Category Archives for Simple Self Improvement

25 Minute Morning Workout Routine: Start Your Day Right With Lunges

Hey you! Yeah, the person reading this, not the gal or guy behind you. Do you have 25 minutes in a day for fitness?

Yes, you do.

Try a new morning workout routine to set your pace for the day. A morning workout routine has many benefits. It speeds up your metabolism, clears your thoughts and focus for the day. And, of course if you get your morning workout done early, you can dedicate the rest of the day to your other goals!

So, what’s stopping you? Are you not a morning person? Don’t worry, I wasn’t either. But over time, I developed a habit of going to bed early, and getting up earlier to get my work (blogging and morning workout routine!) in for the day. Since I also work full-time, I realized any ‘me time’ in the day doesn’t occur unless I carve out time for it. Early. And I’m a much happier person when I get my ‘me time’ in. Don’t feel guilty carving out time for yourself. We only get 1 life and have 1 body. It needs to be taken care of if we want to be a healthy, successful person and live the fullest life we can. 

Start reaping the benefits of an early morning workout routine right now!

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Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo: Is It Really Worth It? An ACV Rinse and Shampoo Test On Long Hair

Of course, I was fascinated with all the Facebook ads that were popping up on my iPhone screen about the apple cider vinegar​ (ACV) shampoo. Does it work? Or is this just a new trend? Hmm, I was in a perfect situation jump on the bandwagon and put it to the test!

I have a love/hate relationship with hair. I prefer having short hair. However, ever since my grandmother passed away from breast cancer, it’s been on my bucket list to grow my hair out long enough to donate.

My grandmother loved hair. Correction: she loved her hair! I know...such a rare quality to be in love with your own hair! Needless to say, going through chemo and losing her hair was a devastating blow to her self-esteem. Wigs itched, irritated her scalp and looked fake were her biggest complaints. And she was never given the opportunity to have a natural hair wig. 

This inspired me to grow my hair long enough to give someone the opportunity to have a natural hair wig. It’s a big world, and I’m sure there is another woman in need out there just like my grandma. But growing out my short hair to long, was a bit of a challenge.

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Workout Routines, Plans, Videos, Equipment, Clothes & Accessories For Under $50!

​Getting into a workout routine can be expensive ya'll!

​We feel pressured to stay in shape when we go off to college. Most of the time, we don't have our own homes, we rent tiny apartments and so we must pay for the price of gym memberships.

Then, life always has a way of pressuring us to stay fit​. We may work full-time, go to school or have side hustles (blog!). ​After the birth of kids, there is an immense pressure to get back in shape to our pre-pregnancy figures. Arrgh! Our time is limited. And a steady workout routine at a gym is not always feasible. 

​However, there are ways to start building fitness into your home, in limited space, on a tiny budget.

Ready to get started?!

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