The Morning Buzz

After taking a little hiatus from bringing you our favorite stories for your mind, body, and soul from some of our favorite bloggers, we’re back!  After getting an inbox request from a reader, I decided that it has been long enough.  Time to give the people what they want, right? So here’s some of my favorite posts from this past week! Make sure you drop a comment and let me know what you loved about these stories and what you want to see more of!

 

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“Go To Sleep!” – Seven Techniques For The Anxious Mind via WellFitandFed

Between the elusive fairy and the obnoxious bedmate, sleep for me has been a journey. In my last post on sleep, I discussed reasons we may be sabotaging our sleep. Inconsistent routines, screens, and nutrition choices all have the ability to impact our sleep negatively. But even if you have all those sleep-impacting external issues figured out sometimes there is one other beast that keeps us awake when we should be fast asleep – an anxious mind. The anxious mind is like a broken faucet spurting water with no place to shut off the master valve. Having an anxious mind is troublesome anytime but debilitating if it hits when you are trying to get to sleep.

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Gluten Free Coconut Shrimp via Our Little Everything

This would definitely classify as an “easy” recipe because all you have to do is toss the shrimp in some flour, then the batter, and then the coconut, refrigerate and fry….buuuuuut when you’re doing little shrimp after little shrimp, it can be time consuming.  I tend to use medium shrimp only because it’s the easiest to find around here, but larger shrimp would definitely speed up the process.  I also remove the tails on the smaller shrimp so they don’t get covered in batter.  I don’t want to accidentally eat a tail, sorry.  If you have larger shrimp, I would leave the tails on so that battering them up is a little less messy! Read More

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Image Ruthie Ridley Blog

FIT FAM + @ALBIONFIT via Ruthie Ridley Blog

Ben and I have definitely put fitness at the top of the priority list for our family.  We were both extremely active growing up and want our children to be active in sports as well. Ben went to school to be a PE teacher, so his PE teaching tendencies often come out while teaching the kids and myself different exercises, workouts and games! Read More

 

Brittany Giles