What is Mindfulness & How Can It Help Me Lose Weight? [NEW Video Inside]

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Howdy!! This is my favorite topic! Hope you like it too! What the Heck is Mindfulness Anyway? You have probably heard the term “mindfulness” before, but do you really know what it means?  Understandably, since you can’t see it or touch it, this concept can be a little hard to grasp at first. I also…

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Foam Roller: Everything You Need to Know + [VIDEO] How to Foam Roll for Low Back Pain

Stephanie Matos

Happy Monday Everyone! A foam roller is a piece of equipment you can use to perform a technique called self-myofascial release, which is simply a fancy way of saying self-massage. Practicing foam rolling regularly will help to inhibit the overactive muscles that cause knots, trigger points, and discomfort throughout the body. Different Types Foam rollers…

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Why Most of Your Food Choices Are Psychological Not Physiological

Stephanie Matos

Howdy Ya’ll! I loved 2 studies by Brian Wansink, PhD, executive director for the USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, and head of Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab, so much I made 2 videos about them! (you can view them below) These studies prove, when it comes to food, how much we eat…

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Why Your Inner Bully is Making You Fat! The Power of Positive Self-Talk [Video Inside]

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Hello Beautiful! I believe it is important to allow yourself to have the foods you love, like cookies, candies, and chips, in moderation, especially when weight loss is your goal. That might sound weird to some of you but the fact is, strict dieting “rules” set you up for weight loss failure. I know about…

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3 Facts that Increase Self-Confidence INSTANTLY!

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The Spotlight Effect  As most of you know, I haven’t always been healthy and fit. I remember the first time I walked in to the gym like it was yesterday. I felt so self-conscious and like everyone was staring at me! It was before I started studying for my degree in Exercise Physiology, so I…

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Why Diet Plans and Pills Don’t Work [& What Does!]

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Hello! The weight loss industry is made up of countless pills, powders, & diet plans. Even though billions are spent annually on these quick fix solutions, the obesity rate still continues to climb at an alarming rate. Obviously there is a big disconnect here! Below are some of the sneaky things that are keeping people…

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5 Facts About Vitamin D I Bet You Don’t Know

Stephanie Matos

I consider Vitamin D to be a “well-known” vitamin. By that I mean most people have heard of it and know a little about what it does. Although this is the case, there is still a ton about this little powerhouse that you don’t know. Below are 5 facts about Vitamin D I bet you…

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5 Tips to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

Stephanie Matos

Howdy Y’all! Trust me, I know, there are few things more frustrating than hitting a weight loss plateau!   Even more annoying is they can happen even when you follow your diet and exercise plan to a “T”! A lot of people believe weight loss is all about “calories in VS calories out” but this…

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Why You Can’t Always Know “Why” (And That’s Okay)

Stephanie Matos

Hi Party Peeps! It might not surprise you to learn that @factfindersteph was a very inquisitive child. No matter the subject, I always wanted to understand “why?” As you can imagine this was quite annoying for the adults in my life! Put it this way, I was the kid who asked, “But what about the…

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Almond Milk Yogurt VS Coconut Milk Yogurt. Which is Better?

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Hi Guys! Today I am comparing So Delicious Coconut Milk Dairy Free Yogurt with Almond Dream Almond Milk Dairy Free Yogurt. (You can read the reason I have chosen to go dairy free (well mostly dairy free) in this blog.)  I went into this taste test expecting to have a tough time choosing one over…

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