do diets work


Do Diets Work?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. Most of you at one point of your life, whether it be for 2 days or 2 years, have tried out a hyped up diet plan. Am I right? Most likely, it didn’t last. As a former dancer and actress, I have definitely had my experience in dieting. Did I lose weight? Yup. But only temporarily. Did it work? Nope. As soon as I “fell off the wagon” and went back to my normal eating habits, I went through mental turmoil caused from bloating, water weight, and putting pounds back on. These little “experiments,” though they made my stomach flat, left me miserable and usually in tears when I felt like Read More




A Busy Girl’s Guide to Fitting in a Workout

Whether you’re a mom, business woman, student, or anything in between, the majority of us have a lot on our plates. Between work obligations, errands, financial planning, kid duty, nurturing relationships, and having a social life, it’s no wonder that when things pile on the first thing to go is physical exercise. Weeks, maybe months go by, before you realize that your jeans aren’t fitting, energy levels are low, emotions are out of wack, stress levels have skyrocketed, sleep has suffered, and you just feel completely off. And, unfortunately, it’s much easier to get out of habit than to get in it. When you’ve found yourself in a workout rut, the best way to get back into a workout routine Read More




The Basics of Meal Prepping

For most, healthy eating seems daunting. We live very busy lives and from planning out what to eat, to resisting cravings, to taking the time to cook, changing eating habits can become intimidating. I get it! I have rushed mornings, short lunch breaks, desires to eat sweets, and late work nights. I take each Sunday to set myself up for success in these moments. Meal prepping is the key to staying on top of my weekly nutrition. I know what you’re thinking, you don’t have the time, organization, or desire to prep meals! Please only make me say this once, yes you do! It’s about prioritizing, getting into a habit, and planning ahead. And, you don’t have to do this alone. Read More