Finally giving myself appropriate creative license – Why I changed the name of the blog from “Herbs & Spices” Continue reading I Think It’s Time.
Don’t let the exterior fool you. It’s taken me 24 years to master the art of chilling. Continue reading Meditation Lessons for Crazy People
face the terror of never getting what you want. it will free up the power to go get it. -Danielle LaPorte Recently, I bought into a self-help philosophy that I found online. Before you judge, hear me out. I’m a very organized person. Working in agency and startup settings forced me to learn time and project management skills quickly. I use all the latest cloud … Continue reading #TruthBomb Tuesday – Manifest
I think I only ran one 8-miler last year in preparation for last year’s half marathon, so this year I’m doing it right, and doing a little research to boot. The last two Sundays I completed my first real long runs outside – 9 miles outside & 10 miles on a treadmill. Continue reading Pounding the Pavement
Yes, you read that right – I finally have an incentive for you to check out my posts. Disclaimer: I was sent free Hemp Hearts in exchange for this post and review. But now you have a chance to score some of your own! Continue reading [Ended] Hemp Hearts GIVEAWAY!
These days I’m grateful for a lot. Gratitude is more than a thought or emotion, it’s a state of being that allows you to create your very own positive feedback loop. By appreciating what you have, you assign meaning to your life and begin to take pride in yourself, leading to better physical and mental health. Continue reading Go with Gratefulness
Hey friends, having a busy short week as I come off of the holiday weekend, and prepare to fly home for my best friend’s graduation festivities. But I also made a TON of time to workout this week and I’m grateful for my relative discipline! So in the spirit of my San Diego blogger friends Smitha, Linzie, and Carlee, I decided to participate in the … Continue reading #ThursdayTriumph featuring ClassPass
Anyone reading Wordpress on MDW (crazy, I know) – I now have a Facebook page for people who like to connect there. I’ll probably be doing more cool things there that you won’t see on the blog, like sharing relevant news, inspirational memes and links to other cool blogs/workout and food resources. Continue reading Like Herbs&Spices on Facebook
Have you heard of Exo? If you surf the web as much as me, you’re almost bound to have seen an ad or an article about the up-and-coming nutrition brand whose favorite ingredient is cricket flour. I tried it so you can get the details. Continue reading I Ate Crickets And I Liked It (25% off code)
After 6 years of pain, therapy, plateaus, new beginnings, and yes, the occasional utter and complete failure, I’m proud to say I’ve officially lost 10 pounds since I started this blog in February! Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday
I do a lot to keep my muscles in shape for the heavy impact of running – from stretching and warmups to compression wear and various supplements and topical remedies. But something so basic that I was overlooking, and was recommended highly to me recently by a massage therapist, is really breathing new life into my legs and I have to share it! Continue reading Recovery 103 – Epsom Salt Baths
I decided I’m going to start sharing great music to motivate your workouts. Continue reading Workout Mix of the Month