Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Differentiating between taking care of yourself with positive deeds versus using positive deeds as coping mechanisms to ignore underlying problems is probably the most difficult mystery to solve. We generally picture alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive shopping, self-harm, binging (food, television, etc.), or even sexual intercourse as forms of coping mechanisms that do little to no … More Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Cake (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

What are the top three LEAST sexiest aspects of life? Organic chemistry People who are glued to their phone Withholding anything amazing Very shortly ago, I realized that I make this recipe…all. The. Time. My friends absolutely adore it, strangers demolish it at potlucks and parties, and I personally think it’s the perfect healthy cake … More Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Cake (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

Can You Relate…

First time trying these kinds of fill-in-the-blanks posts! I’ve always loved reading these types of articles and have so much fun answering them in my head! Can you relate to the joy of quarter-empty peanut butter jars? Can you relate to my obsession with Indian food? Can you relate to my adoration for quotes on … More Can You Relate…

Redefining Healthy

I find it kind of funny that I’m calling myself out on something that I used to believe I knew the ins-and-outs of. Currently, I retain much more knowledge than the average person–who is mildly calorie conscious and knows fruits and vegetables are important–but there is still so much unknown on my end. Heck, I … More Redefining Healthy

No Longer Lean

The sensation of fat days is all too clear. Wake up. Feel a little fluffy. Look in the mirror and feel even worse about your body than ever. Embarrassed, you throw on the largest sweater and baggiest pair of sweatpants you can find and curl up in a ball, away from vision. Devastatingly enough, most … More No Longer Lean