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…

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…

A Sunset, Nature, & Young Love

I truly believe that nature heals. Brandon and I have been dating for shy of 4 years now and whenever we are stressed, depressed, or in need of a little fun, we take a walk in the forest. We watch the birds, listen to the rustling of leaves, and feel the earth below as we…

The Period Body.

This past week I experienced a mentally draining period. It caused me to be very depressed and turn against my body, I was painfully bloated and every time I looked in the mirror I was disgusted at what I saw. Part of me was ashamed of this negativity and another part welcomed it. Why was…

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 Art of Letting Go

Like the wise Elsa sang in Frozen, Let It Go! Now that’s some great advice, if only we could apply it to our everyday lives. The issue with letting things go is we don’t take a moment to understand why a certain, issue, feeling, or thought is brought to us. We tend to dismiss our issues without truly…

A Grateful Yogi

Today marks the 2nd day of November, the grateful season. Being grateful is when we truly honor the presence of a being, item, or an idea. It made me wonder, what am I truly grateful for? As a culture we don’t really ask ourselves that question, unless it’s around the thanksgiving table. So after I thought…