Happy Living

  • Celebrating A New Beginning At “The End”

    This Wednesday marks my 33rd birthday (eeek! I feel like I just turned 30!) and to celebrate, my boyfriend and I headed to Montauk, otherwise known as “The End” because it is the easternmost point of Long Island. I was hesitant to go on a Saturday in July because our beautiful East End tends to […] Read more…

  • 10 Happy + Healthy Travel Tips

    Being a vegetarian and a wanderlust don’t always work well together. I can’t tell you how many grilled cheese sandwiches I’ve had to eat while traveling, because meatless options are scarce – forget about actual healthy ones. I don’t like to stray from my clean-eating, plant-based lifestyle while on vacation, but I certainly don’t want to […] Read more…

Healthy Living

  • 3 Things No One Tells You About Weight Loss

    Last night I was listening to a podcast and the topic strayed from a TV news recap into health and wellness habits. The host of the podcast was talking about how he wishes he were healthier and struggles with finding the time and energy to cook and head to the gym periodically – and for […] Read more…

  • Baby Steps in Running Shoes: A Small Change Approach to Half Marathon Training

    Woohoo! Time to break in some new running shoes because I just registered for my fifth half marathon! Suffolk ’17 here I come! Some of you – especially my longtime readers – might already know my running story, but here’s the short version: At age 27, overweight and out of shape, I threw on my […] Read more…

#RedefiningMonday

  • 3 Reasons You’re Tired All Day, And What To Do About It

    Whether it’s a case of the Mondays, a 3pm slump, or you’re just plain ready for vacation, we all have our reasons why we drag ourselves through the work day sometimes. Identifying the reason why and figuring out how to fix it is essential to bringing your best self to the office – and to your life. Read more…

  • “Redefining Monday” on The Zest TV!

    I’m super excited to share with you that my recent appearance on The Zest TV in Pittsburgh is now on YouTube for all to enjoy! I’m sharing some of my favorite tips for shedding that workday dread, from Sunday night prep all the way through wine down Monday nights, and everything in between. Check it […] Read more…