3 Ways to Stay Social While Social Distancing

We just found out in Nevada that our stay-at-home orders have been extended through mid-May. Once they are lifted though, that doesn’t mean that everything is going to go back to how it was before the conornavirus pandemic hit. Just like the rest of the nation, we will be instructed on how to reintegrate into … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Social While Social Distancing


Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen

In college, I was more concerned about getting an even tan than protecting my skin. I hate to say that sunscreen was not always a priority when heading outside because I thought I couldn’t get tan wearing it. As it turns out, that is a myth! You will still get color while wearing sunscreen. However, … Continue reading Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen

Healthy Chicken Chili

With the coronavirus pandemic well underway, it is getting more and more difficult to find the motivation to stay healthy. While I'm doing my best to cook most meals each week, it definitely seems easier to order food from curbside pickup some days. In an effort to keep eating healthy and save money, I broke … Continue reading Healthy Chicken Chili

Why Facials Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

I have been in an ongoing battle with acne for more than a decade. At some points in my life, my skin has somewhat cleared up, giving me hope that flawless skin is around the corner. At other times, my breakouts have been so severe and painful that I didn’t want to leave the house. … Continue reading Why Facials Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

Determining Your Skin Type

One of the most frustrating things I have found when learning how to best care for my skin is the fact that there is not a one-size-fits-all regimen. How easy would it be if there was one formula that everyone could use for flawless, glowing skin? Well, that simply isn’t the case! Why? Because everyone … Continue reading Determining Your Skin Type

Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil: How-to and Benefits

Oil pulling, a practice that originated in India, is the act of swishing oils from plants in your mouth. The holistic practice is believed to help naturally whiten teeth, kill harmful bacteria in the mouth, reduce bad breath, prevent cavities, and reduce gum inflammation. It’s also said that oil pulling can help with overall health … Continue reading Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil: How-to and Benefits

3 Easy Kombucha Mocktails

I first learned about kombucha a few years ago when a coworker was telling me about healthy gut bacteria. Who knew that leaky gut was a thing? I sure didn't! After she told me about the fermented drink, I was curious to try it and learn more about its health benefits. Essentially, kombucha is made … Continue reading 3 Easy Kombucha Mocktails

Why I Bought an At-Home Fertility Test

Getting your period is a big deal. As a 10 year old, I remember being confused on what it was, so my mom explained everything and helped me along the way. At first, things didn’t seem so bad. I was the first of my friends to get a visit from Aunt Flo and it was … Continue reading Why I Bought an At-Home Fertility Test

Building Community and Life-Changing Habits

I first learned about the book Girl, Wash Your Face from a friend of mine who sells skincare products. Naturally, I assumed the book had to do with her business and was intrigued, considering I have struggled with acne for many years. Much to my surprise, the book has nothing to do with the act … Continue reading Building Community and Life-Changing Habits

Running Tips for Beginners

Let me start by saying running is hard. In fact, I have loathed the activity for most of my life. So, you may be surprised (I was too at the time) to learn that several years ago I decided to give running a try for the first time. I had just graduated from college and … Continue reading Running Tips for Beginners