8 Things to Consider Doing Before the New Year

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a transitional week for many of us, but that doesn’t mean our self care has to go right out the window. In fact, here are a few things you may want to consider doing before January 1st to help you sail into the New Year feeling rested, rejuvenated, and recharged:    1. …

When We Need Gratitude the Most

In honor of Thanksgiving, I want to share some words on gratitude since it’s the day we are supposed to get all thankful and appreciative and all.   First, gratitude isn’t just a Thanksgiving thing. It’s a state of being. We really should all be practicing gratitude every day.   If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, …

How Do You Approach Health Before The Holidays?

Halloween is over, we’re almost a week into November, and the holidays are right around the corner.   I am always interested in hearing what health and fitness stuff people are working on during this time of year because it seems to me like most people take one of two approaches to wellness in the months leading up to the …

5 New Year’s Goals That Have Nothing to Do with Diet or Exercise

It comes as no surprise that the most common New Year’s resolution people make is to lose weight and get healthy. Plain and simple, every January people claim that this is going to be THE year they get back into a fitness routine and clean up their nutrition habits. While I’m no longer big into the word resolution or the …

The Holiday Hustle is Here, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

Tomorrow is the first day of December. How!? For many of us, December 1st is a pretty solid reminder that the holiday season is here. Even though the radio stations have been playing Christmas music for weeks now and the candy canes have been on display in CVS since Halloween, once December actually arrives, it’s like something just clicks. For some reason, …

Four Key Pillars to Stress Free Fitness

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what the cornerstone of my health and wellness viewpoints are. For those of you who have followed this blog for years, you know that I tend to write and share about many different things: fitness, food and recipes, mindset, body shaming, product and/or apparel reviews, general tips for health related things, the list goes on. …