I talked a couple of months ago about my experience with a childhood illness and everything I’ve overcome physically. But here’s something that's been vital to my recuperation. I've realized that I have to approach exercise like little kids approach playing. Boredom is the enemy. And exercise classes should feel like recess instead of work. There are people who just love the feeling of their … [Read more...] about Boredom Crushing Exercise Classes to Bust Through Workout Blahs
As a young person, I had this ideal of how my body should be. Gosh, if only I had Jennifer Aniston’s perfect straight Rachel cut. Maybe if I had the perfect curves of Cindy Crawford. Or perhaps if was super skinny like Jennie Garth. (OK, I’m definitely dating myself here!) But instead, I was left with a flawed body image. My flawed body image told me constantly that I was unattractive. That … [Read more...] about How I Improved My Flawed Body Image
When I hear people say that it’s not healthy to snack, I get really sad. Because I love snacking and I feel that the right snacks have been so helpful in my healthier lifestyle. Snacks fill me up, and keep me satisfied so I don’t feel like I’m starving and have to pig out later in the day. It’s just important to be aware of how to choose diet friendly snacks. Ideally we’d eat entirely fresh, … [Read more...] about Picking On The Go Diet Friendly Snacks
For years, I was super passionate about all the food I put inside my body. But I didn’t think twice about my toxic beauty regimen. Because I thought of nutrition as only having to do with food, and having nothing to do with lifestyle. Then one day, it hit me... I started reading the labels on the products I used on my skin and in my home like I read the labels on my food. My gosh, what the … [Read more...] about A Non-Toxic, Natural, Beauty Regimen
I woke up this morning filled with dread. Today was a running day. I’d promised myself that I’d go for a run today no matter what. And while my brain said, “great idea”, my body was like “OH HELL NO”! And so the question came up. How can I fake motivation before I feel it for reals? I’m not a natural athlete. But this year I’ve been so consistent with my workouts. In fact, I dare say I’ve been … [Read more...] about How You Can “Fake” Your Way To Achieving Your Goals!