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    Protecting your heart and health during the winter months + Giveaways Rules

    Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored twitter party with the American Heart Association. All views and opinions are always my own! Although many of us begin each year with well-intention New Year’s resolutions, by February┬ámany of us have already given up, with just 8% of people sticking to their resolutions! Colder weather and shorter days may be the culprit for many of us, as we struggle to feel motivated when it’s just plain ugly outside. Unfortunately, unlike bears, our lives and bodies don’t shut down and hibernate during the winter. So how do we stay motivated? What are the things to look out for when exercising in the…

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    Women, stress and balancing it all + Giveaway Rules #GoRedLATINO

    Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of a campaign with the American Heart Association. As always, all opinions are always my own! I love New York and will always be a “city girl,” but the work culture here for the most part is like the Rihanna song, “work, work, work.” If you have time to breathe then apparently you’re not doing enough! Not getting enough sleep because you’re so busy is something people are proud of. Being stressed out seems to be a way of life. We’ve been led to believe some or all of this is normal, but it’s not true. Several studies and medical opinions have…