Start Now! Tips and Tricks of Exercising

It’s Monday already; it feels like the year has ended. But in reality, we have eight more days to go till the end of the year. As those days draw near, I want to take some time to talk about the quality of exercise you need for a healthier life. You may think that going…

Start Now! Simple Ideas to Healthier Eating

You will soon hear the whispers of tv commercials on summer bodies, getting fit in 30 days, losing 10lbs in as little as two weeks. You’ve heard it before, haven’t you? And you will have to listen to it again and again and again, as long as may you live.  Why? I won’t lie to…

Start Now! Tips To Starting Your Journey To A Healthier Life

You’re probably already planning to make your New Year’s Resolution to be thinner and in better shape than before. But here’s the thing, why not start right now? There is no time like the present to make progress on your future goals, and getting a head start can help you in the long run. Come…

Sunday Check-In

Hello beautiful people, the weekend is almost gone, so I decided to check in on you to see how your sanity was functioning. How are you? No, seriously, how are you?  Did you ugly-cry this weekend, and why?  Have you had enough water to drink?  Did you eat all your veggies? It’s #selfcareSunday, and that…

What I Learned From 30 Days of Yoga

I can’t say whether or not my depression has gotten better. Maybe it has, and I am just too down currently to notice it. I can say that I have been thinking more about my actions and how it affects others, whether close or far from me. This incredible journey of soul searching and discovery…

Day 23-30: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

This yoga journey has awoken my love for stretching and meditation. It was supposed to focus on helping me write, guiding me through depression, and taking a moment to understand myself. At the end of this journey, I have come to realize that I am but a small fish in a big pond. My mortal…

Day 19-24: 30 Days of Yoga with Down Dog

Hello beautiful people. I am back once more. I have decided to do this format rather than updating everyday. My sessions have become 23 minutes with the last three minutes spent meditating or just trying not to fall asleep on the mat. I promise you that I like yoga much more than I thought I…

Day 15-18: 30 Days of Yoga with Down Dog

Forgive me once again for not writing. Most of the poems you see are scheduled weeks in advanced and I am under a huge project that could change my life. Each session that I did lasted from 20-30 minutes. I incorporated swift flow movements then repeated them very slowly to get the full effect. Cobra…

Day 14: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

I know this post is late, forgive me? Yesterday was just so stressful, we are in the process of buying our first house and my goodness the amount of paperwork that we have to go through is astounding. So rather than be stressed out today I decided to do some meditation and stretching. You probably…

Day 13: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

Another practice complete and another tired Joy at your service. I have been so tired lately; the fatigue is slowly killing me, I guess. Today was another 23-minute practice with three minutes in the last pose, where I just laid still and breathe. I feel as though today’s practice was heavy on the arms, I…