Weight Loss Drinks

Eat This Not That!  put out a list of various drinks and how they assist in weight loss and other impacts they have on the body.  They’re broken into categories and I am particularly interested in the teas, but there are plenty of interesting choices on the list for whatever preference you have.

Your Productivity Doesn’t Determine Your Worth

Healthline put out this really powerful article about value and productivity.  This has been something I certainly understand the value of, but as a to-do-list-maker I struggle to put it into practice in my own life.  I think the important thing to remember is that wellness is an ongoing process that you continually work on,…

Uses for Food Scraps

Eat This Not That! put out a great article on ways to save your food scraps and repurpose them, which is great for saving money and reducing environmental waste.  I have used some of these tips for a while, like saving bones and things for homemade stock and using coffee grounds for exfoliating and gardening,…

Anxiety Vs. Coronavirus

Many people are experiencing increased symptoms of anxiety and depression since the isolation and social distancing rules have been put into effect.  Symptoms of anxiety and panic can often include difficulty breathing and other respiratory symptoms, which can mimic symptoms of the virus.  Thankfully, the folks at Baton Rouge General hospital put out an article…

Positive Dieting Mindset During Quarantine

The folks at Eat This Not That put out a great article, 7 Ways to Keep a Positive Dieting Mindset During Quarantine.  I love how the cornerstone of these tips are wellness, self-awareness, and self-compassion.  Prioritizing “health” during these uncertain times does not just mean social distancing and good hand hygiene to avoid sickness, but…

COVID 19 Produce Procedures

I’ve been hearing a whole lot of conflicting information lately about how to handle food amidst this COVID-19 outbreak.  Some people suggest some pretty crazy things, while other people I know definitely aren’t taking proper precautions.  So just in time, Eat This Not That has laid some myths to rest and put out an article…

At Home Workouts

I’ve recently joked “people are going to come out of quarantine either gaining or losing 20 lbs” and from what friends and family are sharing with me so far, I think I’m on the money with that more than I initially thought.  While some people are taking this time as a snack-filled staycation, others are…

5 Ways to Create a Healthy and Productive Environment

Healthline has been putting out some really great stuff lately, and I was impressed with this recent article, Working From Home? Here Are 5 Ways to Create a Healthy and Productive Environment.  These are tips that I use myself, especially #1; without my million-and-one to-do lists, my accountability would be down the tubes. Having a…

Breathing Exercises

I got this article in an email from Healthline.  Check out 8 Breathing Exercises to Try When You Feel Anxious.  #’s 1 and 3 are my preferred methods, and of course I also love Guided meditation, which I’ll make a separate article about in the future, I promise.

Spiced Chickpea Stew with Coconut and Turmeric

My friend sent me this soup a while back from the New York Times and it is SO GOOD.  It’s a little bit different and a great change-up from my normal routine–except that it’s so good I’m making it all the time! Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for serving 4 garlic cloves, chopped…