The Peace After The Storm.

You brought the flames and you put me through hell I had to learn how to fight for myself And we both know all the truth I could tell I’ll just say this is “I wish you farewell” -Pray by Kesha Rose I know what it feels like to suffocate, to drowned in the shadows…

5 Mantras for Your Fitness Routine

Fitness gets molded into this bundle of expectations, pressures to look a certain way. From workout videos to health magazines, we are fed the idea that we must section our body into parts. That only certain parts of our bodies are considered beautiful. When we have that perspective, we loose that mind and body connection, to ability…

Hygge – Danish Comfort

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a Danish word that is a “feeling or mood that comes taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary, every day moments more meaningful, beautiful or special.” Taking the time to create intimacy and comfort within your home and yourself, an act of self-care that focuses on coziness.  Imagine dimming the lights and having the flames of…

Seek Love Within

We look for beauty and acceptance on the outside, finding flaws in our body that leave us feeling uncomfortable in our own skin. Our culture has taught us to develop confidence in knowing others approve of us. From magazines to film, women are show how to look, eat, and behave. Our minds are influences by…

Teaching Yoga

Over the weekend I fell more in love with yoga. I woke up early and headed to the beach to teach a self-love flow. It was an EcoFitYogi event that I created on Facebook, a small gathering of women. The focus was to awaken the mind and body connect and to explore the power of…

Depression is a Part of Me

Our mind is a powerful. It has the ability to shift our perspective and cultivate endless thoughts. It has the power to change our mood within seconds and make us feel things we cant explain. Our mental health is what influences our choices and reactions to moments. We all have experienced forms of depression, anxiety, self-doubt,…

You’re Stronger

Whenever we are going through hard times we are always told “it will get better” and “it will get easier.” We create this mindset that we have no control over our emotions and that we must “ride it out.” What if when you were going through depression, anxiety, an eating disorder, suicidal thoughts, or struggle of…

Forest of Glass & Metal

I recently moved to the city of Chicago and it has been a “landscape shock” for me. I am surrounded by the bustle of traffic, crowds of people, and towering buildings. I am no longer surrounded by forests, flourishing gardens, and the vibrant sound of birds. I went from living in a small town of…

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…

Mental Health (Let’s Talk About It)

I have mental health issues. I was born with depression and anxiety and as I grew up I developed an eating disorder. My mental health was influenced biologically and socially. It wasn’t something that was talked about during my early years. I was visiting a therapist and school councilor every day from elementary to high…

An Interview with Emma

I am inspired by Emma’s strength and how she manifests her own happiness and confidence. She has the ability to voice her thoughts with such power that she demands those around her to listen. Emma is my youngest sister and I’m proud to watch her grow up with such energy and personality. She is a…

Healing the Past

On the weekends (fri-sun) I work at a local shop called Crystal Life Technology in Geneva, IL. While I’m there I’m in charge of  customer service, product development, and blog writing. Most importantly I assist the customers, and I have met a lot of wonderful people while working at the shop. During this new year I…