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104 Tips for a New Year, New You

January 16, 2014

104 Tips for a New Year, New YouIt is a new year, a time for a fresh start. Whether you are wanting to dive into the world of real food and nutrition, detoxification and healing, fitness and exercise, juicing, or just want to simplify your like – I have over 100 resources here to get you started! It a New Year, New You!

I thought it would be helpful to have all of these resources all in one place to save you time from scouring the web. Among this list you will find how to beat sugar cravings, exercise goals and plans, real food 101 posts, meal planning, de-cluttering, dry brushing and oil pulling tips for detoxification, goal setting and simplifying, juicing tips and recipes, healing posts to start the new year off right, plus tons more and tons more.

I hope that this compilation is helpful to you, comment below with some of your favorite resources too! So, let’s get to it!

Nutrition & Diet

Salad with beetroot, oranges,grapefruit,radish,feta cheese and fennelChecklist to Begin Living Healthier [Just Enjoy Food]
Why You Will Find No Wheat on My Blog [Just Enjoy Food]
Superfood Smoothie Ingredients [Healthnutnation]
Is the Fast Diet Healthy? [Healthnutnation]
10 Unusual Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings [Healthnutnation]
Top 10 Smoothie Tips [Healing Cuisine]
Finding Balance with Diet, Nutrition, and Happiness [Delicious Obsessions]
12 Tips for Balance, Eating Well, and Minimizing Stress [Delicious Obsessions]
The Dangers of Sugar (part 1, part 2, part 3) [Delicious Obsessions]
Why I Stopped Eating Sugar [Whole Food Mom on a Budget]
Jackie’s Simplified Food Plan [Deductive Seasoning]
5 Baby Steps to Cooking Healthy Food [Pantry Paratus]
Pain & Inflammation Fighting Pineapple Cherry Turmeric Smoothie [A Harmony Healing]
Top 5 Teeny Tiny Totally Doable Healthy Eating Goals for 2014 (no matter how you eat now) [Kitchen Stewardship]
Exposed to Gluten [Paleo Gone Sassy]
Traditional Foods: The Beginner’s Basics in a Nutshell [Black Fox Homestead]
Real Food on a Real Budget [Live Simply]
Meal Planning for Real Food 101 [Live Simply]
Eating Healthy – Progress not Perfection (part 1, part 2, part 3) [Your Gardening Friend]
Overcoming Real Food Obstacles [We Got Real]
The Superfood Scam [Homemade, Healthy, Happy]
7 Free Ways to Source Local Real Food [Girl Meets Nourishment]
How Sweet It Is: Your Guide to Natural Sweeteners [Girl Meets Nourishment & MixWellness]
New to Real Food? 5 Great Resources to Get You Started [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Say NO to GMOs (What They Are & How to Avoid Them) [Girl Meets Nourishment]
The Truth about Fats: Why Butter is Your Best Friend [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Why Diets Don’t Work (& How to Break the Dieting Cycle) [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Why Your Body Needs Salt & Sugar [Girl Meets Nourishment]


Skin BrushingDetoxing Your Hair of Harsh Chemicals and Toxins [Crunchy Savings]
7 Easy Ways to Detoxify Naturally [Mindful Meals]
How To: Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash [Healing Cuisine]
How To: Dry Brushing [Healing Cuisine]
Detox [All Things Health]
How To Do Oil Pulling (And Why You’d Want To) [Mama Natural]
Daily Detox Salad [Mama Natural]
Detox Salad with Orange Avocado Dressing [A Harmony Healing]
Oil Pulling [Homemade, Healthy, Happy]


woman-meditating-at-home2014 Decluttering Challenge [Nourishing Minimalism] (Get 12-Months of Decluttering Charts here)
10 Reasons to Start Simplifying Now [Richly Rooted]
How Do You Know When You Are ‘Natural’ Enough? [Raising Vintage Kids in a Modern World]
Why Passion is Not Enough – A Pep Talk [Urban EcoLife]
5 Steps to Set and Achieve Your Goals [Purposefully Simple]
10 Doable Resolutions for a Healthier New Year [Mama Natural]
How to Simplify Your Bedroom [Actual Organics]
New Year Resolutions [Actual Organics]
Have your cake and eat it, too! [Healthy Notions]
Shoes For People Who Hate Shoes [They Call My Oystergirl]
Top 10 Reasons Why Our Family Wants to Live with Less Stuff [Live Renewed]
Keeping it Simple [Black Fox Homestead]
Two Ways to Create Margin in Your Life for a Simpler Schedule [Richly Rooted]
5 Tips for Saving Time in the Kitchen [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Three Ways to Become a Real Foodie Stress-Free [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Unprocess Stress: My Seven Ways to Unwind [Girl Meets Nourishment]


