Stay Fit At Your Desk Job

Today was my first day at my internship. Never before have I had my own desk job, where I work on my computer and sit a lot. It was a big change for me. I enjoyed the projects and tasks I had, plus the company has a great team of friendly folk. The weirdest thing…

Heal The Holiday Blues

Winter is hard on the mind, with lack of sunlight and short days, it drains us mentally and physically. During the cold months we tend to experience seasonal depression (and yes, that is a real thing), “A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year*.” Every year in August – December…

The Workout Complex

Fitness feels like a chore to a majority of people, Its seem seems like an obligation to make your body look a certain way. Our society is driven to workout. Due to the bombardment of images of perfectly fit people who are biologically blessed, the models who make up only 5% of the population. We revolve…

Define Healthy.

Health is defined as “the condition of being well or free from disease.” Within our culture we tend to define health by weight, skinny is the new healthy.  “The body type portrayed in advertising as the ideal is possessed naturally by only 5% of American females,” (ANAD). We are programmed to believe that in order…

The 31 day Self-Love Challenge

This December I will be launching the Self-Love challenge. It is a free challenge that allows you to reconnect the mind and body, to find an organic balance of healthy eating and mantra fitness. The challenge is customized to your schedule, with daily tasks and  tips to love yourself. December is the holiday of gratitude,…

The Weight Loss Issue

Weight loss stories are used in the fitness and health industries to draw the consumer in, displaying the body in a transformational state. This contributes to the social construction of living up to the ideal standards of beauty. The before and after images of the weight loss transition are one of the most concerning factors,…

Healing with Yoga

Mantra: To Heal I Must Understand The Pain The movement of the body is a connector, its links the muscles to the bones and the breath to the belly. When we close our eyes and stand still with our feet evenly on the mat, we create a sense of center. We align our energy from our core…

Healing the Seasonal Depressed

As the seasons change and the time alters itself back an hour, we find our bodies effected by the early darkness. It’s mentally straining to have less daylight, we strive on sunlight as our energizer. When it fades into the shades of early nightfall we become worn down, depressed, and anxious. We find our mind…

The Fitness Illusion

I will never look like a fitness model, and I am perfectly ok with that. I’m 5’3 and 115lb, I workout 45-60mins six days a week and live off a vegan diet. I pride myself on my health  and motivation to honor my body through fitness. I may sound like a super skinny and fit…

Meditation For The Modern Yogi

OM…more like UHHH is this over yet? A lot of us are hesitant to meditate because we have seen videos and read articles about mediation and all time that advise us to clear our heads. Ok, its 2015 I don’t think any of us know how to “clear our minds.” To me that is one…

The Path of Self-Love

When you are on the path of self-love there are times where the shadowed thoughts blur the mind and cause us to detour off the trail. It’s impossible to be 100% in love with yourself, you will have days where you will have clouded judgement and be hard on your body. But if we focus…

Self Love Is A Choice

Self love is a choice. It’s not something easily attained but when we do grasp it and cherish, we live a more balanced life. Growing up the world around us was peaceful and colorful, when we looked into the mirror we didn’t see imperfections we saw a hero, someone ready to take on  the world….