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September Wellness Calendar, And One Self Care Act Per Day

September Wellness Calendar, And One Self Care Act Per Day

I know. You’re busy. And finding the time to take proper care of yourself can be hard. But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you’re beat from exhaustion and operating in a mental fog where it’s hard to care about anything or anyone. […]

Is PlateJoy kid-friendly?

Is PlateJoy kid-friendly?

School’s Out with PlateJoy School’s out for summer and you’re probably going to start hearing “I’m bored” and “I’m hungry” a whole lot more these next few months. Don’t panic, PlateJoy is here to calm the chaos and take the guess work out of mealtime […]

What Is The Worst, Dumbest Fitness Myth?

What Is The Worst, Dumbest Fitness Myth?

“You can outwork a bad diet.” No. Trust me. I’ve tried! I didn’t get faster, lasting results until I committed to a balanced nutritional lifestyle- with less junk and more greens. We cannot eat sugary cereals, pizza, cake, sweets, fried chicken, burgers, mac & cheese […]

Six Habits That Will Help You Feel Great

Six Habits That Will Help You Feel Great

And look your best. Here are a few small habits guaranteed to improve your health and wellbeing. Do you want to get rid of that sluggish feeling? It’s the small steps that really get you further from it. (1) Drink 80-110 oz of water daily […]

Why Forget the Scale?

Why Forget the Scale?

I stopped weighing myself on the regular because it was driving me crazy, Being obsessed with numbers. I wanted to make this healthier lifestyle comfortable. Not have a new uncomfortable. Numbers had a hold on me, and they negatively impacted my day and life. I […]

What Are The Top 11 Fat-Burning Foods?

What Are The Top 11 Fat-Burning Foods?

For those who are just getting to know know me, I’ve been doing this weight loss thing since childhood. On and off. Taking my time. Yo-yo’ing. Whatever. It’s getting done though! I remember being on a soccer team, and my parents registered me for the […]

How I Went From Overweight with Self-Hate, To Losing Eighty Pounds And Writing About Self-Love

How I Went From Overweight with Self-Hate, To Losing Eighty Pounds And Writing About Self-Love

Everything about myself is how I was meant to be. I am thankful. And that’s a big deal for me to say Because when I was in middle school I kept a black composition book in my dresser And line after line, I wrote, “I […]

Why Are Childhood Obesity Rates Still Increasing?

Why Are Childhood Obesity Rates Still Increasing?

I read this article about how, people thought the childhood obesity rates were plateauing, But actually, scientists found that the rates are stillllll, increasing. This is alarming! ?  And I really do not understand why This epidemic is not talked about more! Why aren’t we doing […]

Why Drink More Water, And How To Increase Our Water Intake?

Why Drink More Water, And How To Increase Our Water Intake?

What role does water play in our body? (1) Water is the major component of our bodies (our cells and tissues). An adult body 60%, and infant body almost 75%. (2) Water is the medium of alllll bodily fluids: blood, saliva, digestive juices, urine, sweat etc. […]

What is a “Cheat” Day?

What is a “Cheat” Day?

*sponsored by Platejoy* Society has told us a “cheat” day (meal) is when we go off our “diet” and eat whatever our guilty pleasures are. There is power in words you know. And, I just don’t like saying “cheat day” or “cheat meal.” Because food […]