Wellness

My experiences as I move along the path to wellness and living my best life with a healthy lifestyle. I will write about self-care, healthy living, depression, gut health, migraine, body mind and spirit, workouts and other topics that strike my fancy. Arbonne, 30 days to healthy living, nutrition, skincare, makeup, clean products, nature

It’s Safer-at-Home order Day 4,972 and I’m beginning to crack. Wait, what? Why am I ready to crack? I don’t have kids to home-school, I have been able to work, and there’s no one else living with me that is underfoot. I have a LOT of friends who would think that’s living the dream, the […]

I am so, SO experiencing the 5 Stages of Grief during this…startling pandemic. Startling. Yes, that’s a good word. I was startled in the beginning and continue to be each day. I don’t know about you, but this whole thing has knocked me off my game. You see, I was already grieving the loss of […]

My personal path to wellness requires moderation and healthy living. Moderation is key for me to be successful. Why moderation? Can’t I just go all-in and be super strict with drastic changes? Oh, hell no. And if I tell the truth, I love food! It’s just not always “healthy” food. Ya, I don’t do good […]

You hear the phrase “self-care” a lot lately, but really, do you know why self-care matters? Is it really so important, or is it simply another way for people to practice self-absorption? You know, be selfish and put themselves first. Oh ya, I went there, because it’s female human nature to go there with ourselves. […]

Let’s talk about something I rarely do – practice self-care for my mind, my body, and my spirit. I am the last person I think to take care of. It’s easier to handle everything else before looking within. I am terrible about self-care. I ignore it until I’m backed into a corner and forced to […]

How to beat the holiday blues is something that many of us have to deal with each year and few talk about. Holiday blues happen for a number of reasons. It’s Winter! The sun shines much less in the winter than the rest of the year. December 21 is the shortest day of the year, […]

I had to give up dairy (mostly) when I realized how it was impacting my body. As a child, I hated drinking milk. I didn’t feel good after drinking it, and to this day, looking at a jug of milk makes my stomach turn and my mouth feel like I need to throw up. My […]

I’d like to tell you why you need to quit drinking soda. Then I’ll tell you how I did it so you can too! If anyone tells you it’s easy, they are lying to you. It’s hard. Damn hard! 8 Reasons to Quit Drinking Soda (and there are more if you do some research!) Soda […]

So, what were my personal 30-Days to Make a Change challenge results? I’m super, duper excited to report that I am absolutely ecstatic. Let me tell you something, change is good and I’ve seen changes! How Did I Do It? Cleaner Eating, Sensible Choices & Serving Sizes: Protein shakes 1-2 times a day Veggies and […]

You’re no doubt heard the term “find your tribe”, but what exactly is a tribe? A group of friends that becomes your family. The people that will be there for you no matter what and who you’re guaranteed to have a good time with. Although people may not understand how close they are and their […]