Eating Soy: Don’t Believe the Hype

Over the last couple of years, soy has gotten a pretty bad rep. This troubles me on a personal level, because I love my tofu. And my miso. And soy sauce. And edamame. But if that’s the truth, then I will except it. If that’s the truth. And recently, I’ve come to question that truth. […]

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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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Girls Can Have Big Arms Too

Are you guys on Youtube? If so, check me out! Posting videos has been somewhat on the back burner for the past few months, but finally I have followed through with my intention.   I’m so excited about my channel because it gives me a new way in which to share my passion for health […]

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January Check-in

Hello beautiful people. It’s been an incredible first month of the year. And I’m not trying to be cheesey or cliche – I really mean it. I’ve made some great strides towards bettering myself and creating an even closer relationship with me and my body. Something really big has happened (if you read my blog […]

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Self-Esteem is Work (and it’s worth it)!

We’ve all had those days when we just wake up, and we don’t feel good about ourselves. Maybe it’s your hair, maybe it’s your clothes. Maybe it’s your weight. Or maybe it’s something less physical, like your ability or your strength. Whatever it is, or combination thereof, it’s taken a hit. You stopped believing you […]

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Check-in/ October 21tst 2015

Hey everyone! I’m a little late posting my October progress but here is me 🙂 I aim for mid-month but life does get in the way sometimes! I’ve been dieting for the last 3 weeks or so, but I haven’t seen any leaning out. I was definitely frustrated initially. Ugh. You guys know how it […]

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How to Build your Butt!

The women in my family are blessed with great bum genetics. But last year, after going through some stressful and unfortunate circumstances, I was down to 102 lbs and struggling. Truthfully, I didn’t want anybody checking out my backside; I was ashamed because I felt like I was simply wasting away. I wanted to gain […]

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The Number One Reason WHY Your Dreams are NOT Coming True

I’ve always been drawn to understanding people. What I’m really interested in is what drives people, what motivates them. What makes us different? What separates the people who are just going through the motions in life from those who are consciously being and growing? Why are some people successful, and some aren’t? Believing in yourself […]

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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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How to Create Your Dream Core

Defined abdominals aren’t for everyone, you either want them or you don’t. If you DO want them, this post is for you! Creating a strong core was something I was initially drawn to in fitness – and initially I worked them out during almost every workout. Not only us a stable core important for fitness […]

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