To Track or Not to Track

Over the past few weeks, a lot of new research talks about calories and macronutrients tracking. A notion I have a love-hate relationship works wonders when done right, but harmful when done wrong. Therefore, right off the bat as a nutritionist and trainer, I say tracking overall caloric intake as well as Marcos is situational. […]

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Label Culture part 3: Fighting Biases

I know this post was supposed to come a few weeks ago, but the launch of the Fend For Your Health podcast took a lot more time. However, that’s no excuse, let’s get right into the final post of the series. Throughout the series, each post focused on defining label culture through in-group out-group bias. […]

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LABEL CULTURE PART 2: In-group Bias

Building upon the knowledge from the last post, stereotyping contributes to in-group-out-group bias. A notion we have normalized so much these days that we are blind to how harmful it is. We intentionally mistreat out-groups because it gives us a sense of pleasure or a perceived one. A notion labelled schadenfreude; “pleasure derived by someone […]

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Label Culture Part 1: Stereotyping

In today’s world, society is at each other’s throats for literally any reason they want. Some people claim this is how humans survive by creating in-groups and out-groups. However, I think that is an excuse for people to make themselves feel better or briefly fill some void. The next few blog posts will be a […]

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Creating Friction

It is sad to say that we live our daily lives on autopilot, but that’s the truth. We follow the same routine day after day entangled with our goals, dreams and complaints. Sometimes slight deviations occur and throw us off, yet the next morning comes bringing us back on schedule. So how do we move […]

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The Secret to a Better You

For years I’ve read self-help books, exercised heavily, meditated daily and even attended some weekend-long forums to learn how to be the best version of myself. It has been an enlightening journey, to say the least, but also riddled with a lot of experimentation. After going through all that here are some tips for you […]

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Reset

The world is at a reset, and this is a good time for us to join in on this shift. As the greener flourishes, air purifies, and animals start coming back we are being shown that the old path is over. Many of you may see this as a terrible time, no partying, social interaction, […]

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Personal, social and Business.

This post will be a tough pill to swallow for some, and others an eye-opener, nevertheless, it’s time we all make a change. How many times a day do you find yourself upset, stressed, and anxious? I bet for many of you, this happens every day, no matter what and no it’s not because your […]

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Three Things to Achieve Growth

The twenty’s marks the start of a new decade, and everyone is raving about it. Similar to how they rave about every new year with the age-old saying “New Year New Me.” Furthermore, setting out with goals of being healthier, spreading positive vibes, changing jobs the whole nine yards. I stray away from those cliches […]

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Expansion…

When we first start, It is easy to be a one-person show you control deadlines, client on-boarding, and all the other business aspects. A euphoric feeling of drive, achievement, and power, a reminder of how far you’ve come. From being unemployed, working a dead-end job or general unhappiness to doing something that brings out your […]

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Positivity + Proactivity Ingredients for a Better Life

Last week we spoke about the ability to stay positive and steer clear of social competition. This post will expand on these notions further because they are crucial to turning our lives around for the better.  Business In our business life, there are always new goals and challenges that arise every day. With each new […]

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Chose YOU!

I want to tell you about a skill I’ve been trying to master, one that can change the outcome of any situation in a matter of minutes. Once you are open to it, that is. The ability to produce positive thoughts, and experience the world through your lens, rather than everyone else’s. Simply put, living […]

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Foundations?

In business and life, we come face to face with short and long term choices. Pleasure at the moment or later in life, seldom do we get both. At least that’s how the saying goes; nothing comes without sacrifice. However, the real question is what are we sacrificing, approval, growth, social life, friends, family or […]

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Try Something New!

