Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Green with Envy

Photo from MarlaMeredith.com; Graphic Design by Taylor Sullivan

As part of my New Year's Resolution yes, I'm still harping it —I aim to incorporate more wholesome foods into my diet by adding as many fruits and vegetables as my self-discipline can stand. In an effort to kill two birds with one stone, I have decided to put my Vitamix to use by making a breakfast smoothie comprised of both leafy greens and berries in lieu of my routine bowl of cereal. I know, I know, I'm seemingly one among the many literally eating up the green smoothie craze highly visible amongst L.A. natives; however, I lend it more than just a fly-by-night trend as this diet staple is here to stay. 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

New Year, New You


"New Year, New You" — chances are you've both seen and heard this exact phrase more than ever before. The popular slogan, leveraged by major advertisers and retailers alike, acts as a cheap, yet effective ploy to lure like-minded people into spending money in order to better themselves at least for now. Although there isn't anything quite like the notion of a "new beginning" or clean slate, even the greatest intentions can easily submit to the wayside. After all, the unfavorable statistics prove bleak: only 8% of people remain faithful to their New Year's resolutions while the rest of the population tend to abandon them after as little as one week. 

If you're serious about bettering your overall health, wellness, or anything in between, there is no better opportunity than the present to turn it all around. Rather than burden yourself with false promises, now is as good as ever to reflect on your goals, fine-tune them, and put them into action. Here's how:

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

When Life Hands You Lemons...


It can be difficult to navigate your way through the vastly convoluted world of weight loss and health. After all, for every alleged weight loss miracle there are several other diet myths to follow. For this exact reason, it's sometimes best to stick to the basics  they're tried and true and have demonstrated useful long before the age of diet fads and magic pills. Therefore, when it comes to my oh-so-coveted glass of lemon water, I am confident I am fueling my diet plan without compromising my overall health.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

EVERY COMPACT HAS NINE LIVES


Similar to missing a step and stumbling in front of a crowd, when I accidentally drop and shatter my makeup, I want nothing more than to rewind a few seconds to salvage what's left of my makeup {and my dignity}. This happened recently, when I dropped my brand new Stila bronzer compact. Luckily for me, I was able to give it a second life by following a few foolproof steps outlined below.
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