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Morning Ritual (at ThinkThin Santa Monica HQ) #morningritual #breakfast #protein #santamonica

Morning Ritual (at ThinkThin Santa Monica HQ) #morningritual #breakfast #protein #santamonica

We asked our fans to submit thinkThin pictures in the office, and we were lucky enough to receive fun and creative photos incorporating our bars! Take a look at some thinkThin fun.  thinkProducts Pinterest Board

Do you have a favorite book you’re reading right now? 
Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds according to research from Mindlab International at the Universtiy of Sussex. Stressful day at the office, or kids running amuck? It has been found that reading is better and faster than other methods to calm frazzled nerves such as listening to music, going for a walk or settling down with a cup of tea. “Psychologists believe this is because the human mind has to concentrate on reading and the distraction of being taken into a literary world eases the tensions in muscles and the heart”. 
Losing yourself in a book is the ultimate relaxation, so enjoy, relax and curl up with a thinkThin bar!
To Your Vitality,
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Do you have a favorite book you’re reading right now? 

Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds according to research from Mindlab International at the Universtiy of Sussex. Stressful day at the office, or kids running amuck? It has been found that reading is better and faster than other methods to calm frazzled nerves such as listening to music, going for a walk or settling down with a cup of tea. “Psychologists believe this is because the human mind has to concentrate on reading and the distraction of being taken into a literary world eases the tensions in muscles and the heart”. 

Losing yourself in a book is the ultimate relaxation, so enjoy, relax and curl up with a thinkThin bar!

To Your Vitality,

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Travel – is it all over for the year? thinkThin explores the concept of travel and what enrichment exploring brings to our lives.

 For all of us who were fortunate enough to travel this summer, our lives will have changed in some way. Whether your trip was the dream of a lifetime or a nightmare of circumstance, we are affected by what we learned.

Travel is an activity intrinsic to human beings and personally I love it. It takes me out of my comfort zone and puts me on high alert to learn new things.  And whether that is a language, a culture, a climate, a cuisine or how food is differently packaged, I feel my curiosity leading the way. One of the things I enjoyed this summer was watching Europeans stop to eat their food. Whether a homemade sandwich or something packaged from a store, Europeans tend to sit and give attention to what they are eating. I noticed very few people eating on the go – no one holding wrappers to mouth and munching while walking. I was struck by what a healthy attitude that is. The ritual of enjoying and  focusing on food is an important path to good nutrition and being aware of what it is we put in our bodies.

So take a thinkThin bar with you to wherever your day leads you and when the time comes to eat it, take a moment to sit and enjoy it. 

To Your Vitality,

Lizanne

thinkThin was the official nutrition bar sponsor at the Emmys!

ThinkThin EXCLUSIVE ONLINE PROMOTION until 9/30.Save 10% on Crunch Fruit & Nut Bars. No promo necessary, just put them in your shopping cart and checkout.

ThinkThin EXCLUSIVE ONLINE PROMOTION until 9/30.
Save 10% on Crunch Fruit & Nut Bars. No promo necessary, just put them in your shopping cart and checkout.

thinkThin® Sponsors High Fashion in New York

Right in the heart of the New York Fashion week comes the Elle, Style 360 Spring/Summer 2013 Collections on September 10-12, held at the Metropolitan Pavilion South, highlighting Sammi Sweetheart, Avril Lavigne, Bonkuk Koo, Michale Kuluva, Blacmera and Daisy Fuentes with After Parties at Kiss &Fly night club.

thinkThin® will have a highly visible presence at the shows and supporting events. We are also delighted to host a back stage nutrition bar booth for the models.

Portable nutrition for the catwalk.

thinkThin takes a look at the 4th Quarter; the last push in the year when we finally achieve our goals that we set way back in January!

With vacations behind us, the cooling of summer and children returning to school, there comes the annual realization that – for this year to really count, we’d better give a huge push to achieve some of the goals we set out for ourselves in January! Labor Day weekend signifies the time for us to get organized; it is the bookend to Spring Cleaning where summer is packed away. It is also time to take a moment and realign. Staying refreshed and energized is one of the best gifts of summer that we can take into fall.

Simple relaxation, the pursuit of family outings, dinners with friends and conversations with our children give us so much pleasure through the summer, we should keep it going. We can’t let the existence of homework take it all away. So I am determined to keep those morning walks, family movie nights, and “school friend night” for my children where we discuss our daily activities over a simple meal. I am really going to try to see my own friends who I only seem to manage to connect with during the summer months. 

It is also important to keep up my love and attention for fresh produce from farmer’s markets and to continue explore new recipes as we move into fall vegetables. Let’s keep the best days of summer going!

To your vitality,

Lizanne

ThinkThin Giveaway: Summer isn’t over yet! Any end of the summer trips to other countries or famous US landmarks? We want to see where you travel with thinkThin. Tag us in a picture so we can post to our Pinterest Board

And the prize…fully stocked pantry of thinkThin bars! We will choose one lucky winner after Labor Day. Have fun. ♥

Healthy Living Spotlight: thinkThin High Protein Bars
One of our recent fans, Sarah Davis from Style and Wisdom, sent us her blog article praising thinkThin’s REAL food taste:


A few weeks ago, I stopped into Trader Joe’s and found the best protein bar I have yet to see.  ThinkThin high protein bars have 20 grams of protein, zero sugar, and taste like REAL food.  (Plus, they are gluten-free.) I think I’ve tried every protein/nutrition bar out there at this point and up until now, my favorite has been Lara bars, but now, I’m hooked on thinkThin bars. I find a lot of protein bars out there to taste like chalk or vitamins, so anything that tastes like real food is always a treasure.  My favorite is the Brownie Crunch bar; it tastes like a real brownie and you actually feel full and energized after you finish eating. Also, apparently Gwyneth Paltrow swears by these bars! 
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