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…

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…

A Yoga Journey With Down Dog

Over the last few weeks, I have has a rough time with my health. I am currently getting better and want to continue to move forward in my search for a balanced well-being. I have decided that I can no longer stand by and hope that things will get better. I wanted to take a…

Go Boldly!

Have you ever heard of the poem by Dylan Thomas called “Do not go gentle into that good night”? If you haven’t, the short summary of it is to tell his dad and well anyone else to rage against old age. Go down swinging essentially. And while I think that is a good thing, why…

Week 2: Let’s Up the Ante

This might be your first work out or your second week with us and I still want you to take it slow. I wanted for us to try a bit harder this week. The yoga sessions remained the same, I just increased the sets. If you pull something, if you feel pain, if you have…

A Spicy Lemon Shot Detox

It’s Sunday (or it should have been when I was supposed to post this) and for the life of me, I feel dead inside. I like detoxes, wait… Is that too much of a jump? I mean my head goes all over the place so bear with me here. It’s be a rough weekend and…

The Grit Journey

Hello you lovely people, are you enjoying your weekend? Well, I think I might be but we’ll just have to see once Monday rolls around. I actually wanted to take some time to explain what The Grit Journey was about and how you can join me if you would like. The Objective Grit: Is persevering…

The Grit Journey Begins

When was the last time you gave up on something? For me, it was almost this morning but in honesty it was yesterday. I was supposed to work out, just like all the other times, I was supposed to work out. In my opinion, it is too easy to give up, it’s so inviting to…

A Special Blend Detox

You may or may not be used to me writing detoxes each Sunday. If that’s the case, I would like to introduce myself. Hi, my name is Joy and I love to cook, write poems, and do silly things. I am too hyperactive for my age and that’s okay, I am only hyperactive when my…