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Strategies to Reduce Anxiety

Strategies to Reduce Anxiety

If you suffer from anxiety, it can be crippling on a normal day. Throw in a worldwide pandemic, and that can blow your anxiety through the roof, even for those of us who don’t normally have anxious tendencies. Today I’m sharing a few tips with you to help you manage ...

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What is the Gig Economy?

What is the “Gig Economy”?

Since the pandemic hit about this time last year, more and more people are not only taking advantage of the Gig Economy, for many the gig economy is the ONLY way they have managed to earn an income to survive. Many jobs have been put on hold or have been ...

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Are You Happy? Live a Life You Love

We Only Get ONE LIFE! Are You Happy?

I have been reminded so often this past year that we only get ONE LIFE!  This is not a practice run, it’s not a dress rehearsal, it’s the ONE LIFE that we are given and our responsibility to make it the best life possible! Are you doing what you love ...

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Let's Chat About Gut Health

The Importance of Gut Health and Signs that You May Have an Unhealthy Gut

Did you know that many health conditions stem from our gut health? It kinda makes sense, if you think about it. Our gut is where the nutrients from our food is digested and absorbed. And depending on what we are putting into our body, our gut health reflects that.  Research ...

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Our Immune Health Starts in our Gut

Our Immune Health Starts in Our Gut

Did you know that our immune health starts in our gut? I makes sense, if you think about it, since the gut is where everything we eat gets absorbed. So if we have an unhealthy gut, we may also have a weak immune system. With this in mind, I wanted ...

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Gluten Free Banana Protein Pancakes

Recipe: Gluten Free Banana Protein Pancakes

Me and my sweet tooth LOVE pancakes! But gluten is a problem for me, so I found this flourless banana pancake recipe and I’m OBSESSED! They are super easy to make with only 3 ingredients, and they have a serving of protein, carbs and fruit to help you get your ...

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Social Distancing in the Woods with My Beasties

Social Distancing – A Test of Humanity

Today, I am doing my best version of “Social Distancing,” due to COVID-19. Getting my Sunday therapy session in the woods. Sunshine. Fresh air. Peace and quiet. Beasties. It’s all I need to get me through another week for my 14 days of self isolation. It feels like all the ...

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Identifying Toxic Humans - Bless and Release

Identifying Toxic Humans, Bless and Release

It has been quite a while since I have had a toxic human in my life that upset me in a way that rocked me to my core. I’m learning that despite hopes and wishes and long periods of time, some things simply never change. As humans, we just simply ...

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Common Courtesy Isn't That Common Anymore

The Decline of Common Courtesy

This is going to be a bit of a rant. I’m frustrated. Frustrated with how common courtesy simply doesn’t seem to be a THING anymore. What happened to asking someone how they are doing or how they’ve been before asking them for something you want from them? Is common courtesy ...

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Mariska Richters - 2020

Allow Me to Introduce Myself: I’m Mariska Richters!

Happy New Year, Friends!  With a new year, a new DECADE, and so many new visitors to my page, I thought it a good time to re-introduce myself. I’m Mariska Richters, and this page is where I share my life adventures, travel addiction, my loveable fur babies, Roxidoo and Cash, ...

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