Good good links #73

What a week! In a [mostly] good way work-wise and a wonky weather-wise [crazy hurricane!]. With an endless to-do list nagging at my brain I feel a little off the chart today.  Hence why I have little more to add for now. You know what to expect here: thought-provoking and helpful posts as well as delicious recipes that caught my eye and will hopefully add a little to your life, too.
Are you up to any fun happenings? Thanks to above – mentioned insane storm outside a run or any kind of outside activity is off limits for me.  I’m hoping to get creative in the kitchen myself today so … keep your fingers crossed!

Happy Sunday!

 

Good good links

 

Good good [food for thought]

 How to Stop Being the Exception via In my Skinny Genes

One of the most honest and eye-opening posts I’ve read in a long while.

Food Observations via Healthy Helper
Have you ever felt the need to defend your food choices in front of others?
 Being Judgmental of Your Own Hunger Cues via Daily Moves and GroovesDifferent people, different appetites. It’s okay and normal to feel hungry when you do – trust your internal hunger cues and nothing but them.

Good good [advice and inspiration]

How to Let Go of 2014 if It Didn’t Go Your Way via true femme

A little late including this but it’s so good I just had to share.

 

It’s only in those moments we let down guard and open up in honesty that we can make real connections and be 100 per cent ourselves.
Letting others define your possibilties or allowing small things to get you down: There’s a lot of truth in these and great reminders of what to STOP doing.
Changing your morning habits doesn’t have to be a huge overthrow all at ones. This simple technique lets you alter it for the better step by step.
It adds time to your day, makes you more productive and helps you stop comparing so much. Yes, about time we turn our phones off [even if just occasionally!].
What we need to stop hanging on to live happier this year.
no more absolutes via the real life RD
We always get the chance for a fresh start and picking ourselves up again any time we choose.
Great reminders when we feel like everybody else’s lives were better than ours. They’re not and we
 Blogging

 Writing great content is just one step in attracting people to read your blog.

 

 

Health and Fitness
If skipping exercise is making you anxious or eating chocolate has the power to ruin your day it might be.
Now go, lace up your shoes and head out for a walk already.

 Healthy Recipes, Resources and Tips for the New Year via Fannetastic Food

From quick and easy recipes to advice on how to pack a lunch in no time or read blood test results (!) or start running: this compilation of posts has you covered.

The Why Behind Your Exercise is More Important Than The How by Lindsey (Fit Life Pursuits) via Jessie loves 2 run:
It doesn’t matter what kind of exercise you choose as long as you’re doing it for the right reason. ‘Right’ being the love to be active, not feeling pressured.

 

 

 Good good [posts to make you smile + DIYs]

 Test Your Knowledge of Food and Fitness Trends via hello healthy

Would you have guessed right on the [surprising] predicted superfood for 2015 or the most coffee-buzzed day of the week??

 

Beauty

 360º Refresh: 10 Homemade Solutions for A Healthier Home and Body via Design*Sponge

 Great ideas for DIY natural cleaners, hair masks and others to keep the chemicals from your skin and home.

 

Good good [food]

 Superfood Oatmeal Bowl via Fit Foodie Finds

We’re talking oatmeal so does this really need an explanation? Okay: creamy, packed with flax- and chia seeds, maple-sweetened – done!

Chocolate Protein Rice Crispy Treats via The Big Man’s World

Cocoa cereal along with skipping the weird marshmallow part of traditional Rice Krispie treats makes these vegan ones even better.

Paleo Mexican Hot Chocolate Pancakes with Salted Dulce de Leche via The Healthy Maven

You might remember I’m not a pancake person but I’ll take double the dulce de leche, please.

Three Bean Vegan Chili with Cashew Cream via The Conscientous Eater

If there’s one dish I could eat for-ev-er it’s chili. Add cashew cream and I’m in food heaven.

 Salt and Vinegar Potatoes via Apples under my bed

The best chip flavour as part of a nutritious lunch? You better believe it’s possible!

 Sweet Potato, Lentil and Kale Detox Salad via Hummusapien

Detox or not: what I know for sure is the only kind of salad that I want to see on my plate. Subbing for the sweet potatoes because you know me

Vegan Cheezy Potato and Leek Soup via Clean Eating Veggie Girl

Cashews make anything better and I have an inkling this soup’s no exception.

Vegan Kluski by Vegan Yack Attack via Vegan Miam

Apparently a Polish classic these doughy homemade noodles in vegan ‘meat’ sauce look perfect for a cold and dreary day.

 

Happiness-inducing today [Friday]: Leading an interesting and insightful interview for work.

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