Running: It Sucks

Complete and utter failure. When deciding on which lifestyle change I was going to follow for 21 days, I thought, “Why not take a challenge. Do something that you would never do,” which is why I chose…

Jump Roping: Finding a Sense of Balance

With everyone home during quarantine, running and biking were a popular choice for keeping in shape. Both are great sources of cardio and help keep your body active, which is especially important when many of…

Waking up at 5 AM: The Cold, Dark…

I’ve always said that I’m a night owl, that I preferred to work at night when everyone was asleep. The problem was, I wasn’t always working. When it’s so late at night, 2 AM looks…

Yoga: Does it Really Help?

Yoga, a practice originating in India about 5,000 years ago, has been taking off in the United States in the past decade. With its purpose being to increase self-awareness and improve overall mental and physical…

Journaling: A Reflection on my Reflections

This month, I was challenged to write an entry in a personal journal every day.  I’ve done month-long challenges before, such as not drinking coffee or two separate times where I committed to a vegan…

21 Days to Form a Habit: The Vector…

What does it take to form — or break — a habit? A common habit-forming tool amongst self-help communities revolves around the 21 Day Challenge. Many coaches and blogs utilize this formula. The concept is simple:…

Bartender’s Delight: Tequila Sunrise

I refuse to admit summer is over. Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts need to turn down their obsession with Pumpkin Spice whatevers. Because seriously, September is way too early for that sort of tomfoolery. It is for…