Best Instagram Accounts for Self-Care

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Your Instagram feed is a sacred place - and should be filled with photos that leave you feeling uplifted, inspired, and comforted.  These Instagram accounts are our favourites for snaps and captions that promote positive and realistic self-care.

@rupikaur_

Rupi Kaur is an incredible poet - and it just so happens that she also regularly touches on topics like self-care and self-love. On her Instagram feed, you can expect bite-sized pieces of poetry alongside her illustrations.

The best choice I ever made was to leave it all behind to follow my heart. When I first left corporate to follow my heart and become a writer, I had no idea how life-changing that decision would become. It allowed me to quit my soul suffocating career in advertising to do work that feels joyful. I left depression, addictions and anxiety behind. I created a thriving wellness website and community and build an award-winning brand that helps others, while also supporting those I care about. Do you dream about working for yourself? Do you have talents, skills and a passion you'd be interested in turning into a profit? If you fantasize about working for yourself (or you're already trying but struggling to get your footing), you don't have to do it alone. Today I want to share the best business training to teach you how to build a thriving business, just like I did (even if you're not sure what you want to do yet!). My business mentor, @marieforleo just released the first free online workshop The Six Pillars to Building a Highly Profitable Business Online. She rolls up her sleeves and gives stellar tips that you can start implementing in your business (or business planning!) today. Because if you're like I was, you can no longer settle or stay in any situation that is hurting your soul. There is something in your that the world needs, let your true self shine. Watch this free business training workshop to get you there. Link in bio. #free #freetraining #bschool #inspiration #findyourhappydaily #playwiththeworld

@shannonkaiserwrites

Shannon Kaiser is the bestselling inspirational author behind books like "The Self-Love Experiment". Her feed is filled with reassuring quotes that encourage you to work towards being your best, as well as lovely lifestyle photos.

@init4thelongrun

Georgie is the blogger behind In It 4 The Long Run as well as the podcaster behind The Chasing Joy Podcast. Her uplifting feed shares well-rounded wellness tips, authentic self-care, and positive reminders to embrace you.

@thoughtfullymagazine

Thoughtfully Magazine is a publication that focuses on self-care and wellness, as does their Instagram account!  Expect plenty of positive quotes as well as images to inspire your self-care.

@wayofgray

Sophie Gray is all about self-acceptance and self-love, both of which she regularly shares on her Instagram account.  We're also in love with her thoughts, which spread this message even further. 

@alex_elle

Alexandra Elle is an author who focuses on hope, intentional living, and the journey of motherhood.  Her regular posts of encouragement, affirmations, and mantras definitely deserve a place in your feed.

@summertelban

Summer is the blogger behind Coffee with Summer, where she covers topics like self-care, authenticity, fashion, beauty, and more. On her Instagram, you can expect plenty of real talk, gorgeous and uplifting home decor, self-care encouragement, and more.

@theblissfulmind

Catherine is a mindset coach and promoter of self-care and mindfulness. Her uplifting Instgram feed is filled with thoughts to help you feel a little more calm, self-aware, and blissed out. 

@leefromamerica

While Lee is a promoter of healthy living, it really all comes down to one thing: balance. Her Instgram shares plenty of wellness tips, beautiful messages about self-love, self-care, and slowing down, and gorgeous plant-based food inspiration.

@thehealthymaven

Davida is a healthy lifestyle blogger and podcaster, and she really focuses on living a life that truly feels good. In addition to yummy recipe inspiration, you can also expect holistic health tips and favourite products, reassuring words about doing what's right for you, and gentle and realistic reminders about self-care. 

@thebalancedblonde

Jordan shares a look into how she lives incorporates self-care, holistic wellness, yoga, and more into her daily life on her Instagram account.  We're in love with her authenticity and how she shares her journey.

 

@caringcrate

We couldn't leave ourselves out!  Our Instagram feed is filled with realistic and authentic inspiration about different aspects of self-care, as well as reassuring quotes about taking time for you.

 

 

Looking for more Instagram accounts to follow? Check out our Favourite Instagram Accounts for Mental Health and our Favourite Chronic Illness Instagram Accounts.

17 Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Recipes

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Turmeric is certainly getting lots of press lately - and it's for good reason. It's a powerful natural anti-inflammatory that can help to ease joint pain and muscle soreness as well as soothe the gut.  Turmeric also helps to amp up your body's antioxidant activity, which can help to boost your immune system, as well as helps to protect your heart and brain. While there are so many ways to enjoy this versatile spice, we've put together some tasty recipes from some of our favourite bloggers to inspire you to reap the benefits of turmeric, whether you're craving something sweet or savoury.

