Five Tips For Navigating A Rough Day {FTT}

Confession time: this one was born out of finding myself in one of those struggle bus days. I hate being in a funk, especially when I feel like I can’t get out of it, but there’s always something we can do to try to move things along—or at least prevent the spiral from going further…

#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…

#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!…

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…

Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 11.01.2019 {Priority List}

Welcome to the 11th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to implement a priority list! This month’s habit challenge is designed to simultaneously increase productivity while reducing stress. A win-win am I right!? We all have never ending to do-list which is often a major source…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 10.01.2019 {Walking}

Welcome to the 10th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is walking! Walking has so many benefits for those of every fitness level, but yet it is one of the most underrated forms of physical activity out there, IMO anyway. When I am working with clients who…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2019 {Read Labels}

Welcome to the 9th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to read nutrition labels! The purpose of this month’s challenge is just to gain awareness. It is not to cause you to pass judgment on any of the foods that you are eating. You also do…

Five Tips For Boosting Your Mood {FTT12}

We all have those days when we just feel less than our best mentally. It passes with time, but what if you want to do something about it ASAP? Here’s 5 tips! 1️⃣ Do something for others. The quickest way to experience joy is to do something that brings joy to another person. Do a…

Five Tips For A More Relaxed Approach To Tracking {FTT11}

    I love the flexibility of tracking macros. Custom macro programming is one of the ways I work with my clients who are just getting started on their healthy eating journey. We’ve all heard of flexible dieting, but what about using macros for flexible maintenance? There’s nothing wrong with having goals, but when you…

Five Tips For Better Sleep {FTT10}

How is your sleep? Not just the quantity, but also the quality? Sleep impacts everything. Our mood, our health, our ability to gain and lose muscle or fat, our function at our jobs, our ability to live out our calling… The list goes on. It is not a badge of honor to run on as…

Five Tips To Help Determine If The Splurge Is Worth It {FTT9}

Keep in mind that the purpose of this post has nothing to do with guilt or shame, rather the removing of these from your eating choices. Sometimes practicing self-discipline (which also happens to be a fruit of the spirit) in the form of refraining from partaking is the healthiest thing to do. Other times, the…