Mental & Emotional Health 101

Today's post tackles emotional and mental health. We live in a world of dysfunctional people; they are people who hate themselves and have no clue who they are. Their internal turmoil is often projected outward to those around them. You can choose to be offended or understand the battle is inside the other person and…

Say No to Body Shaming

Aloha fitness and wellness friends,  Today I wanted to talk about something that I believe impacts lots of people. It is body shaming.  Body shaming is refusing to love your body or trying to make others feel bad about their body.  You see it on the internet. People troll others social media and make nasty…

Soul Detox

📷: Pinterest  Today I wanted to talk about something that may be challenging, yet important. It’s about relationships. We can become physically ill because we are connected to harmful relationships.  One of the goals I set for 2017 was to stop investing in one sided relationships. They made me feel like a kleenix…Just there to…

Whole30 Challenge

Hello healthy friends!  So today I wanted to let you in on a challenge I am doing. It is called Whole30. I started 7 days ago and so far it’s been interesting. I was excited to see my waistline shrinking.  I was good until day 6. Then the fatigue started to hit me. Today I…

Dealing with thin friends who think they are fat

Photo Credit: Pinterest Hello fitness friends.  Tonight I wanted to chat about body dysmorphia. It is a distorted view of oneself. It is a preoccupation with body size or shape that can lead to detrimental behaviors.  Have you ever had that friend that was a size 0 yet kept saying they were fat? I have…

Let’s Keep Going! 

Photo Source:Pinterest, Fitness Motivation  Happy New Year! I know we are 7 days into the year. I did not forget about you. I spent New Years in the Windy City (Chicago). Wow, the city with all the delicious food. Oh my!  No worries, we walked about 5-6 miles one day and 3 miles the next. …

Embrace Your Shape, Eat for Your Body Type

   Hello fitness friends! I hope you are doing well. I hope you are taking care of your body, soul, and spirit. All three need TLC (tender, loving care).  Over the past few months I have been reading more articles on loving your shape, embracing your unique body, and working with what you’ve got.  It…

Love Your Body! ❤️

   Hello wellness friends!  You are altogether lovely. Yes you are. Say it with me, “I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Let that sink into your soul and spirit. If necessary get a note and post it to your mirror. Say it daily. There is power in your words, our words. We begin to believe…

Breakup with Busy

   Photo cred: Pinterest  Aloha wellness friends!  I know it has been a long time since we have connected. My apologies. I would love to simply say, “I have been busy,” yet I am growing to hate that word.  I am finding I yearn for more days to do nothing at all but chill and…

Take Care of Yourself

   Photo Source: Quotes and Thoughts.  Hello wellness friends! I have not forgotten about you.  I hope you are taking good care of yourselves; body, soul, and spirit. We are truine beings who need care in each area to be whole.  One of the areas I have been focused on the past 9 months is…

Small Changes Make Tremendous Impact

   Beautiful wellness friends. You can do this, a commitment to a healthier life! I believe in you.  I started this wellness blog because my life was just in utter chaos. I had  so much stress. Just like the picture quote above…I woke up one morning and said, “I don’t want to live like this…

Love Your Body

   Hello fitness friends! I hope you are continuing on your path to wellness! It’s been a whirlwind of things on this end, yet I did not forget about you!  Today I wanted to talk about loving your body. Loving your body right now. Not loving your body when it looks like an airbrushed photo…