Sometimes we just need a moment to ourselves. If you’re feeling overwhelmed today, if you catch yourself saying negative things about your body, if you just can’t deal with everyone – take 10 deep breathes. Find a space where you can get calm for just a moment and love yourself.
Have some friends over for a few hours of self-love! This is such a fun way to appreciate your beauty, as well as sharing it with friends. Take this time to indulge yourselves, self-love is best experienced when shared!
Our homes should be a place of retreat and relaxation. We need safe spaces so that we can recharge in order to face the world head on and accomplish our goals. Decorate your space with things that remind you that you are powerful and loved. This can be as simple as dedicating a single room or corner of a room to decompress. Here are some tips to get you started:... Read More
As the Food Mood Girl, I wish I was somehow excluded from the symptoms caused by being hangry. However, as a human, sometimes I get busy and forget to eat, which as we know, often leads to hanger episodes. And, at times, I may have been too hangry for my own good. Luckily, I have not been arrested for hangry outbursts, but the feeling of being a hangry asshole still... Read More
Send a little love note to a stranger! When we encourage others and spread love, we are able to love ourselves more too. Write your note as if you are writing it to yourself – highlight all the things that you would need or want to hear if you were having a bad day. Who knows, maybe you’ll even make a new friend!
Sometimes when I decide to create something in the kitchen, I just get a burst of inspiration, an intense craving, or a memory of the time I was eating a certain food. These tea cookies were a combination of those three things. I first had tea cookies as a kid. I remember my grandma, who was, and still is, an avid tea drinker, would buy shortbread style tea cookies and... Read More
Treat yo’ self! Buy some flowers to freshen up your space, and don’t forget to write yourself a love note to go with them – because you deserve it!
Spaghetti was a staple meal in my family’s house. It was quick, easy, and didn’t take much thought to put together. However, it usually left me overstuffed, anxious, and tired. After I discovered the aptly named spaghetti squash, I could continue to eat this comforting meal without feeling groggy and anxious! This squash has the look and feel of spaghetti with all the veggie-goodness nutrients intact. Dig in! Ingredients: Olive... Read More
Love your body this week by expressing gratitude. Who has made a huge impact on your life? Maybe it was a neighbor, teacher, or family member. Maybe it was just a friend when you really needed them. Take a moment today to express gratitude for that person, and let them know that they’ve made a difference in your life. When we spread positivity and gratitude to others, it bounces back... Read More
Ever experience a midday crash? The one that leaves you hangering for a candy bar or a soda from the vending machine? Homemade energy bars are a perfect solution. Eat them for breakfast for an energizing morning that will keep you sustained all day (plus they’re a great grab n’ go!). Or, have some on hand for a midday snack to keep you from crashing. Ingredients: 1/2 cup raw cashews,... Read More