How to Relax: 6 Healthy Ways to Treat Yourself

Some days will be longer, more stressful, and tiring than others. Whether you’re tackling a million tasks, feeling extremely pressured, or things just aren’t going your way, some days can really kill your buzz. But don’t let the tough days bring you down. Conquer them with strength and positivity (and…

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5 Exercises to Lose Weight Fast!

Spring is coming, people! That means all the extra layers you’ve been wearing to hide your failed New Years resolutions will soon be coming off. Don’t blame yourself – winter is such a tease. With rich, indulgent recipes and warm, calorie-filled drinks, it’s hard to stay your fittest. But spring…

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5 Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

You may have noticed the term “probiotic” popping up more often these days. But do you know what it means? I didn’t until a little while ago, but probiotic foods are key to a healthy diet. Probiotics are living microorganisms that live in some foods, including yogurt, miso and pickled…

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5 Reasons You Should Try a Barre Workout

Inspired by ballet, barre fitness classes combine elements of Pilates, yoga, dance and functional training. In a single barre workout, you’ll use the ballet barre and other equipment such as weighted balls, resistance bands and even hand weights to tone and sculpt your body. The classes aim to strengthen and chisel your…

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5 Foods that Give You Energy

We’ve talked about metabolism boosting foods and foods that help you relax but what about foods that give you energy? Those are extremely important, especially since many of us need tons of fuel to get us through our busy days. On an average day I work on my blog, write posts…

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The Best Make-Ahead Freezer Food Recipes

Many people (myself included) have claimed healthy eating as one of their top New Years priorities. But when busy days flood our calendars it can be difficult to find the time to make healthy and satisfying meals. That’s where meal prep comes in. Have you ever tried it? It’s basically…

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Healthy Comfort Food: 5 Snacks to Indulge In

If you’re anything like me, you know the importance of comfort food. It’s there for you when you’re feeling anxious about something, or have had a down-in-the-dumps day. Although the typical stress-binging foods (ice cream, mac n’ cheese, etc.) may satisfy our taste buds, there are certain foods that actually…

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5 Healthy Dinner Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

Now that the wonderful chaos of the holiday season has died down, it’s time to get our diets back on track. I don’t know about you, but post-NYE I’ve been working hard to eat meals that are filled with greens, nutrients and lean proteins to make up for all the…

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4 Yoga Poses to Detox Your Mind, Body and Soul

If the holidays are the time for indulging (which they are) then post-holiday season is the time for a detox. There’s no need to feel guilty about an over-filled plate at Christmas dinner or a few too many gingerbread cookies and cups of eggnog throughout the month of December. This…

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5 Healthy Tips to Teach You How to Relax

When life is go-go-go, it can be hard to catch a break. Work, friends, family and social events all battle for your attention, and if you never take any time for yourself, it can take a negative toll on your health and wellbeing. It’s good to keep busy, but many…

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The Best Metabolism Boosting Foods

Lose weight while you eat? I know, it sounds too good to be true, but there are a group of super foods that work to rev your metabolism while you munch away. Not only do these foods burn fat, they’re also incredibly good for your body. They’re filled with anti-oxidants,…

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4 Morning Teas to Jump-Start Your Day

I’ve never been a coffee person, but I always, always start my day with a hot cup of tea. I know the caffeine fix you get from coffee is almost unbeatable, but it makes me super jittery and with so many conflicting viewpoints on whether or not it’s good for…

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6 Tips to Teach You How to Sleep Better

We’ve all been there before – tossing and turning until the wee ours of the night because we can’t get something off our minds. It could be work related, a family stress, or even thinking about our list of things to do the next day. You look at your clock…

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5 Healthy Ways to Beat Cold and Flu Season

Germs, stress and dropping temperatures – these are all factors that contribute to the rise of colds and flu around this time of year. With the holiday season among us, it’s a time for joy and excitement, but it also brings with it pressures that can make us anxious and…

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7 Tips to Beat Winter Depression

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and rolling out of warm sheets in the morning is getting harder each day. It’s almost winter, guys, and if you’re feeling down in the dumps, you’re definitely not alone. Also known as seasonal affective disorder, the winter blues is…

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4 Workouts to Do on Your Lunch Break

Exercise on your lunch break? I know, I know – your emails are flowing, you have SO many meetings to book, and you’re hot on the tail of today’s top story. But it’s time to swallow those excuses. Although it may seem a little tricky, we’re all about the midday…

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5 Health Benefits of Eating Chocolate

Cue the jumps for joy and sighs of relief, today we’re looking at the health benefits of dark chocolate. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants and other nutrients that positively affect your health. Although cocoa on its own is bitter and chalky,…

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5 Tips to Control Food Cravings

Is it just me, or does the dropping temperature heighten your cravings for sugary, decadent snacks? When it’s chilly outside, indulging in sweet treats just seems so right. It also seems right in the summer, when ice cream cravings kick in, and at the end of the work day when…

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5 Health Benefits of Yoga

Full disclosure: I have a slight addiction to yoga. It may seem weird, but my body actually craves it. I used to be quite the yoga skeptic, but two years ago I fell in love with practicing and have never looked back. Not only am I hooked on the physical…

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