Happy Memorial Day weekend my friend!
I hope you’re sitting back and relaxing, and thank you for your service to all our veterans out there.
Here’s this week’s best reads!
Oh Al, why you so wise?! Stop the comparison trap and write your damn awesome story.
Music of the Moment:
Summer vibes game STRONG. Bring on the sunshine bay-bay.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge – In It 4 the Long Run
All day ‘err day, I’ll be on that PB&J grind. Especially when it’s frozen, and I can pop like 5 of them in my mouth at one time. All is right with the world.
Creamy Tropical Sweet Potato Salad – Athletic Avocado
Bring on all the summer sides and salads! Maybe it’s just me, but pineapple and coconut sound a heck of a lot more like sunshine than mayo and and foodborne illnesses.
Blueberry BBQ Brie Burger – Running to the Kitchen
I’m a sucker for anything and everything brie, but brie AND blueberries?! Game. Over.
Simple Kale Tahini Salad – The Healthy Maven
I’m diggin’ kale this hot minute, and I have a jar of tahini begging to be used in my fridge. I’ll take “no-brainer” for 500 please Alex.
When a Brownie is the Healthiest Choice – Avocado a Day Nutrition
I touched on this a bit with my When Eating a Salad Can Be Bad For Your Health post. When you take the joy out of eating, it can affect much more than just your happiness at the moment.
Exercise Reduces Risks Caused By Sedentary Behaviors – Be Truly Nourished
And yet again, the ruling on fitness and sedentary behaviors strikes again! An interesting read on how to combat couch potato or desk job habits.
Food Only Has Power if You Let It – Living Well Kitchen
It’s important to remember that if food is dominating your thoughts, it’s time to take control. YOU control what food you enjoy, not the other way around.
Things You Should Know About Amenorrhea – The Real Life RD
This post hit home with me, and is a must read for anyone struggling with similar issues.
How To Avoid Burnout – I Heart Vegetables
Although this comes from a blogging perspective, it can be applied to many aspects of life.
How To Craft an Intriguing Elevator Pitch For Your Blog – The SITS Girls
Selling yourself in an interview is a lot like selling your blog. What makes you a good fit, but different, in as few words as possible. This guide is a great way to help you accomplish just that.
Creating a Kick-Ass Brand Identity – LimWriter
We all know we have to stand out…but easier said than written in a blog post. Luckily, someone has taken care of that dirty work so you can get on with being the different-but-not-too-different kick-ass blogger you are!
How To Update Old Posts on Your Blog – ProBlogger
While you may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, you re-purpose old blog content into new and improved posts and interaction.
From the Blog:
This time 3 years ago I …
…was hangry for some sweet potato pancakes and my Southern roomie and I took on Nashville. Spoiler: they were worth the wait.
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