Five Awesome Yoga Poses for Hard Workers

“We’ve all heard how too much sitting can take a toll on your health and well-being. Even sitting for twenty minutes at a time can really do a lot of damage.” Five Best Stretches for Desk Sitters, Bike Riders and Everyone in Between: Thanks! I’d love to hear what you think about these stretches in the comments section! Continue reading Five Awesome Yoga Poses for Hard Workers

How to Be Mindful

If you know me or even just follow my blog, you know I LOVE posting pictures via social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and my favorite, Instagram. I am picture-obsessed. Almost everything I do, from walking outside to my car to cooking dinner, I always have the urge to set up my surroundings, find the perfect lighting, and snap photos. So, you can only imagine … Continue reading How to Be Mindful

“Good” and Bad” Foods

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
Have you ever heard someone say, “Oh, I’ve been so bad today” and they’re talking about what they ate? How could food make you “so bad”? In my Nutrition, Health, and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights class, the Nutrition instructor, Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN answers this common concern. Portion control is a big issue for a lot of people. In terms of good… Continue reading “Good” and Bad” Foods

Eat Breakfast to Feel Sunny on the inside

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
Good morning! For breakfast, I’ve been making a lot of NutriBullet smoothies and shakes lately, as you can see on my blog, Vivi e impara, but today I was in need of some B12 energy and high protein I get from eggs. For additional nutrients, I added greens and a small piece of fruit. I ate this nourishing and good-for-you breakfast… Continue reading Eat Breakfast to Feel Sunny on the inside

Relax and Restore

We all have those weeks where we feel lethargic and exhausted. I’m fortunate enough to not work on the weekends, and I am so thankful for that. I think we all need time to relax and restore.  Here’s how I did just that this weekend: “Sometimes all you need to do is pour yourself a drink and cook a healthy meal.” Sunset slideshow: After a long week, spending time … Continue reading Relax and Restore

Finding YOUR Career Happiness

Recently, I attended a panel discussion called, “What Can You Do with an English Major?” The meeting was hosted by Dr. Brown, Assistant Professor of English at Monmouth University. The speakers included already successful people that are willing to  share their personal experiences and advice about breaking into the job search. In the meeting, Toni Magyar, an employee of W.W. Norton shared, “never underestimate the power of … Continue reading Finding YOUR Career Happiness