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February 2016


Dump Dairy, and 11 Other Skincare Tips

February 22, 2016

While unhealthy lifestyle habits can wreak havoc on our bodies, in many ways we aren’t as aware of what’s going on inside because we can’t really see it. Our skin, on the other hand, is something we do see everyday, and which is equally affected by an unhealthy lifestyle.

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Coming Out of the Introvert Closet

February 17, 2016
Coming Out

Before I learned what it means to be an introvert, followed by me realizing that I am one myself, I spent many years confused, frustrated and afraid that there was something wrong with me – that I was “oriented” differently than others. As a result, I used up a lot of my social energy pretending that I was more straightforward than I actual was, hiding the truth about the things I was attracted to, like alone time for example.

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Is Kale a Carb?

February 10, 2016
kale carb

Technically, yes, kale is a carb; however, its carbohydrate content is indigestible (also known as fibre) – which means that our bodies don’t respond to kale’s fibrous carbs in the same way as starchy ones, like bread, potatoes, rice, and the rest of the usual suspects.

In other words, kale won’t cause you to gain weight; it will cause you to poop.

While I eat kale constantly, I have a little kale confession to make: I don’t love the taste of it. I find the flavour a bit like a fart (not that I’ve ever tasted a fart, but you get what I mean).

So why, then, do I eat it all the time if I don’t like the taste?

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Love at First Sight Is Possible, It’s Just Not How You Imagine

February 5, 2016
Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is the mushy, sappy, high fructose corn syrup event of the year, and it’s just a little over a week away.

(As if you needed a reminder.)

Of all the events throughout the year, this one has a knack for driving everyone a little bit nuts – and I don’t just mean singles, I’m talking everyone. Regardless of whether you’re in a relationship or not, you may already feel a cloying nausea from all the pink and red hearts hanging in store windows, because I know that I do.

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