Category Archives: Interesting Reads

You’re not a “real” woman….body shaming bullshit

You’re not a “real” woman….body shaming bullshit

Recently there was an ad featuring a runner who was showing off some sports clothing. She happened to be on the thinner side. Instead of focusing on her message of athleticism, people shamed her for being too skinny. They called her anorexic, they said someone needed to feed her, that she was a fake, andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

5 tips for a healthier halloween

5 tips for a healthier halloween

Halloween is here! Jack- o-lanterns, haunted houses, pumpkin spice lattes, slutty nurse costumes, and candy. Lots and lots of candy. In all honesty I’m not a huge fan of halloween. I participate in it because I have a child, but halloween wreaks havoc for an OCD like myself. Much to my internal protest, my daughter really,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Addicted to exercise. A unique and unhealthy obsession.

Addicted to exercise. A unique and unhealthy obsession.

There’s more pressure than ever on woman to look like the fit, thin bodies idolized in celebrities. Exercise addiction is unique in one aspect: It’s almost universally viewed as something to aspire to. If you drink or smoke too much, your friends start to worry. Exercise a lot, and everyone envies yours dedication and commitment. AsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pumpkin Spice Latte, the world’s favorite chemical concoction

Pumpkin Spice Latte, the world’s favorite chemical concoction

Okay look, I’m just the messenger. Remember that! So don’t shoot me for bringing to light how shitty your favorite pumpkin spice lattes truly are. I’m not the one that makes the shit drinks, but I am the one that will tell you WHY they’re so horrible for you. You have a right to know whatsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

4 Lifestyle Rules for a slimmer and healthier you

4 Lifestyle Rules for a slimmer and healthier you

Doing something good for yourself ONE time isn’t enough to counter the effects of everything else. How you spend your precious time on earth makes a different, so spend it doing something to better who you are. We’re constantly looking for the latest “rules” or “must dos” to help us achieve a better version ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Is buying organic worth the price?

Is buying organic worth the price?

Even though my parents had money, we were very, VERY frugal. I’m talking only-two-squares-of-toilet-paper-per-person frugal. It was drilled in my head from early on to never spend money on things I didn’t need and to save every penny I ever made. This kind of early programming turned me into an incredibly guilty spender. Whenever I wouldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to love yo’self!

How to love yo’self!

Self-love is the core for our wellbeing and empowerment. It’s our ability to create a life full of wonder and happiness. You may be reluctant to accept this because it requires taking full responsibility for your life, but happiness is dependent on you and no one else. It’s time to look inward for our sourceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Detoxing, do you need it?

Detoxing, do you need it?

The definition of a detox is a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. That word “detox” has sure become popular hasn’t it? It’s seems like everywhere you go it’s detox this or detox that. From shakes, juices, serums, to fucking hair products. OhContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Oil of Oregano, not just for your pizza

Oil of Oregano, not just for your pizza

Mix a little oregano with some garlic and olive oil, shmear it on some warm, homemade herb bread, and I can make a meal outta that! Not just a delicious kitchen staple, but oregano is actually natures antibiotic and It may be one reason why people who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to live longerContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Supplements, do you need them?

Supplements, do you need them?

Supplements are marketed as a must have item just about as much as weight loss products are.  Genius corporations tell you it’s what you need to achieve optimal health, or you’ll die some painful, malnourished death. In reality, do we even need them?  In a perfect world where we all ate organic, quality, and vibrateContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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