The Benefit of Counting Macros and How to Get Started

If you are into fitness culture at all, chances are you have heard the term, “counting macros” at least a time or two. While it is a relatively simple idea, it can be confusing if you’ve never done it before. Within this article, we will be walking through the benefits of counting macros and howContinue reading “The Benefit of Counting Macros and How to Get Started”

Why You Should Stop Listening to Diet Trends and Start Listening to Your Body

It’s no surprise that the diet industry has become popular within recent years. With increasing focus on body image and social media presence, it seems that more and more people are jumping on to the diet bandwagon. While I personally don’t have anything against people participating in diets (after all, some of them can beContinue reading “Why You Should Stop Listening to Diet Trends and Start Listening to Your Body”

5 Buddha Bowls Worth Trying

Buddha bowls have become a recent favorite of mine! Packed with goodness and loaded with nutrients, these simple meals are great for any time of day. They’re also extremely customizable as you can add pretty much any spare food of your liking. And if you’re not comfortable experimenting on your own yet, stick around andContinue reading “5 Buddha Bowls Worth Trying”

The Top 5 Best Self-Help Books

When I was growing up, I decided that I didn’t really like to read. I seemed like the outlier in my family because all six of my brothers and my one sister all loved reading! In fact, you could see them carrying a book everywhere they went with the hope they would catch a fewContinue reading “The Top 5 Best Self-Help Books”

How to Make Money through eToro

If you haven’t heard of eToro, it is a fairly new stock trading platform where people can go in and buy and sell stocks. This is the easiest and most successful platform that I have used for stocks thus far. Although stocks can be tricky to understand at times–especially if you have never done anythingContinue reading “How to Make Money through eToro”

5 Ways to Develop Realistic Optimism

Have you ever come across someone who is so irritatingly optimistic that it hurts? Well, I have! And I’ve also been that person to other people quite a few times (and lived to hear about it–believe me). When it comes to positivity, it can be hard to find a balance. We don’t want to comeContinue reading “5 Ways to Develop Realistic Optimism”

Personal Positivity and Why You Need It

Negative thoughts and words have more of an impact on us than positive words. Think about this in your own life. Which do you tend to hold on to for longer: a compliment someone once gave you or something negative that someone else said to you or about you? For me, it is most oftenContinue reading “Personal Positivity and Why You Need It”

Top 5 Tips to Stay afloat Financially

Have you ever been stressed out because of finances? If you have, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, 72 percent of Americans reported feeling¬†stressed about money¬†at least some time in the month prior to the study. And because stress can have such a huge impact on our health (both emotional health and physicalContinue reading “Top 5 Tips to Stay afloat Financially”

The Power of Mindfulness on Relieving Shame

Recently, I have found myself reflecting back on some of the most important things I have learned over this past year. Out of all the good that has come, I think the most important has been my increased measure of mindfulness. A simple definition of mindfulness is, “acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodilyContinue reading “The Power of Mindfulness on Relieving Shame”

Easy Banana Bread Recipe

I’m all for feeding your body nourishing foods as a form of self care, but sometimes the heart wants what it wants. On those days where nothing seems to be going right, and you’re about one breakdown away from going full-out “Brittney Spears” on your hair, comfort foods really can come in clutch! And inContinue reading “Easy Banana Bread Recipe”