5 Things to Read This Wednesday

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  1. According to Shape, flash tats might soon be able to take the place of your fitness tracker. SO COOL.
  2. From Actively Balanced, should you be keeping a food journal if you’re trying to lose weight? Iiinteresting!
  3. Next up, find out exactly what your gym-outfit-of-choice says about who you are as a person in this oldie-but-goodie from Man Repeller.
  4. One last fitness-focused piece: this lazy-girl-health-hacks post from Domaine profiles new ways to shape up that don’t involve going to the gym.
  5. Last but not least, Refinery29 published an editorial on the power of changing up your hair part–complete with before and after photos!–that highlight just how important seemingly-tiny details can be to changing your overall aesthetic.

xx,

Liza

How To Get Motivated to Work Out When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Sustained Workout Motivation How To

This summer seems to have been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for many of us. It sucks (duh), but I find some comfort in knowing that it’s actually a widely shared experience at the moment–from bloggers I read to, ladies I follow on Instagram, to friends and family members alike, the past few months have been an absolute whirlwind–something is off all around. While I don’t have specific tips on busting out of a personal or emotional rut, I do know that movement and getting in touch with your body can provide a temporary respite to craziness, and can leave you with long-lasting feelings of confidence and sanity. I also know, though, that when things are feeling out of control–or even just not ideal, finding the motivation to move your bod can be a serious task. One thing I do have tips on is how to deal with THAT: finding ways to stay motivated with your fitness routine and healthy lifestyle. If you’re feeling like you’re off track, in a rut, or are generally uninspired with your workouts, this is for you. Here are a few ways to stay motivated, and to reignite your passion for working out.  (more…)

5 Things to Read This Wednesday

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  1. Even thought I’ve been married for four years, I never get tired of looking at gorgeous engagement rings! This feature on trendy, stylish, and fashionable rings from Fashionista is great whether you’re searching for inspiration, or just want to be entertained.
  2. Refinery29 writer Samantha spent a week styling her hair and doing her makeup like the every girl of our generation, Lizzie McGuire. Bless.
  3. You guys know I’m obsessed with learning about people’s daily rituals and “I tried it” stories, so I was basically in heaven with this Business Insider piece where a writer experimented with Arianna Huffington’s nighttime routine.
  4. So this is cool: BuzzFeed posted about a new service that will allow you to send off your favorite Instagram photos and transform them…into coloring pages.
  5. Last but not least: flower crowns, princess crowns, and now mermaid crowns, whatever–I’m here for ALL of it. Don’t miss the pretty over at Shape!

xx,

Liza

Gym Bag Beauty Essentials

Gym Bag Beauty and Makeup Essentials

Some girls love wearing makeup to the gym and others hate it. Personally, while I wont go full-glam before a workout, I DO like to look cute and presentable. You know–look good, feel good, feel good play good, play good pay good?…Something like that. Take a peek inside my makeup bag with this post and peep my beauty essentials! Because what’s in my gym bag > what’s in my purse. (more…)

5 Things to Read This Wednesday

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  1. According to Well + Good the latest trend in leggings is shreds! They cover where to buy your own and how to style them in this piece.
  2. Someone over at StyleCaster found and wrote about a killer Reddit thread discussing inexpensive ways to make life more luxurious. I’m in!
  3. Three words: D.I.Y. rosé gummy bears. You’re welcome. (Thank you, Sprinkle Bakes!)
  4. This article from Elite Daily about skateboard workouts is creative and totally genius. I’m all for exercise that’s actually fun!
  5. Last but not least, The Cut provides an all-access look into Adriana Lima’s wellness routine. Obsessed.

xx,

Liza