All day long I’m either eating or snacking—and in between those moments I’m brushing my teeth. The last thing I want is to stack food smells and flavors in my mouth. As much as the food I eat is important to me, so is clean, fresh breath. I brush my teeth three times a day so I realized that the oral care products I’m using so frequently should be chemical-free and as natural as possible. For this reason, I’ve been on the hunt for toothpaste that meets those standards and aligns with my values. Read more
I think it’s fair to say we all, generally-speaking, desire to live a balanced lifestyle. Though, sometimes it seems like maneuvering such a lifestyle walks a fine line between managing a routine and increasing madness. That’s right, I said it. A healthy lifestyle can be hard. As simple as it may sound to “just eat more fruit and vegetables”, that isn’t always the simple answer.
I have been a longtime member of the Tone it Up fitness community. The Tone it Up girls, Karena and Katrina, put together workouts, a weekly schedule, and structure it to help women achieve fit and strong, bikini-ready bodies. I actually found their workouts during their 2015 Bikini Series. I really enjoy them but a persistent health concern required me to take a step back. So, I had been following their daily workouts for a while but, in January 2017, I decided to take a break from exercise altogether.
Lately, I hear more and more reasons why we should make the switch to organic food. The organic label is thrown around a lot so I used to place little to no importance on it. I figured it was good enough to be buying produce and eating as many colorful foods as I can. Though, recent articles and news about glyphosate and its manufacturer have caught my concern.
My daily activities may vary but there are some parts of my routine that I consider essential to my well-being. I have practiced the following healthy habits almost daily for several weeks now and I can confidently state that I have seen positive changes since implementing them. I notice great differences in my energy, mood, and overall health. Read along to find out what my favorite healthy habits are. 😀