So, you’re on a weight loss crusade. And you’ve decided that you’ll do whatever it takes to get into the best shape of your life. See, you’ve been reading up on the clinical literature about weight loss. And you know what to do and what to avoid. You’ve studied the Minnesota Starvation Experiment and you know that dramatic caloric restriction is likely a terrible idea. You’ve also come to … [Read more...] about The Sleep Deprivation/Weight Loss Connection
Making the decision to use cleaner beauty products was easy. Finding a non-toxic mascara that didn’t totally suck was hard. Quite frankly, my quest for an amazing non-toxic mascara was so flaky, streaky, and disappointing. What’s a girl to do to get a quality, natural, eye popping look? There are so many quality lines of clean makeup. I’ve found amazing products from foundations, to lipstick, … [Read more...] about My Favorite Brands of Non-Toxic Mascara
Are you worried about aging? Join the club. We all want to look and feel young. But does staying fit provide the fountain of youth? Hollywood is obsessed with the young - especially if you happen to be female. How often do you see a man in his 50s paired romantically with a woman in her 20s? It's not even shocking anymore. So no wonder we're all so preoccupied with maintaining our youthful … [Read more...] about Will Staying Fit Keep You Young? The Surprising Facts!
Trying to conceive can be upsetting when it doesn't come easy. Growing up, you think of getting pregnant as something that's simple. So it can be a real shocker to experience infertility. Social media doesn't make this an easier. It's frustrating to stare at picture after picture of your glowing pregnant friends or photos of their joyful, smiling kids. Of course you feel happy for them. But … [Read more...] about The Golden Rules Of Fertility For Women
I mentioned last month that I do my first ever 5K. Woohoo! And let me tell you, this was a huge victory! As much as I preach about health and diet, running has never come easy. I was literally the slowest runner in my class growing up. No, I’m not joking. Seriously. I wrote all about this last year. For me, doing a 5K meant conquering the challenges of my childhood and proving to myself that my … [Read more...] about How To Train For Your First 5K If You’re Not A Runner