Your Body Doesn’t Get a Vacation

It’s that time of year many of you are taking vacations and doing a lot of traveling. Our fitness often takes a backseat to lounging on the beach and indulging in processed foods. Just because you are on vacation, it doesn’t mean your health and fitness has to take a vacation too. Here’s the deal. Vacations, down time and a break from the norm is necessary for your overall well-being as well as your health and fitness, but, breaking from healthy eating and physical activity can cancel out the benefits of the R&R you get. It’s like trading one stress for another. Use these tips and you may even take your fitness to the next level this year.

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Make Home-made Handsalve: An Introduction to Carrier Oils

Many skincare products that you buy at the store contain petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances, and other products that are known skin irritants. Making your own skincare products is a great way to have control over what goes into them and what you put on your skin. Making your own products also allows you to easily customize them to your own specific needs. Different types of oils have different properties to them and you can select the ones that provide that benefits you are looking for.

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Being a Weirdo is Cool. Being a Bully is Not.

If you didn’t read last week’s post about getting bullied, you may want to go check that out before you read on. Maybe you read last week’s post and it felt familiar to you, but not from the side of being bullied. Maybe you are the one bullying and you never realized it until something in my last post resonated with you. Let me just take a second to say, I’m really glad you are here and reading this. I know you love your family and friends and you only want the best for them. I want to help you be a better support for them. Ultimately, that’s why we are here, right? To support one another.

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Be The Weirdo

I recently had a conversation with someone about eating to fit in. More specifically being bullied about eating differently than everyone else. This one sparked a little something in me because its incredibly common and I think it’s a big part of why people are unsuccessful when they try to make positive changes in their lives. It happens in our own homes. It happens in the workplace. It happens in school. It happens at parties and events. I think it’s about time it’s talked about as what it really is.

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Chocolate for Breakfast?

Last week I gave you the hard fast rules to change your body quick. One of them was to start your day off with a habit that will help keep you on track all day. This week I want to share with you one of my favorite ways to fuel up after a morning workout and an excellent habit…smoothies for breakfast. Chocolate for breakfast anyone? Let me know what you think

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