Happy Thanksgiving!

Earlier this week, I wrote about embracing the philosophy of “everything in moderation” when it comes to food, especially during the holidays. Though I still feel strongly about this message, today the focus is about appreciating and being thankful for all that you have. It is Thanksgiving, after all! As for me, I’m thankful forContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Sweet Rest Days

This week has been challenging. I entered the second mesocycle of the DailyBurn workout program that I’m doing, and it’s been a wonderful but exhausting change of pace. I’ve gone from roughly 30-35 minutes of cardio and strength training to about 45-55 minutes. At 5:30 in the morning, that’s really saying something. And while inContinue reading “Sweet Rest Days”

It’s All About the Little Things

Part of my work is to team up with my company’s wellness team and support them in their communication needs for wellness initiatives. What does this mean? It means I put together pretty fliers, posters, programs, infographics, articles, and other things to help them distribute wellness messages, promote programs, and so forth. Lately, one ofContinue reading “It’s All About the Little Things”

Not Obsessed, Just Dedicated

I’ve been on the diet and exercise roller coaster so many times, I can’t really count. But there are definitely the periods of time that stand out – one in particular. I remember it clearly because when I talk to my mom about this point in time, she describes me as “obsessed.” I don’t rememberContinue reading “Not Obsessed, Just Dedicated”

Finding Empowerment in “No”

I don’t like to be told no, or that I can’t have what I want. Who does? By nature, it feels like deprivation, and puts a negative connotation on whatever it is you’re saying “no” to. But in order to achieve my goals, I know I have to get used to “no,” and I canContinue reading “Finding Empowerment in “No””