My Story When I started cooking for myself, I totally f**ked it up. 😬 After living exclusively off lean cuisines in college, the pendulum swung in the complete opposite direction post grad: I tried to meticulously plan a gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinner each and every day of the week. I traded the joy of … Continue reading Leaving Stress & Overwhelm Behind: The Kitchen Edition
The most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you that you love, well, that's just fabulous.Carrie Bradshaw, Sex & The City I have to say I think that's one of the more profound quotes from Sex and the … Continue reading Valentine's Day Exercise
I gotta be real with you. It sometimes still triggers me to see so many people broadcasting their diets and over-the-top workout plans all over social media. The Daniela you might have met five years ago would have ranted about how oppressive it is to women (it's actually oppressive to a whole lot more people than … Continue reading Why aren’t we talking about HOLISTIC health more?
“Growth is the only evidence of life.” John Henry Newman • Whether growing a garden or personal growth, spring seems like a natural time to reconnect with our goals. What do you value? How can you grow that value so that you live that truth daily? Energy flows where attention goes, so if you aren't … Continue reading Grow Your Values
Diets implicitly teach us that we cannot trust our intuition – that our food choices aren’t good enough – that we are not enough. But when we stop coming from a place of body shaming or wanting to fit a cultural idea of beauty, freedom becomes empowering rather than glutenous. I used to gorge myself … Continue reading The #1 Reason Why You Should Ditch The Diet FOR GOOD.
A wise, old friend of mine has this hanging in her place, and it left me feeling inspired. What could be more true? As a recovering perfectionist myself, simple reminders like this are so powerful. It takes time to build new neural pathways to believe progress is more important than perfection, but with a little … Continue reading Calling All Recovering Perfectionists
Real Moment Monday: I saw this picture for the first time a couple months back and cried, and I cried because I thought this body was “bad”. But it’s not is it? It works so damn hard for me every single day, and I am genuinely grateful for that, but I still have these moments of irrational … Continue reading Health At Every Size: A Wellness Coach’s Perspective
Give it a try...you know you wanna! (Sure am attempting to use peer pressure for good. 😉 )
Ever notice how despite your best intentions, you can't make your health habits stick? This is because much of what we do is controlled by our subconscious mind, making it crucial that we are aware of our core beliefs.
Back in July, I shared the importance of routines and my morning and evening version with you but since life is much busier in the cooler months, I thought an update would be helpful to inspire you to check back in with your routines. Current Morning Routine: 1 minute body scan (gotta keep it short … Continue reading My Routines: Winter 2019