Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays

I am heading to visit my parents for Thanksgiving and I can’t wait to spend time in the kitchen cooking with my family and sipping hot spiced sangria. With all of the traveling, shopping, and activities that come with the holidays, it can be easy to let your own health and wellness slip to the wayside, which can in turn leave you feeling out of balance and stressed out.

The key to staying balanced and feeling good during the holidays is making sure not to stress yourself out. Don’t stress over getting the perfect gifts or making the perfect dinner, … Read More

Winter Wellness Luxuries

And all of a sudden, it’s winter here in Oregon.


I absolutely love the soft quiet and stillness that the snow seems to bring. Those big fluffy snowflakes make me so nostalgic for winters and holidays as a kid!

As we dive headfirst into the winter season, there are a few things that you may want to invest in to take care of yourself this season.


The harsh winter air, hot showers, and indoor heaters are all very drying on your skin. Make sure you don’t neglect your skin just because you are wearing pants every day. Treat yourself … Read More

How to Make Healthy Your Default Choice

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You know that friend (or person on instagram you stalk) that you always admire for ordering a green smoothie for breakfast instead of a blueberry muffin? You may think that she has so much willpower, and that she is putting so much effort into her health! Although that may be true in some cases, a lot of times healthy people are not really thinking much about their healthy decisions at all.  Rather, they have made their clean eating and fitness choices a habit, and it is now just part of their daily lifestyle. Ordering a blueberry muffin … Read More