Health and Wellbeing

5 Personal Development Books for Potty Mouths

5 Personal Development Books for Potty Mouths

If you’re anything like me, the “self-help” section of the book store never really appealed to you. “I’m dealing with some shit, but I can figure it out on my own. I don’t need a self-help book to get me through it.” Sound familiar? Luckily, […]

5 Yoga Myths Busted

5 Yoga Myths Busted

Have you ever been invited to a yoga class with a friend, and almost immediately turned down the offer because yoga isn’t your “thing?” Then realized that you, in fact, have never even tried yoga before…but it just doesn’t seem like your thing. Because obviously you have to be […]

Free Your Face: Why I Live Make-Up Free

Free Your Face: Why I Live Make-Up Free

About a year ago, I stopped wearing makeup. It wasn’t so much a declaration, or even a conscious decision – it just sort of…happened. For years prior to me giving up my mascara and eyebrow filler, my husband always told me that his favorite version […]

Why I Believe in Beachbody

Why I Believe in Beachbody

I’m sure you have seen countless people on your social media feeds promoting a product they believe in and want you to try. Beauty, skin, nails, yoga pants, drinks, shakes, workout programs, weight loss supplements, body wraps, teeth whiteners – you name it, we’ve seen it. “Another […]

How to Quit the Comparison Game

How to Quit the Comparison Game

Theodore Roosevelt once said that “comparison is the thief of joy” – and he didn’t even live in the midst of social media. These days, it is very easy to compare yourself to others; you can go on Instagram and spend your down time looking […]

The Importance of Gratitude

The Importance of Gratitude

This was a post I shared awhile back on my personal blog that I was keeping for family and friends to read after we moved from the States to New Zealand – and I felt like it needed a comeback. Every once in awhile, I […]

From Surviving to Thriving: How Cancer Changed My Mindset

From Surviving to Thriving: How Cancer Changed My Mindset

On May 15th, 2008, my life changed forever. In order for me to explain what pushed me to start my lifelong journey of self-exploration and self-love, you need to know about one of the hardest things I have ever faced, that led me to look […]