The Chronic Stress Cycle

“Unless we regain the ability to notice, to save, we will be sucked ever more into unrewarding and unsustainable busyness.” -Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much Something amazing happened when I went on vacation and was just relaxing and...

Book Nook: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

“Until everything topples, we have no idea what we actually have, how precariously and perfectly it all hangs together.” -Black Crouch, Dark Matter If you had the opportunity to go back in time and make a difference choice in your life would you? Even if...

Down and Dirty with Probiotics

So you’ve seen them mentioned in your favorite magazine, heard about them on the radio and even your doctor may have recommended them, but what exactly are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria that have been shown to be good for your health. Yes, those little...

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

Let’s get down and dirty with the microbiome. If you are staying up to date on developments in the health community than you’ve probably at least heard the buzzword microbiome even if you don’t quite know what it means. To put it simply, a microbiome is...

Recipe Time: Gluten-Free Greek Yogurt Blueberry Muffins

Since I’ve become gluten-free due to intolerance issues I have been on the search for the perfect blueberry muffin. Much like Goldilocks, I kept running into issues like this muffin is too dry, this one is too hard or this one is too sweet. I...

Book Nook: Red Rising Trilogy

  “Funny thing, watching gods realize they’ve been mortal all along.” -Pierce Brown, Red Rising   If you haven’t read the Red Rising Trilogy then go. Now. I’m waiting. Seriously, it’s so good I binge listened to it on Audible in like two weeks and...

Rock the 4th of July in Style!

Rock the 4th of July in Style!

The 4th of July is right around the corner and, no matter what your plans, you can rock it in style! I’m not a huge fan of themed shirts and all that jazz; I much prefer making my outfit the color of the flag versus...