Motivation

I Blame Myself for Getting Skin Cancer

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 Warning: This post contains graphic images that might disturb some readers.  I know, it’s a very bold statement to make --- to blame myself for cancer. Let me explain … I’ve been going to the dermatologist for yearly check ups since I was a teenager. I’ve had a few moles removed, but they …
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Weight-Loss Wisdom From The Biggest Loser’s Mike Murburg

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From the moment The Biggest Loser viewers met former Ivy League wrestler Mike Murburg, we were inspired by his work ethic and touched by the promise he made to his late son to turn his health around. And when we talked with him last week after his elimination on the show, we were even more …
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Color Me Beautiful: How to Find What Colors You Look Best in

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They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but we say that beauty is in the heart of those who feel beautiful! So with that, we're sharing with you a full out be-YOU-tiful guide to color --- and feeling gorgeous --- that is sure to teach you a thing or two. From what really makes someone look …
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48-Hour Beauty: How to Feel and Look Good Without Showering Every Day

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Secret Outlast Clear Gel. We received free product and were compensated for this post. For our sponsored post policy, click here. There's nothing more refreshing than a good ol' shower. But sometimes, a full shower isn't totally possible --- you've got …
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Mountain Climbing: What Beginners Should Expect

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Have you been reading all of Kate's amazing hiking posts and getting inspired to find a challenging peak of your own to summit? Fantastic! Enthusiasm and determination are two tools you'll need to achieve your goals, but to find out what else you'll need to do (and what you should expect as you …
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The Appetite Always Wins

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Right now, I'm six or so weeks postpartum. I think I've got about 15 or 20 pounds to lose --- although I'm not sure because I'm avoiding the scale. (You'll see why in a minute.) Getting my post-baby body back has been about No. 2,309 on my list of priorities. The top five priorities are as …
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