A Thankful Body is a Healthier Body

It’s been heavy on my heart lately how much glorification I’ve seen of superficial health and fitness goals on social media – the “six-pack abs,” “thigh gaps” and quotes insinuating “what’s your excuse?”  These types of posts that claim to be motivating, often leave those of us wanting to be inspired feeling hopeless or depressed instead.…

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FREE FUN FALL WORKOUT

Fall is here but it definitely doesn’t feel like it here in Santa Monica! Even though the leaves aren’t falling, I’m reminded of my favorite fall activities growing up in the midwest. I created these exercises when I was living in Chicago and pregnant with my oldest, Landon. Hence, my sister modeling all the exercises.…

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I Will Miss My Friend

I was going to go to yoga tonight. Yoga has become my therapy, but I was pretty sure I would start bawling my eyes out in class . . . I decided to write instead. I wrote an article on my blog about two years ago where I interviewed my friend Paula Hess who was…

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I was a little afraid . . .

I’m not going to lie. I’m not really sure why, but I’ve always been really skeptical when it comes to essential oils. I guess the idea of dabbing a little peppermint oil on my feet to calm an upset stomach always seemed a little incredulous. That said, over the years, especially due to social media, I’ve…

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