Posts tagged with "happiness"

4 Things To Do Today To Be Healthier and Happier

Posted October 1, 2014 in healthy living, oil pulling, grounding and 6 more


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Today I'm sharing some of my health secrets! These are things I do almost daily to stay healthy and happy. 

These habits keep me healthy on the inside but also make me look better on the outside, which makes me feel confident and happy.

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How to have the best summer

Posted May 12, 2016 in summer, adventure, healthy living and 4 more


I'm going to be honest, I find working to be complete torture during the summer. And now that I work my regular full-time job, run my health coaching business, teach fitness classes and represent a nutrition line, work takes up so much of my time.

It must be connected to childhood, but when I think about summer I think about having freedom. Freedom to soak up the sun, play, go on adventures, get dirty, swim, travel, eat outside and more.

As I've been thinking about summer this year, I've had a feelings of disappointment and sadness. I keep picturing myself sitting in a windowless office for eight hours a day, then going home and working on my computer as I hear the sounds of summer happiness in the distance through my windows.

I'm being dramatic, but I've been on a bit of a negative spiral ever since I watched the movie Joe vs. the Volcano. Watch it if you haven't seen it. The movie will make you want to quit your job, chase your dreams, love more deeply and seek adventure.

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In Pursuit of Happiness

Posted April 26, 2017 in happiness, in pursuit of happiness, self-care and 5 more

Happiness isn't something that just happens to us. We must create our own happiness. 


I always thought that once I was skinny I would be happy. Or once I graduated from college and got a real job I would be happy. Or once I got a better job I would be happy. Or when I got a boyfriend I would be happy. Or when I was finally out of debt I would be happy. 

Does this sound familiar? We often assume that there's something physical or tangible that will create a lifetime of happiness. Or when we reach a certain level of success, we'll be happy.

I'm not sure when I realized that grasping at things outside of myself would never make me happy, but that shift in my mindset changed everything.

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