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4 Step Chia Cacao Cookies!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Slimming Treats | 0 comments

4 Step Chia Cacao Cookies!

  The ultimate high protein and raw cookie!  These are ideal for exercise or just simply getting through your day. They give you a lovely kick of energy. Ingredients: 1 Cup nut butter (either almond or sunflower seed) 3 tablespoons chia seeds 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil 1/4 cup pitted dates 1/2 slivered almonds or chunked walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon cinnamon Instructions: 1) Place dates in your food processor and mix until they become a paste 2) Place all other ingredients in the processor and pulse. Make sure to not over process and still...

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4 Ways to Get out Of Feeling Trapped

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Everyday Girl, Personal Development | 0 comments

4 Ways to Get out Of Feeling Trapped

Do you love life?  Love your job?  Love where you live?  Love the clothing and the food you eat?  Are you truly happy? This is a journey that I find myself on right now.  When you come home from a holiday life feels fresh again.  There are all these possibilities out there that could be for you.  The trouble is finding them.  Do you feel like you look but never can find what is for you? Define your perfect job?  Does it exist? You know that you want to get out of this “trapped feeling” however some of these feelings are hard to get away from: Bad habits Procrastination ...

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How to get a Pregnant Cat out of your Room

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Everyday Girl, Philippines, Travel | 0 comments

How to get a Pregnant Cat out of your Room

Have you ever woken up at 3am to a cat meowing?  I can assure you if you haven’t that it is horrific and if you have you know the screechy howl that echoes throughout your soul. The other night, our last night on a small remote island paradise in the Philippines, I woke up to my boyfriend flashing on the light in our room.  Annoyed I ask what the hell is up.  And his reply, “A cat is in our room and came through the air conditioner. I heard it I swear.  There was a crash and then I looked and that stupid cat was sitting on the air conditioner.” Thinking he had a crazy...

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How to Say No to Sex

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Everyday Girl, Love/Sex | 0 comments

How to Say No to Sex

You are attractive and you know it. Well I know that dudes know it to. Have you ever brought someone home and then after chilling for a bit decide that you no longer want to have sex with them? Either your number will go to high or you really have lost the lust you had for them. It’s all the same that in that split second you no longer find that person attractive but dammit they are in your house fully wanting to get it on. What do you do? Here is a list of ways to let’s just say avoid adding another number to your counter. 1. Cook something that will make him sleepy Starch starch and...

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The Worst Lie You Can Tell Yourself

Posted by on Feb 10, 2013 in Personal Development | 0 comments

The Worst Lie You Can Tell Yourself

  The truth is you are not perfect and neither is anyone else. My Grandfather used to always tell me that we learn something new every day and you keep learning till the day you die. This is the truth, but what you are telling yourself is not. Is it not true that you would like your stomach a little flatter? Your legs a little firmer? To speak a second language? To improve you’re cooking? To learn to ride a bike? Anything you want to do require an improvement in your life, therefore, you are not perfect the way you are. When you go to the gym in the morning is it not because you want...

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The Secrets of Making Coconut Milk

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Philippines, Slimming Treats, Travel | 0 comments

The Secrets of Making Coconut Milk

Coconut is amazing. This rich food is traditionally eaten across South East Asia and is full of nutrients. Have you ever had the most amazing coconut curry that you drool thinking about it?  The art of making coconut milk will be well- rewarded if you take the time to prepare it (and really it takes maybe an extra 10 minutes to your meal preparation).  While making fresh coconut milk will not always be ideal and easy a can of coconut milk is a solution.  Make sure if you are buying coconut milk that it is organic and have no preservatives. You will be amazed at the flavor of a ...

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How to Challenge Yourself

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Growth Challanges, Personal Development | 0 comments

How to Challenge Yourself

To challenge yourself is to have the courage required to face your enemy and confront the path that has been set.    Everyday I try to change my mindset so I can push my limits and have that perfect moment.  You are young and to be young means you must enjoy your life.  To be young means you must take chances.  To be young means that you must be bold.  Confront your fears and confront the new.  Every time you try something new that challenges you it is an opportunity. An opportunity gives you a chance to grow.  An opportunity gives you a chance to live.  Dare yourself to grow. Here...

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How to Treat a Waitress

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Everyday Girl | 0 comments

How to Treat a Waitress

How we treat people is a direct reflection of our view of the world.  This post is inspired by the  Elephant Journal- Walking Your Talk How Do You Treat The Waitress  but taken more literally.  If you have worked in a restaurant you know exactly how this rolls.  Here is a list of don’t maybe you can learn something. 1. Can you and your friend argue about payment before I bring you the bill I understand certain cultures, I understand the older person likes to pay; but really can you please just chill and decide this at the table.  You are making me choose sides and shoving credit...

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How to Enjoy Being Home Alone: No Boys

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Everyday Girl | 0 comments

How to Enjoy Being Home Alone: No Boys

1. Go out for dinner alone There is nothing more amazing than not having to share your dinner and eat at your own pace. Imagine saving all your favorite vegetables for last and not have a puppy eyed man across from you wanting to steal your last bites.  You know the look?  The own you always give in to.  You will be shocked at how amazing a peaceful dinner can be, just you and your book.  Try it. 2. Lock all the house doors Your at home. You hear a crash outside. You peek around the corner with a pot from the kitchen in your hand.  Seconds later you see a shadow.  You jump.  You move...

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