Green JuiceGreen Juice 101 + my Classic Green Juice Recipe [With Food + Love]
Go-To Detox Green Juice [Happy Healthnut]
Why Should You Do a Juice Fast – My Journey [The Skinny Pear]
Juice Fasting – My Journey Part 2 [The Skinny Pear]
Why I Make Fresh Juice Almost Everyday [Deductive Seasoning]
4 Tips for Juicing the Smart Way [Girl Meets Nourishment]


Food Basket11 TRUTHS About Healing While on Your Healing Journey [Just Enjoy Food]
What’s the Big Deal about Cellular Inflammation? [Just Enjoy Food]
6 Ways to Rebalance Hormones Naturally [Healing Cuisine]
How To: Soothing Dry Cracked Feet [Healing Cuisine]
The 7 Best Healing Foods to Eat to Reduce the Effects of Stress [A Harmony Healing]
Nettle Infusions For Asthma, Allergies, Constipation, Adrenal Fatigue And More! [Nourishing Time]
Catching Zzzs: How Sleep Can Rev Up Your Metabolism [Girl Meets Nourishment]
30 Homemade, Natural Cold & Flu Remedies [Girl Meets Nourishment]
The Ultimate Allergy-Fighting Foods and Herbs (And Secret Tricks to Stop Allergy Attacks) [Girl Meets Nourishment & Natural Alternative Therapies]
Eczema Healing Journey (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4) [Girl Meets Nourishment]

Fitness, Exercise, & Weightloss

ExerciseBurst Training [Just Enjoy Food]
15 Tips to Help You Make Exercise a Part of Your Routine [Made to Glow]
Making Time for Exercise [Delicious Obsessions]
How to have a STRONGER, more FLAT stomach! [Fit 2 Be Studio]
How To Check For Diastasis [Fit 2 Be Studio]
30 Day At-Home CrossFit Challenge [Life Made Full]
8 Exercises for Fitness, Healing, and Longevity [Healing, Yoga and Qigong]
6 Ways to Fit Exercise into Your Busy Schedule [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Exercise is Preventive Medicine [Girl Meets Nourishment]

Natural Health, DIY, & Green Clean

Natural Health9 Things to Stock in Your Natural Medicine Cabinet [Just Enjoy Food]
DIY Natural Toothpaste [Healing Cuisine]
Top 5 Natural Birth Control Options [Healing Cuisine]
Homemade and Natural Steam Cleaner Solution  [Whole Food Mom on a Budget]
Homemade Lysol Disinfectant Spray [Whole Food Mom on a Budget]
10 Ways to Use Peroxide to Clean Your Home [Simple Clean Living]
Citrus Infused Vinegar for Cleaning [Simple Clean Living]
Homemade Laundry Detergent [Simple Clean Living]
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tablets [Five Little Homesteaders]
Grapefruit All-Purpose Cleaner [Five Little Homesteaders]
Homemade Peppermint Soft Scrub [Five Little Homesteaders]
Homemade Laundry Soap [Five Little Homesteaders]
The Many Uses of Castile Soap [Live Renewed]
What We Have Learned About Essential Oils [Black Fox Homestead]
No Poo – How I Wash My Curly Hair Naturally [Homemade, Healthy, Happy]
Soft Scrub & Mold Killer for Tub and Tile [Girl Meets Nourishment]
Two Ingredient Green Clean Glass Cleaner
[Girl Meets Nourishment]
Weightloss Stories-Inspiration for your New Year’s Resolutions [The Skinny Pear]
Can Real Food Help You Lose Weight? [Kitchen Stewardship]

Other Great Products & Resources for the New Year


Other Gear to Get You Started

This post is a part of Fight Back Friday, Real Food Wednesday, Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, DIY Linky, Fat Tuesday.

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  • Reply Vanessa Query January 16, 2014 at 5:17 pm

    Thanks for the link! Great post!! -Oystergirl

    • Reply Katie January 16, 2014 at 5:19 pm

      Thank you, Vanessa! :)

  • Reply Holly Bose (Your Gardening Friend) January 16, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Wow! This really is a one-stop place for … everything.

    Thanks for sharing all these great resources.

    • Reply Katie January 17, 2014 at 11:07 am

      Thank you, Holly! :)

  • Reply Shelley Alexander January 16, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    Hi Katie,
    Wow! This post is fantastic and such a great resource for anyone who wants a fresh start for the new year! Thanks so much for including my recipes and pictures! I will share this post with everyone!

    xo, Shelley (A Harmony Healing)

    • Reply Katie January 17, 2014 at 11:06 am

      Thank you for sharing it with me, Shelley! :)

  • Reply Sara January 17, 2014 at 1:06 am

    Wow! What a great collection of articles. Thanks for organizing this for us, I’ve already forwarded this to some of my family/friends.

    • Reply Katie January 17, 2014 at 11:06 am

      Thank you, Sara – so happy it is helpful! :)

  • Reply Alexandra @ Made to Glow January 17, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Love this post – you have so many great links! Thank you for including my exercise post. Happy to have found you :)

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