I’m Back After Spiritual Maintenance

It feels good to sit down and write to you. It’s been awhile since I last posted in April, It was during my birthday month that I found myself drained, uninspired, and wanting to crawl into one of the books I was reading. I wanted to be alone. The kind of alone where you sit…

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…

A Yoga Workshop with Candace

It was a warm autumn morning, the city was quickly waking up as shops and restaurants opened their doors to wandering tourists. I made my way down Michigan Ave, catching glimpses of the rising sun enveloping the skyscrapers in light. I came to my destination, the Fine Arts Building, an old structure that left eyes…

The Modern Body Issue

I battled with two eating disorder when I was in high school, I struggled with my body image. It has been 4 years since overcame my disorders and I’m still healing my mind. According to National Eating Disorders Association, “At age thirteen, 53% of American girls are “unhappy with their bodies.” This grows to 78%…