DRINKS AND SMOOTHIES

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Lemon Turmeric Tonic // Tasting Page

With lemon and turmeric, this tonic is filled with ingredients that target inflammation.  The drink also includes black pepper, as this helps your body to better absorb turmeric.

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Healing Tahini Hot Chocolate // Strength and Sunshine

Cozy up with this dairy-free hot chocolate which pairs turmeric with other warming spices like cinnamon and ginger. 

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Golden Milk Frappuccino // A Saucy Kitchen

This vegan and paleo frappuccino is wonderfully sweet, light, and creamy - plus packs an anti-inflammatory punch!  It's sweetened naturally with dates, and can be topped with coconut whipped cream if desired. 

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Turmeric and Chai Spiced Cauliflower Smoothie // feast of green

Although it might sound a little strange, we promise that cauliflower works well in smoothies!  It helps to add a creamy texture to your drink, as well as that added serving of vegetables.  The chai spices and banana give plenty of yummy flavour.

SOUPS

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Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Turmeric Chicken No-Noodle Soup // Real Food Whole Life

We're in love with slow cooker recipes for their convenience, and this soup is no exception! If you have an Instant Pot, there's also an option to whip it up super quick. This nourishing soup is also loaded with veggies, making it a great nutrient-packed comfort food.

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower Turmeric Soup // Healthfully Ever After

Roasted cauliflower adds a delicious flavour to this creamy turmeric soup, which makes a wonderful base for toppings like croutons and fresh thyme.

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Warming Carrot, Ginger, and Turmeric Soup // Lauren Caris Cooks

Warm up with this cozy carrot soup which pairs anti-inflammatory ginger and turmeric.  

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Creamy Vegan Turmeric Mac and Cheese // Spinach for Breakfast

Take your mac and cheese up a notch with added turmeric in the sauce and yummy roasted brussel sprouts.  Bonus: this dish is completely dairy-free, as the creamy sauce is made with a blend of cashews and almond milk, along with nutritional yeast for that cheesy flavour.

 

BREAKFAST, SNACKS, & TREATS

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Creamy Maple Turmeric Oatmeal // The Wheatless Kitchen

Start your day off right with a bowl of warm cinnamon and turmeric oats.  Top with maple syrup, your favourite jam, pepitas, and coconut flakes.

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Golden Milk Donuts // Healthy Helper

These baked donuts happen to be gluten-free and high in protein.  Oh, and they are also perfectly sweet and spicy, just like your favourite golden milk.

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Turmeric Muffins // Skinny Fitalicious

Made with coconut flour and sweetened naturally with maple syrup, these turmeric muffins are gluten-free as well as paleo, and make a fantastic snack any time of day.

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Golden Milk Coconut Bark // Jessi's Kitchen

 With a combination of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, cardamon, and black pepper, this melt-in-your-mouth bark is made with coconut butter and tahini. The addition of coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, and cacao nibs mean this is a perfect something to grab when you need a little pick-me-up.

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Zucchini Carrot Muffins // The Awesome Green

With zucchini, carrots, and spinach, these savoury muffins make a nutrient-rich afternoon snack. 

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Golden Milk Protein Bars // Rezel Kealoha

These vegan, no-bake protein bars take everything you love about golden milk and put it into bar form!  We're absolutely in love with the maple coconut butter topping and crunchy coconut chips.

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Raw Vegan Golden Milk Cheesecake // Snixy Kitchen

This impressive twist on a cheesecake is made with a cashew and coconut filling set on top of a almond and date crust.  Don't forget the whipped coconut cream topping!

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Turmeric and Ginger Spice Almond Butter // Better with Cake

This super smooth and gently spiced almond butter packs a nutritional punch! Spread it on your toast, blend it into a smoothie, or just enjoy it from the spoon.

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Turmeric Mango Sunrise Pops // Domesticate Me

These refreshing Popsicle are made with coconut milk, mango, and orange for some serious tropical vibes.  Oh, and there's also spinach blended in for some additional green benefits.

Warm & Fuzzy Love Playlist

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When you need to feel truly surrounded by warm and fuzzy vibes, these love songs are perfect for setting the mood.

