Are you guilty of over-complicating your workout? With the prevalence of social media, it is easy to feel that your current workout will not work unless you incorporate more intricate exercises. Instagram has all kinds of gismos you simply must use and elaborate routines you should do for the ultimate ‘glute activation’. All the resistance bands in the world won’t help you achieve your #bootygoals if you haven’t mastered the basics. So before you get all fancy, get comfortable with lunges, squats, deadlifts and hip thrusts.Read More
Birth control can be complicated, costly and uncomfortable. With all of the birth control options available to us, it can be overwhelming to choose between an IUD, implant, or pill. Ideally, most women in monogamous relationships deciding to not use condoms, would prefer a hormone-free, implant-free, and surgery-free method to prevent pregnancy. Of course any birth control method omitting condoms does not protect against the risk of STIs. This article is not intended to avoid the use of safe sexual behavior. Before proceeding to read this article be sure that you and your partner have been tested.Read More
Spring is the perfect time to cleanse your home, purge your closets, and even do a cleanse of your body. Too often we spend so much time cleaning our homes, closets, and even social media but we forget our own bodies.Cleansing your body is so much more than your typical detox tea or juice cleanse. It’s about stimulating the pathways that help your body get rid of toxins and all of the junk that we are exposed to on a daily basis.Read More
To my sisters who have been diagnosed with anything terminal, please remember that it is okay to put YOU first. Sometimes you must remove the cape from your back and cater to yourself. Be assured that a diagnosis of any terminal illness is not a death sentence, but a battle you win every day that you wake up with your mind made up to fight! So FIGHT sisters, because you are already victorious.Read More
I often tell people that my journey to healing was the best and worst time of my life. While I was unable to do a lot of things on my own like getting out of the bed, taking a shower, dressing
You head to the gym because you know that exercise burns calories and helps you to shed extra pounds.
Knowing this, you may think that losing weight should be easy with enough exercise. However the truth is that if you aren't accustomed to exercising and are out of shape, beginning an exercise program may actually lead to an initial increase in your weight.Read More