It’s morning, you’ve already had the first meal of the day and you’re coasting through. Maybe you’re sipping your coffee or tea, or maybe you’re a grazer and snacking until noon rolls around. Regardless, by the time lunch hits, you’re ready. But what lunch options will actually satisfy your cravings?
I grew up thinking that there were ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods.
In my middle school health class, I was taught to avoid fats at all costs. At home, I was encouraged to eat fruits and veggies because they would help me grow. And somewhere between the Atkins diet that my parents religiously followed for a few months and my own self-hate (ugh, teenage years are the worst!) I realized that I—like many of us—had an unhealthy relationship with food.
And it’s rooted in the idea that there are certain foods that are ‘good’ vs. ‘bad.’ Which simply isn’t true. (more…)
When it comes to anxiety, everyone sounds like an expert online. Scroll through your feed and there are hundreds of self-help blogs talking about lowering anxiety and treating more like a habit or fleeting feeling rather than something serious.
If you struggle with anxiety, you know that it can be debilitating. It’s more than just occasional nervousness—it’s something that follows you, affecting all aspects of your day. (more…)
It’s one thing to be healthy at home. There’s the comfort of the places you know or shop/dine at, there’s the familiar workout spots, and there are the trails you’ve frequented time and time again.
But what about when you’re away from home?
When you think of the term, ‘overthinking,’ what comes to mind? For me it’s slumping down in my favorite writing chair, my head dizzy with thoughts. Or it’s laying in my bed at night, contemplating all the ‘could have,’ ‘should have’ moments and stressing over whether I made the right decisions.
Overthinking plagues a lot of us—personally, professionally, even physically.