Putting the ME in Meditation; 5 Simple Reasons & Ways to Start Today

I strive to deliver information on topics that have either interested me in the past or have gained traction in recent health news. One of the subjects that I have seen frequently in health-related articles and in my own health journey is meditation. Something I love about mediation is it is subjective and there is no wrong way to do it. I LOVE things of this nature. You can equate it to how yoga is often described, a continuing course of self-discovery. Yoga ‘teachers’ consider themselves students because they are constantly practicing and learning, never conquering or mastering. With meditation […]

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Do You Kombucha? 4 Reasons You Should Consider Sipping.

You can’t go far these days without being introduced to the Kombucha craze. Celebrities are toting it around in paparazzi photos, grocery stores lining their shelves with it, micro-breweries and gourmet coffee shops offering it on tap, the stuff is everywhere and we know it’s supposed to be“healthy” but do we know why? First off, a very simple explanation of the tea drink is it is the product of fermenting yeast and bacteria—yep, that’s what it is. While what type of yeast and bacteria can vary, usually the yeast includes Saccharomyces (a probiotic fungus) and the bacteria generally includes Gluconacetobacter xylinus […]

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5 Things That Made Me Fall In Love With the City of Light

There has always been something alluring about France to me, particularly Paris. I am certain I am not alone in this sentiment but can’t help but feel a kinship with the infamous city. Travel has always been a big part of my life and before I settled in my current city of San Diego, I had lived in 5 states before the age of 23. Traveling is one of my absolute favorite things to do for so many reasons and going to Paris had always been a dream of mine. As a fashion major in college, I longed to go […]

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10 Ways to FIT it in

Time is hands down the most precious thing we have. You can have all the (insert material thing here) in the world, but without the time to enjoy it, you have nothing. I’ve touched upon time before in relevance to stress, but here I am relaying it to fitness and how to maximize your fit time each and every day. I have 10 things I choose to do daily that even if they are the only things I am able to squeeze in that day, I feel accomplished. Time is money in this post, so let’s dive right in shall […]

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