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How to Beat the Winter Rut

January 5, 2018

How to Beat the Winter Rut

It’s safe to say most of us are sick of this constant -5 degree weather and are wishing for summer to be back again; even though it won’t be for another four months at least. If you’re from the Midwest, or really anywhere it snows, you know it’s a lot easier to be happy in the summer *for some reason*. Seasonal depression is a real thing and there are many factors that play into this. In the summer, it’s easier to be more active, get more exposure to the sun, eat healthier (no thanks to the warm, comfort food), and feel overall better. Even though it feels like a long time until then, you don’t have to let the winter drag you down. Here are a few tips on how to beat the winter rut:

1. Drink lots of water – This is a given and you’ve heard it countless times, but it’s true. The golden amount is 2 liters of water per day. It sounds like a lot but if you get into the habit, you’ll feel a world of a difference. Drinking water will help hydrate your entire body and will therefore:

  • Boost your immune system and help your body fight off infections
  • Increase energy levels
  • Boost and maintain a regular digestive tract
  • Make you feel less hungry (most of the time when you feel hungry, you’re actually thirsty)
  • Clear up blemishes and acne
  • Hydrate your skin

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Health and Beauty

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

March 5, 2017

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

A delicious dessert that is healthy for you?! What?! I know it is hard to believe, but this dessert recipe is yummy and healthy for you. Introducing avocado chocolate pudding: this dessert is gluten-free and vegan so it will leave your sweet tooth satisfied and feeling guilt-free.
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