Preventive Esthetics – A Lifestyle of Healthy Living & Learning

I've been getting laser hair removal done for about five years now. Since my first treatment, the idea of getting my medical laser spa certification has been tumbling around in my brain. This includes treatments ranging from skin tightening, laser hair removal, to CoolSculpting fat reduction. All non-invasive treatments, they're great ways to keep your [...]

Product Review: What + Where to Buy

Summer is my favorite time of year to play around with new beauty/hair products. I feel healthier in general in the summer, and that translates into taking better care of my body. As much as I love trying new products, if I can go without makeup during my day, I will. I prefer taking care [...]

I Drank Celery Juice Every Morning For One Week & This is What Happened

I have been trying to write this blog for weeks. But as it turns out (and I should know this by now) planning for and packing for a 2,000 mile trip across country is a pretty stressful thing. My mind has been elsewhere, and it shows. Did you know that 80% of your immunity is [...]

5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life

Mindfulness. It's a relatively new term, at least to the masses. We hear it used often, but how many of us actually know what it means or how to practice it? I first associated the word with meditation, which in a way, the two share similarities, but I had tried meditating in the past and, [...]

Best Cyber Monday Amazon Finds (For the Working Girl)

Heads up ladies, you're not going to want to miss this one. Cyber Monday is only hours away, these days she's like Black Friday's kid sister that had a major glow up. If you avoided the crowds and lines this past weekend in preparation to blow that hard-earned paycheck tomorrow, good for you. You deserve [...]

10 Workouts You Can Do From the Comfort of Your Own Home (+ Some Bonus Core Action)

Some people truly are just a ray of light in your life. Andrew Shoen, you are one of those people. From the day I first met Andrew he has been inspiring, real, down-to-earth, and juuuust pushy enough (😉) to make me the most confident I've ever been in the gym. And it shows. I can [...]

WHAT IS GLUTEN, REALLY: The Things You Don’t Know When You Roll Your Eyes at Your Friends With the Dietary Restrictions

The more I travel, the more people I meet. And the more people I meet, the more I realize PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT GLUTEN IS. I guess because I've had to watch what I eat for so long now, I just can't comprehend that fact that a lot of people can eat whatever they [...]

Breathe Deep at the NYS Yoga Festival

Looking for a healthy way to kickstart your summer? Be a part of the largest yoga event in Upstate NY by coming out to the NYS Yoga Festival June 9th at Letchworth State Park! The event, put on by Hikyoga, features yoga in an outdoor atmosphere. For those of you already aware of Hikyoga, I [...]

Breaking Down Bars: A Review of 8 Protein Bars Marketed as “Healthy”

Protein bars. A convenient snack when you're on the road or a nice blood sugar spike when you're fading fast around 2 p.m. in the office. But as I get more informed about nutrition, the more wary of these bars I become. Many of them contain upwards of 100 fat calories, ingredient names I don't [...]

Healthy Habits 2018- Change Your Life With the Power of Movement

Exercise has changed my life. Blah blah blah, said every workout freak/personal trainer ever. But seriously, I mean it. And not just in the changes I've seen in my body or how I feel physically or in the mental clarity I receive after sweating out half my body weight. Exercise has brought me to some [...]