• Fitness,  Health,  Pregnancy

    Benefits of Working Out While Pregnant

    There is no doubt that exercise is beneficial. Exercising during your pregnancy comes with particular benefits and during my pregnancies I find that if I move my body I most certainly feel better. In addition to that feeling, exercising during pregnancy can help with major health issues like diabetes, heart issues, depression and joint pain. Check out five reasons why if you’re pregnant, you might want to consider working out. Increased circulation – when a woman is pregnant, Her blood volume increases by almost 50% and exercise improves circulation and cardiovascular health. Joint and muscle functioning better – relaxin is a chemical that your body naturally releases during pregnancy to…

  • Recipes

    What are macros? How I learned about them through Faster Way

    This post is in partner with Faster Way to Fat Loss. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. Since starting my journey with Faster Way, I am often asked: What exactly IS a macro? Macros are much more than just a popular buzzword right now. Macros are a foundation for a healthy lifestyle and they’ll help you hit your goals faster and more effectively. Macronutrients (or macros for short) are the molecules our bodies need to grow…

  • Health,  Home

    10 Health Benefits of Salt Lamps

    If you know me, you know that I am a minimalist at heart. For something to be in my house, it has to have a purpose and a place. One thing that is in every room of the house are Himalayan salt lamps. I added salt lamps into my home not just for a decorative touch but for their health benefits. A couple years ago, I started researching about how indoor air pollution effects us all and it really scared me. I consider my home my safe space which is why I was shocked to hear about the many ways that I put myself and my family at risk of indoor air…

  • Home

    Do I Really Need a Water Filter?

    This post is in partner with AquaTru. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. My family and I drink A LOT of water. So much water that plastic bottles aren’t our thing (they’re wasteful, not the best quality, and not environmentally friendly) and tap water isn’t an option (go to the EWG tap water database to test what’s in your water – it’s a HUGE eye opener). It’s made me become somewhat of a water snob and…

  • Health,  Home

    10 Ways to Design a Low-Tox Home

    This post is in partner with Delilah Home. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. Having a non-toxic home environment is very important to me and I am very mindful of any items that we bring in to our home. From Day 1, when we first moved into our new house in the summer of 2021, I knew I wanted to partner with my friend, Courtney, a low-toxic interior designer, to ensure that any items we brought…