Kiss Me - Ed Sheeran

Stay with Me - Sam Smith

Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur

Work Song - Hozier

I'll Move Mountains - Roo Panes

If You Every Want to Be in Love - James Bay

The Blower's Daughter - Damien Rice

Crazy for You - Adele

Forever - Ben Harper

Only Love - Ben Howard

Two - Ryan Adams

Morning Light - Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys

It's Gotta Be You - Isaiah

Perfect Duet - Ed Sheeran & Beyonce

Beneath Your Beautiful - Labrinth

The Book of Love - Gavin James

I Can't Keep from Loving You - Andrew Jones

You Are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontage

 

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Inside the Box: Refresh

In the middle of winter, I think we could all use a little bit of a pick-me-up!  For this reason, the box this month was refesh, and I curated a number of items that are designed to help renew both your body and mind, and leave you feeling a little cleaner and fresher.  

 

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Red Lemon Wink Worthy Under Eye Serum

Whether you’ve had a rough night or just need something to soothe tired, puffy eyes, this serum will do the job!  Vitamin C, retinol, and Gamma Linolenic acid (sourced from pure rose hip oil) help to stimulate collagen production and protect the skin against free radical damage, while caffeine and Cypress help to repair the skin and increase circulation.

I know first-hand how difficult it can be to get a good night's sleep - especially when you're dealing with a mental health condition or chronic illness.  Though this eye serum won't help you catch up on those Zzz's you missed, it is super soothing for puffy eyes and helps you to look a little more awake - which can sometimes give you a little extra boost.

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Twinkle Apothecary Dry Shampoo

For days when a shower just isn’t happening.  This dry shampoo makes it easy to freshen up.  Because it’s made with rice powder, it becomes translucent when it comes in contact with the oils in your scalp, meaning it works on any color hair and leaves no white residue.  Twinkle essential oil fragrance blends also means you get a lovely dose of scent!

I've never included a dry shampoo in a Caring Crate box - and I couldn't even tell you why!  There's nothing quite like a nice bath or shower to hit the reset button, but sometimes the energy just isn't there.  Dry shampoo is such a nice option to get freshened up quickly.  I'm also in love with all of Twinkle Apothecary's scents, and love that this dry shampoo is sort of like wearing a natural perfume in your hair.

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Ecoderma Energizing Bath Salts

Made with epsom salts and calendula flowers, this bath soak is designed to help relieve muscle tension and pain.  The cinnamon and citrus essential oils help to provide a bath that is revitalizing.

Most often, the bath products included in Caring Crate are about relaxing and zen-ing out, so it was nice to include an item that was focused on uplifting and energizing.  The cinnamon and citrus scent is something really unique, and is perfect for those who aren't into flower-y or sweet scents.

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Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration

With gorgeous hand-lettering and pictures, this journal is designed to inspire creativity, mindfulness, and self-exploration.  Take some time to reflect as you work through this journal with open-ended questions, lists and more.

Journals are some of the most popular items that I include and we hadn't had one in awhile, so this fit perfectly!  I love that this journal is really different and encourages you to think outside the box and get to know yourself a little bit better.  The images are also absolutely beautiful!

 

10 Ways to Practice Self-Love

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While we're proud promoters of self-care, self-love is just as important!  Although there can definitely be overlap between self-care and self-love, self-love is about truly taking care of yourself emotionally, appreciating your body, and fostering your self-confidence and self-worth. We've put together some of our favourite practices to help yourself feel loved and appreciated.

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Write Yourself a Love Note

Though writing a letter to yourself might seem a little bit strange, the act of physically writing out a compassion-filled note to yourself not only gives you the space to think through your feelings but also the opportunity to re-read it when you need a little extra dose of self-love.  While hearing how others love and care for you is awesome, nothing quite compares to hearing it in your own words. If writing a whole letter to yourself seems overwhelming, try starting by making a list of 5-10 things you love about yourself and adding on from there. 

Unfollow Instagram Accounts that Aren't Making Your Feel Great About Yourself

We all know that social media can be a double-edged sword - while there's a ton of great content out there, it can be easy to get sucked into the trap of mindless scrolling and self-comparison. In addition to keeping in mind that Instagram is a highlight real, taking the time to go into your account and unfollow users whose posts seem to lead you into feeling like you just can't measure up or whose posts don't make you feel good is a great way to ensure that your feed remains sacred and positive. 

