How My Hormones Caused My Depression

Sounds like I’m using my hormones as a scapegoat, right? That’s exactly how I started to feel too. I have been dealing with symptoms of anxiety and depressions for some time now. If I was truly honest, possibly on and off throughout my life. But, the reality of it is that we all do at…… Continue reading How My Hormones Caused My Depression


10 Healthy-ish Sweet & Salty Snacks

May the person who decided to combine the flavors of the seductively sweet & sensationally salty together, be blessed for eternity. Not much is more glorious than the combination of these two opposing flavors. Chocolate covered pretzels, M&Ms and peanuts, Reese’s Pieces and popcorn. The problem is, it seems like the most perfect of these…… Continue reading 10 Healthy-ish Sweet & Salty Snacks


Small Town, USA – Guest Post

Good morning! So this is just a quick post to share, and thank, Mohamad Karbi for allowing me to be a guest on his blog. It was a surprise & honor to be able to share a little bit of information on my life in my local Small Town, USA. Please be sure to check it…… Continue reading Small Town, USA – Guest Post


Cutting Out “Clean”

Unless you have been playing Patrick for the last half-decade and been sleeping under a rock, you’ve heard the term “clean eating”. It is literally everywhere, basically taking to be its own new diet or lifestyle trend. But I have a problem with the utilization of the term clean, and what comes to mind when…… Continue reading Cutting Out “Clean”


Water for Weight Loss

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”-Loren Eiseley  Water is all around us. It is so necessary for our health, for our livelihood (heck, it makes up 60% of our body weight). Yet, we underrate it so dearly. We tend to neglect nourishing our body with this nutrient, although we…… Continue reading Water for Weight Loss

A Better Self · Health

7 Ways Bipolar Disorder Affects Everyday Life

It wasn’t until recently that I realized how little people knew, or understood, about Bipolar Disorder. How it is something we all have heard of, but have a wrong idea about. How it is treated as an imaginary illness. How those who have Bipolar Disorder are often afraid to disclose it to others due to…… Continue reading 7 Ways Bipolar Disorder Affects Everyday Life


5 Small Changes To Make Today

I think, when people begin their weight loss journey, they easily become overwhelmed with the changes that undoubtedly must be made to meet their goals. I did. I allowed myself to feel as though I had to scarf down an elephant in one bite instead of taking it a step at a time. It becomes…… Continue reading 5 Small Changes To Make Today