Weight Does Not Equal

Your weight does not determine your health or your beauty. I'm not sure I can say it enough.Let's say you want to lose fat and gain muscle. It is possible you will weigh the same in your before and after picture. Why? Because muscle is leaner than fat. If you replace 5lbs of fat with…

Who do You Want to Be?

The question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is flawed. It presupposes that we can only be a single thing.Why do we put all this pressure on ourselves to decide what we want to be before we are 18, or before we graduate college, when, at best, we have 60-70 years…

Are You #AerieReal?

I can't tell you the first time I heard of Aerie but they are my now my go-to bra and panty supplier. Their products are so comfy. But what sold me to this brand are the models they use and that their models are untouched. Let me repeat that: untouched. Real women with their real…

5 Ways to Bask in Gratitude

What are you grateful for? There have been many studies on the positive effects of gratitude including its effect on happiness, sleep, and quality of life.  When things become hard or frustrating it's easy to forget to be grateful for the things and people in our lives. It's important we develop ways in which to…

The Obstacle is the Way

(Sometimes a book will come along that changes the way you see things. The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday is one of those books. If you haven't read it, I highly recommend you do.) We color our world with the thoughts, beliefs, and stories we tell ourselves.…