Category Motivate Me

Battle of the Brands: Athleta in Every Direction

Between growing up in LA and going to college in Orange County, the battle of the brands has been like the live in house guest of every social setting. The pressure of wearing the right clothes, being perceived as fashionable and sporting the most expensive name brand accessories is forever haunting and a high priority of […]

From Whole30 to the Road Ahead

I did it. Guys…. I did it!! I successfully completed the Whole30!!!! I’m still in disbelief that I crossed the finish line of a month without all of my favorite foods and beverages. I knew I coooouuullllddd do it, but I haven’t… ever. Do you ever think about that? We get defensive with others (or our […]

Whole30: What’s Working

Week one of the Whole30 was no joke. Weeks 2 and 3 leveled out and started becoming easier, but by no means easy. Now, as I approach the end of my month-long body reset challenge, I feel strong and more like myself than ever before. Throughout the past few weeks, I’ve even lost track of time […]

Happily Ever Whole30

Today marks day 7 of my Whole30 journey. My initial surge of excitement seven days ago almost resulted in a kick-off post, but something deep inside me said I needed to wait. I needed to experience the initial challenges and triumphs before bringing something of substance to my readers. Not only that, but I needed […]

3 Small Swaps for Daily Success

We all want better days, but often struggle getting there. The trick? Try and find small swaps in your daily routine that will give you an extra big boost. Trading in an already used minute for another action leaves us feeling accomplished without being overwhelmed or irritated. We may find discomfort in change at first, […]

The Lunch Break Workout (1 Hour Edition)

Getting outside on my lunch break has been one of the most positive healthy life habits I’ve explored. Prior to letting the lazy bug take over for the last few months, staying active on my lunch breaks single handedly kept me more alert and efficient all afternoon, helped me stay slim and fit without feeling […]

The Bomb.com Breakfast Casserole

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don’t argue that, but I mostly just think it’s the hardest. Sometimes I wake up instantaneously starving while other mornings become lunch time without a tummy grumble. I don’t usually have time for a big warm meal but oooohh boy that’s what I […]