My #1 Happiness Tip: Do Something You Love Every Day

Seeking more happiness in your life? The one thing I’ve found that creates feelings of contentment and delight for me is to follow this one rule: Do something you love every day. It seems like a no-brainer. But these days, we are often so busy with work, family obligations, financial struggles, and other daily stressors […]

Why You Should Cut Down on Cardio to Lose Weight

Cardio is well-known for it’s benefits of increasing your endurance. More importantly for those trying to lose weight, it increases the amount of fat you burn during a workout. But just because the numbers look impressive doesn’t mean you’re getting the results you actually want. Here’s why you should cut down on cardio to lose […]

What I’ve Learned Being an Introvert in an Extroverted Job

The moment I realized I wanted to become a fitness instructor was in the middle of my favorite cardio kickboxing class. It encompassed everything I enjoyed about exercise – fun choreography, an energetic and encouraging instructor, and group of women who bonded over their shared commitment to health and fitness. During a time in my […]

Dieting for Weight Loss: Lose Weight and Eat Carbs Too

Most fitness fanatics are all or nothing when it comes to dieting for weight loss. Either they’re eating anything and everything they can get their hands on or they keep everything on lock-down. They severely restrict calories, cut out entire food groups (ahem…carbs), dodge anything with a hint of fat, and limit their “meals” to […]

Why I Don’t Feel Guilty About Getting More Sleep

I used to think I was indulgent when it came to sleep. In my early 20s, I averaged between 9-11 hours a night. Sleep In a Workaholic Culture In today’s society and particularly in Western culture, we are no-so-gently encouraged to work hard AND play hard. Those who get into the HUSTLE work 50-60+ hours […]

Make Friends at the Gym

Do you crave friends that are as dedicated and excited about their health and fitness as you are about your own? Try making friends at the gym. It will make you feel happier and increase your chances of reaching your fitness goals. Why You Should Make Friends at the Gym There are some people who […]

5 Myths About Finding The Career Of Your Dreams

Are you a young professional seeking more than a job with a steady income? You want a career that you’re passionate about, one that is fulfilling and meaningful. If you’ve had a few offers, but you’re holding out for the one position that fills the list of criteria you’ve created for your dream job, you must […]