Ahhh, mornings. Do you jump out of bed as soon as your alarm rings or do you hit snooze, pull the covers over your head, and dread the day ahead? The moment we open our eyes we make a choice. We can choose to welcome a new day filled with opportunity with a positive mindset or we can choose to start our day feeling sluggish and uninterested. I don’t know about you but I want to make every morning as enjoyable and purposeful as I…

View Post

So many of us (myself included) have been trained to see fitness and physical activity only as a means to be thin or as a way to burn off those “bad” foods. I’ve had people assume that I’m eating healthy and exercising because I’m on a diet and trying to lose weight when I’m simply trying to take care of my body and better myself. Instead of focusing on a body-positive reason that is inclusive and accepting, their minds automatically go to a body-negative one.…

View Post

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Sometimes we get so caught up in the busyness of life that our days start to become a blur. We wake up, go to work, come home, go to sleep just to wake up and do the same thing all over again tomorrow. I’ve always loved the quote by Annie Dillard, ‘How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.’ It serves as a great reminder to slow down and view every day as a valuable…

View Post

How would you like to have a roadmap and reminder of how to intentionally live out each day? Instead of focusing on goals and trying to achieve something that you lack, setting intentions allows you to purposely focus on who you are now and live out the values that matter to you most. I absolutely fell in love with setting monthly intentions and have been doing it for a couple of months now. If you do yoga or meditate, intention setting is probably something you…

View Post

Have you ever had Asian food? If you have, chances are you’ve probably consumed a good amount of the powerful anti-inflammatory spice known as turmeric! Turmeric is best known as the main spice in curry that gives it the notorious bright yellow color. The golden spice is one of my favorite spices because it’s so versatile and has so many health benefits. It belongs to the same family as ginger  and has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat several…

View Post