15 Sustainable Gifts for People Who Have Everything

We’ve all been there — someone means the world to you, but you don’t know what possibly to give them to convey your love. You stress about it for weeks and ultimately settle on something you’re not totally excited about. I know that feeling, and I’m trying to avoid it with some thoughtful and sustainableContinue reading “15 Sustainable Gifts for People Who Have Everything”

Caroline Girvan EPIC vs. EPIC Heat- Which is Better?

Some of the links in this article are affiliate links, meaning if you buy through them, I may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. For more information on affiliate links, click here. Thank you for supporting my writing! If you’re not familiar with Caroline Girvan and the EPIC program, here’s your cueContinue reading “Caroline Girvan EPIC vs. EPIC Heat- Which is Better?”

Synthetic Hormones in Birth Control: Why We Use Them and Other Options

Nearly every time I open Instagram, someone has sent me a post of an influencer talking about the challenges they’ve faced from hormonal birth control, and why the synthetic hormones in birth control are horrible for our bodies. I get it. I tried out four different versions of the pill before I found one thatContinue reading “Synthetic Hormones in Birth Control: Why We Use Them and Other Options”

Lessons from 6 Months of Sustainable Shopping- Cheap Ethical Clothes, Ethical Lingerie, and Sustainability Fails

At the beginning of this year, I made the New Year’s Resolution to stop buying so much stuff — and more importantly, to buy things that were made ethically. I wanted to find thrifted clothes I loved, cheap ethical clothes, ethical lingerie, and ethical homewares. I’m doing a run-down here of some of the itemsContinue reading “Lessons from 6 Months of Sustainable Shopping- Cheap Ethical Clothes, Ethical Lingerie, and Sustainability Fails”

How To Tell When You Need Electrolytes vs. When You Should Just Drink Some Damn Water

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, since I’ve gotten quite a few questions on products like LiquidIV, Nuun, and Hydrant, and even Pedialyte. There are so many products out there geared towards improving our hydration, and quite a few of them have claims to provide “2-3 times the hydration of water!” Today,Continue reading “How To Tell When You Need Electrolytes vs. When You Should Just Drink Some Damn Water”

How to Tell If a Company Is Dropshipping: Balance Athletica, Halara, and More

Some of the links in this article are affiliate links, meaning if you buy through them, I may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. For more information on affiliate links, click here. Thank you for supporting my writing! If you’re into the fitness sphere on Instagram, it’s no doubt that you’ve comeContinue reading “How to Tell If a Company Is Dropshipping: Balance Athletica, Halara, and More”

Toning Exercises for Arms Don’t Work (And Other Bikini Body Myths)

It’s summer, and as always, I’m being bombarded with messaging from every direction about how my most valuable asset is my bikini body. Since I’ve lived through at LEAST 3 different phases of the “ideal” body type for women at the ripe old age of 23, I struggle to even conceptualize the ideal body anymore.Continue reading “Toning Exercises for Arms Don’t Work (And Other Bikini Body Myths)”

Finding Supplements That Work: Why It’s Harder Than You Think

I’ve talked a lot on here about different supplements like collagen and melatonin and mentioned briefly that it can be a challenge to figure out whether a supplement actually works or is just a waste of money. Finding supplements that work is a challenge for many reasons, but the biggest one is that the wayContinue reading “Finding Supplements That Work: Why It’s Harder Than You Think”

The Best and Worst Science-Based Health and Fitness Influencers

After writing an article on Caroline Girvan’s EPIC program, I’ve received DMs and questions from people about other YouTube workout plans and whether or not the health and fitness influencers behind them are worth their salt. Below, I’ve compiled some of the science-based health and fitness influencers and YouTubers that I’ve personally watched, and haveContinue reading “The Best and Worst Science-Based Health and Fitness Influencers”