Have you ever felt the “runner’s high”?
It’s a feeling of energy and euphoria that can be explained by science. A rush of endogenous cannabinoids that are released from the human brain during exercise. Recently they’ve found that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, closely mimics this healthy chemical process. Continue reading Cannabis is Great For Runners – Here’s Why
“What would give you great comfort right now?” -Danielle LaPorte Sometimes, all you can do is breathe. Following up on my post from yesterday, I’m really sore, really stressed (Tuesdays are my Mondays) and thinking about what brings me comfort. Definitely being around my pets, warm blankets, and good music. How do you find comfort? Continue reading #TruthBomb Tuesday – Comfort
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
Lots has been written regarding the semantics and the psychology that goes with constantly being busy. We office workers tend to brag to one another about how “buried” we are with work. The loads we bear professionally bring pride into our lives, but you have to remember to take care of yourself. Continue reading Keeping Healthy in A Culture Obsessed with “Being Busy”
I got to try the Bulu Box courtesy of my #SweatPink family, and really enjoyed what they are offering. Bulu Box is cool because you can pick your focus – weight loss or just general health – and they will send you samples that cater to that. Continue reading New Healthy Lifestyle Subscription: Bulu Box!
OId habits die hard. Bad habits die even harder. I’m 23, so a lot of “re-evaluating” is going on right now in my life. I’ve realized exactly what I want to spend time on, and what is just a waste of energy for me. Continue reading 5 Habits That Create Plateaus
“Getting back on the horse” is one of those phrases we hear all the time in regard to getting off-track on fitness, or really any kind of goal we are working toward. But I feel like sticking to the ride once you remount is the hardest thing in the world. How many of us are ever really okay, even years after something bad happens? We … Continue reading The Proverbial Horse
I just found out that it’s Adult Learn to Swim Month (not officially, but it should be!) so I want to show my support for this cause before April runs out!! Continue reading April is Adult Learn-To-Swim Month
Hey there, happy Friday! Did you have a hard week? Happens to the best of us. For awhile I was feeling so chronically fatigued that my moods were bordering on depressed. Around the time I started this blog, about 10 weeks ago now, I began closely watching my nutrition and exercise and making some other small, yet positive changes to my lifestyle. I’ve learned that some of the smallest … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel Radiant & Beat Fatigue
Have you ever gotten a headrush from standing up too fast after sitting or sleeping? Started getting cold sweats or patchy temporary blindness from hunger? Or maybe you’ve even fainted for real (hopefully not in public, but it happens to the best of us). All of these could be symptoms of either dehydration or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), sometimes even a combination of the … Continue reading Gettin’ Dizzy: Low Glycemic Diet PSA
No matter what kind of goal or program you’re working toward, it’s extremely important not only to set measurable goals, but to track your progress so you can see how far you’ve come and learn more about the choices that impact your success the most. You are your own best motivator! You have nothing to prove to anyone but yourself. At the moment I’m stoked … Continue reading High-Fiving Myself
I’ve been through multiple broken bones, sprains, bruised tailbone, rotator cuff tendonitis, a chronic vertebral injury and lifelong knee pain, so I’ve learned a bit about pain management, and trust me when I say that nothing works as well as good old-fashioned TLC. Continue reading Recovery 102: R-I-C-E