Maybe I need Country Livin’.

I’m a city girl, born and bred. As a child, I had romanticized views about what it meant to live rurally – a farm filled with baby animals, a garden that practically tended to itself, a quiet, beautiful sunset, tea in hand. But I have never truly experienced what it’s like. And as an adult, […]

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Anxiety Roller Coaster: The Least Fun Ride Ever

When I was 16 years old, I had my first panic attack. Not a feeling of panic, but a full blown, out-of-my-own-reality panic attack. I felt the intense weight of the depersonalization and derealization as the world seemed to slip away from me. I’ve never been the same since. I’ve been struggling with some pretty […]

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Is Anxiety a Weakness?

All of my closest friends have been hospitalized. The mental and physical wear and tear of life affects us all, no one is exempt from struggle. The only thing that sets us apart is the way in which we struggle. For some people, that struggle is anxiety. The friends I have seen fight their way […]

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Tips for Staying Healthy on Vacation

Hey everyone! I just had the pleasure of taking a trip to Mexico for my big sister’s wedding, which was absolutely phenomenal. Me, enjoying the last day on the beach! Since hopping on the wellness train, I hadn’t yet taken a vacation like this. All-inclusive resorts are amazing, but they also create certain conditions in […]

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June 2015 Check-in

Hey Everyone! It’s time for my very first mid-month check-in! Being that this is the first month, my check in is a little late. Future check-ins will be as close to the 15th as possible. Nevertheless, here it is! Improvements: Obliques are looking solid, upper body is getting thicker. Current Focus: On my legs, which […]

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Healthier Food Habits: Do’s and Don’ts

Over the years, I have tried many different diets on my journey to healthier living. You name it, I’ve tried it. Vegan, Low Carb, Raw, Paleo. I even dipped my toe into the Master Cleanse diet for a day. I know that every body is different, and different strategies are going to maximize different results […]

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What is “Wellness” ?

It’s my very first post, and I’ve decided to discuss the topic of  WELLNESS ! Wellness can mean different things to different people; what I describe wellness as here is my own perspective. For me, wellness is the integration of healthy components combined within ones lifestyle harmoniously, all of which in combination should cover the three […]

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