December 10, 2018

Ahh December - the month where all rules go out the window. Hot chocolate every night? In December. Staying up late watching movies and eating popcorn during the week? In December. Holiday parties and happy hours every week? In December! In some ways, these are what ma...

December 10, 2018

December is arguably the busiest month of the year. Between running around buying gifts for friends and family, making food for Hanukkah or Christmas parties, self care can very easily get neglected. What a shame, because this is probably when we need self care the mos...

November 5, 2018

Thanksgiving is almost here! Can you believe it? Where has the time gone? Seriously, how is it already November? I love Thanksgiving so much, arguably better than Christmas. Here’s why: it’s the start of the holiday season. There I am, laying on the living room floor i...

November 5, 2018

The holidays are coming! For some of you, this is a dreaded time as you’ll likely be surrounded by people that exhaust you. Whether the reason stems from a difference in political views, a specific incident that left everyone emotionally injured, or just a series of sm...

November 5, 2018

Fall weather means delicious fall soups. Okinawa doesn’t get particularly cold so we are all still running around in shorts and T-shirts out here. But the weather did drop down to 70 degrees the other day so I jumped on the opportunity to make white bean chicken chili...

November 5, 2018

Need a little workout motivation? Let’s talk a little bit about exercise and why it’s important. Strength training helps with stability and building lean muscle mass to delay sarcopenia (age related muscle loss). Cardiovascular training strengthens the heart muscle and...

September 30, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I have a really hard time drinking water. Most days, I’ll only get in about half as much as I know my body needs. It’s so hard sometimes! If I’m being completely honest, I don’t like to be bothered by going to the bathroom. I have to stop wh...

September 30, 2018

You’ve heard about antioxidants and phytochemicals, but what are they really?

Phytochemicals are dietary antioxidants that protect against inflammation, which can lead to diseases such as heart disease and cancer¹. Inflammation is actually a protective process our body...

September 30, 2018

Would you cook more if your kitchen was just a liiittle better? Do you feel like you’re either cleaning up utensils as you cook just to use them and put them back in the sink or you’re running around grabbing utensils all the while making sure something isn’t burning?...

September 30, 2018

Let’s face it. Some days, you just don’t want to work out. The day gets the best of you and you don’t have enough energy to pour in to a workout. It’s normal. Whenever I feel like skipping a workout, I ask myself, “do I need a rest day?” and if I truly know I need to m...

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