Gua Sha: The Ancient Skincare Secret You’ve Been Missing

Beauty begins within. But there are certain tactics we can take to help keep our skin beautiful on the outside, too. One such tactic is gua sha — the Traditional Chinese Medicine facial fascia manipulation technique that is apparently as good as Botox, without the negative side effects. “When used for long periods of time without

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How I Finally Healed From an Eating Disorder

Disclaimer: This is *my* story and all thoughts and opinions are my own. In no way am I telling anybody with an eating disorder that this is the correct way to heal. Each journey is different! I simply want to share mine, in the hopes that it might help others.  The year I was in

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On Leaving Michigan + Packing For My Move to Scotland

My entire life’s worth of stuff has been reduced to one international-sized suitcase, one carry on, and a backpack. To my surprise, it was easier than I thought it would be. Having grown up with divorced parents and moving 15+ times in my life so far, I have come to despise holding on to things.

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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

The days that I start off with a raw breakfast smoothie are the best days. Not only does this sweet treat get my gastrointestinal tract moving, but it gives me the energy I need to power through my busy days. This smoothie is jam packed with nutrients, fiber, and minerals. I hope you enjoy it

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Vegan Black Bean Brownies

These ooey-gooey brownies are so decadent, you’ll never know they are fat-free and made with black beans. Full of fiber, which helps aid in healthy digestion and weight loss, these brownies are a guilt-free treat. And the best part? They’re super easy to make! Vegan Black Bean Brownie Recipe Ingredients 1 box of gluten-free and

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