Beyond The Mat

Yoga is one of the greatest tools to be utilized when it comes to finding balance within and outside of the self. Yoga creates a dialogue between the mind and body, it creates this sense of patience towards our emotions. There a foundation of strength in yoga that allows the self to ebb and flow…

An Interview with Kristen

I am friends with Kristen on Instagram and I always find her posts to be inspiring. She has an epoering sotry worth reading, she is a working women with a love for health. It’s important to gain a new perspective from someone elses words, this is an interview worth reading. What is your personal mantra? My personal…

Time Budgeting Your Workouts

We tend to live in this constant thought of not having enough hours in the day, the stress of wasting the time we don’t have to give. In this modern age we have become so obsessed with time that we live by the hour. With schedules, daily alerts, and tasks to do, we find ourselves…

Healthy Working Woman

This week I started my first ‘out of college’ job as a marketing coordinator for a wellness company. It is a new mental and physical transition for me. I find myself in a corporate setting where I sit at a desk, spend a majority of my day commuting, and take on a larger work load….

Bikini Stress

This summer I will be taking a trip to Hawaii with my boyfriend, Brandon. We will be staying there for a week, a trip gifted to us for graduating from college in May. I am so grateful for this trip, Brandon and I worked so hard over the past 4 years and we deserve a moment…

Shine Yoga & Me

Today I experienced my first yoga class. I know, it sounds crazy. But it is very true, I’ve never taken a yoga class before because I chose practice at home. It was always me, my mat, cat, and Yoga on YouTube. A part of me was always nervous to take a class. Yoga is an exercise…

An Interview with Erika

I met Erika in High School and then reconnected with her when she became a frequent customer at Crystal Life. Her energy is so pure and when she smiles she has an ability to make you feel at peace. Erika is a beautiful artist, her art tells a story with splashes of color. Her story…

EFY March 2016 Challege-Sign UP!

This March I am launching a new EFY challenge called #ManifestTheSelf This challenge will focus on creating determination, courage, and confidence. We will be learning to mindfully manifest personal, spiritual, and career goals. In honor of National Women’s History Month, we will be honoring the power of female energy. Sign up by emailing me at…

An Interview with Michelle

Michelle was my professor at Columbia College Chicago for environmental concerns. When I took her class she quickly became my role model, she was smart, vegan, beautiful, and courageous. I stayed in contact with her via email and recently just became friends with her on Facebook. When people ask me who my role models are Michelle…

An Interveiw With Stefie

Estefania Mondragon an Empath, Scientist, Artist, & Writer. I had the pleasure of meeting Stefie when she visited Geneva, IL and came into the shop I work at, Crystal Life Technology. We hit it off! She had an amazing smile and wonderful energy, we became instagram friends and started emailing each other. I consider her a…

The Female Body Image

A Yahoo Health survey on body image and acceptance found that, “94% of teen females have experienced body shame…and 13% of women hit a peak of body positivity between the ages 35 and 54.”. Women are experiencing higher rates of body shame than ever before; media culture is creating a shameful epidemic. Our youth is…

An Honest New Year

Today marks that day where we all take out the paper and pen and write down all the things we want to change, start, and keep for the new year. A lot of people want to change their diet, fitness plan, love life, and career. When we get down to the nitty-gritty of it all…