The more we think of what we don’t have, the more we want what we don’t have. The more we see men and women with toned bodies, the more we wish we were just as fit. The more work we have, the more time we think we need to get it all done. And, the … Continue reading Don’t Deprive Yourself
They have many names for it: quarter-life crisis, mid-life crisis, mental breakdown, epiphany. Regardless of what you call it or when it happens to you, it’s a sign that you’re unhappy and need to change. So many of us experience these awakenings and moments of intense self-awareness; yet, while we realize they’re happening and that … Continue reading Giving Yourself Permission to Change
Whether you have special dietary needs or just want to help out, there’s nothing better than contributing a home-cooked dish, made with love, for your family’s Thanksgiving gathering. However, because it is such a renowned and tradition-filled holiday, you might be a bit nervous about shaking things up. But, I’m here to offer some tips to make the holiday just as smooth and full of tradition as it’s always been, but with something for everyone.
Everyone who knows me knows that I love my morning coffee. Not only does it make me feel more like myself right after I wake up, but it comforts me whenever I’m feeling down or particularly stress. It’s as if taking the first sip lets me know that whatever comes my way during the day, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Coffee
These days, it seems like everyone is more stressed than ever. So many things need to be done: reports for work, grocery shopping, laundry, mowing the lawn, sending emails, completing projects, writing papers, being her, being there. You and your mind are going in so many different directions that you never really get anywhere at … Continue reading The Answer to Stress and Success is Simplicity
When I was in elementary school, we would go to a different “special” or extracurricular each day of the week. In addition to getting to go to the library, my favorite special was art. No matter what the weather, we would all escape from our cinder block classrooms and make our way to the converted … Continue reading Create from Mistakes
It can be hard to think about starting to get fit and healthy when all you see online are before and after pictures. Not to diminish the success of those men and women who show you how unhappy they were before transforming their bodies into lean, fit machines. In fact, many people use those before … Continue reading The Truth about Fitness Journeys