GR8NESS author Amanda

Amanda

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.

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Can’t Lose Weight? Change Your Mind Not Your Diet

Struggling with weight loss is never easy. To arrive at the point in which you’re opting to lose weight takes a certain amount of discomfort and self-awareness. Although, the desire can also come about as a result of societal guilt or pressure to maintain a specific image, or reach a...
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How Your Self-Image Can Change with Setting

Everyone experiences life differently. A good day in one person's eyes might feel catastrophic to someone else. We have accounts of our own stories and our accounts of the stories we share with others. No matter what our perceptions are, they are shaped interactively by self-image. Our self-image affects how...
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Is Strength Training the Key to a Healthy Brain?

I think we can all agree that having a healthy brain is an integral part of making the most out of your life. Everything you do involves your brain, for better or worse. Truly, it is just that—better or worse, depending on how your brain is doing. A healthy brain...
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Leaky Gut? Stem the Tide with Seaweed

When digestive problems begin, they bring with them inevitable questions. We want to understand why we’re experiencing the symptoms we are so that we can get back to normal as soon as possible. Feeling sick has a way of causing us to stop, reconsider, and act. If you’re someone who...
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How Joe Rogan Feels about CBD Oil

The extensive discussion on CBD has broken ground across industries, communities, and populations. Medicinal, natural and herbal, CBD has gained popularity for its potential benefits and accessibility. Its extraction of THC allows for it to provide many benefits of marijuana without the controversial psychoactive effects. One person who stands firmly...
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Understanding a Healthy Rate of Weight Loss

Concluding that you’d like to lose weight is confusing. You might begin a process of retracing your steps, all the while, feeling eager to take new ones. If you’re serious and strategic about your efforts, you might need a plan for achieving a weight loss goal. This tends to bring...
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Are You Feeding Your Pet Correctly? [Quiz]

We're all adoring if not outright obsessed with our pets. They become integral parts of our lives, and to some, family (I have yet to hear an argument otherwise). We care for them deeply, but as life has it, caring for them becomes another part of our busy days. How...
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The Best Beginner’s Guide to Bodyweight Workouts

If you’re new to working out, there’s a good chance that you won’t be starting in the gym with weightlifting. Lifting weights can be intimidating for those starting out, as they pose high risk for injury if not used properly. Some have trouble understanding what they should do in the...