My Morning Routine & The Unexpected Reason I Meditate

Over the past five or six years I’ve developed a morning routine that I take pretty seriously. There have been tweaks and drastic changes to the routine, but they’ve all served the same thing: to feel good. When I was living in Sydney I was mostly concerned with getting in some sweaty cardio and tons…

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Learn to Love Eating Plants

You might be thinking, “there’s no way I’d ever prefer eating vegetables over a hamburger or a grilled cheese.” And you might be totally right. But I do think there’s room in everyone’s lives for more planty goodness. The keys to actually begin to like eating plants are: Trying new foods Trying new cooking techniques…

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CHILL OUT: Your body knows what to do

A while ago, I was reading Danielle LaPorte’s post on not improving yourself and the loudest message to me was, “remember that your body knows.” Whoa. It was the exact thing I needed at that time. I mean, duh. Of course your body knows what to do. It functions and keeps you alive on the…

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How to: Learn to Cook as a Newbie

I didn’t always love to cook. When I did “cook” it was usually a disaster. I still have the scar on my arm from taking a frozen Trader Joe’s pizza out of the oven to prove it. “Learning how to cook, you’re learning how to live well.” – Jody Williams I love this quote from…

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