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Pamper Yourself with a Spa Night

While pampering ourselves is something that we definitely deserve, it's not always something that we take the time to do! Rather than just painting your toenails or throwing on a Face mask as you watch T.V., we recommend making a total evening of it - complete with relaxing spa music and tea or spa water to set the atmosphere. It doesn't have to be expensive either - DIY Face Masks or placing your tub of lotion in some warm water to heat it up are some ways to make what you already have a little more luxe.

Buy Yourself Fresh Flowers

Though they may often seem like an unnecessary extra, having fresh flowers in your home does have some benefits!  They can help to boost your mood, add a little extra colour, have a lovely smell, and can even make you feel more relaxed or creative.  The next time a bouquet of flowers catches your eye at the grocery store, why not pick it up for yourself?

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Cook Yourself Dinner and Set the Mood

Cooking dinner might be an essential, but you can really transform it into an act of self-love. Perhaps use a new ingredient or something you love but don't cook often, order a meal kit to make things easier as well as mix up the flavours, or enjoy a glass of wine and some music as you cook.  When you're ready to eat, truly set the mood by eating at the table and perhaps prepping it with a nice candle or table linens to really create an experience rather than just another meal.

Choose a Self-Love Mantra or Affirmation

It's amazing just how powerful it can be to repeat or see a mantra or affirmation.  Eventually, the words can become reality.  Because only you know where you need to strengthen your self-love, finding or creating your own affirmation really helps to ensure that that statement is powerful for you.  "I am worthy of good things", "I am not beautiful like you. I am beautiful like me", and "I am not afraid to show my happiness to those around me" are all great places to start.  We recommend repeating these to yourself regularly throughout the day or display them someplace you'll see them, like on your mirror or as your phone background.

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Clean Out Your Closet and Get Rid of Clothes That Don't Make You Feel Great

We've all likely held on to clothes that we hope will fit one day, or have pieces in our closet that make us feel less than beautiful or confident.  But, don't need clothing in our lives that doesn't make us feel good!  Getting rid of these pieces can be super cleansing, plus it creates room to see the clothing options that really make you feel awesome.

Do a Workout That Makes You Feel Good

Let's face it - exercise is hard!  And pushing yourself to do things outside your comfort zone is great, it's also important to do those workouts that celebrate your body and make you feel great about your capabilities.  Perhaps it's a dance workout that brings a smile to your face, or maybe you feel super strong after a bootcamp workout.  Whatever it might be, choosing a workout that you leave feeling even better about yourself than when you started is a wonderful act of self-love.

Talk to Yourself as You Would a Friend

For some reason, we're often so much harder on ourselves than we are on others.  Sometimes, we may need to try and distance ourselves from the situation by imagining that we're speaking to a friend rather than to ourselves.  You might find that your words are kinder, that you're more gentle, and that you allow yourself a little extra grace when you do that.  It definitely takes a lot of practice, but it can be really transforming.  

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Try Something Creative

Getting out of your comfort zone and expressing yourself in a different way can be a great way to explore your relationship with yourself in a playful way.  Trying something creative - whether it be heading to a pottery painting cafe, following a painting tutorial on YouTube, or taking a hand lettering course - is a fun way to show yourself some extra love.

 

 

Best Essential Oils for Self-Love

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We all now how powerful the effects of scent can be - and it turns out that many of the essential oils that are awesome for boosting feelings of self-love also have additional benefits like skin softening, a boost of confidence and energy, and more.  We've put together our favourite essential oils to reach for when you need a little extra self-love, as well as some of our favourite products that feature them.

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Bergamot

Bergamot has a light and sweet citrusy scent, and is gently calming and uplifting. It's also clarifying and healing, making it an ideal option for skincare.

Try it: Add a couple drops to your favourite skincare cleansor or give yourself a soothing massage with Red Lemon Patchouli Bergamot Body Oil

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Ylang-Ylang

Ylang-Ylang has a lovely warm floral scent, and is often used to help relieve nervousness, tension, and restlessness. It's also really helpful for balancing emotions, creating connections with others, and can even be helpful for PMS symptoms.

Try it: Roll on Florahue's Orange Ylang-Ylang perfume for an uplifting floral fragrance that inspires love, or burn Two Bloom's Bliss Soy Candle to bliss out with the relaxing pairing of ylang-ylang and lavender.

