I’ll let you in on a secret. Summer is my favorite season. I love those hot days. But I’ll let you in on another secret. My ability to tan is severely limited. In fact, burning is my only option. So I don’t take a step outside without my safe ingredient sunscreens. Why safe ingredient sunscreens? The news has been inundated with stories lately of unsafe chemicals in many conventional sunscreens. … [Read more...] about My 3 Favorite Safe Ingredient Sunscreens
Here’s my typical evening: I weave my way through congested streets and angry drivers. I come home to a house of hungry animals. And I use the little energy left after feeding and walking them to put together a healthy dinner. When I finally sit down, I have no energy. And this is right around the time I could use a peaceful nighttime routine to let go of stress from my day. Life is super … [Read more...] about Peaceful Nighttime Routine to Let Go of Stress Immediately
People always get this really surprised look when I say I have a sugar addiction. As if the fact that I talk so much about healthy eating means I don’t get tempted. Because I totally do. The difference between the old me and me in the present is how I handle my addiction. For much of my life, I ate something sweet with every meal. I had a ‘lightly sweetened’ cereal for breakfast. My lunch … [Read more...] about 7 Things That Helped Me Quit My Sugar Addiction
Everyone’s looking for the hot new Superfood. And if we’re talking Superfoods, we can’t leave collagen out of the conversation. It’s adored for keeping people youthful and strong. And bonus - it may help with weight loss too! Why is collagen so super beneficial for your body? It’s a key component of healthy skin. It’s a main ingredient of joints and muscles. And it's lost as part of the aging … [Read more...] about Collagen for Healthy Weight Loss & A Strong Body!
Foods that help keep your blood sugar low, the weight off, and make you feel good, are definitely important. However, your mental health is important, too. The good news is that a healthy lifestyle can improve your mental health. As you work out, you can release feel-good chemicals in your brain, which can help fight depression. However, there is more to it than just that. What you eat is … [Read more...] about You Are What You Eat: Foods That Improve or Hurt Mental Health