This past winter break, I had the opportunity to go back to Taiwan and China to visit relatives and explore. While I was in Taiwan, I went to my first Chinese/eastern medicine doctor. There were huge differences between what I went through at a western medicine doctor (that I saw at school) and the one […]Read more "My First Eastern Medicine Experience"
The holiday season has begun and so has the holiday shopping. I absolutely love shopping for gifts for people I love in my life and am definitely the type of person to get REAL personal when giving gifts – What do they want? What do they need? What do they not want or need but […]Read more "Holiday Gift Guide ft. Favorite Products"
Eating disorders are no joke, and while I have not personally had one myself, I’ve seen and talked with people who have. So when someone brought Orthorexia Nervosa up to me, I looked it up, and figured I’d talk a little bit about it. For those of you who haven’t heard of Orthorexia Nervosa, here’s […]Read more "Do I Have an Eating Disorder?"
All over social media I see fitness models and fitness “gurus” taking pictures of themselves flexing their abs while holding junk food. Now if they want to do this, I don’t care. It is their life and they can do what they want. The issue I have is that it is very misleading to the […]Read more "Sexy and Sick"
Carbohydrates have been debated heavily in the world of nutrition as of late. Many still believe that you should avoid fat and that carbs are what you should be eating, while others say that you should cut carbs completely. When we talk about carbohydrates in this sense, I am not talking about vegetables. I am […]Read more "A Simple Guide to Complicated Carbs"
“Are you really going to stick to this diet forever?” I’m sure if you eat healthy, or have attempted to in the past, this question has come up. People look at you and are happy for you when you first start making healthy habits, but as you continue, their nature begins to change. They start […]Read more "The Question: Answering The Troubling Question That All On Their Journey Of Health Will Hear"
I was a hardcore bottled-water person for most of my life. It weirded me out to drink from a water filter knowing that the water came from the tap. I didn’t really mind with restaurant water because I wasn’t the one who was physically getting it from the sink. But when it came to drinking […]Read more "Why I Switched to a Water Filter"