Welcome back to another fun Links You’ll Love round-up. Today I’m featuring pieces on everything from feeling sexy & French style tips to healthy living suggestions, delicious recipes & protein sources.
Last year I read Dr. Brian Wansink’s Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think – It was an incredibly interesting and well-researched book on how a multitude of variables influence not only what we consume, but how much we consume.
On the flip side, food & healthy living blogger Matthew Um of Om by Um talks about Mindful Eating – In other words, how to turn off distractions and focus on your food. By enjoying and savoring each bite, you’re more aware of what, and how much, you’re putting in your body. Empower yourself with awareness!
Fashion & Beauty:
One of my favorite trends for Spring and Summer this year are those too cute matching sets – From pajama inspired pieces to skater skirts and crop tops – I’m hooked! Want A Matching Set You Can Afford? Try One Of These.
If there’s anyone out there who can teach us to feel sexy it’s Dita Von Teese. Known for her retro bombshell look, fabulous personal style, and for being – You guessed it – A bona-fide sexpot. Luckily for us she’s sharing some advice with Harper’s Bazaar – Dita von Teese Reveals: How To Feel Sexy Every Day.
When you’re feeling under the whether you want nothing more than to crawl under the covers and forget that the world exists. Unfortunately life tends to go on, regardless of how we’re feeling, so here are some tips from the oh-so-stylish Garance Dore on How To Stay Chic When You’re Sick.
Learning to love yourself – And treat yourself right – Are important life lessons for everyone. Take a page from the diary of French girls and read Mind Body Green’s 13 Ways French Women Treat Themselves Right.
Getting ready for music festival season? Check out Elle’s round-up of killer looks to get inspired – Celebrities’ Best Music Festival Looks Ever.
Health & Fitness:
Getting protein doesn’t have to mean guzzling chemical-filled protein smoothies or gorging yourself on chicken breasts. Get creative and try some of these Great Sources of Clean Protein that range from beans and nuts to seeds, Spirulina, and tempeh.
I know very few people who love cookie dough as much as Julia from Once Upon A Blog, so you can bet that her No Bake Vegan Cookie Dough Bites are downright amazing.
Learning to replace unhealthy, fat filled indulgences with healthier alternatives is a great habit to get into. Check out Bazaar’s 5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth for some ideas.
Getting healthier and changing your lifestyle can be a daunting prospect. Just making some small daily chances can make a big difference though. Read through No Meat Athlete’s 3 Painless Ways to Start Eating Right When Nothing Else Will Work for some tips on starting small!