2016 in a one word description would be something like... changing. Maybe it's a part of being twenty-something, but I feel like I've seen some of the biggest changes in my life during the past couple of years. During 2016, I acquired my Precision Nutrition Certification, went through a major personal life change, and was awarded a promotion at my work that combines my passion for fitness with my knack for marketing. These pivotal moments of 2016 not only changed my life circumstance, they helped me grow as an individual. Change can be scary for a lot of people. For me, it's freeing. It's freeing to know that no matter what the circumstance, it can change. And not only can
It hit me like a lightning bolt. I felt a tingling sensation rush through my toes, into my legs, up my spine, and into my eyes. Sprawled on my made bed, tears ran down my smiling cheeks. A moment of pure stability. I felt such an overwhelming sense of relief that I couldn't help but laugh. I was single. And, I was totally okay with that. During the third week post split, I started to find my independence. I became less reliant on the support of my friends and family, the pit in my stomach started to subside, and my anger towards him had diminished. I started to see the light at the end of the tunnel, I felt like myself again.
There’s a lot to love about fall. The leaves break out into deep hues of orange and red, kitchens fill with the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg and chilly nights are the perfect excuse to cuddle up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a movie. However, fall also brings dry, cold air and moisture-sucking heaters that can wreak havoc on your skin. It’s important to take action as soon as the first leaves drop to avoid waking up in the middle of winter with dry, flaky, tight skin that you can barely tolerate. Even if you have a foolproof skincare regimen for spring and summer, it will probably need some tweaks in winter to adapt to the climate change. To