I thought losing weight was going to fix all my problems for me. But it didn’t. Really, it only created more problems. #notworthit As humans in general, I think we’re always on the lookout for the next easy fix. We want to find that one secret solution that will make our lives easier so that … More Body Image or Body Idolatry?
I’m a much nicer person when I’m taking care of myself. Let’s use food as the example. Hanger? The struggle is real. I tend towards the hypoglycemic side of the blood sugar spectrum, and often I learn that I’m hungry before I actually feel my stomach grumbling because I start to notice the cloudy thinking, … More Self-Care Isn’t Only About You
Last month I had the privilege of joining my husband on a work trip to south Florida. It was a dream come true for my cold soul to ditch the single-digits temps, snow storms, and gray skies. The views were incredible, the beach was just a few blocks away, the hotel had an amazing restaurant, … More The Truth Isn’t Always “Picture Perfect”
Or rather, I wrote a book, and am currently in the long process of editing said book. And that, my friends, is probably the craziest thing I’ve ever said. I still don’t believe it. Just about two years ago, the gears in my head started turning. I had just started this blog (which at the … More I’m Writing a Book!
Snacking gets a bad reputation in the health world. I’m not really sure why this is, though I would guess it has something to do with mindlessly eating whole bags of chips or whole boxes of Girl Scout Cookies. For whatever reason, almost every “diet plan” and “health tip” page recommends avoiding snacking. But there’s … More Why Snacking Is Important (And How to Do It Better)