4 Investments Worth Looking Into

Information holds exponential value because it is not lost after being shared. In fact in many ways as individuals we gain more from the information we share. Whether it be in arbitrary situations such as giving directions to a stranger or whether you are explaining a thesis to a colleague. When information is given away […]

5 Major Signs It Is Time to Be a Freelancer

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5 Major Signs It Is Time to Be a Freelancer In the United States alone, 53 million people are now living the freelancer lifestyle. The is one in every 3 people that have made the leap to live the ultimate freelancer lifestyle. There are many reasons why people are quitting their jobs, or changing their […]

7 Fitness myths you should stop believing now

Fitness Myths | The Fit Gypsy

7 Fitness myths you should stop believing now   Are you pushing hard in the gym and not seeing results? You may have fallen victim to one of the many fitness myths that have been circulating in the industry for ages. There are so much false information in the fitness industry, that it’s hard to […]

3 healthy slow cooker recipes

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3 healthy slow cooker recipes   Its that time of year for being cozy, eating comfort food and sharing awesome slow cooker recipes! Using a slow cooker is one the most convenient ways of cooking, besides getting someone else to cook for you! Nothing better than coming home after a long day of work to […]

Conscious eating for the Holidays

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Conscious eating for this Holiday Season   It’s the holiday season, and for most of us, that means eating-lots and lots of eating! Once New Years rolls around, a big majority of people have “lose weight” as their top resolution. Perhaps this year, we should try conscious consumption when attending numerous holiday season gatherings. Your […]

The Mental Health Benefits of exercise

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The Mental Health Benefits of exercise   We all know that regular exercising has a plethora of benefits for the body. Moving your body regularly can slim the waistline, improve posture, build bone density, improve aerobic capacity, build muscle and so much more. However, the MOST important and LEAST spoken about benefit is how exercise […]

Five Delicious Smoothie recipes

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Five Delicious Smoothie recipes to Tickle your tastebuds!     Are your taste buds getting tired of the same ole smoothie routine? It is a very beneficial health habit to have a green smoothie every day, but it sure can get redundant if you have the same recipe all the time. Check out these delicious […]

Snacks On A Plane! Food to bring on your Flight

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Snacks On A Plane! Food to bring on your Flight.   When traveling, it is very important to keep healthy and eat some nourishing foods. This Will keep us in good health and prevent illness- so you can enjoy vacation fully! What most of us forget however, is to eat healthy while on the plane […]

Improve Your Life and Beat Stress With Mindfulness

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Improve Your Life and Beat Stress With Mindfulness   In this busy rat race lifestyle, our minds can become so overworked that we find it nearly impossible to fully relax and be in the moment. This sends our inner dialogue into overdrive, causing stress and anxiety levels to rise, which changes our perceptions of the […]

Get More Done by Doing Less First

Prioritizing your time

Most days when I’m working on the computer I’m either in a rush or in the “zone”. Either way, I am trying to focus on the task at hand. Yet distracting thoughts will inevitably pop into my head like a series of exclamation points. Here is a peak inside my head and the intrusive thoughts […]

Best Time Management Apps for a Digital Nomad

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Best Time Management Apps for a Digital Nomad   As a Digital Nomad, life is always on the go as new destinations, discoveries and life changing experiences await you. This all makes this lifestyle so desirable and oh-so exciting! You are literally able to work from any country that you please, in any setting that […]

Make Breakfast Easy with these Three Simple Recipes

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Make Breakfast easy with these three simple recipes!   Does your morning routine include a healthy, balanced breakfast? If not, well… you need to work on your morning routine, but first- let’s work on getting in that breakfast!! A healthy balanced breakfast is KEY to starting your day off right. If you start your day […]

10 Ways to Boost Office Morale

10 Ways to boost office morale

Have you ever entered an office and asked yourself how people can even spend ten minutes there, let alone 40 hours a week? have you ever worked in a place where you get a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach as soon as you walk through the door? How about an office where […]

How a Blog Post Sold Out the First Run4Dreams


When I first came up with the idea of Run4Dreams, a virtual 5k to raise money for Help Fill a Dream Foundation, I wasn’t sure how I was going to initially get people to sign up. This was my first attempt at organizing a charity event of this nature (although I’ve done a number of […]

Essential Supplements to take with you for travel

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Essential Supplements to Take With You For travel. The supplements you take with you while traveling can really make or break your travels. We all know that feeling of an unhappy stomach, and we do our best to avoid it…except for that very tempting street food! Here is a list of the top supplements to […]

The power and freedom of being silly

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The power and freedom of being Silly “There is a power in looking silly and not caring that you do” ~Amy Poehler For all those out there with a serious case of Adultitis, there IS a CURE! It’s called letting go of what other people think of you and realizing that you hold the magical […]

Ten Steps to Radical Happiness!

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Ten Steps to Radical Happiness!!   “Happiness is like peeing your pants, everyone can see it, but only you can feel its warmth” – Jon Foreman   What a beautiful summer we have had this year! It is incredible how the sunshine can bring happiness to us all, which inspired me to write this series […]

Balance Back-to-School with Recipes from Julie

Its that time of year again! The waves of anticipation are flowing through households for both parents and their children, as it is time to prepare to go back to school! YAY! Time to think about school supply shopping, new clothes, after school care programs, and most importantly… time to pack those lunches!! Soothe your […]