We all want to be good enough. But, how far are some of us willing to go? I am a recovering perfectionist and by recovering, I emphasize that I am making progress but am in no way "cured" of my harmful and exhausting perfectionist ways. If you were to ask me what being a perfectionist felt … Continue reading The Perfectionism Crisis
It's January 1st! Happy New Year 🙂 And with every new year, comes New Year's resolutions. You either love them or hate them. At one point in our life, I'm sure we've all made one. Maybe we stuck to it and maybe we didn't, but the point is that we were aware that we wanted … Continue reading Why Everyone’s New Year’s Revolution Should be to Love Themselves More
In yoga, we talk a lot about heart openers.. you know those backbends that literally look like you're stretching open your heart: And it feels so good! ... usually. If it doesn't feel good, it feels vulnerable and uncomfortable. Why? Because opening your heart is just that.. vulnerable and uncomfortable! But, in my experience, it's worth … Continue reading The Best Heart Opener You’ll Ever Get: Traveling
When I mention the idea of bringing yoga into someone's life.. I always seem to be given the response of not having enough money or time. Yoga studio memberships can be an excessive expense for sure. An hour to an hour and a half class can be an excessive time consumption even more so. But, … Continue reading From No Practice to Home Practice
heart beet kitchen.. ever heard of it? If you're from South Jersey, you may have. If you're from North Jersey, you probably haven't unless you heard it from me. It was my full time job back in South Jersey. But the truth is, it was so much more than my job, it was my home … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why heart beet kitchen Will Always Have my Heart
Testosterone. We've all heard it. But, did you know that it has a key role in hormonal acne? Testosterone is an androgen. Androgens are male steroid sex hormones. But, don't let the name fool you. They are present in men and women. In women, androgens are meant to be converted into female hormones called estrogens. … Continue reading Hormonal Health Part 2: Everything Girls Want to Know About Hormonal Acne
Let's talk about our hormones and how they affect us during PMS! Before I give my two cents on preventing and helping with PMS, it is important to get some basic knowledge on how PMS occurs. Let's explore the sex hormones: Estrogen- the dominant sex hormone for the first half of the cycle used to lay … Continue reading Hormonal Health Part 1: What Really is PMS and Do I Have to Have it?
Insecurities. We all have them. Some have many, others have few. But, no matter who you are, I guarantee you that you have your "thing." You may have conquered it or it may be excruitiatingly present in your life right now. You know what I'm talking about.. That thing that can take over your day, … Continue reading Everyone Has Their “Thing”
That's right! I'm so excited to FINALLY announce to everyone in the world.. that I am currently enrolled in an online 11 month course to become a health coach! Some of you may know about the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and some of you may not. The IIN was founded in 1992 by an … Continue reading I’m Going to be a Health Coach!
Flash back two months to November 11th, 2016. I was on my way to State College, PA to attend an Eat Breath Thrive facilitator weekend training on a scholarship from lululemon's here to be funds while working there. Eat Breathe Thrive is a non-profit organization that does some serious good in our country. You can … Continue reading What I’ve Gained from Hitting a Deer