3 Health Benefits of Walking On The Beach; Why Is It Good?

Hi bestie! Welcome back to A Hint of Life! Last year I went to the Dominican Republic  for the holidays and it helped me change my perspective on having an active lifestyle. I never thought about walking on the beach as a workout option but after a week on the beach, things changed!  *Disclaimer* This post … Continue Reading

Slow Down for the Holidays with Salemville

Happy Friday!! How was your week? With the Holidays, I feel like everyone’s schedule gets way more hectic than it should. Running around to get presents, going to this and that holiday party, secret santa brunch. Let’s just take a second to think about “Why SO many plans?” sure, we want to spend time with … Continue Reading

Does Aromatherapy Work?

By: Andrea Baquerizo Hi guys! If you are struggling with stress and anxiety, I got a little trick for ya! I know from personal experience how stress and anxiety can make you feel… In my case, I get really anxious and stressed out when things/situations in the everyday seem to be getting out of control … Continue Reading

How Crossfit is Changing The Way I Look at Myself

As you guys know, I’ve been going to CrossFit for about two months now and I have loved every second of it. When I first walked into that gym, I was intimidated and scared that I wasn’t going to be as good as the other people in that gym that have been doing CrossFit for … Continue Reading

When Your Heart Aches

I never thought of myself as a sad person or a person with depressive thoughts but my mind has been out to the test this past month; it’s been around three weeks that I can’t sleep well at night and the last five days got a bit dark on my side…not wanting to get out … Continue Reading

How to survive a hangover at work

Hi there!! Happy Monday  🙂 I’ve never really been a big Halloween person but I know many of you are so I thought I should share some knowledge on how to survive a hangover at work. Although Halloween is on a Tuesday this year, I’m sure some of you will make a trip down to … Continue Reading

Planning Your Next Cozy Night In

IT’S THE WEEKEND! FINALLY right?! Friday… the most anticipated day of the week. And it’s finally here. So shut off your computer, stop working, stop checking your e-mails and just relax. When my family and I are way too tired to go out or to go to the movies, we spend the night in, watching shows … Continue Reading

What makes warm lemon water so great?

By Belen – I’ve been drinking warm lemon water for the past 2 weeks every morning and I felt the difference in my body. I felt more awake in the mornings, my skin cleared up and I stopped feeling bloated through-out the day. So, I went on a journey around the internet to really understand … Continue Reading

A Week Without Alcohol & Chocolate

By Belen Baquerizo – Last week, I announced on Instagram that I would be doing a week-long challenge without alcohol and chocolate and at least 2 liters of water a day. I’m not alcoholic but with a week of Hurricane Irma and then a week of birthday and job promotion celebrations, I was feeling NASTY. Within … Continue Reading

Liberate your adventurous taste with Liberté

It’s no secret that I love yogurt. It’s my go-to breakfast with chunks of pineapple and so, naturally I’m open to trying new yogurts when they fit into my “healthy regime” – meaning, no artificial ingredients and organic. I must say, Liberte stole my heart when I discovered one of their flavors is Ecuadorian Mango! … Continue Reading

Tips To Be Successful In Your Diet

Who here eats 100% clean while following their diet? Not every one person follows their diet every single day without caving, or eating more than they’re supposed to. One, it’s hard and two, it shouldn’t be called a ‘diet’ rather, a way of life, or what I like to tell myself is to eat in moderation. It’s hard … Continue Reading

How To Spend Time On Yourself

How many of you agree with the saying above? Most people do, same as me but not many take action towards it. Recently, I signed up at a cross fit gym near my house, The COOP CrossFit, after loosing interest in going to my community gym, and I have loved every second of it. About a … Continue Reading

Building Healthy Habits with Kiwami Greens

We love anything that speaks “healthy”, as its the lifestyle we seek but we are very guilty of going outside our norms and indulging a bit too much – which often makes us feel bloated and potentially with an new zit on our foreheads. For me (Belen speaking) greens is the last thing I think … Continue Reading

How To Stay Healthy While On The Go 

When I switched jobs, around 5 months ago, on my first week at my new job I got sick. Actually, it was my third day and I had a fever, cold and cough. I quickly knew I had to come up with something to keep my immune system up and so started trying out some … Continue Reading

My Bedtime Beauty Routine

Sleeping has always been one of my favorite things to do, although lately I haven’t seen much of it. With long work hours, a side business, family and friends, getting a full 8 hours of sleep hasn’t been a priority. What has been a priority though, is creating and maintaining a good and effective bedtime … Continue Reading

15 Day Fitness Challenge Results

It’s been about 15 days since we announced THE FITNESS CHALLENGE. The idea of starting a fitness challenge sparked as I realized we were traveling to Italy for a wedding and wanted to look and feel awesome. From past experience, traveling is synonym to indulgence and even more so when your destination is Italy! A … Continue Reading

HIIT Interval Training Workout

Fitness Challengeee!! Most people probably read those words and cringe. Don’t get me wrong, I am one those people; when Belen told me that we were going to start a fitness challenge for a wedding we have coming up, I groaned and grunted because that means no chocolate, sweets, or burgers (vegan, btw). But keeping … Continue Reading

How To Train Your Mind To Relax

It’s Memorial Day today and I hope you are enjoying you extra day off with family and friends! I wanted to share today some thoughts about relaxing. This entire year has been VERY fast-forward with little time to unwind and just relax. There’s a LOT of times during my weeks that I come off really … Continue Reading

Interview: Carla Dueñas

It’s easy (sometimes) to talk about myself, my stories, my experiences and failures in hopes of inspiring you to lead the life you want; whether it’s a corporate life, a freelance life, a healthy life or a party life – in reality, all I want is for you to fulfill your dreams regardless of what … Continue Reading

Elevate your weeknight meals with DOÑA MARÍA® mole paste

Luis and I have gotten in the rhythm of cooking nights. Every week, we try to cook together at least once or twice a week. We started doing it because eating in saves you tons of money and also because I wanted to learn to cook. Luis cooks really well and I struggle with it … Continue Reading