Stress and Setbacks Part 1: Ego must go

Dear Ego, One of us has got to go.  You see, my happiness is no longer able to accommodate the both of us, and quite frankly, you’ve been taking up a bit more… Continue reading

Gratitude for Heroes

First, let me start by saying I am not where I though I was going to be this Thanksgiving.  I had thought I would be in New York with my family, as per… Continue reading

Have a berry happy holiday!

Seasons greetings! One of my favorite (and easiest to make!) holiday dishes is cranberry sauce.  Cranberries are not only delicious but they have a ton of antioxidants and fiber and contribute to health… Continue reading

On My Plate

I had a day off today and so I decided to document my day’s meals in photos.  Yeah, yeah, I know, you hate those people who clutter your Instagram and Facebook feed with… Continue reading

November Workout Warrior: Aryan

“Though she be but little, she is fierce!” — William Shakespeare This month’s workout warrior possesses a ton of strength and endurance wrapped up in a compact package!  Aryan Rashed is the co-founder… Continue reading

Healthy Eats for Trick-or-Treat

My favorite holiday growing up as a kid was Halloween.  I loved carving jack-o-lanterns, watching spooky movies, and getting dressed up in homemade costumes — either sewn together by my mom or improvised… Continue reading

A Healthier Tuna Salad

One of my favorite sandwiches (and salad toppings) is tuna salad. Did you know that a half a cup of tuna salad contains almost 10 grams of fat?  Seems strange when you consider… Continue reading

Fear of Failure (and of Falling on Your Face)

“Part of abandoning the all-or-nothing mentality is allowing yourself room for setbacks. We are bound to have lapses on the road to health and wellness, but it is critical that we learn how… Continue reading

October’s Workout Warrior: Phyllis

A few weeks ago I wrote a birthday post “Happy healthy thirty something” about re-learning my body and changing up my health and fitness regimen in order to ensure longevity.  Phyllis — this month’s workout… Continue reading

A Pumpkin Spice “Latte” that’s not so SCARY

If you’re like me or one of the other millions of FALL LOVERS on the planet than you probably have already started to get excited about the crisp air, the leaves on the… Continue reading