Awesome Ways to Make Your Protein Intake Not So Boring

Awesome Ways to Make Your Protein Intake Not So Boring

A lot of people have a hard time hitting their required protein intake for the day (including moi). Did you know you should be taking in about 1 g for every pound of body weight? The FDA suggests about 50 grams per day–and some of us don’t even hit that. Protein is essential to building and repairing muscle, making enzymes and hormones, and the added perk is it keeps us fuller longer! The Problem With Protein Intake Many people simply just can’t eat chicken and turkey meat for every meal (especially my vegan friends! ūüėČ ) So they compensate with whey protein–which is a plant-based protein that most…

How to Manage Anxiety for a Less Stressed Life

How to Manage Anxiety for a Less Stressed Life

Anxiety rates are growing in the United States–did you know it is the most common mental illness in the U.S.? Over 40 million people 18 and over have been affected. I am one of those people. The hardest part about coping with anxiety has to be trying to have those closest to you relate to what you are experiencing. Anxiety is a hidden disease–so if people can’t see it, they basically assume it’s not real, or it’s “all in your head”, am I right? However, I am here to tell you that you can get better. You have got to fight your ass off, but you can do…

How to Improve Your Self Love Skills for Your Health

How to Improve Your Self Love Skill For Your Health

¬† Hi friends! Today I want to talk to you about a topic that has a HUGE impact on your life–and has had quite a large impact on my own life, self love. Having self-esteem, self love, confidence–whatever you want to call it, may be the most important thing you can do for your health (besides eating, sleeping, and breathing, of course) Not loving yourself can lead you into many, many issues (both physically and mentally)–and if you are like me, you may not even realize your problems are connected to how you feel about yourself. Fear not my beautiful friend, after reading this article, you will be…

Do Detoxes & Cleanses Really Work? How To Do A "Cleanse" the Right Way

Do Detoxes & Cleanses Really Work? How To Do A “Cleanse” the Right Way

Cleanse. What comes to mind when you hear that word? A lot of you may be thinking about juicing for weeks or going to the bathroom a lot. The truth is: you don’t really need to cleanse. Your liver and kidneys naturally detoxes your body. HOWEVER, you can take action to keep those organs top notch to get rid of waste efficiently! All you will need for your “cleanse” is: 3 Core Supplements A Good Diet (and exercise of course!) Lots of Water The Three Supplements¬† Save your money on cleanses at the grocery store–most likely what you are buying is just a laxative passed off as a…

How to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

How to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

The holidays are a magical time where we get to spend some time with our family creating memories with some REALLY good food. ¬†First thing’s first: Enjoy the holidays.¬†Take those few days out of the year to have NO restrictions (Yes, I just gave you permission). I have compiled a simple list of things that you can do to help get back into the groove of your healthy lifestyle after crushing some pie and cookies (among other things). I can assure you these steps will make things a crap ton easier and make you feel guilt-free. 1. Drink Your Water This. Is. So. Important.¬†Seriously. Drinking water is magical….

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