Bye Blues: 5 Pilates Moves for a Better Mood

Between work and wedding season, I’ve been to five states in two weeks. My brain is CRAY right now. But it’s nothing a little Pilates [and wine, obviously] can’t fix. In short, exercise creates increased circulation and blood flow, which ultimately wakes up the brain. So, on days you’re feeling super jet lagged or exhausted from life’s craziness, lean on this workout. You can do it from home, your hotel…. Read more

Six Tricks for a Healthy Beach Day

I am a total beach bum. It’s the California in me. The sunshine seems to encourage lots of eating… and drinking… and more drinking [umm, hello margaritas]! But for the days you want to indulge in some YOU time — sans the boozy drinks and salty potato chips — try these six tricks from The Chalkboard Mag and I… MOVE | Kick off your time by the water with a brisk walk or…. Read more

7 Ways to Make Mornings Healthier

Mornings have the power to make or break my day. Meaning, I can very quickly turn into Grumpy Cat if my coffee isn’t strong enough. Beyond an early cup of joe, I have seven habits that ensure I have a health-[ier] day — both mentally and physically — with help from my nutritionist, Kelly LeVeque… 1. Skip Your Phone | Avoid your phone until after you’ve had some personal time….. Read more