Good good links #193

… and just like that it’s officially fall! Rather than be all boring like “how did that happen??”* Instead, I’ll tell you while I’m not ready for the colder days yet, I’m definitely not opposed to breaking out the scented candles [which one’s your favourite??]. And wearing my new warmer jacket that I bought months ago when it was still way too hot to wear it. [Almost] Everything has a good side to it, too.

Another good thing about this season? Being inside and reading sounds more intriguing again – I’ve been having a harder time compiling these posts in summer because I just wanted to be outside – and as such maybe these links do, too? As usual, let me know any great posts you’ve come across lately in the comments.

Happy Sunday!

 

 

 

* honestly, though, how did that happen??

 

Good good [food for thought]

Sorry, I Don’t Know the Calorie/Fat/Carb Content of My Recipe via Emilie Eats

Many bloggers choose not to include nutritional information with their recipes and Emilies reasons for it are so very good.

Mindful Eating via Yeah … Imma Eat That

Much like intuitive eating, mindfulness often falsely gets promoted as another set of ‘rules’ to follow [i.e. no distractions while eating, slowing down etc.]. In reality, mindfulness looks different for each of us and might change in various seasons of life.

How NOT to o Self-Care via Rachael Hartley Nutrition

When self-care starts to feel like work, it’s time to rethink you routine. Just like mindfulness and intuitive eating, self-care doesn’t look the same for all of us.

 

Good good [advice and inspiration]

Advice for Dietetic Interns: 4 Nuggets of Advice from a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist via Nourish Nutrition

While intended for RDs-to-be, some of these are good reminders for everybody.

Health Is Mind and Body, Not Weight and Appearance via Zen & Spice

Just because somebody looks healthy/fit/happy doesn’t mean they actually are okay underneath.

15 Ways to be Nice to Yourself Today via A Cup of Catherine

Just in case you needed a little reminder to incorporate some little self-care breaks into your day – even if you feel like you had no time at all.

A Body Image Reminder: Your Body is Incredible via Psych Central

A very short but on-point article about why we should appreciate the miracle our body is instead of only seeing its [perceived] flaws.

 

Food and cooking

What Makes Apples Shiny? via FitSugar

Fellow vegetarians will definitely want to read this and everybody else might not be too stoked to find the apples’ shininess is actually quite the dirty secret, either.

Blogging

Insta Reality via Lisa Dawson

We all know Instagram isn’t a portray of real life but actually hearing the ‘hidden’ from huge accounts is relieving time and time again.

 

Good good [posts to make you smile]

Google’s most-searched “how-to” questions capture all the magic and struggle of being human

Funny but some of these contain a grain of truth. The author’s answer to the very last item on the list is perfect and what Google should really tell us.

 

Good good [food]

Apple Pie Bars {Paleo, Vegan} via Paleo Running Momma

Another good thing about autumn? It’s apple season! These bars look the best way to ring it in.

20 Vegan Recipes That Will Wow Non-Vegans! via The Vegan 8

Just as the title suggests, this is a compilation of Brandi’s recipes that will show anybody that vegan food is far from bland and boring.

Chocolate Monkey Bread [vegan, grain-free] via Feasting on Fruit

It’s sticky, chocolatey and gets most of its sweetness from dates which essentially means it’s #healthy, right?!

Simple Homemade Tortillas plus Five Ways to Boost Them via 101 Cookbooks

Storebought tortillas [at least over here] tend to contain a lot of sketchy ingredients. These call for two –and come in a variety of flavours and colours.

 

Happiness-inducing today: Walking past the house of a neighbour blasting music reminiscent of good old movies on my walk today. It made me smile – much needed as today wasn’t the best.

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3 thoughts on “Good good links #193

  1. Evangeline Kennedy says:

    Mmm favorite scent for candles will always be cinnamon. It reminds me of all things warm and home. Thanks for the awesome links. I always feel like I miss the good ones, so this handy round up is perfect.

  2. Kaylee says:

    I loved loved loved reading Emilie’s post. Especially this line: “No calorie counting app knows more about your own body than you do.” <<< or for that matter, no website/diet guidelines/magazine/blah.
    And that behind-the-scene look at "perfect" Instagram pictures was refreshing! Have you heard/seen the movie Ingrid Goes West? It's about an Instagram celebrity and her stalker. Pretty interesting.
    Sorry to hear you were having an off day last week. Hope the following days picked up!

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