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Farewell Toxicity, Hello Essential Oils

Farewell Toxicity, Hello Essential Oils

Rewind to about 8 years ago, and I’m not sure I would have known what you were talking about if you mentioned essential oils to me. At that time I was lathering my skin in scented lotions and my hair in scented products, burning candles throughout the house, you name it. I started to become [...]

February 20, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Essential Oils, Lifestyle 0

What Are Essential Oils?

What Are Essential Oils?

If you are into this “crunchy” stuff, you’ve probably heard essential oils come up in conversation. If you’re not sure what they are, get ready because your mind is about to be blown! The healing power and versatility of EOs is absolutely astounding. I only wish I had known about them sooner! Essential oils are [...]

February 3, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Essential Oils, Lifestyle 0

Control

Control

This word means different things to different people. To some, it conjures negative emotions and thoughts; to others it provides a sense of empowerment and accomplishment. When associated with health and weight management, many people struggle to gain “control” of their health and eating habits. We often look to or blame outside influences and time [...]

December 2, 2013 Holly Alexander Lifestyle 0

Pregnancy & Nutrition—What I Learned

Pregnancy & Nutrition—What I Learned

At 35 weeks pregnant, I’ve now gone back and forth for the last 20 or so weeks over how I should write this, or if I should write it at all. You see, it’s personal, and the internet, well, it’s public. But what kind of person would I be if I couldn’t share my mistakes [...]

July 26, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pregnancy 0

5 Tips To Becoming a Morning Workout Person

5 Tips To Becoming a Morning Workout Person

Since I’ve started teaching morning boot camps, I’ve had so many people tell me that they just can’t wake up that early. (“That” meaning early enough to attend a 5:30am Camp Gladiator Boot Camp. If you just shuddered at the thought of that, keep reading.) Well, I beg to differ, so I thought I’d put [...]

July 5, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation 0

How To Avoid Harmful Toxins In Mattresses

How To Avoid Harmful Toxins In Mattresses

After about 3 days of research, we finally figured out what kind of mattress and mattress cover our little angel will be sleeping on. I think my husband and I have done more research on baby stuff in the past 7 months than either of us did in four years of college! The good news [...]

June 10, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Children, Lifestyle 0

Life Changes

Life Changes

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I feel I owe you an apology as well as a short explanation. At least I’ll try to keep it short. The last few…errr… six months have been life-changing to say the least. On New Years Eve I toasted friends and we said “good riddance” to 2012, [...]

June 6, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle 3

Why Buy Organic?

Why Buy Organic?

If you are reading this post, you are probably one of two groups of people. You either know deep down that it’s important to buy organic, but if you were asked to list the reasons, you might not be able to do so, or you are not yet convinced that it’s important to buy organic [...]

January 18, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle, Nutrition 0

Kindness and Living Whole

Kindness and Living Whole

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing therefore that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.” – Stephen Grellet I came across this [...]

November 16, 2012 Holly Alexander Health, Lifestyle 0

LWBF Boot Camp at Klyde Warren Park!

LWBF Boot Camp at Klyde Warren Park!

I am so humbled and excited to announce this very exciting news. Biederman Redevelopment Ventures, the New York City consulting firm responsible for programming for the new Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, has asked me to teach boot camp classes at The Park coming this Fall! This park is unlike any other in the city [...]

October 15, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Lifestyle 11