7 Yoga Facts That Challenge Your Workout Excuses

I'm not always graceful, nor am I disciplined. If I'm being honest, I'll admit the only things I do consistently are write, drink massive amounts of coffee and work out. Oh, I also annoy my teen, but that's almost always accidental. All of the above are important me. So there you have it -- the secret to making ...

5 Tips To Make a Healthy Smoothie

You killed your cardio session, kicked your own ass on the mat, and sweated out a half-day's calories. Now you're ready to refuel, looking for the perfect beverage to hydrate and reward yourself simultaneously.  It should taste great without undoing your hard work. There’s some debate as to what makes a good recovery beverage. I'm no ...

When Your Head Screams Salad and You Order Fries

It took me a bit longer to update the blog this time. I had a bad day last week and it got stuck on repeat. It sucked me in with Hoover-like force. It left me sulking, snacking on bad carbs, and swapping adjectives with four-letter words. The hard truth is that yoga cannot calm me, ...

Why Big is Not Beautiful, and Size Does Matter

Self-confidence is trendy, and size doesn’t matter-- they say. I’m not talking about a little junk in the trunk. As  Meghan Trainor taught us, a bit of that bass ain't a bad thing. But big is not beautiful. Fat is not fabulous. How could I be so insensitive? After all, beauty is subjective, so who am I to ...