Par’s Picks – 9

Hello from London!  I got in this morning and am ready to see all the sights!  I’m hoping jet lag doesn’t set in at all during this trip.  Wouldn’t that be nice?!

I’ll post more about the weekend on Monday.  Stay tuned!

On to this week’s Par’s Picks (can’t believe this is my 9th one!)…

FOOD:

Food Fight!: Tofu vs. Tempeh – Great information about two popular vegetarian proteins.

12 COMPLETE PROTEINS VEGETARIANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT – For all my fellow veggie only folks, this is must know information!

LIFE/SELF:

It’s Really Okay to Go at Your Own Pace – An important reminder to not get down on yourself when things slow down.  Just keep moving, no matter what the pace.

Do You Want Your Life to Serve as a Warning or an Example? – Absolutely LOVED this!  A must read.

10 Things That Need to Be Found on Your Daily To Do List – More of these things need to be added to my daily to do list.

For Laughter – A beautiful read about the healing power of laughter. 

10 Simple And Realistic Ways To Be More Positive – #6 is something I’ve always had a hard time doing…working on it!

5 Minutes Of What The Media Actually Does To Women – Please watch this video!  It’s only 5 minutes long, but the message will really make you think!

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid – I really need to work on #13.

7 Tips for Pursuing Your Passion, Even If You Feel Behind – This article complements yesterday’s blog post so well. 

HEALTH:

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out – A really refreshing list about the importance of exercise.  If I have a little girl one day, I hope to share this with her.

11 Tips To Stick With Your Workouts Through The Holidays – With one holiday behind us and another big one ahead of us, these tips will keep you in shape when time is of the essence!

WHAT THE HECK IS INSULIN AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT BLOOD SUGAR AND FAT LOSS? – I’m a little ashamed to admit that my knowledge about insulin and its role in the body was very limited prior to reading this article, especially considering that diabetes is so prevalent in my family.  Whether you think you need to know more about insulin or not, read this.

FUN:

23 Things That Only Sisters Understand – #20 is so me and my sister!  Sorry, Aek!

A little Bitstrips fun…

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INSPIRATION:

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Happy weekend and cheerio!

4 Thoughts on “Par’s Picks – 9

  1. hema729 on December 7, 2013 at 8:17 am said:

    If you get a chance you should go to Nandos. Enjoy your trip!

  2. I hope you’re having fun in London! I saw your instagram by the phone booth! So cute!

  3. Have a great trip! I’ll be trying to make my way through all of these amazing links in the meantime :)

  4. I learned so much more about complete proteins thanks to your link! Being vegetarian, I’m always looking for tasty ways to incorporate protein in my diet and honestly, I’m tired of protein smoothies. So now I’m super excited to try quite a few new-to-me proteins and recipes. Thanks for sharing..

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