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The “Smile Experiment” – Why Smiling at Someone can Make Your Day Amazing

The “Smile Experiment” – Why Smiling at Someone can Make Your Day Amazing

Today I came back from an easy, six mile run and I had a revelation: People carry their faces like armor, showing their every emotion blatantly and unabashedly. Most of the time, we look pretty miserable. We’re busy, stressed, and stuck in our own heads. […]

About me

About me

I love to run, sprint, jump, and throw my body weight around. I live to continue to push myself and try new things. I believe in moving and feeling like an athlete. I love to nurse my body through healthful eating, provided (mostly by) Mother […]

Eating healthy on a budget + my favorite healthy meal

Eating healthy on a budget + my favorite healthy meal

There is a common misnomer surrounding healthy eating: it is expensive and time-consuming. Grocery shopping and cooking are made out to be daunting tasks, and consequently, many people opt for processed, frozen, or take-away for a quick and easy meal. The truth of the matter […]

The obsession with labeling our diets

The obsession with labeling our diets

Are you vegan? Paleo? Primal? Plant-based? Vegetarian? Pescetarian? Do you follow the Atkins, Bulletproof, Mediterranean, South Beach, or Whole30 diet? Are you gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, lectin-free, or soy-free? You’ve probably heard of some, if not all, of these terms before. It seems as if everyday […]

The switch from coffee to matcha. Why I did it – and why you may want to consider it too!

The switch from coffee to matcha. Why I did it – and why you may want to consider it too!

Let me start this post with a disclaimer… I LOVE coffee. In my previous, coffee-induced life, I was somewhat of an addict. You could even put me in the same category with Lorelai and Rory Gilmore (shout out to all of my fellow Gilmore Girls […]

Why you should work out in the morning + how to ACTUALLY make it to class

Why you should work out in the morning + how to ACTUALLY make it to class

So… you work all day. A desk job (thanks corporate America!) leaves you little time to move your body and you sometimes feel sluggish and lazy, even when you’re eating greens at your desk for lunch. This thus forces the devout exerciser two options Get […]

Speed interval treadmill workout for ANY level

Speed interval treadmill workout for ANY level

Sometimes running outside just doesn’t happen. Yesterday, I started my first day of an office job (sitting from 9-5!) and it was rainy and gloomy in Boston. By the time I made my way back to my apartment, my muscles were ACHING to move, but […]