3 Books You Must Read to Take Back Your Life

[Last day to enter my HUGE Swanson Vitamins giveaway!]

I don’t read as much as I’d like. When school is in session, I get bogged down with tons of reading for my classes and start to neglect reading for pleasure. It’s something I regret and when I finally have time to get back into reading ‘for me’ I always am reminded how much I enjoy it.

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Sweet Swaps: 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Sugar in Your Diet

I was reading a magazine recently and saw and ad that exclaimed “SWEET SWAPS!”. I thought how great that a company is promoting healthy alternatives to sugar and sugary foods. Unfortunately, I soon realized this ad was for Splenda. Womp, womp.

I am not a fan of artificial sweeteners at all and can honestly say I’ve never (and probably will never) use Splenda in my life. Honestly, give me the real thing any day!

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Competition with Yourself: Is enough ever enough?

I did 10,000 steps yesterday. Gotta shoot for 11,000 today!
Well I ran 20 minutes on the treadmill today, I wonder how thirty would feel tomorrow?
I was able to cut my calories by 100, I could probably reduce that number a little more.
I lost that last five pounds I was aiming for, what if I just kept going a little longer with this diet?

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