Category: Happy Mind

Why Healthy Living Makes You Happier

Why Healthy Living Makes You Happier

There are lots of distractions in life to make it difficult to know what we want, but many of us can agree happiness is a top priority. Growing up in modern society has taught us to think material things and money equate to success and happiness, but this is not the case. Obtaining happiness is a much more complicated process, and living healthy is a key part of making it a reality.

In today’s post, I want to talk about why taking care of yourself can make you a happier person. This makes sense, but many of us still struggle to incorporate healthy living as a key part of our search for happiness.

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Make 2017 Your Happiest, Healthiest Year Yet

2017 healthy and happy

Are you glad that we’re finally putting 2016 behind us? I don’t know about you but it’s been a tough year for me, even though there were tons of great moments too, I’m ready to rock and roll in the new year. If stress has got the better of you in 2016, it’s time to say so long, and start afresh. Here are some ways you can combat stress and make 2017 your healthiest, happiest year yet.

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4 Small Lifestyle Reminders For The Colder Months Ahead

Lifestyle Reminders for Fall

As the temperatures continues to drop, so does our energy and motivation to stay active and healthy. How many of you stop going to gym when it’s too cold or too dark outside? I personally don’t enjoy the cold and have the urge to hibernate once it’s below 65 degrees… serious side effects of the cold.

There’s a few lifestyle habits we should keep in mind to make sure we don’t fall into that deep dark hole we call winter. Keep reading if you need a lifestyle refresh for this season!

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Hiking: The Perfect Outdoor Activity To Get Happier And Healthier [+GIVEAWAY]

Hiking on Bear Mountain

I went hiking recently with a group of friends and it was a reminder of how much I enjoyed being outside! I’m a huge fan of outdoor activities, being able to combine my love for nature (yasss to scenic views) with a chance to exercise really puts me at my happy place. Not to mention, the weather in NYC have been amazing lately, perfect for taking a hike.

Comfortable workout attire is recommended during hiking, I wore my PrAnA leggings with some beat up Nike sneakers (hiking can be dirty). Oh, and don’t forget to slather on the sunscreen. The UV rays along the trail is no joke. My boyfriend learned that one the hard way…

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6 Health Practices To Help Get Your Life Back On Track

6 Ways to Get Your Life Back On Track

Being stuck in a rut can have tremendously negative effects on our health. Oftentimes it can be caused by stress, lack of sleep, or not having the right outlook on life. Whatever the reason, if you’re reading this, it means you’ve made the choice to get your life back on track. Put the focus on getting healthier and everything will start to fall in place. Here are some tips that can help you do just that…

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Simple New Year’s Resolutions For A More Mindful 2016

Mindful 2016 Resolutions

Can you believe there’s only one more day until 2016? So many of you have been thinking about resolutions for the year ahead… whether it be getting into shape or cutting down on alcohol, etc. But often these resolutions seems hard to accomplish and take time to achieve fully. Not everyone is up for the challenge, with many quitting just after January. So why not choose smaller, more manageable resolutions for yourself? They can make just as much impact on your life and change you in more ways than one. Here are a few to help you become more mindful in 2016…

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3 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Mornings

3 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Mornings

I must admit, I’m not a morning person. I’m super cranky before having breakfast or having my morning cup of tea. But realizing that my morning routine really sets the tone for the rest of the day, I have learned ways to make those early hours a little more enjoyable. Add these things to your daily routine to help make your mornings a breeze!

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4 Steps To Living A Mindful Life

Living A Mindful Life

I personally practice mindfulness for the sake of my own sanity, to rid myself of certain stressors within my lifestyle. So what exactly is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is being present and in the moment, a state of mind that’s active and aware of all that surrounds you. Taking a mindful approach to life, you’re able to observe your thoughts and feelings from a bigger picture perspective, without judgment on whether something is good or bad. Instead of living life in fleeting moments, you’re fully aware and welcome the awakening of different experiences.

Sometimes the approach to becoming a mindful person is through meditation, visualization, or other techniques and practices that help guide you to a place of inner peace. The essential ingredient to being mindful is the power to clear your mind so that you can really listen to what your body is telling you.

Here’s how to start living more mindfully today!

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11 Perfect Gifts For The Fit Chick In Your Life [GIFT GUIDE]

Perfect Gifts For The Fit Girl In Your

The holiday season is upon us and the anxiety of finding the perfect gift might be stressing you out. If you’re looking to give something special to the fit girl in your life, you’re in luck! Here are my picks for everything the fit girl on your Christmas list would want this year. Click on the prices to buy now!


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