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Don’t Fly Solo [#OnMuddsMind]

Life isn’t meant to be lived alone. I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately. About self-reliance, about pride, and about how we operate as individuals in a community. And with the social landscape the way it is right now, there is a lot of division between people for a multitude of reasons, from political […]

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Surefire Ways to Wreck Your New Year [#DerbyCityBeauty no.4]

If I hear “New Year, New Me” one more time I’m gonna… do absolutely nothing at all. I’m lazy, but more power to you for taking on the new year with gusto! I feel like every December I’m bombarded with ways to really shine in the next year, but what about ways to really screw […]

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Office Munchies[#HowardPowerFitness] no. 3

Hello everyone this is Brandon with HowardPower Fitness, coming at you with another segment on how to stay healthy in the workplace. So when you open up your fridge here, and this is a typical work fridge, we have a BUNCH of stuff thats here. You have the chili, and all of the things that […]

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Get Woke [#BetterYou]

Mindfulness is a term that you’ve probably heard and maybe wondered about. It’s been thrown around a lot lately & is gaining traction because of the benefits that it can bring to your life. Mindfulness is a state of being that is achieved through one’s awareness in the present moment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness Many people think that […]

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Fat Muscle? [#BetterYou]

It’s one of those common fitness misconceptions you hear all the time when it comes to weight loss and working out: “Muscle weighs more than fat.” Bad news. It’s not true. A pound is a pound — both a pound of muscle and a pound of fat weigh the same. The good news? One takes […]

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Give Me All The Sugar [#CrystalBallin]

It’s amazing how food can affect my moods.  I wrote about depression in last month’s #CrystalBallin blog post.  Today, I want to share how food can affect how you feel. It’s the holiday season and sugar is in high demand. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and all the amazing parties that go with the holidays.  I love […]

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Tinsel Tightrope [#FleurDeFat no.6]

The holidays are both a joyous and stressful time of year. I’m at a place in my life where this time of year is changing from years past and I’ve been surprised, anxious, and grateful for that. I recently got engaged (it’s been almost two months and that’s still strange to type) and we had […]

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Naked Shopping [#DerbyCityBeauty no.3]

Last week was Black Friday in the United States and as expected it was a bit of a circus! Look, I’m not slamming your after-Thanksgiving-tradition of battling it out in the middle of Walmart over that five-dollar box of storage containers. I’m just lazy, OK? I’m like seriously lazy the day after I stuff my […]

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Fifty-Two Equals Success

Success is intentional. There are a multitude of habits that come together to help someone achieve success on a daily level. Can you incorporate some of these ideas into your daily life? How could these thoughts help you to be better? “1. They don’t rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are […]