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Lauren Roxburgh's mindfulness guide for the holidays

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Lauren Roxburgh's mindfulness guide for the holidays

It’s the holidays, or should we say “holicraze.” Year-end deadlines are fast-approaching at work, your diet is getting sabotaged with cheese balls and chocolates lurking around every corner, and now you’ve just been asked to host your family’s annual holiday gathering. With your To Do list at an all-time high, along with your stress levels, it can be more tempting now than ever to set aside your daily self-care routine until 2019. But isn’t this supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year? Take a breath. We’re here to help. We sat down with alignment specialist and empowerment...

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'Tis the season for prenatal supplements

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'Tis the season for prenatal supplements

When the weather outside gets frightful. And the fire looks so delightful. The mood may just be right for some afternoon (or evening) delight. But if you’re reading this blog on prenatal supplements, you probably already know this. There’s a reason why more people celebrate birthdays in August or the start of September than any other time of year. Whether it’s our body’s biological need to feel warmth or the prevalence of booze and merrymaking during the winter holidays, this is prime baby-making season. Along with this, there’s even evidence to suggest that the seasonality of sperm patterns could be...

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Easy tips for conscious gift giving

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Easy tips for conscious gift giving

We all look for ways to be sustainable in our everyday. From the foods we eat to the supplements we take, we want products that are good for us and the environment. Yet, when it comes to holiday shopping, it can be challenging to find a great gift that still gives back to the greater good. So we sat down with conscious creative, influencer and SmartyPants ambassador Lex Weinstein to get her tips for conscious gift giving this holiday season.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by L E X • W E I N S...

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5 Ways to beat holiday stress with your dog

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5 Ways to beat holiday stress with your dog

Holidays are family time, and that includes our fur babies. But unlike our real family (alright, maybe there are a few exceptions), spending time with our canine cohabitants can actually help reduce stress. Along with just making us feel all warm and fuzzy inside, studies suggest that regularly spending time with animals can help increase our oxytocin levels which leads to reduced anxiety and an overall enhanced mood, among other positive benefits. (If only seeing the in-laws could feel this good.) So, this holiday season forget what’s on your wishlist, the best gift you give yourself might just be spending...

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Inside the gummy: Why premium ingredients matter

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Inside the gummy: Why premium ingredients matter

It’s been said time and time again: quality over quantity. And although this isn’t always the case (hello, bubbles and puppies), you don’t want to compromise on what you put into your body, your kid’s body or even your dog’s body. Unfortunately, when it comes to supplements, not all brands are created equal. Fortunately, we’re NOT like most supplements. SmartyPants has your back, er body, by packing the essential vitamins and nutrients you need on the daily - all in one (yummy!) gummy. We use only the most premium ingredients, carefully-selected based on extensive research. With SmartyPants, you can be...

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