Most perfectionists I work with want to know how to be a good meditator, or, my personal favorite, how to meditate right. And to be completely honest, that’s what I wanted to know when I started. I wanted to know how to sit, what to think about, and how it should feel. I thought I … Continue reading Are you a recovering perfectionist too? Because I feel like there’s A LOT of us.
The Message Behind Your Weight
Our current cultural climate leads us to believe weight is the enemy, but any good wellness coach knows there's more to it. Let's break it down.
What is “negativity bias,” and how do we stay positive in spite of it?
Ever notice how you can be showered with compliments all day long, but when you receive one negative comment, you find you can't stop obsessing about it? This is your negativity bias taking the driver's seat. It's not a bad thing as you'll see in today's exercise, but if it is the only lens you see the world through, you're probably not going to be a ton of fun to be around.
Leaving Stress & Overwhelm Behind: The Kitchen Edition
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
Gratitude Challenge: Purchases That Spark Joy
Marie Kondo's method for tidying up is sweeping the nation and is the source of inspiration for today's gratitude prompt: What's a recent purchase that has sparked joy? Cultivate gratitude for your good fortune -- large or small.
One Hot Towel Away From Relaxation
"You must carve out a moment to yourself every single day." The first time I heard that statement I thought yeah, right. I couldn't possibly squeeze another ounce out of my day without feeling completely drained, and I was already feeling tired all the time. Turns out, that's exactly the reason why I needed to hold myself accountable to build in self-care everyday.
Healthy Eating On The Go
If you're like most people, you're busy. And when you're busy, you need food fast because, well, you've been busy. So how do you eat healthy while living your best life? It all comes down to understanding your options for healthy eating on-the-go.
What’s Your Why?
No matter what you read on the internet, there’s no one way to achieve health, but the first step to determining what will work for you is to figure out why you want to be healthier in the first place.
Four Steps To A Less Busy (But More Fulfilling) Life
Being busy can be healthy, but being “too busy” isn't. Being active and engaged and inspired, yes that’s healthy too. Being drained, overwhelmed and stressed out is not. It’s a fine line and most of us have crossed over it. Today being too busy causes people to feel less connected, creates children who are stressed at young ages and fosters a world where we feel spiritually, emotionally and physically “off”. We feel all this, yet we don’t do anything about it. Or, at least, don’t think we can.
Finding A Fitness Routine You Love
Have you ever noticed that when you love to do something, you don’t spend time trying to figure out how you’re going to fit it into your schedule? Fitness is no different.