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Jasmine

With a warm romantic and floral scent, jasmine is helpful for promoting relaxation, and is also super soothing for dry and irritated skin.

Try it: Mix with a carrier oil and apply to pulse points to use as a natural perfume or ourish your skin with Lo and Behold Natural's Jasmine and Hibiscus Body Butter, which is gentle enough to use on the face and sensitive skin.

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Rose

Though it's perhaps the scent most associated with love, rose oil has benefits that go beyond just that. The oil promotes relaxation but is also great for your skin - it's naturally balancing, and soothing to irritated and dry skin.

Try it: Diffuse a few drops to benefit from rose's mood-enhancing properties or show your skin a little love with the vitamin and antioxidant Rose Mask from Sealuxe.

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Sandalwood

Sandalwood has a warm and spicy scent that helps to boost clarity and memory while also being calming. It's excellent for use during meditation, as well as helps to enhance mood and promote grounding.

Try it: Freshen up with Twinkle Apothecary Blissed Dry Shampoo

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Neroli

Noroli has a citrus and floral scent, and is both calming and uplifting.  It's also an excellent oil for skin from helping to balance excess oil and protecting dry skin.

Try it: Add a few drops to your nighttime moisturizer to help lock in moisture or feel gorgeous with Sudsatorium's Glitterati Dusting Power, which has a beautiful shimmer and scents of neroli, ylang-ylang, and sweet vanilla.

Lemon

With a bright citrus scent, lemon essential oil can help to boost your mood and is naturally uplifting and energizing.  Lemon is also detoxing and purifying, and can help to soothe digestion.

Try it: Add a couple drops of pure essential oil to a glass of water to help with digestion or boost good vibes with Lesley Saligoe Botanical's Bright Balm, which pairs lemon with other essential oils like bergamot, orange, lime, and grapefruit.

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Sweet Orange

Super fresh orange is energizing scent that can also help to boost immunity as well as mood. 

Try it: Add a few drops to your conditioner to help brighten your hair and mood or renew your skin with Coast and Clearing's Bergamot Orange Salt Scrub.

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Geranium

Similar to rose, geranium is balancing and can help to promote feelings of peace. It's also great for your skin, and can help to reduce inflammation.

Try it: Use in an aromatherapy steam to reap skin benefits or take a soak with Beth and Olivia's Rose Geranium Bath Bomb Square

 

 

19 Songs with Powerful Self-Love Lyrics

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Self-love is something we can never quite get enough of!  These empowering anthems are filled with lyrics that inspire empowerment and self-appreciation.  Whether you listen through the songs or just take a look at the lyrics we've shared, these are messages that need to be heard.

Brand New Me - Alicia Keys

I don't need your opinion
I'm not waiting for your okay
I'll never be perfect, but at least now I'm brave

 

Perfect - Pink

Pretty, pretty please, don't you ever, ever feel
Like you are less than, less than perfect

Beautiful - Christina Aguilera

I am beautiful

No matter what they say

Words can't bring me down

I Love Me - Meghan Trainor ft. LunchMoney Lewis

I don't mean to brag, I don't mean to boast
I love y'all, but I love me the most

 

Love Myself - Hailee Steinfeld

Gonna love myself, no, I don’t need anybody else

Try - Colbie Caillat

You don't have to try so hard
You don't have to bend until you break
You just have to get up, get up, get up, get up
You don't have to change a single thing

Confident - Demi Lovato

What's wrong with being, what's wrong with being
What's wrong with being confident?

Video  - India Arie

I'm not the average girl from your video
And I ain't built like a supermodel
But, I Learned to love myself unconditionally
Because I am a queen

Don't Be So Hard on Yourself - Jess Glynne

I learned to wave goodbye
How not to see my life
Through someone else's eyes
It's not an easy road
But no I'm not alone
So I, I won't be so hard on myself no more

Scars to Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara

But there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark
You should know you're beautiful just the way you are
And you don't have to change a thing

Masterpiece (Mona Lisa) - Jasmine Sullivan

Who is this I've tried so long to fight?
Filling my head with lies that I'm not good enough
Then I heard something in my ear
Tell me I'm perfect, now that I know the truth
Time to show and prove

Brave Honest Beautiful - Fifth Harmony ft. Megan Trainor

Don't criticize yourself no more
You got a smile worth fighting for

I Keep - Jill Scott

Keep on dreaming, keep on believing, keep on achieving.
I keep smiling when I come thru, and I cry when I need to

