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…


4 Quick Tips For A Great Workout

4 Quick Tipsfor a Great Workout

Fitsters, let’s make 2016 the year of awesome workouts! Don’t half-ass it when it comes time to sweat it out, put your best foot forward and chase after those fitspiration dreams. Well, how can you ensure you’re getting a good workout? Sometimes all you can do is dedicate your time and put in your energy, but there are a few things to keep in mind that might help you maximize your gym sessions…


Holiday Dessert: No-Bake Fruit Tart [RECIPE]

No-Bake Fruit Tart

I’m definitely a dessert girl. But I’m a lazy cook (you guys know this already if you’ve been following my blog), and who’s got time to really bake in the midst of all the holiday craze anyway? Well, to save you and I from all the fuss, here’s another easy peasy dessert recipe (no-bake!) that’s a healthier version of the bad stuff you get outside. It’s so easy yet delicious, your friends and family will love this recipe. Bon appetit! 

Click on to see the recipe!


Easy Ways To Make Any Women Feel Loved

Riviera Maya, Mexico

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything for the “Happy Love” section. Don’t worry guys, my relationship is still going phenomenal and my boyfriend and I are still very much in love. We recently got back from Riviera Maya, Mexico, a trip to celebrate my birthday. I must admit, I feel like I’ve found a gem when it comes to my boyfriend. He really knows me so well, sometimes better than I know myself and I constantly feel his love and support through all sorts of situations that we go through in our daily lives.

So in time for 2016 and in the spirit of the holidays, I hope this post will help all those lucky men out there who’s found a great woman. There are certain sure-fire techniques that are guaranteed to make a woman feel loved. If you truly love your partner, you’ll want to make sure they wake up with a smile every single day. Read on for a few tips…


3 Tips You Need To Get In Shape For The New Year

3 Tips to Get In Shape for the New Year

Trying to get in shape for the new year? I know many of you have that as a resolution and based on observations, a lot of people don’t make it past the initial early stages, giving up before achieving any results at all. Don’t just be a part of that “new year, new me” bandwagon, and actually keep the lifestyle going because it’s a rough journey. Read on for a few tips to keep in mind that’ll help you achieve your fitness goals in 2016.


Gym-Bag Must-Have: Dove & Degree Dry Spray Antiperspirants [Review]

Dove and Degree Spray Deodorant

A fit girl has many best friends, and I’m not talking about the human kind. I’m talking about those must-haves inside your gym bag and simple day-to-day necessities that you can’t live without. A good deodorant is one of them.

Sorry if this sounds gross, but I sweat a lot at the gym. Not sparkle, I sweat… because that’s what you’re suppose to do when you’ve had an intense workout. Needless to say, I care about personal hygiene and smelling good despite being sweaty.

Dove was kind enough to reach out and send me a few of their new Dry Spray Antiperspirants from both Dove and Degree to try and even some extra goodies for the boyfriend (okay, so he actually got more stuff than me hahah)…


7 Tips To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

Healthy Holidays

The holidays are filled with joy, love and happiness. But along with the family gatherings and potluck with friends comes tons of unhealthy foods, cheat meals and days off from the gym. How can we maintain our health through the holidays without having to miss out on festivities? Here’s a few tips and tricks I like to keep in mind during this time of the year…


7 Amazing Low-Calorie Snack Ideas Under 10 Minutes

Low-Calorie Snack Ideas

I get hungry all the time in between meals, especially before heading off to an intense gym session. Instead of reaching for an unhealthy snack (I often have awful cravings for sweets and chips), I plan ahead so I can stay accountable for what I eat. Whether you’re in need of an afternoon pick-me-up, an energy boost before your workout, or just a simple snack, here are some creative easy solutions to help you snack smarter. Save the calories of that Snickers bar and indulge in one of these instead, I promise they’re super satisfying! 


Pumpkin Banana Protein Smoothie [RECIPE]

Pumpkin Banana Protein Smoothie

It’s that time of the year, Fall season and especially October is made for everything and anything PUMPKIN. You guys know what I’m talking about, all you pumpkin spice latte lovers, (who cares if that’s #basic), am I right?

To be completely honest though, I’m not a huge fan of the too sweet and no-doubt fattening pumpkin spice lattes. They’re great for Instagram photos but not ideal for my healthy lifestyle. Instead, I opt for something that’s still seasonally appropriate, and #gymflow friendly: the pumpkin banana protein smoothie. YUM!

Check out the recipe!


Balancing The Hustle: 8 Foods To Eat For Stress Relief

8 Foods To Eat For Stress Relief

Hey, fitsters! It’s been so long since I’ve written (can’t believe it’s already October)! I always think about you guys and you know I want to be more consistent, but it’s so hard to balance this blog with a busy schedule.

Working at a startup social media agency is stressful, although the results are quite rewarding. I’m learning a lot about the industry and I feel blessed to be connecting with so many smart souls on the daily. With that said, this blog is still important to me and I’m no quitter, so here I am updating in hopes that some of you are still staying tuned to this little corner of the internet that I call mine.

With work, friends, family, boyfriend and trying to keep up with a healthy lifestyle, the daily stress of the New York City hustle can be draining. To keep myself from feeling overwhelmed, I try to get certain foods into my diet in addition to abiding by productivity hacks. No, these foods aren’t magical and it won’t make your stress disappear, but they can definitely help. Give them a try the next time you’re feeling stressed and let me know what you think!