Sarah Amal

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How to Quit Being Indecisive About Life Decisions

“<i>Start knowing</i>. Try saying those two words to yourself in a very calm, very wise, very ancient, very adamant voice—the next time you panic. Just say …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

Motivation and momentum are very fickle. It doesn't matter how much you currently have.<p>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

10 Tips for Surviving Your First Whole30

If you have the foggiest idea of what the Whole30 is then you know it is hard. No, not as hard as giving up an addiction or beating cancer (as per …

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The reintroduction portion of the Whole30 is critical to the learning experience. Over the next ten days, you’ll slowly, carefully, systematically …

You made it through a month of Whole30—now what?

To call Whole30 a buzzy Paleo eating plan would be a serious understatement: The program, which co-founder Melissa Hartwig summarizes as “a reset for …

6 Whole30 Mistakes You Might Be Making (and how to avoid them!)

Let’s be honest here – it’spretty hard damn near impossible to do a <i>100%</i> <i>perfect</i> whole30, whatever that even means. (Even the Whole30 folks think so.) …

Planning and Preparing for your Whole30, with Sarah Steffens (Part 1)

<i>By Sarah Steffens, L.A.-based personal chef and official Whole30 Recipe Creative</i>January is right around the corner and the the New Year is …

37 Whole30 Recipes That Everyone Will Love

A variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks to keep you going all month.<p>But what does that mean, exactly? In a nutshell, it's a 30-day elimination diet, during which you eat meat, seafood, lots of vegetables, some fruit, and healthy fats like avocados, nuts, seeds and unrefined oils. …

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130 Things to Get Rid of in the New Year

If the prospect of a shiny new year has you wanting to jump back onboard the KonMari-method decluttering train (à la Emily Gilmore in the Netflix …

Readers' Choice: Tell Us Your Favorite Bedroom of the Year!

We hear again and again from readers that the bedroom is the last room they decorate in their home. Perhaps because it is the most private and least …

Decorating Ideas for Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Who knew that four letters could bring so much clarity to your life? It's like the Myers-Briggs personality test looks deep into your soul to see the …

Learning These 10 Lessons In Your 20s Can Make Your 30s Easier

Everyone has something they’d like to change. The desire for self-improvement and progression is innate. It is in our DNA.<p>Unfortunately, when it …

Swap Your To-Do List for a "Break List" to Get More Done

To-do lists keep track of tasks we have to do, but they hardly ever provide actual motivation. A small tweak to your productivity method can solve …

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Scientists find a fat hormone toggles a runner’s high

A long run feels the worst until it feels the best. That’s primarily thanks to the runner’s high — those euphoric feelings that strike halfway …

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5 Life Transforming Truths For Doing Absolutely Nothing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I had a conversation with one of my daughters yesterday. She had recently moved from a conventional office setting to a home office environment and …

8 Motivational Quotes To Remind You To Persist

We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …

Is This What’s Missing from Your Healthy Lifestyle?

If you’re like me, you’re always looking to improve … and maybe a little too much.Whether it’s your diet, your mindset, your fitness, or your work, …

How to Be the Most Kick-Butt Maid of Honor

With great power comes great responsibility. Check out these tips from recent brides to be sure you’re up for the challenge<p>As the bride-to-be’s Chosen One, your duties extend <i>way</i> beyond walking down the aisle and giving a tear-inducing toast. Weddings can be straight up chaotic, and you’re there to …

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Wedding Disasters: Worst Maid-of-Honor Stories

She's your BFF, your partner in crime, and the girl who will always be by your side long after the wedding is over. Or so you thought. Because a wedding wouldn't be a wedding without a little bit of drama, we're sharing four of the most ridiculous maid-of-honor stories we've ever heard straight …

11 Steps To Being The Best Damn Maid of Honor In The World

After being a bridesmaid five times (four in one year) and serving as Maid of Honor twice in an eight-month period, I have this whole lady-in-waiting …

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Everything You Need To Know About Being An All-Star Maid Of Honor In One Easy Checklist

Getting asked to be someone's maid of honor is, well, an honor! It means a lot to be chosen to stand by the bride's side as she plans one of the most important days of her life. But the MOH title also comes with its fair share of responsibility.<p>Below you'll find a very thorough checklist from our …

Your Ultimate Maid-Of-Honor Survival Guide

<i>By Davia Montaya</i><p>There are plenty of amazing resources for brides. But, what about the attendants? They are instrumental in making the big day one …

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Everything Your Maid of Honor Should Know

Your maid of honor should be a lot of things: part worker bee, part emotional lifeboat, part ball of energy. Sounds like a lot of pressure, right? …

Barre For Runners: A Match Made in Heaven

I’m so happy to have my friend Jolene here today to talk about barre for runners and why it’s such a great thing. I had the pleasure of taking one of …

Are Organic Foods worth the Extra Cash you need to

news Saturday, June 27, 2015<p>Are Organic Foods worth the Extra Cash you need to Fork Over?<p>The truth can be so unintuitive sometimes. There has been a …

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Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

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This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

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I Need Meds To Feel Normal. And I've Finally Accepted It

I have been taking medication for depression and anxiety for a decade. I don't talk about it much, but I don't have a problem admitting it. Frankly, …