30 Life Quotes to Get You Through the Day

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it is easy to get overwhelmed or lose focus of whats important. Here are 30 of the best life quotes to think of throughout the day to help you stay on track. Need an extra push? “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde   2. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West   3. “Be the change that you wish to…

Why Your Intentions Don’t Mean A Thing

You spend more time with yourself than with anyone else. You know what is going on in your head, and you know you are a good person. You might give yourself the benefit of the doubt if you make a mistake or act in a way that “isn’t you”. You know that deep down you meant to do the right thing. But guess what? There is no such thing as deep down. It’s tough to hear, but it’s true. Others…

Savory Slow Cooker Pot Roast

This pot roast is tender, moist, and best of all easy to make. This will take about 6 hours total in the crock pot but you will need to add ingredients every hour or two. I used grass fed beef and organic produce to keep it as healthy as possible, but it tastes so rich you won’t know it’s healthy! Try this one next time you need an easy dinner that will please the whole family!   Savory Slow Cooker…

Become More Confident at the Gym

For a lot of people, the hardest part of going to the gym is well, going to the gym. Even gym veterans can feel like they don’t have the motivation to actually get up and go, but if you are new to the fitness scene, the gym can seem very intimidating. You might be thinking, there are so many machines, what if I don’t know how to use them? What if I do something embarrassing? What if people make fun…

Homemade Summer Fruit Cobbler

One of the greatest things about summer time is the fresh seasonal fruit. Something about peaches, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries just make me excited for summer activities and I cannot get enough. I have a tendency to buy too much fruit when I see it on sale and I usually can’t finish it all. What do you do with a ton of extra fruit? Make a cobbler. Cobbler might be the perfect summer dessert. It’s delicious and fruity, and with…

Perfect Roasted Brussels Sprouts

It seems like brussels sprouts are often overlooked in the grocery store. These "little cabbages" are often overshadowed by more popular produce, and many people assume they won't like them. This could not be further from the truth, properly cooked brussels sprouts are not only healthy, but can be a delicious side to any meal, or can be the main focus of a vegetarian meal. They are very versatile to cook and flavor so they go great with anything. Roasting…

The Importance of Discipline

What do all successful people have in common? Discipline. They don’t have amazing luck or anything magical pushing them along, they have discipline. Discipline is different than motivation though. Motivation makes you feel like you can accomplish anything but discipline is what lets you accomplish it. Discipline is what keeps you going when motivation is gone. This is what you need to build to reach your goals and to keep pushing every day. Nobody enjoys waking up at 5am, but…

The Best Health and Wellness Podcasts

Podcasts are the perfect way to get a spark of inspiration or learn more while on the go. There are so many amazing shows out there right now but here are a few of the best health and wellness shows available. These shows are amazing resources to help you on your self improvement journey. I have included links to listen to these podcasts, ways to access their websites for more info and where to buy their books to learn more!…

Are You Scared to Disconnect?

Can you remember the last time you chose to disconnect from technology? Does the idea frighten you? It frightens most of us. Our phones have become a way to distract us and pull us away from everyday situations. Next time you're on an elevator, see how many people are staring at their phones to avoid making eye contact. If you're having dinner with friends or family, do you still feel the need to check your phone? It’s a compulsive reach just to…