what I’m meal prepping this week + new mini-series!

what I’m meal prepping this week + new mini-series!

Hello, hello! I hope you’ve all been having easy weeks so far! I am currently writing to y’all through a mid-week headache and fingers tightly crossed for the rest of the week to go by quickly. This week has been busy since school started this Monday – having all the students back makes the days go by fast but I’ll be darned if I’m not running around like a chicken with my head cut off all day.

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what I’m meal prepping this week + life updates!

what I’m meal prepping this week + life updates!

Hello, hello lovely readers! It’s been a while (oops!) Summer has been such a blur, but in a good way. I’ve been enjoying being able to get some much needed rest and relaxation, but also getting to make some good memories and work on achieving some goals. I figure since it’s been a while that I would give you guys a quick life update!

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my favorite gym workout

my favorite gym workout

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a workout with y’all, so I wanted to post one! And since tomorrow is National Fitness Day, I thought it would be a perfect day to do so. This is one of my favorite workouts for when I exercise on my own. It is going to require some gym equipment + a few other at-home workout items, but there are almost always modifications to make it fit with the resources you have!

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my current exercise routine, spring 2019

my current exercise routine, spring 2019

Hello readers! I’ve been spending the last couple of days planning some content – specifically wellness related – and I’m so excited to start working on it for y’all! 2019 has truly been a huge year in terms of lifestyle changes for me, but I can say I have genuinely been feeling my absolute best because of it. And, as always, my vision for this blog is to help y’all do the same. I’m hoping that by sharing what I’ve been doing + the changes I’ve seen will help inspire y’all to make any changes that you have been wanting to make.

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follow friday: my favorite plant-based instagram accounts

follow friday: my favorite plant-based instagram accounts

Happy Friday! We made it! There really are weeks when it feels like Friday will never come – seeing as how I woke up Tuesday morning and immediately thought “it’s Friday!” only to realize it was definitely not Friday… I’d have to say it was one of those long weeks for me.

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some of my favorite Instagram accounts with y’all, so I wanted to list some of my recent faves! You might have seen my recent post about going flexitarian – changing your diet in such a big way can seem kind of intimidating, but it always helps to surround yourself with encouragement + support. That’s why I found some plant-based accounts to follow so I can stay motivated, encouraged, and inspired. Whether you’re flexitarian, plant-based, vegan, or not, all of these feeds are super fun, colorful, and were aesthetically pleasing, so you might find them fun to follow, too!

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overcoming anxiety outside of medication

overcoming anxiety outside of medication

Welcome back to another Wellness Wednesday, friends! It’s been a while since I’ve talked about mental health but it’s been on my mind quite a bit lately. For once in my life I feel like I have a pretty good handle on my anxiety, but it’s definitely taken a lot of discipline + self-evaluation to get to where I am. I take a mild medication for my mental health issues and I have no shame about that – however, I do think that it takes more than a couple pills a day to truly manage anxiety + depression.

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my motivational playlist

my motivational playlist

It’s Friday, folks, and it’s already spring break season! For me (even though I’m not a student anymore) this time of year tends to be a reality check when it comes to my health – am I where I wanted to be? Have I been as disciplined as I should have been? Regardless of the answer, I try not to beat myself up. Instead, I use it as an opportunity to learn what has or hasn’t worked for me and what I can fix moving forward.

When it comes to my workouts, having a motivational playlist is a must. I feel like it’s no shocker that a playlist can really make or break your workout – for me, having a playlist that excites + pumps me up increases the chances that I’m going to follow through with it, so I wanted to share my current workout playlist!

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