goals · Self-Improvement

The art of positive change: investing in fulfillment

Making positive changes, growing, and evolving for the better aren’t easy tasks. If they were, we would all walk around as our best selves every day. I’ve changed SO MUCH for the better in the past couple of years — in the past couple of months and weeks, even! — and I still try to be… Continue reading The art of positive change: investing in fulfillment

Faves · Fitness · Food · Self-Improvement

Balance, supplements, and tasty (protein-packed) treats

Helloooooooo and happy humpday! Today I wanted to talk about balance, supplements, and some yummy treats and other things I’ve been loving lately. To me, balance means a couple different things. Balance is being whole and happy and fairly distributing my attention, care, and time to things that are important, and always prioritizing my happiness first. I strive… Continue reading Balance, supplements, and tasty (protein-packed) treats

Fitness · Food · Self-Improvement

Eating healthier and finding balance: what I’ve learned from my relationship with food

Highly restrictive, quick fix dieting is not sustainable. A lifestyle built on conscious, informed choices and healthy habits is. I see so many posts on Instagram promoting weight loss teas and magic wraps that’ll shrink your tummy, and it makes me sad because I, too, for a brief and unhappy time, tried restricting my calories… Continue reading Eating healthier and finding balance: what I’ve learned from my relationship with food

Fitness · Self-Improvement

How I work out: a guide to kickstarting your gym routine

I used to have a really hard time getting myself to the gym, and would always find excuses not to go. Lately, I’m proud to say that I have been diligently heading to the gym for at least two hours every day. Like, I’m literally an addict. The other day, for instance, on Thirsty Thursday (if… Continue reading How I work out: a guide to kickstarting your gym routine

Self-Improvement

Monday Motivation: Beating Excuses

“Sorry, I was napping.” Napping has always been one of my favorite excuses. “I’ll do it after I nap,” I tell myself, convincing myself that I’m so tired that napping is a necessity. If you’ve ever experienced consistently low motivation or even mild depression, you probably know how hard it can be to simply get going, when… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Beating Excuses

Fitness · Self-Improvement · Writing

How I went from couch potato to gym addict

My fitness journey has been a roller coaster. We all hit walls and road blocks and bumps in the road and any other metaphor for the cycle of getting stuck, giving up, trying again, that you could possibly think of. But the bumps in the road and all the other metaphors don’t define you. It’s how… Continue reading How I went from couch potato to gym addict

Self-Improvement · TLDR · Writing

How I started a blog (aka how I wrote an intro post)

“I think I’m going to start a blog.” It’s not a point of pride how many times I’ve optimistically uttered this ambitious declaration. Film blog, writing blog, fitness blog, food blog, dog blog; whatever the kind of blog, I’ve probably tried to start one. I’ll tell the few friends I trust with this sacred information,… Continue reading How I started a blog (aka how I wrote an intro post)