The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced most of us to be cooped up at home all day. Staring at the same four walls day in and day out can make it difficult to find motivation to stay active. However, it’s important that we keep our bodies moving for both our physical and mental well-being. With … Continue reading Staying Active at Home
At 23 years old, getting an IUD sounded like the best thing I could do at the time. Considering all I had already experienced when it came to menstruation and the female anatomy, this small, hormonal contraceptive device was bound to change my life in a positive way. My doctor said the IUD would help … Continue reading Why I Removed My IUD
Imagine waking up, feeling refreshed and thinking you beat your alarm. But that’s not the case. You actually overslept and only have 30 minutes to shower, eat breakfast and get out the door before you’re late to work. If you’re like me, you’ve fallen victim to the snooze button and in turn it can completely … Continue reading 5 Steps to Creating a Routine
If you’re like everyone else then you’ve experienced stress at some point in your life. Some people learn early on how to cope with stress and tend to be more laid back, also known as the “Type B” crowd. I am not “Type B”. In fact, I have been a self-proclaimed “Type A, high-strung kind … Continue reading Acne and Sad Thoughts and Grey Hair…Oh My!
For years I wondered if my acne was the result of a hormone imbalance. I always assumed that if my hormones were out of-whack I would have to wait it out and one day I would just wake up with clear skin. A few years back when I first wanted to explore this idea more, … Continue reading PCOS: A Hormone Imbalance and All That Comes with It
When I was a teenager struggling with acne, I took a topical approach to finding the answer to clear skin. Never truly taking the time to research what could be causing my breakouts, I tried several skincare regimens and never saw the results I hoped for. It wasn’t until I was in my early 20s … Continue reading An Avocado a Day Keeps the Inflammation Away
For more than a decade I felt alone, embarrassed, ashamed and frustrated. Trying everything under the sun to feel like my best self, I was never able to find a permanent solution that would silence an inner monologue reiterating the idea that “I am ugly” every day. That was until I broke up with my … Continue reading A Breakup with Makeup