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What I’ve Learned From Blogging Every Day

by jenny sansouci January 26, 2015
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Hey, little dudes. Guess what? As if you haven’t heard, there’s an epic blizzard outside in NYC right now. This means I am in FULL ON snuggle mode with a blanket and…my laptop. 😉 I’m in a long-distance (ok, “bi-coastal”) relationship – and most of the time I actually really like it because I love […]

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Why Yin Yoga Should Be Mandatory For All Humans

by jenny sansouci January 25, 2015
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photo credit: yoganonymous Hey friends. I just got out of a 90 minute yin yoga class. During the entire class I kept thinking about how incredibly powerful the practice is and why everybody in the entire world should be forced to do it. Ok, I’m kidding about the forcing thing, because we know as soon […]

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The Existential Bummer

by jenny sansouci January 24, 2015
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It’s January 24th and I’ve written 24 blogs this month. Truth is, I don’t really feel like writing tonight, aside from draining my own mind endlessly into my journal. That’s where good writing can really begin, by the way, I think – as private writing. Someone recently asked me how I got comfortable expressing myself […]

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Can You Bring Avocados On An International Flight?

by jenny sansouci January 23, 2015
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Yes, this is *actually* what I’m blogging about. You know, the reason I initially started a blog was because I wanted to create something that I’d be excited to find when I Googled things. When I started a blog I was obsessed with doing internet research, and when I came upon a blog that helped […]

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How To Effortlessly Peel An Egg

by jenny sansouci January 22, 2015
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This morning I was making a few hard boiled eggs to bring along as my companions for the day, and I experienced a frustrating (yet all too common) phenomenon. You know exactly what I’m talking about. That moment where you try to peel a hard boiled egg and the shell comes off in the teeniest […]

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5 Ways Clutter Can Impact Your Life

by jenny sansouci January 21, 2015
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In just a few weeks I’m moving to a new apartment. One of the things I’m most excited about regarding the move is getting rid of STUFF! My new place is gonna be “cozy,” which is the New York City real estate broker term for…not very much space. 😉 This is very exciting though – […]

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Do You Actually Listen To Your Body? (Here’s How)

by jenny sansouci January 20, 2015
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Tonight as I was attempting to run at a 15% incline on a treadmill at bootcamp class (yeah) and praying I didn’t lose my footing, I realized what I needed to blog about. The realization came from the dietary experiments I’ve been doing over the past couple of days (read – Too Low Carb Too […]

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My 2 Favorite Paleo Pancake Recipes

by jenny sansouci January 19, 2015
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Hey, whoever’s reading this! First of all, thanks for reading! Second of all, I really don’t feel like blogging tonight, to be perfectly honest. Some days my blogging challenge is easier than others. I was just looking at my site, and I can’t believe I’ve blogged every day now for 19 straight days!!! WHAT! One […]

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Too Low Carb Too Fast?

by jenny sansouci January 18, 2015
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Hey guys! Today I’m writing to share my experience over the past few days and see if anyone else has ever experienced it. As you’re probably aware and maybe sick of me saying it, I’ve been reading the Bulletproof Diet book. Being the chronic experimenter that I am, I decided to try some of the […]

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Why Worrying Is A Waste Of Our Time

by jenny sansouci January 17, 2015
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I was having coffee with my friend Colin yesterday at Hu Kitchen (ok, I wasn’t just having coffee, I was having their “crack coffee” (aka Bulletproof Coffee) which contained unsalted grass-fed butter and coconut oil. Let’s just say that particular combination made for some really great, introspective conversation. He and I used to be co-workers […]

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Is “Everything In Moderation” Actually Good For You?

by jenny sansouci January 16, 2015
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Hey dingalings! Good news – I just almost allowed my eyes to close to take a nap, but I stopped my eyelids mid-way and said, NO!!!! You do NOT…you do not…you do NOT fall asleep. You blog. Have you guys ever seen Kid Snippets? It’s the best thing ever. They give little kids a role […]

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January Challenges Update

by jenny sansouci January 15, 2015
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Hey 2015 crusaders!!!! Can you believe it’s already halfway through January!? I feel like we just kicked things off yesterday, but at the same time, when people ask me “how’s the new year so far?” I feel like Jan 1 was so long ago. Why is time so hard to pin down? Time is a […]

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My Favorite Daily Meditation Book

by jenny sansouci January 14, 2015
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Hey sweet friends. Tonight I really want to share something special with you. It’s something very close to my heart. I’ve shared about it a ton of times on instagram and in various holiday gift guides here around the site, but I don’t think I’ve ever dedicated a full blog to it. Which is a […]

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What Is Bulletproof Coffee?

by jenny sansouci January 13, 2015
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I’m currently reading The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey. I’m learning some pretty cool stuff and I haven’t gotten very far in the book yet, but it reminded me of an email I got recently from someone, saying: “I was wondering what your thoughts are on Bulletproof Coffee? I’ve read about how it’s good to […]

