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Hi my name is Minnie. I love what I do here on this platform as a lifestyle blogger. I'm into my family, traveling, fashion, cooking, arts,crafts and trending news of what's going on in the world that we live in today. So subscribe and stay tuned because Aspire To Be has a lot to say and give.

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    Simplifying Your Life

    In this fast paced world that we live in, you can’t take the simple things in life for granted. A way to go with the flow of life is to change your speed, you can take steps today to simplify your life so that you always have time for what matters most to you. Learn to say no Downsize  Slow down Put your phone away  Plan your priorities  Declutter your house. Your environment affects how you feel physically and psychologically: Our environment affects how you feel physically and psychologically. Whether you waste time looking for misplaced items, or you grow overwhelmed every time you open your closet, having too much stuff wastes your resources.…

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    Foods to boost your immune system during Corona

    As cases of Corona continue to decline, taking precautions such as washing your hands, social distancing, and exercising is key to lowering your risk of infection. But maintaining a healthy diet to help boost your immune system may also give you an extra edge.  1. Red Bell Peppers Red bell peppers are ranked high when it comes to fruits and vegetables with a high count of vitamin C. Research shows that one cup of chopped red bell peppers contains about 211% of your daily value of vitamin C. That’s about twice more than an orange! 2. Broccoli   Broccoli is also rich in vitamin C, it’s packed with antioxidants that…

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    How to Practice Mindfulness

    1. Set a timer for five minutes to start. (You have one on your smart phone.) 2. Sit with your spine erect (straight). Posture is important.  3. Notice and then concentrate on your breath as best as you can.  4. Your mind will go crazy. It doesn’t like this (that’s your ego). 5. Notice your mind going crazy, then return to your breath. 6. Your mind will go crazy again. 7. It’s all about focusing on your breathing. 8. Repeat this until your timer goes off. Mindfulness can help us to feel calmer and more focused. It can help us find joy in tasks that we don’t like, and be less judgmental,…

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    Low-Carb Easy To Make Egg Roll In A Bowl

    Ingredients:  1 lb of ground sausage, chicken, turkey, or even beef 7 cups of Coleslaw mix 2 tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce or coconut amino 1 tablespoon of Ginger 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 1/2 cup of green onions 1 – 2 tablespoon Badia Complete Seasoning (To add a kick of heat try adding 1 tablespoon on red pepper flakes!) Instructions:  Cook sausage stirring and crumbling until cooked through. Stir in coleslaw mix, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and stir. Top with green onions and drizzle with more soy sauce or sweet and sour sauce. Enjoy! This low-carb egg roll in a bowl is also served great together with cauliflower rice or even white rice! Visit…

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    Avocado Corn Salad

    Avocado corn salad is a bright and feel-good salad that’s loaded with great benefits.  Ingredients: 1 lb of cherry tomatoes halved or diced 3 ears of corn cooked, shucked, and cut off the cob 2 avocados peeled, pitted, and sliced 1/2 of red onions thinly sliced 1/4 cup of cilantro chopped 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 to 3 tablespoons of lime juice  2 garlic cloves minced 1 teaspoon of sea salt or 3/4 of table salt 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper 1 – 2 tablespoon Badia Complete Seasoning       Instructions: In a large salad bowl, combine tomatoes, corn, avocado, red onion, cilantro, and garlic. After all ingredients are combined, drizzle the top with 2-3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive…

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    The Mental, Physical, Resources Black Women & Men Should Know

    I grew up admiring the women and men in my family for their constant, unwavering strength in a society that was not built for them. I use their stories to motivate me and to keep going regardless of the obstacles that may come my way like the generations of marginalization and oppression that impeded us to pursuit freedom and equality; to systemic institutional and cultural factors that continue to impede quality of life at disproportionately high rates, it can be argued that trauma is an integral part of the Black Male and Female American experience, as baked in as the legacy of mistreatment that continues to impact their everyday lives. Knowing…

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    GIVE YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS…REST

    Oxford dictionary defines rest as cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength. REST Rest is an intentional and necessary slowing down to care for ourselves. It includes nurturing our physical bodies, mental wellbeing, and our internal growth and development. We accomplish this rest and uncover peace through simple practices that centers us in the present, like sleeping or napping, eating our favorite meals, enjoying nature, bathing, stretching, meditating, journaling, singing, learning a new skill, or hobby, reading, listening to music we enjoy, dancing and even gardening. Engaging in any of these activities positively affects our physical bodies directly informing mental and emotional wellbeing. Expressing…

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    STARTING YOUR LIFESTYLE BLOG – NICHE

      A lifestyle niche is anything to do with daily life of living. If you have any information that can improve someone else’s life or if you have an exciting lifestyle that you think people would love to read about, this would be an excellent niche for you. Lifestyle Sub-Niches: Health Nutrition Fashion Travel Beauty Parenting Fitness Weight loss Personal Development / Self-Development Life Hacks Religion Culture Relationship Advice Mental Health Awareness Art & DIY The art niche allows you to express your creativity and imagination to an audience. If you’re incredibly talented, you could offer tutorials to other people. Many art bloggers create and sell digital copies of their…