Clothing and confidence, a story of my favorite pair of sneakers

bubblegum-Clothing choice expresses a lot about a person. There’s a saying that goes, “dress for success,” and that clothing choice and success can be anything imaginable. A person could wear a suit when going to work, an athletic fit when going to the gym, or a pair of jeans and a t-shirt when spending a night out with friends—a person’s clothing generally determines what type of frame of mind that person will be in. Wearing clothes that embody the vision of success attracts a successful lifestyle, and that’s how I feel about my news pair of shoes. Continue reading “Clothing and confidence, a story of my favorite pair of sneakers”

An update after eight months as a vegan

ambitious-creative-co-rick-barrett-282515In January of this year, I took the plunge into veganism. I knew it wouldn’t happen overnight, and I knew I would make many mistakes. I still make mistakes now, but I’m making the effort, and that’s what counts. I’m still learning. I’m not 100% vegan, but for the most part, I have convinced those around me and, most importantly, myself that I am vegan. Continue reading “An update after eight months as a vegan”

Five vegan-friendly snacks for back to school

 

toa-heftiba-134310During the semester, finding vegan-friendly options in between classes while on a student’s budget can be difficult. Keeping a healthy vegan diet that maintains brain function through several lectures takes premeditation. Planning and preparing snacks for the upcoming week can help you stay focused and engaged in class longer, improving your grades and helping you become a better student. Here are five of my go-to snacks that are vegan-friendly and help me stay energized throughout the day and maintain focus when I need it most. Continue reading “Five vegan-friendly snacks for back to school”

Super food turmeric decreases recovery time and improves immunity

turmeric-2344157_1920Curcumin longa root, the best food to include into your diet

Ailing from a sports injury? Looking to boost your immunity and defense against heart disease, breast cancer, colon cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and many other health issues? Turmeric could be the single most powerful root vegetation to deliver on these promises and improve your overall health.  Continue reading “Super food turmeric decreases recovery time and improves immunity”

The power of keystone habits, building a foundation for the future

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Have you ever wanted to start up a new habit or break a bad one, but found it difficult to maintain a steady streak? This happens to a lot of us, but once those habits are set in place, it can be difficult to stop you from slowing climbing your way up the figurative mountain to achieving your goals. Understanding the concept of a keystone habit and learning how to use this information will help you control your actions and prime your mind for a day full of positivity and productivity. Continue reading “The power of keystone habits, building a foundation for the future”

Why beginning vegans need to find their favorite food

Healthy is HappyMany people avoid going vegan because they fear they won’t find enough food to eat to feel satiated. Instead of acting in fear of this idea, embrace it. Eating fish, eggs, and dairy products serve as a crutch in a person’s diet, preventing individuals from exploring other foods and flavors found in fruits, vegetables, and legumes. What first started out as an experiment for me has now become a lifestyle I couldn’t imagine myself without. Continue reading “Why beginning vegans need to find their favorite food”

Five Vegan Food Groups for Transitioning Beginners

5 Vegan Food Groups-2These Food Groups will Help You Go Vegan

So you want to go vegan, but you don’t know where to start.

When I first became interested in changing my diet four years ago, I read a book that changed the way I looked at how to look for food. “Main Street Vegan” by Victoria Moran gives beginners an entire run down to start out as a vegan. However, you don’t have to go through the entire book to start.  Continue reading “Five Vegan Food Groups for Transitioning Beginners”