Jet lag… woof. When I got back from Italy last week, I felt like I’d been run over by a bus. Not only did I catch a cold while I was there, but my return trip ended up taking about 20 hours. When I got home, allllll I wanted to do was sleep, despite knowing that the best way to cure jet lag is to simply stay awake until it’s a normal bedtime in the new timezone. But with a cold? Yeah, that didn’t happen. So last week, I experimented and found a few tips that I wanted to share with you in case you’ve got any summer travel plans coming up!Continue reading “5 Ways to Get Over Jet Lag That Actually Worked for Me”
Apple cider vinegar (also known as ACV) might just be one of the most underrated natural health supplements. Yes, you read that right, ACV actually has quite a few health-related benefits and uses other than being delicious on a good salad. There are just countless benefits of apple cider vinegar. I’ve been incorporating it more and more into my wellness routine and I highly recommend it if you’re looking for something affordable and simple to add to yours! Here are a few ways you can use it in your day-to-day life.Continue reading “5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar in Your Daily Life”
AURA AURA is an experiential portrait practice of Detroit-based creative, Eileen Lee. Eileen and I have been internet friends for a very, very long time. I invited my good friend Becca to get her aura portrait photographed with me as soon as Eileen opened her Seattle pop-up. I decided to let Becca tell her view of our aura portrait sessions. AURA AURA is a pop-up aura studio located in Seattle and Detroit. Book an aura portrait session here.Continue reading “I Got My Aura Photographed, Here’s What Happened”
With our wedding on the horizon in September, I can’t help but think ahead. But here’s the thing: I still have a whole summer! It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day so I took some time to brainstorm a few summer self-care ideas to help me stay grounded. It’s sort of like a to do list or bucket list of sorts… cuz summer is short in Seattle and I want to enjoy every moment of it!Continue reading “8 Summer Self-Care Ideas”
When I think about my general health and wellness, the first things that come to mind are moving my body and eating as balanced a diet as possible. But what about my brain? I’m not sure what sparked it, but it’s been on my mind lately (pun only a little bit intended). Maybe because I’m getting older and just want to be proactive about staying sharp? I’m not sure, but either way, I think the brain is (at least for me) one of the most forgotten about things to take of on a daily basis. If you feel the same and want to start implementing some hacks for better brain health, here are a few tips I read up on recently.Continue reading “4 Tips for Better Brain Health”
One of the biggest wellness trends I’ve noticed so far this year (other than celery juice) is an increased interest in personalized supplement subscriptions. Basically, the premise is that you’ll receive a box services serving up vitamins and supplements that are just for you. I’ve seen loads of them advertised on social media and have tried out a few on my own, so I wanted to dig in and share my thoughts.Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Personalized Supplement Subscriptions”
Ah, coffee. I think it’s safe to say that most of the world is basically addicted. If you’re not, congratulations, you’re the minority. For me, though, it’s less about the taste and caffeine and more about the routine (most of the time). I loooove a good steaming cup of joe on a slow Sunday morning. Add in sitting in our backyard with the chickens and a little bit of sunshine and that sounds like my absolute perfect morning.
So, since it’s such a big part of our lives, how do we make it healthier? Because I don’t know about you, but every time I walk into a coffee shop, all the creamy, sugary varieties are staring me straight in the face. Here are a few ideas!Continue reading “5 Tips for Making Your Daily Coffee Habit Healthier”