Motivation Monday: Fashionably Sustainable

Happy Monday! I can’t believe it’s already the last week of August, this summer really has flown by. This past weekend was comprised of a lot of catch up consisting of errands, doing things around the house and an 8-hour training for Pilates (which I absolutely LOVED). My Friday post didn’t quite make it out on time so I am saving it for another week. Sometimes that’s just how it goes, right? One of the items on my to-do list this weekend was to get a pedicure…I know it’s pretty terrible but someone’s gotta do it 😉 While I was […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Crystal Therapy

Crystals have an interesting backstory. Some extremists have gone to great lengths to harness this unachievable “power” emptying their bank accounts and making headlines which have contributed to the ‘voodoo/hocus pocus’ reputation these mystical rocks have gotten. Whether you are a believer in the power of crystals or not it is undeniable that any natural mass has the ability to harness energy and affect the environment around it. Those who believe in their power are convinced certain crystals harbor energy and are able to store, transmit and transform energy. Many people who are in the pursuit of health, wellness and […]

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Wellness Wednesday: 3 Simple Steps to Repair Summer Hair

Hello hump day! Summer is going by way too fast and I need it to slow down just a tad, how about you? With all that fun in the sun this summer I’m beginning to see the affects in my hair. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling my hair is resembling broom’s bristles so I’ve been giving it some extra TLC lately to combat the dry, cracked feeling. The steps to repair your hair from heat and sun damage are so simple and straightforward that I needed to post about it and share with any fellow sufferers out there. […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Stretching Your Way to Healthy

Here we are mid week already and I don’t know about you but I wish I could hit pause for a quick sec and get ahead of my to-do list. When I have a couple of busy weeks back to back there is always a day where it hits me and I need a reset. Yesterday was one of those for me and I found myself just needing to slow down, incorporate some stretching and self-care. I felt so much better after just a five minute break on my mat stretching. It gave me the idea to share with you […]

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Wellness Wednesday: The Skinny on Protein

Happy hump day! I hope you’re having a great week. Mine has been full of, you guessed it, Pilates. I am so close to concluding my teaching hours and loving every second of it. I had a few questions about protein and I thought doing a post would be beneficial to most of us. Protein has been a buzzword in the health and wellness industry and while it’s something we are all told to get more of, especially when working out and building muscle, the why and how is not always addressed. Well first things first, what is it? Protein […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Dandelion Root Tea

How is it already halfway through the week? Summer days seem to go by so quickly, no? I’m excited about today’s post because I feel like it’s not only in reference to wellness but is also a fit tip. Who doesn’t want a skinny hack every now and then? I found dandelion root tea first out of curiosity and then again in a recipe for a detox tea. When I was in college a friend of mine who was French was always referring to how they grew up on dandelion greens and how they were full of nutrition. I thought […]

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Motivation Monday: No Doubt

Summer is FULL of good vibes. There’s sunshine, outdoor activities, longer days, and for some, a bit of travel. While you could be nose deep in a beach worthy novel, toes in the sand, chilled glass of rose in hand (aaahh) there still could be a part of you that is just feeling…well for lack of a better word…blah. Sometimes I find myself (even in the best of circumstances) feeling a lack of motivation. If you’ve got it all together and have never felt this way, this post may not be for you. But for the rest of us, I […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Bountiful Berries

Happy hump day friends! How has your week been going? I hope you’re having a productive week and getting ready for the holiday coming up. Fourth of July is my FAVORITE holiday, it has always been a favorite (I mean fireworks, BBQs, and we all know I love a good theme). However it has progressed to being my absolute favorite because not only was it our ‘dating anniversary’ but three years ago this July 4th Tyler and I got married <3 Anywho, I apologize in advance for all the Americana and independence-inspired posts from now until the 4th 😉 When I […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Travel Well

Hello and happy hump day! As I mentioned before, my summer travel is in full swing and the last thing I need is to be slowed down by any illness or inefficiency. Packing correctly is an art and when done correctly can change the vibe of your trip. I thought it would be useful to include some of my go-to tips I use when traveling that help me stay well and healthy on the road as well as efficient in my packing. MSF Tips To Travel Well Build a defense-keeping your body fueled with the right nutrients and vitamins before […]

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Wellness Wednesday: The All Powerful Turmeric

Turmeric is having a moment and even though it’s been used for thousands of years, it deserves to have one. This herb has quite a pedigree, being used in thousands (make that 6,000) of studies boasting health benefits that surpass any prescription medicine and qualifies it as one of the most frequently used medicinal herbs. So what’s all the hype about? Simply stated, it does all the things. Turmeric is comprised of a compound called curcumin which is known for it’s renowned healing properties. Curcumin is known to be a powerful anti-inflammatory and extremely high anti-oxidant. Consuming turmeric with black […]

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