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6 Surprising Reasons You Should Take a Nap Every Day

In an age of immediacy and promptness, naps have a pretty bad reputation. For years, many have seen them as way out of a high stakes project or a continuous form of lethargy, but news flash: napping isn’t just for children anymore. And if we are being honest, kids are definitely benefiting from naps. Whether […]

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How to Reach Success Using Creative Visualization

If you want to succeed, you have to believe you can. You might think about being successful and reaching your goals all the time, but our life and the circumstances we find ourselves in often have another plan for us every single day. In case you didn’t know, what you usually think up is what you ultimately […]

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How New Years Resolutions Benefited Me So Far in 2017

New Years resolutions have always been easier said than done for me. Every year I decide certain things I want to do (or not do) to better myself, but I usually end up giving up or forgetting sometime around mid-January. For 2017, I initially decided against setting any kind of resolutions that I would force […]

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6 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Living in a culture inundated with the urge to change our ways once a new year hits can be incredibly intimidating. Not only is it hard to figure out our resolutions and work at them every single day, but it can be stressful seeing others start on goals, while you wonder how they truly do it. From […]

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Making the Competition Sweat: Chatting with PiperWai’s Co-Founders

Between working that hard deadline to running a 5K, to agonizing over that coveted date with the cutie from work, there’s no denying you’re going to sweat it out — quite literally. While sweating is an effective and healthy biological process that keeps us cool and prevents overheating, it can be a bit of a […]

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How to Be Your Own Best Friend for a Healthier Lifestyle

There’s no denying that while we might be surrounded by amazing relationships in our waking life, we have spent every moment from birth to now in our very own company. And the truth is, no matter who pops in and out of our life, we will always be the one soul consistently there for us. […]

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How Do You Know If You’re Eating Too Much Sugar?

We add it to our coffee. It’s in our favorite, on-the-go breakfasts. We sprinkle it in baked goods and pastries. And it’s lurking deep within our favorite processed foods and drinks — like those delicious Frappuccinos! There’s no denying we really love sugar. But while sugar makes life sweeter and summer all the more enjoyable, this […]

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Why You Should Take More Selfies

Call it a visual diary or a modern day scrapbook, but selfies are here to stay. If anything, they’re the new social norm. But while there’s been negative talk and studies highlighting a correlation between snapping selfies and a depleting confidence, there are numerous introspective benefits to taking a photo of yourself if done in […]

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3 Ways to Eat Clean for Optimal Health

Summer entails not just sunshine and opportunities for travel, but plenty of occasions to indulge in some of our favorite foods. But as the season’s sunshine helps smash the blues, a cleanse or detox just in time for quality summer fun can chase away the sluggishness that often slows down our bodies after a long winter. Eating clean […]

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Chill Mama: 5 Ways to Relax During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time. You’re growing a brand new human being, you get to do some cool shopping, and everyone is excited for you. Sounds awesome, right? It definitely is, but pregnancy is not all excitement, shopping, and adventure. What many women don’t realize as they embark on the pregnancy journey is that for […]

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5 Podcasts to Kick Off Your Summer

The summer is one of the best times of the year to take in a podcast while lounging under that beach umbrella. Okay, so that’s not a real piece of data as it’s more or less a sentimental season to me. But you see, I heard my first ever podcast in 2009 and can remember it […]

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Your Guide to Spring Cleaning

Summer is just around the corner and with only a few weeks left in spring, it might be time to get your spring cleaning over and done with. It can be a daunting task and, often, you don’t know what needs to be cleaned until you find the mess, so I thought I’d provide you […]

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The Benefits of Cooking More at Home

Though social networks like Pinterest and Buzzfeed make cooking look super easy and fun, the growing shift in employment and economic stability remains a contributing factor to the dying trend of home-cooked family meals. With visual recipes at our fingertips making cooking look simple in mere seconds, how are we so enthusiastic to watch others […]

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How Journaling Can Improve Your Life

Between pimply, youthful dreams, pages plastered with Lisa Frank stickers and all that blue-penned angst, notebooks have a teenager-y sort of stigma. But “journaling” (as we refer to it in the post-puberty stages), is the next big trend this year following coloring books. The tradition of healthy reflections dates far back with some of the earliest […]

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7 Must-Have Foods for Flat Abs

It’s that time of the year again when being fit seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. After a few months of paying a little less attention, suddenly we all become obsessed with how flat our abs are again. It’s only natural that as the weather gets hotter and less clothes are necessary […]

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