Why I Keep Failing – [I Know You Can Relate]

Why I Keep Failing – [I Know You Can Relate]

We hiked up our favorite mountain and I haven't felt worthless like that in years… I was completely dead. What used to feel like a cake walk, now was like trudging through sinking sand. All those years of track, half marathons & Spartan races - felt completely nonexistent. I knew that in the past so [...]

Why Eating Your Emotions Will Always Keep You Hungry – [Tips On How To Stop]

Why Eating Your Emotions Will Always Keep You Hungry – [Tips On How To Stop]

I know you can agree that there’s nothing better than a glass of vino or a box of thin-mints after a bad day... am I right? Turning on the Bachelor while tuning out the world. Just you, drama filled TV, and delectable sugar laden cookies. That first cookie: ahhhh, pure bliss. And that first glass of [...]

How A Christian Blogger Found Success By Quitting

How A Christian Blogger Found Success By Quitting

Have you ever had a passion that you started, went all out in the beginning, only to end up failing miserably? I recently chatted with Hanha, a Christian blogger who tells her story about how she finally started to see success once she let go of her control, took a step back for a while, and [...]

Doula Nurse Pursues Her Purpose

Doula Nurse Pursues Her Purpose

Do you have a dream job/career/passion that you want to pursue but you don't because... You think don't have the means to quit your full-time job You figured "I'm not made for this - might as well forget it" You think nobody wants what you have to offer? Well, my friend Elyse is the definition [...]

How to Love Your Body During the Holidays – [without obsessing over the scale]

How to Love Your Body During the Holidays – [without obsessing over the scale]

photo: toneitup.com I can practically smell it now…. The turkey roasting for hours, pumpkin pie being baked, and hot sourdough rolls fresh out of the oven. When Thanksgiving comes around, it’s almost like it’s a hidden rule that you wear your stretchy jeans and a big sweater because you just know it’s about to go [...]

September Goals

There's something so refreshing about a new month! I'm one of those weirdos that loves Monday's, early mornings, and new seasons. But what I'm most excited for this month is that it's the start of FALL! Bring on the PSL, college football, and all the fall bucket lists. I've really been shifting my focus this [...]

Feeling Like a Failure After A Cheat Meal? Get back on Track [5 Easy Steps]

Feeling Like a Failure After A Cheat Meal? Get back on Track [5 Easy Steps]

It's actually pretty funny that I write this as I munch on mini donuts and an almond milk latte. But let me tell you: no guilt here, sista frands. We found this adorable hidden gem of a cafe, safely tucked into the big oak trees of Raleigh.  The combination of natural lighting, exposed brick, and [...]