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Wellness

Top Clean Beauty Products

Clean beauty favorites

For years, I suffered with severe acne, beginning in middle school into adulthood. This has been one of my greatest insecurities and battles with my health. I will dive deeper into what I did to heal my skin, but today I have something for you... I’m sharing the top three CLEAN beauty products that helped clear my skin. I have done tons of research on products for acne-prone skin and how to get rid of blemishes. Through all the research, the best thing I did for my skin was to shift my mindset from “treating” my acne to “healing” my acne. With this c[...]

March 2020 Reflections

March Reflections - MLW

Today I'm sharing with you a new series that I'll be sharing at the end of each month that highlights what I've been up to, my favorite things, and what I'm grateful for. March 2020 has been filled with A LOT of unexpected happenings that are affecting the entire world. This has really given me a chance to step back, reflect on my life, and focus on things I haven't had time for. I hope you are able to take some time to step back and reflect as well. With that said, let's get into what I've been up to and what I've been loving... 01.immune boosting recipes and tip[...]

Staying healthy and positive

Immune Boosting Tips

Despite the chaos of the current events, what can we do to boost our immune systems and stay positive? Here are some of practical tips: Get outside. If at all possible spend time outdoors (avoiding large crowds) to boost your vitamin D and lower stress. Take a walk, hike, bike, or simply sit outside in the sun. Do everything you can to keep your stress low. Stressing out over what’s going on will only weaken your immune system. Journal, pray, meditate, read, and spend time outdoors. Take advantage of the slower pace we are being forced to take due to closures a[...]

My Approach to Wellness

Mikaela Lauren Wellness approach to wellness

In November 2019, I received my certification as a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. So, what exactly is nutritional therapy? According to the Nutritional Therapy Association, a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP) “is a professional educated by the Nutritional Therapy Association, Inc.® [FNTPs] are trained to evaluate a client’s nutritional needs and make bio-individual recommendations or provide follow-up support for dietary changes, lifestyle choices and nutritional supplementation…They educate the public on the cost/benefit of[...]

My Go to Energy Bite Recipe

Mikaela Lauren Wellness Energy Bites

Here is my favorite treat as of late. This recipe is inspired by Lex Daddio of Restoring Radiance. I make a batch of these about once a week and store it in the fridge for a quick on the go snack. Check out Lex's blog here. I love her balanced approach to health plus she has tons of great recipes!  My Go To Energy Bites Simple, minimal, and delicious grab and go snack. 1 Cup Rolled Oats (gluten free)1 Cup Muesli (I like Seven Sunday's)1 Cup Peanut Butter (or other nut butter)1/3 Cup Honey1/4 Cup Flax Seeds (ground)1 Scoop Collagen[...]