Recently I completed the plant-based nutrition certification to gain the knowledge I need to help others live a healthier life. My friends and family immediately asked me. How will I be able to manage this as well as the digital marketing firm? The response, I am passionate about them both, therefore I will make it […]

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Say NO to Settling

We make daily, weekly, and monthly goals to help us move forward, toward something grander. Most of the time this is something we could not complete in a short period, or at all, without proper planning. Other times it is something simple, but motivation is very low. The simple ones are broken down into smaller […]

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Highs & Lows

I have heard a lot of people talking about their highs and lows lately. They mention that when their work-life is going well other parts of their life is not. A notion I struggled with a lot a few years back and even presently sometimes. Why This high and low occurs when we invest too […]

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See The Good

There is good in everything we do, even when we do not think so. Story The other day I made a transaction mistake and needed to receive a refund. A small error, easily fixed by a few clicks on a trackpad. However, it is not that simple in The Bahamas. The banking system here runs […]

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Negativity, Positivity and Progression

There are days when nothing goes our way, no more coffee in the house, phone screen cracks, and the world seems to be out to get us. Instead of taking a moment to sit with this, we decide to carry on with the day and point this energy at everyone like a gun. Perhaps this […]

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Passion, Lifestyle and Entrepreneurship

Out of the normal, but words can not do this lifestyle justice sometimes. Therefore, I have chosen to post a video to show you how it is. Enjoy and do not forget to like, subscribe and follow the blog! E

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Change The Narrative

In Today’s society, there is a generational gap that has produced tension between the generations. I am eager to change this narrative. The older generation lived in an era where you needed a degree, specific trade, office or another qualification to work a nine to five job. This has been the dominating niche for a […]

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Stay Present No Matter Where YOU are

Recap Last week I wrote about living factually and the benefits of this practice. A key factor was the ability to be present in the current moment, instead of physically being there and mentally caught in a story. Presence Sometimes it is hard to be present around friends and family. Especially when alcohol is involved […]

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Live Factually, Enjoy Reality

There are many approaches to living factually, because everyone has an outlook on the term. I was taught that living factually means to be present as much as possible by catching yourself in the stories that have been created. Hence, the last post was an introduction to this lifestyle. Breaking it Down In my last […]

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Lost In Stories

Today’s post ignites a new era for the blog. Entrepreneurship is much more than business, it is a lifestyle that encompasses all that one does. At the forefront of this is self-care which involves the interior and exterior body. The interior being governed by the mind. A muscle that rarely gets stretched. That said, I […]

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Dive into Meaningful Work

There is just something about doing meaningful work that gets me through the day. Meaningful work is anything that we give a purpose. I know that seems simple, yet I guarantee many have yet to find this purpose. The Common Problem Each of us has a repertoire of ideas that will make a difference in […]

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Appropriate goals … What’s that?

Continuing from my last post, what is an appropriate goal? Before jumping directly to an answer, take a step back to think about the goals you have set in your life thus far. Do they consist of easy tasks, hard tasks, beneficial ones or simple ones? If they are a mixture of all of these […]

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Story or Fact, You chose!

There are times when our daily/ weekly business goals are not enough. We accomplish everything on the checklist, yet, there is no real sense of achievement. This was very common when I first started and it got me so frustrated. It was like no matter what the goals were there was always more that could […]

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Time, Focus and Presence

In this field, one must shift their concept of time. A perceived commodity that is taken for granted every day. Now, I have told you before that being an entrepreneur provides freedom to push our business goals forward rather than someone else’s but pushing forward is a want not a given. A shift in concept […]

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Make It Through The “Drought”

In the beginning, motivation is high, excitement is through the roof and you feel unstoppable. There is no one telling you what to do or how to do it. Rather, you are the captain of the ship, rocket, or any metaphor that come to mind. Startup names start to form, social media profiles are made, […]

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A Little Self-Evaluation Never Killed Anyone!

Remember in my last post where I talked about using second-guessing as impulse control? If not you should take a look at my last post to help jog your memory. For those of you who do remember this and have been keeping up with me, welcome back! Thanks for your support. Anyway enough of the […]

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Finding My Why!

There is nothing more stressful and rewarding than understanding why we chose the paths we do. It often leads to second-guessing ourselves which, I am here to tell you is totally fine. Moreover, a little second-guessing can be used as impulse control if it is managed correctly and not in the form of panic. (A […]

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