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8 Ways To Supercharge Your Sleep

by jenny sansouci January 12, 2015
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Hey friends – I planned to post my IIN review today, but I started writing it and I think it needs a lot more love. It’s a really important topic (because it’s been a big part of my life), so I want to spend more time with it before I let it loose. That being […]

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How To Become A Hormonal Health Expert

by jenny sansouci January 11, 2015
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Hey guys! Hope you all had a great weekend. It’s Sunday night over here and it’s the one day of the week where I’m a little sad that I don’t have cable because my one and only show I watch is on at 10pm (I’m not ashamed to admit, it’s Revenge). I was all about […]

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The War Of Art — Conquering Resistance, Turning Pro

by jenny sansouci January 10, 2015
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“Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the life unlived within us. Between the two stands Resistance.” -Steven Pressfield Guys, I have to blog every day for the entire month! And I think I’ve complained about that somehow in every single post this month so far. Guess what I do every […]

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A Doctor’s Opinion On Wine, Goldfish Crackers, Coconut Milk & More

by jenny sansouci January 9, 2015
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Hey curious coconuts. I planned on cleaning out my inbox today but it was intimidating so I fell asleep instead. Does that ever happen to you!? Man. Such good intentions. I’m leaving in about an hour to head to dinner in Manhattan with my hormone expert friend, gotta keep up to date on the latest […]

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Blueberry Cobbler Post-Workout Smoothie

by jenny sansouci January 8, 2015
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Gonna keep this short. Real short. Just gonna deliver the goods and get outta here! #smoothiedealer Last night I wrote a post called “What’s The Best Food To Eat After A Workout?” The main finding was that it’s a good idea to eat carbs with protein after a workout. You can read the post to […]

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What’s The Best Food To Eat After A Workout?

by jenny sansouci January 7, 2015
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Friends! It’s 10:05pm and I’ve got my blue-blocker sunglasses on again while blogging. This whole challenge of posting a blog every day is really forcing me to work when I’d normally be sleeping or watching Revenge. Today I’m sharing something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. The other day when I was at Barry’s Bootcamp, […]

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What I Typically Eat

by jenny sansouci January 6, 2015
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Hey brilliant warriors of epic story-living, I’m back. Are you sick of me yet? I’ve been writing a blog every freaking day of January. I’m starting to feel manic. But it’s really pretty good practice to actually sit down at my computer and create something every single day. It’s not something I’m accustomed to but […]

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4 Ways Your Addictive Personality Can Make Your Life Better

by jenny sansouci January 5, 2015
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So I committed to this whole “blogging every single day for the entire month of January” thing, and for the past 2 hours I’ve been staring at my computer screen with the words “Word Count: 0” staring back at me. (Well, that’s not totally true, I spent a little time writing back to emails and […]

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The Benefits Of Collagen Powder (And How To Use It)

by jenny sansouci January 4, 2015
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Hey my sweet health-seekers! True to form, I’ve found something new to become obsessed with and I’ve been consuming it every day (whenever I remember, at least). Whenever I get excited about a new health-related product or experience, I tend to jam pack my life with it, at least temporarily, so I can adequately and […]

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Is It Possible To Drink TOO Much Water?

by jenny sansouci January 3, 2015
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Hey peeps. Serious stuff is afoot. The other day I posted about my hydration challenge – to drink 3 liters of water per day for the whole month of January. I’ve been doing it for a few days (actually, I’ve been “practicing” it since Christmas), and I have noticed feeling so much clearer and much […]

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Be The Person Of Your Dreams (My Blogging Challenge)

by jenny sansouci January 2, 2015
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I ordered myself a book about writing for Christmas. I had a feeling I would be kicking things up a notch this year. I just have this feeling about 2015 — the groundwork has been done. The foundation is there. And now it’s time to GROW. I’ve been thinking a lot about this quote that […]

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30 Day Hydration Challenge

by jenny sansouci January 1, 2015
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Hey 2015 friends. That’s right, it’s a new year, and I’m writing this post from BED, that’s how serious of a writer I am in 2015. Don’t worry, I have my blue blocking glasses on so I won’t lose any sleep from staring at a screen right before bed. Yes, totally serious, this is so […]

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Live A Better Story In 2015

by jenny sansouci December 31, 2014
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Hey guys! I’m on the Amtrak train from Boston to NYC right now. It’s December 30th (when I started writing this post), which means obviously I’m reflecting back on the past year. At this time last year, I decided my focus for 2014 was going to be getting out of my comfort zone. It was […]

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At Home Bootcamp for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

by jenny sansouci December 29, 2014
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Hey friends! It’s almost 2015, and you know what that means — we all want to kick ourselves into high gear and finally make good on all those goals we have – especially our fitness goals. Right? I know fitness is always at the top of my list every January and it’s no different this […]

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