Intuitive Eating

There are a vast variety of ways we are told to eat. Some diets that tell us that carbohydrates are the enemy and some tell us that you can eat as much McDonald’s as you want as long as it stays within your allotted macronutrient range. Intuitive eating is an eating style that has been […]

Relaxing Breath 4:7:8

Relaxing Breath 4:7:8 Breathing is one of the most basic & effective ways to reduce stress. By simply focusing on deep, relaxed breathing you can lower stress hormones, reduce blood pressure, and help clear your mind. Try this exercise: Breath in for 4 seconds Hold your breath for 7 seconds Exhale for 8 seconds This […]

Relieve Back Pain through Targeted Stretching

Pigeon pose This stretch changed my life!  I was experiencing significant back pain, despite exercising to strengthen my core, working on posture, and seeking medical assistance.  I began working with a Pilates instructor who recommended I do more exercises to release tightness in my glutes (think booty muscles) and open my hips.  I began practicing […]

What is Wellness?

Wellness can be defined as being in good physical and mental health. In order to be well, we must be as physically healthy as possible, as well as emotionally comfortable. In the world of wellness, these two states of being are so interconnected that being and staying well requires sound, daily routines that support both of them. This […]

Take Time for Self Care

If you ever feel guilty about taking time for yourself to relax, recharge, or just chill, you MUST read this article. We are so programmed to be constantly going and doing, the “should’s and have to’s” can take over. I lived this way for a long time. Add “self-care” to your verbiage and make it […]