Wellness

It’s so easy to get scale obsessed and calorie counting obsessed. I can fall into that vicious pattern too and even have gone through periods in the past where I’ve put my scale in a closet for several months. It’s the main reason why I...
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Friday Motivation! This is SO true! I saw a variation of this idea written in a fellow Sweat Pink¬†ambassador’s comment, and re-worded it. It reminds me of Rachel’s shocking reveal on Biggest Loser, and how almost every woman I know (including myself) has gotten to...
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At yoga this morning, my teacher appropriately kept the focus on gratitude for what we have, what our bodies enable us to do, and appreciation of our accomplishments. She quoted Tony Robbins several times throughout our practice,   Trade your expectation for appreciation and the...
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I focus a lot on nutrition and fitness on this blog, but I also am very aware of the importance of spiritual and emotional health. You can be running marathons and following a strict paleo diet, but if you’re in a job you hate, a...
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This past Friday I had the honor of massaging a cancer patient thanks to an amazing program Freedom Massage participates in called Unite for HER, which subsidizes holistic treatments & services for women with cancer. This was the first time I had heard about this...
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Every Sunday night I like to reflect on my past week, and set a new weekly goal for myself.¬† Part of the reason I do this is to make up for years of “Sunday night dread” and negativity, but I also think it’s an excellent...
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Today is Celiac Awareness Day! Normally I don’t fall for the slew of national <insert random food or activity here> day of celebration, but I believe this is one that deserves recognition. The main reason it is important people are aware of the severity of...
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At the end of last year, I quit my job. Many people thought I was crazy, especially in this economy, but I did it anyway. I’m often asked why and how. It was not a decision I or my husband made lightly. It took a...
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