Category: Daily Routines
Wellness and self-care has become a top trend in the last year or two. Promoting expensive products and treatments so that you can be your best self – from pricey boutique fitness classes to adding spirulina to your smoothie, it seems like there’s a new trend every year. Celery juice, anyone?! When I work with my health coaching clients, I break down simple habits that make a big
Living in the present moment decreases our levels of anxiety and depression. But what about when
someone or something gets us down in that moment? How do we make sure we continue to vibrate at
the highest level and perform our best everyday without letting outside factors lower our energy?
When we think about self-care, images of candle-lit bubble baths and luxurious face masks pop up in our minds. While that takes care of our external body and mind, we should also be taking care of our internal selves. What we eat can directly affect emotional, mental, and physical health. That’s why what we put into our body should be the foundation of a holistic self-care routine. Speaking from my own experience as a nutritionist, I’ve realized that eating healthy is the only thing that truly grounds me.
As a millennial, I grew up in the era of . . . DIETS. From counting calories to counting macros, from the Atkins diet to the Dukan diet, each one puts a focus on eliminating certain food groups (or at least marginalizing them to an extreme). Even Regina Georgia was asking, ” is butter a carb?” Hi there, fellow Mean Girls enthusiasts.
When I was growing up, my mother’s friends were going to Weight Watchers and buying daily slimming smoothies while discussing how many kilos they had lost that week. Although these diets had their benefits, the mindset behind ‘dieting’ was never a topic of discussion. It was only “burnt calories” or “pounds dropped.” The focus on physical health with minimal concern for mental health. The issue with these ‘old school’ diets is the subconscious stress it puts us under to be constantly scrutinizing every morsel touching our lips. How would our bodies respond if we took away this stress?
What’s your main concern when it comes to your skin? We all have insecurities and deserve to feel confident. Common brands like Revlon, CoverGirl, Estee Lauder, and more work against us though by mass-marketing products with harmful ingredients. Factors such as lotions, makeup, nutrition, hydration, outdoor exposure, hormones, water pH, and more play a role in the health of our skin, and now, the