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Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Reason #97 why you can’t lose weight…because let’s face it, there are potentially quite a few things contributing to the fact that you can’t lose weight. It’s supposed to be easy, right? Burn more calories than you consume and you “should”, in theory, lose weight. But what if you don’t? Well, there’s a myriad of [...]

August 31, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Motivation 2

3 New Homemade Deodorant Scents Available!

3 New Homemade Deodorant Scents Available!

That’s right! There are now a total of FOUR scents available in our homemade deodorant! This amazingly effective, all-natural, chemical-free product is now available in Rosemary Eucalyptus, Vanilla Coconut, Sandalwood and of course our original scent, Lemon + Clove! Below is a quick description of each scent, but if you’d like to try them all, [...]

July 17, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 3

Letter to Healthcare Professionals— Love + Frustration

Letter to Healthcare Professionals— Love + Frustration

Hello and Happy Monday friends from across the globe! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend! We are starting off this new week posting about what many might consider a rather touchy subject. It has come to my attention that several people may have experienced some frustration after I recently shared a photo on [...]

July 16, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 2

Fresh, Local, Organic + Less Expensive Produce!

Fresh, Local, Organic + Less Expensive Produce!

I eat organic—no big deal. What is a big deal—spending a pretty penny to do so. I’m serious about my health and I won’t sacrifice eating conventional produce covered in pesticides to save a few bucks. Well, that and I won’t eat conventional because it tastes like crap… but that’s another blog post. The point [...]

July 9, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 0

Welcome Holly Alexander!

Welcome Holly Alexander!

Live Whole Be Free is growing! Please join me in welcoming Holly Alexander as LWBF’s latest blog contributor! I am extremely proud and excited to be welcoming Holly to the team. Not only is Holly one of the most genuine, loving and passionate people I know, she’s also a fantastic new mother, talented PR professional and [...]

June 22, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 0

Homemade Deodorant Challenge!

Homemade Deodorant Challenge!

Hello friends! I hope you’re all enjoying the warm weather now that summer is in full swing! We sure are enjoying the heat down in Texas! And speaking of the heat… yep… the homemade deodorant is still working! In fact, the responses to the Aluminum Zirconium post was so overwhelming, I’ve decided to make a little [...]

June 18, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Recipes 15

Aluminum Zirconium-Free Deodorant Works!

Aluminum Zirconium-Free Deodorant Works!

Yep, you read that right. I’ve taken another step towards becoming a full-fledged hippie by actually making my own deodorant. First, let me give you some background information to help you understand how I made this decision. I should start by saying that I had no idea I would ever do this, nor is my [...]

June 4, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 11

American Heart Association Launches New Blog

American Heart Association Launches New Blog

Great news! For those that don’t already know, I have been contributing weekly blog posts to The American Heart Association for about four weeks now! I’m proud and honored to be a guest blogger for them. With this blog and other social media efforts, they are reaching more people than ever, helping raise awareness of [...]

May 26, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 0

Week #7 Challenge — Cook Your OWN Food!

Week #7 Challenge — Cook Your OWN Food!

Eating healthy becomes much easier when we are in control of what and how we cook. It is possible to find healthy meals outside of your own home, but you lose control over how such items are cooked. Eggs cooked in oil, sweet potatoes fried instead of baked… restaurants typically take the cheap and easy [...]

March 5, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Recipes 0

Week #5 Challenge — 12 Hour Detox

Week #5 Challenge — 12 Hour Detox

Congratulations on finishing the first month of the Biggest Achiever Program and welcome to month #2 of our three month program! I am proud to announce that many of you have been extremely successful on this program so far, not only with weight loss, but with an increasingly positive outlook on life in general! I’ve [...]

February 13, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Motivation 0