Thursday, 31 December 2015

Fitness | 2016 Goals

Only 2 more days left in the year❗😱 With end of year festivities and all the excitement of the season, it's easy to let our routines know, especially those healthy onesπŸ™†.  First, we can't find time to workout, and don't even mention all the holiday parties and great food, so there goes our healthy eating & balanced diets.🍍🍌🌱  I really try to maintain, and stay on top of it all year long!  So as this year comes to an end, I'm already looking towards the next, which is fast approaching, and reiterating my Healthy Lifestyle Goals

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

How to Eat Naturally | Combining Foods for Optimal Nutrition and Proper Digestion

✔Don't over cook our vegetables and relish in fresh fruit - Eat Fresh & Seasonably
✔Nourish Your Bodies - Add SUPER Foods to Your Diet
✔Create Balanced Meals and Feed Your Body - Eat ALL Day Long

That's everything right?  We have ensured a natural eating process.  WE have optimized our potential for healthy eating and leading a healthy lifestyle.
So what's this ⬇Cheat Sheet⬇ about??
 Food pairing cheat sheet
How do we know that all the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals in the foods we eat are actually being absorbed and utilized by our bodies?

Friday, 25 December 2015


I just want to wish each and everyone of you a ✨VERY VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS✨. I hope you all had a wonderful and joyous...
Posted by This Natural Thing on Friday, December 25, 2015

~ Josie Jo ~

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

How to Eat Naturally | Eat ALL Day Long

Source: Online Search
We all know that Breakfast is the most important meal of the day...and if you didn't, well now you do.  Now that's covered, what happens after breakfast?  What do you eat?  And why?  And very importantly, WHEN?

Wash Day | Product & Style Testing

This last Wash Day resulted in this amazing shine, definition and style.  It was an intensive one, there was so much pressure on it to be successful. 
How so, you ask?

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Update | 6 Months Later

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On June 17th 2015 I took myself to a salon and had all my relaxed hair cut off.  I didn't do it on a whim, I had made a decision and taken the time to prepare myself.  
That was 6 months ago today, and if I had to do it again...I would, 6 months ago of course!

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

How to Eat Naturally | Add SUPER Foods to Your Diet

I'm sure you've heard all the buzz about Superfoods lately, you've probably even taken it upon yourself to do a little research on them, and added them to your diet.  And with good reason, they're Super foods! Right?
But what makes them Super, and how do they really benefit you?

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

3 DIYS to Add the Christmas Season to Your Hair Care Regimen

Christmas is officially in the air!

Peppermint, Cinnamon and Giner

If you weren't sure, this DIY Post by curlBox Blog certainly cemented that it was.  Here they share how to add some of Christmas' most recognized scents and favourites into your hair care regimen this season.

Sunday, 13 December 2015

4 Basics to Know in Caring for [Short] Natural Hair

I'm no expert in the Natural Hair Category, matter of fact, I'm probably not an expert on Hair at all. I don't have any formal education in the area, haven't done courses, and I'll confess I don't own any books on caring for and having natural hair.

All I have are my own experiences over the last (almost) 6 months

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

How to Eat Naturally | Eat Fresh & Seasonably

The food we eat and put into our bodies is meant to nourish us.  Therefore, it is in our best interest to choose the most nutritious foods in our diet. How do you know what the most nutritious foods are, you ask.  Well those would be those foods that are most fresh, and the freshest foods are those in season.

Have you noticed the global movement towards Eating Local lately?  Well, for the most part, its about economic sustainability.  Support your local farmer, which is great by the way, keep the local economy booming.  But, think selfishly for a moment as see it as an opportunity to do something for your own good.

I can give you a few reasons off the cuff why Eating Seasonably Benefit YOU

Sunday, 6 December 2015

New Hair Goodies | November 2015

I have a confession to make: I like to travel.
Ok, that's not the confession.
When I travel I shop.
There I said it. 
Wait ...I'm NOT the only one?!
Good to know. Whew!

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Butter Me Up: DIY | Whipped Shea Butter

Shea Butter, like its sisters Cocoa and Mango butter are heaven sent for hair and skin.  They are all excellent moisturizers and sealants. Don't believe me? Check the ingredient list on any listed must have or holy grail moisturizer on the market.