What is the difference between resting and relaxing? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. When I rest, I am usually focused on doing less and physically being still and quiet. I think about focusing on one thing at a time, listening to my body, and breathing deeply. A lot of restful activities are [...]
Self-care is a term that gets used a lot in the wellness world and I have found the repetition to be helpful for me on my wellness/life/adulting journey; I welcome the reminder that we all need to take care of our selves more. To me, self-care is allowing mySELF to be accepted by myself, to [...]
Breakfast in a jar Here are some of my favorite ways to meal-prep breakfast! I like using a jar because it is easy to clean, easy to transport and is the perfect size for brekky. I have a long commute in the morning so I usually prep breakfast the night before and keep in the [...]
Ohhhhh, CrossFit. CrossFit might be one of the most debated fitness modalities on the internet: is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Is it safe? Is it too intense? It took me months to try CrossFit and weeks to get hooked. CrossFit was the community and team I didn't realize I was missing. And then I [...]
In a recent podcast interview (episode will be out soon), I discussed the importance of being grounded and I wanted to share some quick tips. When we allow our body to connect with the Earth, we enhance our mental, physical, and emotional well being and create a more sound, clear way of thinking. Being grounded [...]
I've slowly been switching my beauty and house products to non-toxic alternatives. I discovered this simple DIY all-purpose spray combines the power of three effective green cleaning ingredients – lemon peel, lemon juice, orange peel, vinegar and water! It can be used virtually anywhere (except for on marble) in your home from the bathroom to [...]
How to combat those Sunday Scares, once and for all.