Alexa Erickson

Alexa Erickson

Professional Editor & Writer

Inspired by life to move people with words. I am a professional trend researcher, writer and editor.

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7 Spices & Herbs With Proven Health Benefits

Ever since I learned how to cook, I have been incorporating a variety of spices and herbs into my meals simply because I love the flavor. But when I found out the incredible benefits they were providing me, using them more often became a no-brainer. Adding spices and herbs to...

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5 Conscious Ways To Get Rid Of Anxiety

Anxiety is a word bogged down by confusion. Some use it interchangeably with the word ‘stress,’ saying things like, “This whole situation is giving me anxiety,” or “This drama is going to give me a panic attack.” Most of us have experienced stress in one way or another. We’re stressed...

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8 Great Sources Of Protein That Aren’t Meat

When it comes to protein, there’s a common misconception about how much we actually need on a daily basis. And in the fitness world, many people swear by living a high-protein diet to build muscle and aid in weight loss by making you feel fuller. But how much is too...

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What You Need To Know About Commercial Cleaning Products ...

What You Need To Know About Commercial Cleaning Pro...

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10 Ways To Make Snacking Healthy Again | Collective-Evolution

10 Ways To Make Snacking Healthy Again | Collective...

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20 Morning Mantras To Start A Great Day

We all know the detriments of putting ourselves down. When we tell ourselves we’re not good enough too many times, we truly begin to believe it, and for many people, mornings aren’t the easiest. The feeling of getting out of bed to exercise, go to work, or take on any...

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20 Quotes About Mountains That Will Make You Want To Conquer Them

There is a connection to mountains that many of us crave. We seek solace in their grandiose statures. We find stillness from our minds in the music that they play; in the stimulation that visually erupts from the vibrant juxtapositions of landscape, in the whooshing winds that kiss our faces, in...

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20 Quotes On Gratitude That Will Set A Deeper Intention For Your Thanksgiving

Last week I really began to notice just how quickly Thanksgiving was approaching, and I found myself incredibly flustered. My to-do list became increasingly longer as I jotted down things I wasn’t even sure I needed to get or needed to do, but simply sounded right. An idea of ‘perfection’...

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Why Millennials Are Programmed To Travel

We live in a world defined by our successes. We have been told, for as long as time can tell, the roles we are supposed to carry out in order to feel accomplished, empowered, and important. But as science has progressed, so has our society. Slowly in some respects and...

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20 Quotes By Rumi That Will Make You Feel The Love

Having inspiring individuals throughout our time to serve as a means of bringing us back to what matters, and the goodness of it at that, is a blessing. To me, Rumi is one of those people. A 13th-century Persian poet, Rumi was also known for being an Islamic scholar, jurist,...

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5 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes You Have To Try

Thanksgiving has always been my favourite holiday (whether I wanted to admit it as a kid or not). Despite all of the presents sprinkled beneath my Christmas tree, nothing truly compared to a lengthy table filled with family members and friends alike at Thanksgiving. The serving plates covered the table with...

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5 Delicious Fall Recipes That Actually Include Pumpkin Spice

Another autumn has crept up on us quickly, and with this change in weather comes the flurry of  pumpkin spice everything. It was in 2004, in fact, that the pumpkin spice phenomenon really took off, after Starbucks introduced their Pumpkin Spice Latte nationwide. And ever since, the obsession with this flavor has simply taken over...

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How To Learn To Love Your Body: Forget Societal Standards

Learning to love your body can be an incredible feat. The older we get, the harder it seems to be to keep up with societal standards. Aging can come with a variety of side effects that cause us to feel inferior. Fashion magazines sport images of extremely thin figures whose bodies have...

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5 Ways To Restore Your Skin That Don’t Include Botox

I recently overheard a friend saying she was behind on her Botox treatments. While it’s a word thrown around in the circles of many middle-aged women, I was utterly shocked to be hearing my 20-something friend frantically blurting out how she’s been so busy that she hasn’t had time to spend...

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Kids Were Asked If A Woman Could Be Santa Claus, The Response Is Alarming

It’s 2015. In the United States, marriage equality exists for all people of all races of all sexual preferences. We’re changing the way we represent body image with endless campaigns and voices speaking up and pushing for the truth buried beneath a heavily edited image. We are nearing our seventh year of having...