3 Things I Learned Moving to a New City

3 Things I Learned Moving to a New City

Holy cow -- it's been a minute since I've written a post! Life lately has been pretty wild -- and I just hit about 4 months in NYC -- so figured I was due for an update post on what's been going on. But instead of just rattling through updates in my life, I thought [...]

How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

Working out can be an intimidating thing – whether it’s at a gym or specific workout studio – we’ve all felt “gym intimidation” before. By trying something new and unknown, you’re putting yourself out there; where you’ll be around people you don’t know, around people who have different bodies than you, and who might just [...]

The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

When I was young, bullying mainly happened in person, or maybe over a computer on instant messaging. But today, it can happen a lot more places than that - like on social media. I just came across an article about Simone Biles, 19 year old olympic gymnast, who was recently body shamed on Twitter. Let's [...]

Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

“To some I’m too curvy. To others I’m too tall, too busty, too loud, and, now, too small — too much, but at the same time not enough. When I post a photo from a ‘good angle,’ I receive criticism for looking smaller and selling out. When I post photos showing my cellulite, stretch marks, [...]