By Kristin Limoges

Published on December 23, 2017

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Photography by Alpha Foodie

2017 was a tough year, but New Year, New Us, right? 2018 is our year! I know we say and believe that every year but in this coming new year, start taking steps in the right direction to make that mantra true, partly by filling your feed with bloggers that focus on wellness, eating right, and staying active.

Without further ado, here’s a list (in no particular order) of the bloggers that inspire us to be our better selves every day. Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments—we’ll be updating this frequently.

 
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Photography by My Name Is Jessamyn

My Name Is Jessamyn

Open, beautiful, and unapologetic, Jessamyn is a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and author (of book Every Body Yoga). She specializes in high energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers, and she provides a body positive approach to yoga.

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Photography by Alpha Foodie

Alpha Foodie

Geared towards vegetarian and vegan recipes, but even more so, just extraordinary beautiful and inspiring-looking healthy food. We can (and maybe have) looked at London-based blogger Samira’s food all day long

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Photography by How You Glow

How You Glow 

Certified yoga instructor and art therapist Jessie and natural foods chef and holistic nutritionist Tara make up How You Glow, which takes wellness to a modern level, with a focus on educating, inspiring, and as they say, “bringing light to new and exciting ways to make your life even more vibrant.” They do so by covering yoga, cooking (like this insanely delicious looking Morning Fall Smoothie), nutrition (like an Autoimmune Health and Healing Guide), and creativity, all while telling stories of women in wellness around the world.

 
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Photography by Oh, Ladycakes

Oh, Ladycakes

Indulgent, insanely delicious recipes that just so happen to also be vegan, occasionally gluten free, and, every once in a while, raw. Oh, Ladycakes makes us want to eat, eat, eat whatever she’s posting. 

 
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Photography by Black Girl in Om

Black Girl in Om

Black Girl in Om promotes holistic wellness, self-care, self-love, and self-empowerment for communities of color, with a focus on learning and sharing “wellness practices with one another, and through this work cultivate richer understandings of what it means to be healthy and beautiful from the inside out.”

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Photography by Tone It Up

Tone It Up

The trainers and founders of Tone It Up, Karena and Katrina, want to get you moving with daily workouts that are easy to follow (and easy to do without a gym) guides. There’s also creative and healthy living tips too with skin, eating, and lifestyle posts.

 
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Photography by Minimalist Baker

Minimalist Baker

Mostly plant based and gluten free, Minimalist Baker also wants to make things simple: All recipes are 10 ingredients or less, use one bowl, or take 30 minutes (or less) to prepare. 

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Photography by RRAYYME

RRAYYME

Remi (pronounced ‘Ray-Me’, thus the name of the blog) makes healthy recipes, working out guides, and clean beauty look fun, simple, and easy.

 
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Photography by Oh She Glows

Oh She Glows

In addition to being meat and dairy-free, most of the recipes in Oh She Glows are free of gluten, soy, and processed foods. The blogger Angela is heavily focused on the ease and joy of cooking plant-based food.

 
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Photography by The Balanced Blonde

The Balanced Blonde

Yoga teacher, wellness podcaster (Soul on Fire), and author (of eating disorder recovery memoir Breaking Vegan), The Balanced Blonde blogger Jordan focuses on spirituality (manifesting and “high vibes mantras”) and recipes (Vanilla Avocado Smoothie for the win), while still remaining authentic and relatable to readers.

 
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Photography by My New Roots

My New Roots

My New Roots is making vegetarian cooking accessible in both ingredients and price. Sarah, blogger and cookbook author (her second cookbook Naturally Nourished comes out in February), focuses on easy, simple recipes with ingredients found in any grocery store.