LIFESTYLE SERIES WEEK 3: Go Green To Get More Energy [New Video]

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Are you still hanging in there with me or have you resorted back to your typical crappy morning routine that leaves you lethargic, moody, sleepy and sluggish like you have a hippopotamus hanging from your neck? Who wants to feel like they have an extra ton dragging them down? NOT ME!

I know, I know…I sound a bit preachy with all of this, but it’s more passion than preachy or even cheerleader-ish. I was a cheerleader back in the day and never lost the loud voice. LOL. But, the fact is cheerleaders can really get on your damn nerves with all the rah-rah. I digress. Back to passion. I am deeply, obsessively passionate about women living life on a higher level. Perhaps it’s because the women in my family didn’t have healthy role models and I was heading down that same slippery slope with poor self body image, eating disorders and anti-depressants.

JUST SAY NO!

We’re on week 3 of my lifestyle series and I want to know how you’re feeling. Have you tried the TeaMi detox and the lemon/ACV water?  Let me know and leave a comment. Ok, we’re on to the next thing I swear by in the morning. It’s easy, it’s green, it packs a punch. This is the recipe I have fallen in love with, but there are a million recipes you can try.

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Why Spinach? 

Spinach is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. It’s loaded with good things for every part of your body! Rich in antioxidants keeps cholesterol from oxidizing and protect your body from free radicals, particularly in the colon. The folate in spinach is good for your healthy cardiovascular system, and magnesium helps lower high blood pressure. Studies also have shown that spinach helps maintain your vigorous brain function, memory and mental clarity.

 

Why Strawberries? 

Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidant-promoting vitamin C and manganese. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber, iodine and folate. Plus, strawberries are a good source of copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus,magnesium, vitamin B6 and omega-3 fatty acids. They boost immunity, decrease wrinkles (heck, yea!!), fight bad cholesterol and lowers blood pressure.

I mentioned in the video my love for blueberries, turmeric and cayenne. Some people like switching out the almond milk for coconut water for increased hydration. If you have a yummy, green, low sugar, high antioxidant smoothie recipe– please share it with us in the comment area!

 

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It’s very simple. I just want you to feel your best. I’m proud to be your personal cheerleader. TOE TOUCH!

 

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Because I so passionate about women loving themselves and struggled for years with poor body image myself, I am proud to support The Elisa Project.  Please join us March 3rd for their annual life lessons fundraiser.  Get tickets HERE. 

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The Elisa Project (TEP) serves women, men, adolescents and children of all ages — we even have services for dependents’ of clients and their caregivers.  Our clients include people living with symptoms of unhealthy relationships with food including: disordered eating, obesity, eating disorders, and more.

TEP serves more than 30,000 individuals annually.  Currently, about half of our clients live in the North Texas area, one-fourth in Texas and one-fourth throughout the nation.  More than 70% of our clients have monthly incomes less than $1,000. For some of our clients, The Elisa Project is their only support.

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Sunday Eve Affirmations

Hi Beautiful Butterfly!

STOP.

Before reading on…..

Are you in a quiet space where you can focus on YOU and setting your mind for a fan-tabulous week ahead?   Turn the TV off.  Wait till the kids are in bed and give yourself a moment to get some clarity. Ok, now read on….

As you read each affirmation, really see and feel yourself experience the success of each one.  Then, just watch your week be full of magic, miracles and major happy moments!

I WILL….

  1. Take time each day to exhale and decompress.
  2. Be courageous no matter how “wimpy” I may feel.
  3. Eat foods rich in antioxidants because my body is a temple.
  4. Practice more patience.
  5. Help others without expecting anything in return.
  6. Rock a BOLD colorful top.
  7. See myself as healthy, whole, happy and HOT.
  8. Stretch for 10 minutes before getting in bed at night.
  9. Deep condition my hair.
  10. Send a “just because” hand written note to a dear friend.
  11. Live with gratitude and count my blessings.

A Reminder about Stress:

Please share these affirmations with a girlfriend who could use them!

Have a rockin’ week,

Tiff

EAT YOUR WAY TO GLOWING SKIN

HEY GLAM GIRLS!

After a much needed vacay and short hiatus- SOS is back with a fresh batch of beauty & style love!   I take an annual trip to Texas to refuel, connect with my BFF’s  and spend QT with my folks.  This ALWAYS helps me recharge and refocus!  Thank God my skinny jeans still fit after 10 days of TexMex, Mom’s biscuits and gravy and many decadent meals in Dallas! 

I am SO excited about the new webisodes and I’m busy editing them as we speak.  This week’s topic is all about the key foods we should be eating to keep our skin healthy & glowing.  I’ve introduced you to my stunning girlfriend, professional model- Julianna Geldien in previous blogs (remember she took an awesome missionary trip to Peru and then shared a yummy recipe for kale salad) and I’m thrilled she stopped by to share her tips for keeping her gorgeous glow! 

WATCH WEBISODE:

REMEMBER!  There’s one more day to enter to win my new find- Voluminous False Lash Mascara.  I’m giving 2 fashionistas a tube!   ENDS WED, NOVEMBER 16th.

WATCH THE MASCARA SHOWDOWN FOR MORE:

LAST THING:

I’m reading an amazing book by Iyanla Vanzant called “One Day My Soul Just Opened Up” and I highly recommend it!  I’ve been watching her on Oprah’s Life Class and her insight is life changing…

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”
― Iyanla Vanzant

Sharing the beauty, style + inspiration,

xoTiff