We all know we need to drink “enough” water… But how much is “enough?” And what non-water options count toward my daily intake?
Let me tell you that the amounts often suggested as optimal might not apply to you; this is because everyone is different. #surpriseread more
There are so many products on the market these days telling us we can lose the fat off our thighs, arms, and belly. It’s no wonder that we’re so confused! But can you REALLY lose fat off specific places and not others? The results of a study we found may surprise you. Find out what happened and what you can ACTUALLY do about your “trouble areas”. P.S. Spicy Chili may be the answer!read more
Truth time: thoughts of “I’m not good enough” have entered your mind more than once. This kind of limiting belief and negative self-talk has no business setting up shop in your mind! Learn how to close the doors on this damaging mindset.read more
We all know that we should be exercising because it’s hugely beneficial to our health. It’s even scientifically proven, and study after study tells us! Yet still only a fraction of us are actually into the daily exercise habit. Why is this the case? In our latest blog post, learn about some of the “I just can’t fit in exercise” excuses we’ve heard and what you can do to kick the most common one: “I don’t have any time!” to the curb for good.read more
Mood in the dumps, slouched posture? Or is it the other way around? Maybe it’s a bit of both! It has been documented that people with depression often slouch, as if their drooping body is a mirror of their mood + mind slump. So, what happens if they simply sit up or stand up straighter, head held higher? Find out in our latest post on the blog.read more
Need help getting a more restful sleep — for better health overall? Try tea not pills! We’ve got a super easy, but surprisingly comforting DIY Sleepytime Herbal Tea Blend recipe that will have you counting sheep (and maintaining a healthy weight…) in no time. Oh yeah… DID YOU KNOW that there’s a really strong connection between not getting enough sleep and not being able to maintain your weight — as in gaining or experiencing weight loss resistance?! Believe it! And find out more about it in our latest blog post 🙂read more
Your skin is amazing! It’s your largest organ and can help you look and feel fabulous.
But if it’s not fabulous at this very moment, let me help you to nourish it from the inside. Some foods can help your skin, and some foods can harm your skin. And I want to share with you some of my best skin-healthifying tips.
Whether it’s dryness, redness, blemishes, or whatever, your skin needs proper nutrition from the inside, not just the outside.
While I give you a list of foods great for your skin, I also have a super-simple recipe to incorporate them into your diet.read more
Have you ever found yourself walking on the treadmill feeling like you really should be running? Maybe you feel like you’re slacking off and guilt starts creeping in.
(By the way, there should be NO guilt in exercise — just moving your body earns you points!)
But the truth is that walking often gets a bad rap when it comes to fitness. A lot of fitness pros even scoff at the idea of a walk being a “true” workout.
The real truth is that walking actually yields a ton of benefits when it comes to our aerobic fitness and strength… YES, even strength!
From how long to walk to how intensely you should be working, we’ve got all the latest research on this often—overlooked dynamo of a workout.
All of this is in our latest blog post, plus a delicious heart-healthy Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe — in case you were looking to amp up your nutrition too *wink, wink*.
So, don’t go ditching those comfy walking shoes just yet!read more
The word ‘organic’ seems to be on many people’s lips these days, but with it comes great burden and so much confusion!
The demand for organic food, specifically produce, has grown exponentially over the past two decades, with one of the main concerns driving the consumption of organic foods being exposure to pesticides.
But, what does ‘organic’ actually mean—and what does it mean for our bath, beauty & cleaning products? Has this just become another slick marketing word designed to influence and drive our purchasing decisions?
Should we just stay calm and continue to get our organic on? Hold up.
We’re going to unmuddy the organic waters and give you some clarification around this confusing and slightly frustrating topic.
Delicious whole foods recipe included too of course—which may (or may not) be organic 😉read more
You’ve probably heard every health and wellness expert talk about blood sugar at some point, right?
Well, this means it’s probably important for your overall health.
While your body has mechanisms in place to maintain stable blood sugar, there are many nutrition and lifestyle strategies that you can implement to help it out. Maintaining stable blood sugar will improve your overall physical and mental health.
Of course, I have some nutrition and lifestyle recommendations, and a blood-sugar stabilizing DESSERT recipe just for you.read more