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College grad with a degree in Psychology. Health fanatic and recipe creator:

The science behind the food.

A little over four years ago, I decided to dive into the world of veganism. It was pretty new at the time and I didn’t know too much about it, but I wanted to make a change and adopt a healthier lifestyle.

Your diet and what foods you put into your body is super important for your well-being and overall health, and by simply making a few small changes to your current diet, you can greatly impact your health.

There’s no question that whole foods with minimal processing are some of the healthiest foods you can eat, but a lot…

How tangible items compare to experiences.

A lot of people talk about how to budget and save your money, but not too many people share advice on how to spend your money.

While how you spend your money is completely up to you, I’ve found that spending your money on more experiences rather than tangible items will bring you greater happiness and are more worthwhile.

As everything begins to open back up and people get back to more of a “normal” life, they’ll be eager to go places and do more things since this past year everyone has had to take precautions because of the pandemic.

Advice from a seasoned athlete.

As we’re approaching summer and warmer weather, there’s no better time to lace up your shoes and get your fitness groove on than now. While 2020 put a pause on people’s lives and may have made it more difficult to stay active during the pandemic, things are starting to open back up.

As an athlete for years, I’ve tried a number of different workouts and had numerous fitness routines. I’ve learned so much about health and fitness from these past ten years of being an athlete, and have five tips to help you crush your workouts.

For a lot of…

And they’re all under $5.

Prior to college I didn’t realize how fortunate I was to have a fridge full of groceries that was always stocked with fresh produce and all of my favorite foods. My parents did the grocery shopping, and I took for granted how easy and accessible it was for me to grab a snack anytime I wanted from the fridge.

Once I got to college, I started doing more grocery shopping and budgeting for myself. …

Shop smart and save money.

When I was growing up, I was use to having a fully stocked fridge with all of my favorite foods. My mom would buy my favorite snacks to pack for school lunch, and I would have an assortment of foods to choose from after coming home from cross-country practice.

When you’re young you don’t worry about paying bills, and you probably don’t know much about expenses at all. In addition to your rent and groceries, you have to pay your phone bill, car insurance, gas, health insurance, and so on. …

3 ways to grow an audience and have success.

Social media is much more than simply sharing pictures and short videos. It’s a multidimensional tool that can help draw traffic to your business, podcast, website, and so on.

I was late to the whole social media craze, mostly because I didn’t know how beneficial social media was for drawing traffic to your site. Aside from being able to monetize your posts and videos through sponsorships and brand collaborations, you can actually make money by using social media in other ways.

Although having a large following can help you reach a wider audience, being a micro-influencer has its perks as…

Tips and tricks to turn your dream into a reality.

It wasn’t until a few years ago when I first heard the term “side hustle.” As you might expect, it essentially means hustling and working towards growing a business aside from your typical day job.

It’s a pretty genius concept. Creating something from scratch that will allow you to make passive income, and potentially turn into something much more in the future is something that anyone and everyone can greatly benefit from.

Side hustles aren’t easy to be successful with, but nothing in life comes easy. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t try or give it your best shot, because…

Here’s what you should avoid.

Growing up I played three sports: basketball, cross-country, and track. For every sport it was different, but for the ones I played I practiced for hours a day. I spent my summers shooting hoops or doing hill sprints, while other people my age were lounging at the pool all day.

Fitness doesn’t come easily to people who don’t work hard. Just like anything in life, if you want to improve your fitness, you must commit yourself to it and give it your all.

While working out is easier for some people more than others, it’s a long process before you’ll…

Signs to look out for.

We live in a society where the “hustle culture” is at an all-time high. A lot of people have the desire to live a grand, extravagant lifestyle and to be successful according to societies standards.

Success is a broad term — in reality, there are many different layers to success. Some people see money and fame as success, and others see having family, friends, and loved ones as success (and some a combination of both).

Whatever your idea of success is, there are 3 traits of highly successful people. People who have intrinsic motivation, self-discipline, and a creative side to…

Here’s why you should start one.

Most people have heard about side hustles and are fully aware they exist. People all over the internet rave about how they’ve made X amount of money through a side hustle, encouraging others to do the same.

And while there is a lot of misinformation on the internet and the fact that each person may not have the same luck with starting a side hustle/business, there are legitimate ways to solidify an extra “income cushion,” or passive income stream.

About a year ago is when I dove head first into the world of side hustles myself, and I was pleasantly…

Felicia Atkinson

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