Mental Health Check-In

This year and last have been extremely stressful for most people. Weight gain is inevitable. Between being stuck inside, stress, and never-ending TikTok recipes, it feels impossible to escape the Covid 20. Last year, I missed my college graduation because it fell right when Covid really shut everything down. I was super upset at first,…

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What I Eat in a Day

It’s so important to have balance in life, especially when trying to lose weight. Your “diet” shouldn’t be so restrictive that you feel the need to binge or justify eating something “bad”. This is why I don’t agree with a lot of the popular diets out there nowadays. It is extremely important you get the…

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One Month Update

Though I’ve started this health journey many months ago, I only recently began to see real changes. I feel so much better and healthier, I am way more motivated than ever before, and my secret is simple. I stopped focusing on cardio and started doing strength training. Not only do I burn way more calories,…

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Getting Back to Nature

For me, exploring nature is one of the most peaceful, relaxing activities I can do. It helps to clear my head of any stress from the week before and allows me to have a fresh start for the week ahead. I usually explore somewhere near my house every weekend at least once! These pictures were…

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The Tea on Tea Drops

A few years back, I stumbled upon the brand Tea Drops. At the time, I was a huge coffee drinker and did not think twice about this product. Flash forward to 2020 and I went cold turkey on coffee to switch to tea (I was super addicted to coffee – read more about my health…

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Reasons I Love Walking For Exercise

I used to enjoy running. In fact, I would go to the local school’s track multiple times a week after work. Well, I ended up requiring surgery on my foot and I haven’t been able to run without pain since. Over the last few years, I’ve come to quite enjoy taking walks. These walks allow…

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5 Simple Eco-Friendly Beauty Swaps

I am extremely passionate about making eco-conscious, socially conscious choices and purchases, but it always seems like I’m not doing enough. Listen, consumers are at the mercy of large corporations. We can only do so much when certain products just aren’t readily available. Why is it up to us to make all of these changes?…

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Mid-Week Thoughts

2021 started off very productively. I was in my routine, I was exercising daily, I was excited and ready to go…and then February happened. I have no idea what actually happened this month to make me lose focus – whether it was the stress of my boss catching COVID, the impending doom feeling of running…

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Kai Organic Tea: My Favorite Tea Brand

I used to be addicted to coffee. No, seriously. I was so addicted, I would get a migraine within an hour of waking up if I hadn’t had a cup of coffee. It got to a point where I was fed up with feeling horrible without a substance. I mean, we went to Yosemite and…

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Nutrition Spotlight: Goji & Mulberries

Antioxidant Powerhouse Did you know Goji berries and mulberries are extremely high in antioxidants? Mulberries contain antioxidants called anthocyanins, which are known to be very anti-inflammatory. Goji berries contain antioxidants that fight off free radicals and reduce inflamation, along with a ton of vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber! Both berries are perfect for topping…

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