How To Stay Productive When Working From Home During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus) outbreak, many companies have made the decision to allow their employees to work from home. One week ago, my employer announced a voluntary work from home policy that may soon be upgraded to mandatory as the number of cases in Virginia continue to grow.

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6 Simple Ways To Detox Your Life

While people often associate detoxing with clean eating, I look at it as an opportunity to make changes in every aspect of your life. Detoxing can be the process of removing things and people from your life that negatively impact your physical and mental health and allows you to begin with a clean slate. It’s not uncommon for your mind to become clouded or life to slightly lose balance, it’s probably just time for a cleanse or hitting the reset button as I like to call it. Learn six simple ways to detox your life below!

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How To Create The Perfect At-Home Spa Day

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I don’t know about you, but by the end of my work week, I am drained both mentally and physically. Friday nights just don’t feel the same when you’re in your 30’s as they once did in your teens or 20’s. Sure, there’s still room to go out and celebrate getting through yet another bustling workweek, but I think we can all agree that there’s a different level of peace and tranquility in a weekend full of pampering. Going to your local spa can be on the pricey side, so I’ve put together a list of ways to create the ultimate wellness retreat directly from the comfort of your own home!

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10 Spring Cleaning Tips To Make Your Home A Springtime Oasis

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After being shut indoors during the winter months, it will soon be time for us to come out of hibernation and get into the swing of spring. Thursday, March 19th marks the return of warmer temperatures. In order to make an easy transition from winter to spring, we must prepare for it — starting with the not-so-fun task of spring cleaning. Spring cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime and improves the air quality of your home. This may include finally cleaning out those closets, getting rid of worn down furniture, changing out your home decor to something airier, and so much more. Before you get overwhelmed, let me help you. Peep the below list of spring cleaning tips to make your home your springtime oasis!

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4 Tips For Staying Motivated & Focused On Your New Year Goals

As we close out the month of January, I hope that you all are still feeling motivated and inspired by your goals for the new year. Personally, I’ve been really proud of the progress that I’ve made with my goals, both blogging and personal. A new post has been published every Sunday this month, which was one of my top blogging goals. As part of my personal goals, I have also been working on my diet, which is still a work in progress, but I am doing fairly well. One of those goals included incorporating a smoothie into my daily morning routine, which I have been killing. I’ve only missed about three days since the new year started, which I think is still amazing!

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4 Super Quick & Easy Smoothie Recipes

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As part of my goals for the new year to take back control of my diet, I’ve started incorporating a smoothie into my morning routine. In an effort to ensure that my body is receiving the vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants needed to function properly throughout the day, I’ve been using fruit and vegetable smoothies as a way to pack several health benefits into one glass. As a result, I’m less tired, more energized, and my skin is doing amazing. Last week, I provided you with a few tips for clear and glowing skin, including the incorporation of smoothies. So, this week I thought it would only be right to follow up with a list of easy and delicious smoothie recipes for your convenience!

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5 Things To Let Go Of In 2020

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Happy New Year!

Let me start off by saying I hope you all had a safe and happy holiday season. Can you believe it’s officially 2020? With the busiest time of the year now behind us, it’s time to reshift our focus to developing a new set of goals for the next six to twelve months. As exciting as it is to think about the changes we want to make to better our lives or “level up”, we often forget that change also requires sacrifice. So, with every goal that we make, whether we realize it or not, it’s going to require us to make room for those things to blossom. We have a lot of glowing up to do and we cannot do that if we’re still hanging on to hindering habits. Here are a few things to let go of in 2020.

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The Importance of Self-Kindness & How I Struggled With It

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Usually, I’m a perfectionist and always looking for the perfect segue into a topic, but today is one of those days where I’m just going to dive right into it. Yesterday, I discovered a new podcast. ‘I’m Here For The Food’ is hosted by Melyssa Ford of ‘Hollywood Unlocked’, along with her co-hosts Blue Telusma and Chantelle Anderson. The podcast is described as a place where the ladies expand on conversations and topics related to “today’s every woman.” They will share their thoughts, opinions, and experiences on womanhood and trending topics in a long-form discussion.

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Erotic Fiction Novelist Zane Explains How Black Women Can Reclaim Their Sexuality

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With over 20 years in the industry as an erotic fiction novelist, more than three dozen books published, and millions of copies sold, it’s hard to believe that Kristina Roberts, better knowns under her creative alias Zane, had never read erotic fiction prior to becoming an author. She is best known for her New York Times best-selling novel, Addicted, which was released in 1998.

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