Tips & Inspiration

23 Simple Wellness Tips

Living a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming at times, which is why it's so important to keep it simple and focus on what we are doing each day that is loving and good for...

Stepping into Spring

Hey Birdies! Today is the first day of spring! Living in the midwest we look forward (all winter) to the shift out of the cold and snow and into spring and sunshine. As I've...

How to Fall in Love with Yourself

In honor of this day of love, here are my top 5 ways to start falling in love with yourself!     Are you thinking... seriously, fall in love with myself?  Yep, You read...

Winter Wellness Hacks for a Dry Face

It's the middle of winter here in Chicago, we've just come out of a polar vortex which kept many of us inside for days. I actually don't mind being snuggled up inside all cozy...

How to Journal

Today I wanted to share with you how to journal. Journaling is something I started doing years ago as a means of destressing, a way to vent and put my thoughts somewhere. At...

How to Feel Full Longer with Smoothies

This one is for all my smoothie lovers! I can remember the day I fell in love with smoothies. It was my first year of teaching. I was staying late at school for a back to...

How to Shift Your Mood in 60 Seconds

Hey Guys, Do you ever have those moments when a mood just strikes you, you find yourself a bit grouchy, beginning to judge yourself or maybe just feeling a bit down? I'll tell...

How I Quit Drinking Soda

  In my twenties I had a beverage diet that consisted strictly of soda, energy drinks, cocktails (on the weekends) and an occasional sports drink if I was dehydrated from...

What is Self-Care

This evening I was chatting with the cashier during checkout at the grocery store. We started talking about self-care and how vital it is. It's a favorite topic of mine. My...

Moving Forward

I have a quote on a post-it note posted on my desktop computer screen "If you don't move forward, you're settling for where you are" I'm not sure where I picked it up or who...