I Was Here -Beyonce

I just want them to know
That I gave my all, did my best
Brought someone some happiness
Left this world a little better just because

Who Says - Selena Gomez & The Scene

You’ve got every right
To a beautiful life

You Will (The OWN Song) - Jennifer Hudson & Jennifer Nettles

No need to give in
There's nothing you can't take
Cause what you're made of wasn't make to break
You're even stronger, stronger than you know
You could stand together or stand on your own

I Am Invincible - Cassadee Pope

Cracks run through these walls
But they still stand strong
Oh, heart covered in scars
But my fear
Is gone
Oh I will fight
I will survive

Secrets - Mary Lambert

They tell us from the time we're young
To hide the things that we don't like about ourselves
Inside ourselves
I know I'm not the only one who spent so long attempting to be someone else
Well I'm over it

Unstoppable - Sia

I'll put my armor on,
Show you how strong I am
I'll put my armor on,
I'll show you that I am

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Easy Microwave Recipes for One {Sweet + Savoury!}

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Whether you're a chronic illness warrior and running short on spoons, feeling super low-energy, are having trouble focusing because your mind seems to be running all over the place, or are perhaps just planning a total self-care evening and cooking isn't on the agenda, microwave recipes can be a game-changer.  Requiring only a few ingredients, these recipes can be made in minutes.  We're featuring microwave-friendly recipes from some of our favourite food bloggers and have both savory and sweet options, so you've got options no matter what you're craving.

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Easy Pizza Smashed Potatoes // The Recipe Rebel

When pizza sounds delicious but you need something quick, these pizza smashed potatoes are an awesome option!  Perhaps the best part about this recipe is that you can get totally creative and use what ever pizza toppings you prefer to create these bite-sized snacks.

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Parmesan Herb Spaghetti Squash // Joyful Healthy Eats

Spaghetti squash is a great source of fibre as well as nutrients like Vitamin C and A, Potassium & Calcium - the only bummer is that it can take longer than an hour to cook in the oven.  With this recipe, it only takes 15 minutes to make a meal in your microwave - and we're loving the delicious Parmesan, basil, and garlic toppings!

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese // Sunshine and Strength

Mac and cheese may be the ultimate comfort food - but if you're dairy or gluten-free, it can be difficult to find a delicious mix.  Made with nutritional yeast, this macaroni and cheese makes a perfect single serving that is also free of the top 8 allergens.

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5-Minute Vegetarian Burrito Bowl // Healthy Liv

When a Chipotle run just isn't happening, this quick option makes a tasty vegetarian burrito bowl with black beans and brown rice in under 5 minutes.  We recommend topping it with extra guac and pico de gallo!

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Vegan Microwave Apple Berry Crumble // Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Fruit crisps are totally delicious, but they do take awhile to cook!  This yummy and vegan-friendly fruit crisp has a gluten-free topping and can be prepped and cooked in under 10 minutes.  It's perfect topped with a little ice cream, too!

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Funfetti Mug Cake // Feasting on Fruit

When you just need some cake, we're all about this funfetti mug cake!  Made with oat flour, this cake is also gluten-free and the delicious icing is actually banana nice cream - so you get some nutrients in with your cake, too.

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Cinnamon Rolls for One // Imma Eat That

There's nothing quite like a warm cinnamon roll fresh out of the oven, but it's super time-consuming to make a whole pan.  This delicious cinnamon roll is made for one, and is perfect for topping with vanilla Greek yogurt.

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Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes with Chocolate Chips // Food Faith Fitness

Pancakes are pretty awesome any time of day, but sometimes we're just not into standing over a griddle.  This option lets you cook your pancakes in the microwave.  Oh, and these pancakes also happen to pack a punch of protein and the perfect combination of peanut butter and chocolate - yum!

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Matcha Latte Mug Cake // Kirbie's Cravings

Matcha is packed with antioxidants, and this yummy mug cake puts everything you love about a creamy matcha latte into cake form! 

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S'mores Mug Cake // Running with Spoons

If you're craving s'mores but don't have a campfire handy, this mug cake is a great way to enjoy that delicious combination of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate.  It's also got protein and fibre, so you can definately call this a snack!

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Rice Krispy Treats for One // One Dish Kitchen

It turns out that rice krispy treats are just as delicious as you remember them from your childhood!  We're loving this single serving option, which is ready in under 5 minutes.