Wellness

Reclaiming “Healthy”

Reclaiming “Healthy”

What does healthy even mean these days? I discuss why I was afraid to use the word and how I’m reclaiming it. For the longest time, I tried pretty hard to refrain from using the word “healthy” as a descriptor for my blog and my […]

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Today we’re talking nutrition. Specifically, we’re talking about a rather hot topic in the health and wellness space right now – a topic known as food combining. To be honest, prior to the last couple of months, I had never heard of food combining. However, […]

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

Today I’m sharing about how my life improved drastically by improving my relationship with food. Over the last year, I’ve shared more and more about my own journey with my relationship with food. From my early teen years, food wasn’t just food. It was a […]

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

I explain the differences and similarities between intuitive eating and mindful eating, and discuss if one practice is more beneficial than the other. A few weeks ago, I introduced the topic of Intuitive Eating to my blog, mentioning that it’s becoming increasingly popular online and […]

What is Diet Culture?

What is Diet Culture?

You’ve likely heard of diet culture, but you may not realize what it is or how it might be affecting your health. With increasing growth of the non-diet movement over the last couple of years, we hear the term “diet-culture” discussed in news articles, social […]

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

You’ve probably heard of intuitive eating, but do you know what it is? Today we’re talking about the origins of intuitive eating and giving an introduction into what it means to adopt the intuitive eating model. I recently recognized that while intuitive eating is something […]

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

Have you ever been in a cooking rut? One month you’re totally on top of your grocery shopping, meal planning, meal-preppin’ game. You’ve got a solid roster of meals that you and maybe your partner or family are enjoying. Suddenly, a new week rolls around […]

Good Mood Food: 3 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

Good Mood Food: 3 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

What if I told you there are foods we can eat that may have a positive impact on our emotional well-being? Neat, right? Today I’m sharing 3 of those with you! It’s the dead of winter. The holidays are long gone, we’re cold, we’re tired […]

Healthy Travel Tips & Chicago Highlights

Healthy Travel Tips & Chicago Highlights

Last weekend, Pat and I had the opportunity to travel to the city of Chicago! The company he recently started at hosts an annual team-building event in the city and family/S.O.’s are welcome to attend. Well, you didn’t have to tell me twice! Chicago has […]

What Happened When I Stopped Setting Diet-Related Resolutions

What Happened When I Stopped Setting Diet-Related Resolutions

Oh January – the time of year that ourtimelines are flooded with motivational quotes to set us up for the next 365days. I won’t lie; I definitely feel a surge of inspiration in the first weekof January, if not all month long! But if you’re […]