how to cure a bad day


How to Cure a Bad Day in 15 Minutes or Less

This past Tuesday I came home from work feeling defeated. I searched for distraction. I took a warm shower and let the water soothe me. I put on a sparkly headband and brushed my hair in hopes that feeling a little more put together would snap me out of it. I looked at the dishwasher, it was full. I’ve never put away dishes so carefully. I needed to be in control of something. I could feel myself choking up, cue the water works. Halfway through my meticulous kitchen organization, I sat down on the couch, curled up in a ball and let the tears flood my eyes. Luckily, my boyfriend called me a couple seconds into my meltdown telling me he needed Read More

7 Days to Love the Skin You're In


7 Days to Love the Skin You’re In!

Warning: This post is a little lengthy. But, it’s because I feel so strongly about this topic! I promise you, reading this post in its entirety will be worth it. 🙂 It’s February! The month of LOVE! If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you already know I’m quite the sap for Valentine’s Day. Experiencing love, whether it be in a friendship, romantic relationship, job, hobby, or passion, is what makes life meaningful. So why is it that for decades, women have struggled to fall in love with themselves?? One obvious scapegoat is the media. We’re bombarded with messages that tell us everything we need to ‘fix’ about ourselves. A much harder culprit to accuse is ourselves. How many times Read More

Happy Thanksgiving- 3 Ways to Find Thanks Any Day


Happy Thanksgiving & 3 Ways to Find Thanks Any Day

I love everything about Thanksgiving! Yes, I love getting to share delicious food with my family and loved ones. But what I love most about this holiday is how it reminds us to find gratitude for all of the blessings we already have. Too often we are always looking for more; more money, more friends, more house, more cars, more willpower, more time to workout. Take time today to realize that you already have so much! Find thanks for the life you have now. It may not be perfect, but I’m sure it’s filled with lots to be grateful for. Maybe you’re having trouble today (or any other day) finding the positive. When you get stuck in a rut, use these 3 tips to Read More




My First Vlog – Maui, a Booty Workout, & Pancakes!

Aloha! I’m in heaven enjoying a vacation in Maui with my dad and brother. Every morning I’ve gotten up early without issue (Maui is three hours behind PST) to pump out some awesome workouts before heading out for beach time, adventures, shopping, and relaxing. All of my favorite things wrapped up into one beautiful island. More of my trip to come in later blog posts!   Funny enough, though, one of the things I’m enjoying most is the extra time I have to produce content for you guys 🙂 – starting with this vlog! Which, if any of you don’t know, stands for a “video blog.” In this vlog, you’ll get a peak inside of my morning routine here in Hawaii, Read More




7 Ways to Stay Out of an Exercise Rut

Motivation is not a constant. Inspiration comes in waves. I’m sure you’ve experienced that “Monday” feeling where you decide to put the world on your shoulders and sprint only to find yourself feeling burnt out 2 weeks later. The feeling is fleeting because most of us resist monotony. Even I have days where I don’t feel like going to the gym or decide to set fire to the wind and enjoy an indulgent treat. On occasion, going to happy hour with your friends instead of going to the gym or eating pizza instead of your normal healthy dinner is absolutely okay (and actually good for your mental health)! But, if you find yourself still not feeling motivated to sweat or make Read More