Namaste General

Buen Camino

They say the journey begins when you commit to the Camino. I have been wanting to hike the Camino de Santiago for a few years now and just never could commit, until my mom told me she wanted to go too. Within a week we […]

But, the plan.

Are you a planner? Or a stick-to-the-plan-er? Or perhaps, a what’s-the-plan-er? Sometimes I think I’m the worst type-A “type A” person there could be. I’m bad at planning, I dislike commitment, I crave spontaneity, adventure, and newness. Yet, I need to manage. I manage my […]

5 tips to change a habit

According to a study done by the European Journal of Social Psychology (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ejsp.674 ) it takes an average of 66 days to form a new habit. That’s approximately 2 months. 2 months of committed, diligent, and intentional action to make a desired change. What is […]

Manage Your Stress, 8 tips I learned from Thrive

STRESS. It is inevitable. But it doesn’t have to keep the bad rap that it commonly holds. Last night I learned a few ways to make stress work for me not against me, and I can’t wait to share what the experts at Thrive taught […]

7 Components of Wellness

It’s more than getting your daily run in, it’s more than counting your macros, it’s more than going to yoga class, and it’s more than eating a salad for lunch. Wellness includes aspects of physical, mental, emotional, environmental, occupational, social, intellectual, and spiritual health. Wellness […]

“Role” With The Punches

Happy Tip Tuesday y’all. This week we’re phoning a friend for strategies to help us “role” with the punches. Each of us has a variety of roles, or shall we say hats we wear. Sometimes we choose these hats, and sometimes they are placed on […]

How to Slay an AM Workout Routine

The alarm clock sounds, what time is it? 5:00 AM?! I hear you, staying cozy in bed (especially when it’s winter) sounds way more appealing than a workout. I know it’s not always easy, but I promise you will never regret a morning workout. Just […]

Grainless Cauliflower NOatmeal

Who doesn’t love a warm, cozy bowl of hot cereal? Oatmeal has been my go to breakfast for so long, however a few years ago I was experiencing intense GI distress – alllll the time, it was horrible. I ended up seeing a specialist, who […]

Vegan Whole 30, my experience thus far

I’m not one for “diets” or trendy ways of eating by any means, however I am always exploring different ways of playing with my food to discover what works best for me, and what styles of eating don’t serve me. I like to consider myself […]

Don’t get a holi-daze

The holidays. Love em or hate em, they are here to stay and they will be here before we know it (seriously, how is Thanksgiving two days away?!). While the holiday season is deemed the holly-est, jolliest, happiest time of the year by many it’s […]