy gut ...

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5 Pillars To Holistic Living

Looking at my life as a whole hasn't always been a straightforward, concrete introspective experience. Though the more I learn about the connection between the body-mind complex and its relationship with others and the environment, the more inspired I felt to cultivate a 360-degree, daily approach to my life for optimal well-being. One of the primary purposes of starting this website is to share ...

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What I Love About Having A Morning Routine

As I was getting ready to write this post, I came across a great article on finding comfort in sameness and deriving power from following a daily routine. I entirely related to the author's perspective on enjoying unison in our daily lives - especially as we start our mornings. I love having a morning routine, and dare I say, a routine for almost everything else I do. Of course, I allow room for ...

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Protein-Rich Black Bean Brownie Recipe

Within the last four years (ever since I decided to reduce gluten in my diet), I've come across tasty and nutritious ways to eat one of the things that I love the most: dessert. Here's a great black bean brownie recipe inspired by Ambitious Kitchen's star, Monique. I did choose to add dairy to it, which you can always substitute for avocado or applesauce. Black beans are a versatile fiber-rich ...

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My 2019 Trip To Bolivia

Bolivia is a magical country filled with culture, colors, and cosmovision. For the fourth time in almost seven years, I had the chance of traveling to the so-called "heart of South America," and immerse myself in the beauty of its idiosyncrasy. There is something unique and life-changing about visiting the Andes, especially after growing up in Costa Rica where the contrast is unequivocal. As my ...

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5 Creative Ways To Reuse Canning Jars

From a sustainability perspective, reusing glass jars is a great way to lessen plastic consumption while offering an opportunity to be creative and think "outside of the box." The purpose is to be mindful of how and why you are reusing glass jars in a way that adds functionality to your daily dynamics. Rusted lids, for example, are never an excellent option to reutilize a mason jar for food ...

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