Category: My Journey

Welcome to FitLiving Eats!

Hi Friends! Welcome to FitLiving Eats! If you’ve been following along on social media, than you know I’ve been waiting for this day for a long time coming. After many cups of coffee and long nights, it’s finally here and I am so excited to share it with you all.

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Reader Survey + FitLiving Giveaway

Get a glimpse into life lately behind FitLiving with a little “coffee talk” with Carly, plus enter in a spectacular and yummy giveaway by completing a reader survey! Hi Friends! How is your week going? I thought today instead of the typical foodie post, I would switch things up a

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5 Health Benefits of Consuming a Plant-Based Diet

Have you considered incorporating more plant-based meals into your diet? We are talking about the five health benefits of consuming a plant-based diet and tips for making the transition! Chances are, you’ve heard of the popular trend “Meatless Monday” and you may even incorporate it into your weekly menu planning.

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Stop Wasting Time by Taking a Moment to Pause

Are you allowing yourself proper downtime to be able to rest and rejuvenate to tackle the demands of daily life with vigor? Chances are, your answer to that question was “no”. Mine certainly was. So if that’s true, then how can go about the busyness of life while still finding

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Why I run: Some Monday motivation

Friends, I have a confession to make. I was supposed to start half marathon training last week and I didn’t run once. Truth is, my days were long and busy, but that’s no excuse. I could’ve gone out for a run; I just chose to not make it a priority.

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Remembering what I’m Grateful for on Father’s Day

Remember when we talked about how our attitude helps shape our perspective on life and can lead us towards greater happiness? Research (and my personal experience) shows that practicing gratitude is a huge component of having a positive attitude. In Shawn Achor’s TED Talk on positivity, one of his five tips was to write down three things you are grateful for each day. By doing this, the lens in which we view our circumstances becomes one of positivity, first. Read about three things I’m grateful for, here.

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How to Get the Recommended Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Every Day

I don’t know about you, but the thought of needing to get approximately 5 cups of fruits and vegetables in a day can sometimes seem nearly impossible. Despite the challenges of getting the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables per day, it is always a top priority for me in my larger pursuit of healthy living. Read more to learn how I ensure I get the optimal amount of fruits and vegetables every day, even when traveling or amidst a crazy, busy day. 

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