#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

Five Tips For Developing New Habits {FTT}

Even the most exciting of new habits can die very quickly for a variety of reasons. Sometimes we forget them, sometimes we might not feel like doing them, sometimes we may feel like we don’t have time for them, etc. It can get even more complicated if you are trying to establish a habit that…

How I “Splurge” When Dining At Restaurants

Are you an oyster fan, yay or nay? 🦪 Oysters (raw or steamed) can be an excellent #MacroFriendly option when dining out. Macros per 3 ounces: ~70 kcal, 2g fat, 4g carb, 8g protein. Depending on the size of the oysters, you may have 6 to 12 ounces in a dozen. They taste phenomenal with…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 08.01.2020 {Feed the Positive}

Welcome to the 20th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to “feed” the positive! Amidst a global pandemic, surfacing awareness of deep issues of social injustices, and the harsh reality of human oppression, the negative media is rampant. It’s hard not to experience some negativity running…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 07.01.2020 {Burpees!}

Welcome to the 19th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is all about challenging yourself to do something uncomfortable!   This month’s challenge is to do burpees, specifically 20 burpees every day for the full month. It does not matter when or how you do them, just…

Five Tips For Accomplishing A Dream Goal

As many of you know, I recently completed my first book manuscript and sent it to the publisher. This was something that required a great deal of focus and dedication. Projects like this are not something that we can approach half-heartedly or for the wrong reasons. With that in mind, here are five tips for…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 06.01.2020 {Stretching}

Welcome to the 18th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to stretch daily! This month’s habit challenge is designed to help keep your body moving well and eliminate some common nagging aches and pains. As an added bonus, stretching can help improve function and decrease stress!…

Habit Hack: Start Small!

  Many times our new habits fail simply because we take them to the extreme. We feel like that’s the only way we will get results. The truth is that an imperfect habit practiced consistently will yield you more return over time then a perfect habit practiced occasionally. For long-term results, you are after a…

Five Tips For Finding Personal Growth Content {FTT}

I’m always studying one thing or another. Not only for expanding my knowledge base, but also to make connections between ideas that I haven’t had before. I’m also interested in taking ideas and making them both relatable and actionable—knowledge without implementation is not very useful. The thing about the pursuit of personal growth is that…

Five Tips ForNavigatingAnxiety {FTT}

In undergrad I battled anxiety to the point of insomnia and panic attacks. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert, but I can relate to how debilitating and isolating it can feel. Every so often, my anxious tendencies creep back in, but I have learned how to prevent and manage it in a…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 05.01.2020 {Wild Card}

Welcome to the 17th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is…your choice!   This month’s habit challenge is much different than usual! Most of us have experienced a state of pause on the typical routines of life over the last 4-6 weeks due to COVID-19. This month,…