• Annakeara Stinson on Healthy Habits

    8 Benefits Of Coconut Oil That Your Entire Body Can Enjoy

    8 Benefits Of Coconut Oil That Your Entire Body Can Enjoy

    Coconuts and their seemingly infinite uses have been a staple in Asia, Africa, and South America basically since the dawn of man. But now, coconut products have made their way into mainstream supermarkets here in the US — particularly coconut oil. Seriously, this stuff is all over the place now. The rather remarkable natural substance […]
  • Annakeara Stinson on Healthy Habits

    7 Sneaky Ways To Make Yourself Drink More Water Each Day

    7 Sneaky Ways To Make Yourself Drink More Water Each Day

    Water. Agua. Eau. No matter who you are, where you came from, or what language you speak, water makes up around 60 percent of your body. And yet, the simple task of replenishing it can seem like a job worthy of a 401k. About eight glasses a day (or 64 ounces, and some say even more) continues […]
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    How To Keep The Workout Flow Going Even When You're On Vacation

    How To Keep The Workout Flow Going Even When You're On Vacation

    Every time I go on vacation, part of me wants my only form of movement to be opening my mouth to eat breakfast in bed. I'm definitely the type of traveler who just wants to sleep late, wander around, lay on the beach, and repeat. But after two days of lazing about, my body definitely […]
  • Annakeara Stinson on Mental Health

    Here's How You Can Get Over Your Anxiety Of Going To The Gym

    Here's How You Can Get Over Your Anxiety Of Going To The Gym

    That thing about exercise releasing endorphins? True. Very true. Having said that, I don't know what it is that makes the prospect of exercise so dread-inducing and anxiety-provoking, but whatever it is, it's real AF. Part of this, for me, is because I used to use exercise as a tool to mold my body into some […]
  • Annakeara Stinson in Life

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    5 Soothing Podcasts That Will Help You Fall Asleep In No Time

    5 Soothing Podcasts That Will Help You Fall Asleep In No Time

    It's not easy to turn your mind off at the end of the day. Half the time, when I lay down to close my eyes and go to sleep, the interior of my head is more or less a haunted television, switching channels, flashing images, and bouncing around anxious scenarios with no real rhyme or […]
  • Annakeara Stinson on Healthy Habits

    This Is What Trainers Mean When They Talk About Toning Their Bodies

    This Is What Trainers Mean When They Talk About Toning Their Bodies

    Everybody has different goals when it comes to exercise. Personally, I'm happy to be at a point where my number one reason to get moving is to help myself balance my emotions. When I exercise consistently, I feel good in both my mind and body. I feel alert, dare I say supple, and on the best […]
  • Annakeara Stinson on #DoItForTheGram

    13 Instagram Captions For Your Gym Selfies That Won't Make You Sound Like A Tool

    13 Instagram Captions For Your Gym Selfies That Won't Make You Sound Like A Tool

    Ah, the gym selfie. It's like waving a stellar report card, or a totally finished New York Times crossword puzzle in your friend's face — except it's your body. These pictures often crowd your Insta feed and cause you to either scoff audibly, or at the very least, feel a wave of secondhand embarrassment. “Can we […]
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    The Dangers Of Using Food As A Reward, According To A Psychotherapist

    The Dangers Of Using Food As A Reward, According To A Psychotherapist

    I'm the type of person who derives a lot of enjoyment from food. I once got teary-eyed when I bit into an unusually delicious muffin, for example, and I consider it blasphemy to not get popcorn at a movie theater. Part of me believes a broken heart is mended only with small, ravioli-shaped sutures, and […]
  • Annakeara Stinson in Wellness

    9 Reasons Why Your Period Is Late That Have Nothing To Do With Being Pregnant

    9 Reasons Why Your Period Is Late That Have Nothing To Do With Being Pregnant

    It's not a particularly comforting moment, realizing your period is late. A moment of panic may arise. For me, the proverbial stork immediately comes to mind, arriving at the door like an unordered pizza with a pooping, crying, ravenous little gremlin in tow. Then, of course, there are all the ways in which pregnancy, barring immaculate […]