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Paleo Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

For this week’s installment of nourishing recipes from my wonderful postpartum doula,, we’re making a Paleo Breakfast sandwich. MMM! Written with love from my doula, Stephanie Matthias, herself: This

Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Idea?

Intermittent fasting is a concept that’s actually been around for quite some time, but has gotten heavy attention as of late. And although the word “fasting” might make you think of skipping meals and

My Current Struggle With Self-Kindness

One of the things I’ve caught myself doing recently is putting myself down, including when receiving a compliment. I meet “you look so great” with something like “I hide the baby weight well” or

LIVE WELL: Improve Your Vocabulary

One of my favorite aspects of being a blogger is the writing aspect. Though I didn’t go to school for journalism or writing, it’s a hobby that I’m grateful to now have as a career. On top of that, I

Vacation Whites

Who else is feeling like they want to live in white this spring/summer? It just feels like a French Riviera vacation, am I right?! Here are some of the white looks I’m coveting (but not buying yet

Postpartum Overnight Oats

For this week’s installment of nourishing recipes from my wonderful postpartum doula, we’re talking breakfast by form of overnight oats. A personal fave! Written with love from my doula, Stephanie

20+ Ways to Practice Whole-Body Wellness

Wellness might be the buzzword of the century, but for us at Because I’m Addicted, it’s truly a way of life. Not just wellness in terms of eating well or trying the latest trend out of Los Angeles,

4 Ways to Deal With Tech Neck

In a world obsessed with phones, tablets and computers, of course there’s a new beauty concern to go with it. Enter: tech neck. What is tech neck? It refers to the wrinkles that can prematurely pop up

LIVE WELL: Fab Four Approach

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve likely seen me mention Kelly LeVeque and her brilliance behind her Be Well brand. Kelly is a holistic nutritionist and wellness expert, and while attempting to

Hips Don’t Lie

One of the challenges with my postpartum body has been my expanded hips, so instead of staring at my old vintage Levi’s with puppy dog eyes (which I did for the first two months), I went ahead and had

❤️ Vintage Levi’s ❤️

One of the challenges with my postpartum body has been my expanded hips, so instead of staring at my old vintage Levi’s with puppy dog eyes (which I did for the first two months), I went ahead and had

Bone Broth & Egg Recipe

For this week’s installment of nourishing recipes from my wonderful postpartum doula, she’s sharing a simple replenishing bone broth. So many benefits! Written with love from my doula, Stephanie

5 Ways to Be a Better Partner

To change gears a bit and shift the focus from personal wellness to that of relationships, today’s post is all about the things we can do as individuals to ultimately be a better partner. As someone

The Beauty Tool That’s Replacing The Jade Roller

Move over jade roller, there’s a new rolling tool in town – and honestly, I think it’s better! If you aren’t familiar yet, please meet Nurse Jamie’s Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller. After seeing it

LIVE WELL: A Shopping Freeze

Today’s LIVE WELL topic may seem a little extreme or totally normal depending on your lifestyle, but it’s an idea I’ve been toying with lately. Living in LA and having a blog where fashion is a major

Spring 2018 Trend Favorites

A few things of the spring 2018 trends I’m into: 1. Rafia bags A really great rafia bag like this one by Indego Africa (this is the Ellie Tote). Indego is a non-profit dedicated to empowering artisan

My Morning Wellness Routine As A New Mom

Mornings have a whole different feel in our house with the new bebe! And it’s a really beautiful thing. We rise early, catch the sunrise, get in little cat naps after feedings, and in-between the

I Worked With A Postpartum Doula, Here’s Why

One of the things that’s often overlooked after birth is the care for the mama. It almost instantly becomes all about the baby, but the truth is, after our bodies (aka these magical vessels which

Things I’m Loving

Hiiii! I’m back with the series where I curate all things I’m currently loving or crushing on. Please share anything you’re listening to, reading, or wearing in the comments. I’d love to see what’s

LIVE WELL: Clean Wines

Eating clean and non-toxic has been a high priority for me for a while now (especially these days with little Leo in the house). It’s not always the most convenient, or even the most affordable, but I