Can you feel spring already? It’s been making an awesome appearance with lots of sunshine today and I couldn’t be happier about it. Whether or not you’ve been able to soak up an extra boost of Vitamin D, though, here’s some Sunday [or boring-Monday-at-work] reading material to brighten your day.
Good good [food for thought]
10 years from now… via Healthy Helper
Do you have the right priorities in life right now?
Let’s talk belly fat and why not #tBELLYt via Be Mom Strong
Taking a closer look at some fat facts and why cutting down your intake won’t help you loose it.
My Addiction to Exercise Permanently Damaged My Body. But It Also Taught Me How to Love Myself by Tara Fuller via Greatist
A powerful story about learning self-appreciation and prioritizing yourself the hard way. Long but worth the read.
Good good [advice and inspiration]
If at first you don’t succeed—quit! via Carla Birnberg
Why quitting isn’t necessarily a bad idea.
Looking At These 6 Things Will Help You Love Your Body More via Huffington Post
Showing that beauty and talent really doesn’t depend on size.
6 Tips To Get Motivated When You’re Feeling Depressed via Mind Body Green
Not just if you’re depressed but have a hard time getting out of any kind of funk and moving.
Why Going To Sleep Early Isn’t Just For Grandmas! via The Peanut Butter Lover
Longer life expectancy, desease prevention and more energy are conving reasons to hit the pillows early on.
5 Ways to Use Social Media to Stay Positive via Health.com
Don’t let negativity take over. Used the right way Twitter, Facebook and Co. can make you feel better.
ANYtime ANYwhere Workout via My Food & Fitness Diaries
For those days when you don’t actually have time or equipment for a workout but still want to get it in.
How to get the most out of your workout via Keeping Healthy, Getting Stylish
Keep things interesting to benefit maximally.
A No BS Guide to Food Photography via The Healthy Maven
A great guide to taking drool-worthy food pictures. And as far as #4 goes: start stalking Davida herself!
Helpful Blogging Tips via Eat Great, Be Great
Just like the title says a great collection of advice on how to blog even better.
Good good [things to make you smile]
23 Useless Facts That You Totally Need to Know via BuzzFeed
Useless, yes, but you know you want to find them out in anyway…
Mexican graphic artist creates a Barbie without makeup via World Observer
Not just for smiles but making a point that really nobody is perfect.
Good good [food]
No-Bake Cinnamon Roll Protein Bars via The Healthy Maven
Ditch the store-bought bars and be on a [cinnamon] roll with these homemade ones.
Twice-Baked, Oatmeal-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes via Keepin’ it kind
Amazed by oatmeal once more in this unusal but delicious-looking recipe.
Enchiladas… like you’ve never known before! via Peachy Palate
A totally different spin on enchiladas – and totally intriguing.
Easy Peasy Freezer Fudge via Nourish by Melissa
Just four ingredients and packed with nutritious power.
Raw Citrus Cream Cakes via Oh, Ladycakes
Sweet, a little tart and almost too pretty to eat.
12 Healthy Creative Cauliflower Recipes via Daily Burn
Further proof of cauliflower’s amazingness with [vegan] Cauli Mac & Cheese, Cauliflower Bagels and more.
Happiness inducing today: Meeting a friend to cook lunch.
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How did you spend your weekend so far?
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