Let's be real - does anyone really know what healthy means? With all the health information out there, it can be a little difficult to know what "healthy food" means. I have heard foods like carbohydrates, red meat, avocados, and even cheese labeled "unhealthy", but I am here to tell you all these foods fit … Continue reading What does “healthy” mean?
Happy Friday, folks! I'm dedicating this Friday post to #fitnessfriday! It's no surprise that a good fitness regimen should be part of a healthy lifestyle. According to the Center for Disease Control, for substantial health benefits, adults should do at least 150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes/week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity. It … Continue reading Finding Your Movement
I'm all about New Years's resolutions. I love them. I know there are mixed feelings about making resolutions, though. As my 21 year old sister-in-law said, "I don't need a New Year to make a change in my life". She's absolutely right. Personally, resolutions allow me to readjust my focus on the things that matter … Continue reading Your Guide to Making New Year’s Resolutions
Well, Christmas is over (ugly cry) and now we are on to New Year's celebrations. Right about now, you're probably panicking about fitting in to the outfit you picked out for yourself. Hate to break it to ya but you're not going to miraculously lose 20 pounds in 4 days. But you can probably drop … Continue reading Bouncing back after the holidays
Let me first start by saying physical health is just as important as mental health. Sometimes, eating that dang piece of brownie with 2 scoops of ice cream and whipped cream on top is exactly what I need to stay mentally healthy. Other times, it's best if I just blend all the veggies in the … Continue reading Five ways to stay healthy today and tomorrow.
I guess we can officially kiss summer goodbye?! Fall weather is here! Not really in Oklahoma because normal weather patterns don't matter in this state. It is getting a little cooler in the evenings, though! But anyway, is it too soon to start making apple desserts? Nope. Before I get into the recipe featured in … Continue reading Changing of the season
Why do sad things have to happen? Optimists will say, "there can be no rainbow without rain". Ummm, nyo thanks! Don't want to hear that right now. All I want to do is wallow in my own pity. This week is a tough one because my coworker GREATEST FRIEND moves to New Mexico tomorrow! My friends … Continue reading For those sad days…
I'm trying to hold on to this summer as long as I can. Pool time, outdoor adventures, grilling outside... I love it all so much. I feel like I'm getting a little cheated out of the summer ending, though. The weather seems to be unseasonably cool for this time of year. Knowing Oklahoma, it's going … Continue reading Cheers to summer!
Sorry, guys. Too busy to write anything today because I'm taking care of myself. Instead, click here and check out my girl's self-care column. If anyone knows how to love themselves, its Mary Adelle. You should all read this and pick up tips. Now, back to my charcoal face mask and Celine Dion music... … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday
This month, my co-worker and I decided to challenge ourselves to a 30 day yoga streak (I must say: she is KILLIN IT and is my inspiration). I've done this once before and stressed myself out (how ironic, right?). I was so hung up on staying on track that I didn't take time to enjoy … Continue reading I am exactly where I need to be in this journey