How to Find Quality Friends

Good friends make you laugh, hold you when you cry, and challenge you to be the best version of yourself, but they also boost your health.  Research shows that quality friendships in your 20s are a solid predictor of living to your 70s, and that poor social support has the same  mortality-risk equivalent as smoking 15…

Techniques For Life’s Overwhelming Moments

Sometimes there are moments, or entire days, where life feels overwhelming AF. Nothings seems to be going the way it should, everyone is annoying (sorry friends), and the world is testing my boundaries. You know what I’m talking about? If not–you probably don’t need to read this blog post. And, I’m also jealous of you….

Bloom Where You Grow Best

We’re a lot like plants. No, we’re not green and we don’t have leaves BUT we have a ton of other similarities. For example, we’re both completely dependent upon the nutrients we receive each day, we have complex biological systems running through us, and without the proper environments, neither of us can grow. Recently I’ve…

Why I’m Doing (Modified) Whole30

Fad diets — I’m not into them. However, the Whole30 is a “diet” that I’ve tried before and didn’t absolutely hate. What is it? Read a full explanation here. I’ll detail my own “rules” in a bit, since I’m not sticking hard and fast to the ones described above. Background: For as long as I…