Browsing Category Health + Wellness

What is the Recipe for the Best Morning Routine?

Does your usual morning feature multiple snooze button pushes before a crazed rush our of the door where you forget everything and barely arrive at work on time? We can do better than that. Here at Fabulous, we want you to wake up refreshed and ready to take on your day. Imagine how it would feel to have enough time to peacefully prepare for what…

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Take the One Big Thing Challenge to Kick off Your Year

No matter how you spend your days, you probably fall into the majority of people who, when asked, “How are you?” say, “Busy.” The busyness epidemic affects everyone–from the high-powered executive on a bustling city street to the homemaker in a secluded suburb. It seems like expectations around how much we can get done in a day have never been higher. We are constantly connected…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Breaking Bad Habits

What’s your personal guilty pleasure? Do you watch too much TV, overindulge in sweets, or enjoy gossiping at work? Often these sorts of enjoyable vices are talked about in a tongue in cheek way. They can be shrugged off as just our individual peccadillos rather than potentially dangerous mannerisms. But bad habits can stop you from achieving your goals and can even be detrimental to…

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5 Self-Care Activities to Get You Through to 2019

The end of the year can be a crazy-stressful time for people all over the world. For many of us, upcoming winter holidays are a whirlwind of activity that can be hard to keep up with. For others, final exams are coming, and others still are scrambling to prepare for the upcoming new year. Whatever has got you frazzled this month, self-care activities are probably…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Dealing with Stress

Winter holidays are approaching and, with it, all sorts of stressors. With all the obligations that come with the end of the year piling on top of what you already do every day, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Despite all the joy we feel being with loved ones and celebrating, our stress levels are shown to skyrocket during the end of the year. And stress,…

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Are Habits Inherited? The Science of Behavior Change

I am sure you have heard the adage that a leopard never changes its spots. But is it true? The cornerstone of self-improvement is that behavior change is realistic and possible for us all. In fact, the capacity for behavior change may just be part of us. Any time that you repeat actions over and over they become ingrained habits. This can be a wonderful…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Inner Peace

Want to wake up each day with a clear mind and a sense of calm serenity? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll show you exactly how to achieve that most elusive of life goals-inner peace. If you are imagining that you’ll need to start stocking up on patchouli and growing your hair out to truly access lasting tranquility, fear not. You…

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The Secret of Success is How to Bounce Back From Setbacks

Whenever we make big changes it’s inevitable that we will encounter a few setbacks along the way. Trying to improve our career prospects, health, fitness or working on any other personal goals can be difficult. We grow from these positive changes, but it’s not always comfortable. Plateaus and setbacks are perfectly normal, and it may be the secret of success that you need. Sometimes we…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Does Dark Chocolate Reduce Stress and Improve Memory?

Put down that candy bar! Nah, just kidding. Or are we? The information and misinformation surrounding the possible health benefits of dark chocolate are staggering. Some people say dark chocolate–chocolate containing at least 70% cocoa–can reduce stress, improve memory, and even help lower blood pressure. Other sources say dark chocolate, like any other chocolate, is still candy and is best avoided. But what’s true? Can…

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