Tag Archives: self

Easy DIY pumpkin spice latte sugar scrub

Ahhh, fall. It’s a magical time of year. The air gets crisp, cute scarves and boots come back into vogue, and that rare, magical creature, the pumpkin spice latte, makes its first appearance. Pumpkin spice latte lovers of the world, rejoice! It smells so good you just want to rub your face in it! Oh wait, now you can? I

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What to expect when you start intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is getting some time in the spotlight right now! It might seem like a quick road to weight loss, but is it really? And what can you really expect when you start intermittent fasting? Read on to find out! This website contains affiliate links- meaning that if you follow a link to something I recommend, I might receive

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The best deals on Amazon Prime Day for healthy living

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is over! We’ll have even more details here for you for next year’s sale. Make sure you’re signed up for Hopeful Holistic’s newsletter to keep you up-to-date on everything you need to know!  The bigger-than-Black-Friday event of the year is here! Amazon Prime Day starts NOW. It’s 36 hours of highly discounted bliss, and I’m excited

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The life-changing health benefits of grounding

What is grounding? Grounding, also known as earthing, is simply touching skin to earth to experience grounding benefits. This might sound simple, automatic even, but it’s a rare experience today. For thousands of years, humans have been in direct contact with the earth. As technology advances, we become less and less in touch in many ways- we aren’t connected to

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How to use a menstrual cup to revolutionize your period

Have you heard of menstrual cups? They’re a fantastic invention that makes me very glad I live in this day and age. It revolutionized my period. What is a menstrual cup? A menstrual cup is a small silicone or rubber cup that replaces tampons. Instead of absorbing liquid, it sits tucked inside the vagina to catch your flow. You can’t

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Using a menstrual cup- FAQ and troubleshooting

Wondering how to use a menstrual cup? If you’re just starting out, make sure you’ve caught up on Part 1! That’s where I go over everything you need to know to get started- putting it in, washing your cup, and the (crazy awesome) benefits of using a menstrual cup! Part 2 will go over some common (and not so common)

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Natural, non-toxic sunburn remedies for instant relief

Summer is here, the sun is out, and our skin turns cherry-red as we bask in the first burn of the season. Yowch. Hindsight is 20/20, but what do you do for quick relief when you get a sunburn? And what do you do to keep your skin healthy as it heals? Read on for some easy-to-make, natural sunburn remedies.

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The best natural makeup recipes for a DIY makeup routine

Want to save money, rescue your skin from hundreds of toxins, and get dolled up? Well, look no further than this create-your-own DIY makeup routine with these natural makeup recipes! Admittedly, I’m super lazy when it comes to makeup. It was actually a huge step forward in my self-confidence to be able to leave the house without makeup. (Once in

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How to use self-care to have a better day in 30 seconds

We’d all like to have a marginally better day when we’re feeling down, right? Well, read on- I want to help with that: by using 30 seconds to practice self-care! For me, the rest of the time, I think I’d describe most of my days as… an organized chaos. Not just the mess around the house, but the emotions and

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Hand sanitizer- super easy DIY recipe

To sanitize or not to sanitize? That is the question…. My opinion is that our (American’s) overuse of antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer has been encouraging bacteria to change and become resistant, and harming us in the meantime. Here are some facts for ya… Any time you use a commercial hand sanitizer, you’re being exposed to the active ingredient in

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