Tag: wellness

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Maybe it’s wishful thinking or maybe I’m selectively reading articles that confirm my belief, but when I think about peanut butter – which I do, often – I think of it as a protein source. Which likely makes me feel better about how much of […]

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IX

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IX

May 8, 2018 – LAX, California I’ve changed a lot on my trip. In many ways, the change is hard to describe. It sits under the surface, altering me in ways that I can feel but no one else can see. Decisions are easier. Worries […]

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VIII

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VIII

April 19, 2018 – Tokyo, Japan For all the cool, exciting, Instagram-able moments I’ve had on my trip, there have been so many more spent in quiet reflection, learning from the foreign things around me, listening to what my heart is saying quietly, that usually […]

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs (Vegan, Gluten Free)

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m late to the matcha party (really late when you consider that the Japanese have been consuming matcha for thousands of years). Despite the many green smoothie concoctions I consume on a weekly basis, matcha has always been intimidating […]

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VI

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VI

April 5, 2018 – Lake Taupo, New Zealand I had two dreams the night before I wrote this entry. I’ll spare you the details – my dreams are really weird, and you wouldn’t know the characters. Just know that they were both good dreams, in […]

3 Mindset Changes You Must Make If You Want To Be Consistent With Your Workouts

3 Mindset Changes You Must Make If You Want To Be Consistent With Your Workouts

There was a time when working out felt like torture to me. As a self-proclaimed perfectionist who’s struggled with body image issues her entire life, working out felt like another way I was punishing myself for not being “enough”. Despite the many benefits of exercise, and they are […]

Three Months of Saturdays: Part V

Three Months of Saturdays: Part V

April 2, 2018 – Raglan, New Zealand Trying new things is hard but rewarding. Why is that so hard to remember? Sometimes the fear and anxiety are so much to overcome, but it’s been rare (if it’s ever happened in life) that I think it […]

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IV

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IV

March 10, 2018 – Perth, Australia When I woke up this day, I had a melancholy feeling that I couldn’t shake, even after going to yoga, which usually helps rid me of any negativity that’s lingering for no reason. At the beginning of my journal […]

Avocado Chia Hummus

Avocado Chia Hummus

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that my love of hummus is strong. But, what you may not know is that my love of avocado is even stronger. Full disclosure: I HATED avocado when I was a kid. The […]

Three Months of Saturdays – The Beginning

Three Months of Saturdays – The Beginning

February 10, 2018 – New York, NY The first thing I do every day when I wake up is try to figure out what day it is. Sunday through Thursday pretty much all feel the same, with a hint less dread on Sunday. Friday is […]