New obsession: vegan manicures!


I'm always looking for the latest and greatest in Chicago and it was such a pleasure to find Naturally Chic Nails! If you're a fan of Karyn's Cooked (on Halsted) then you will absolutely love Demi Moore and Naturally Chic Nails!! After meeting Demi at the BeHealthful Event last month, I just had … Read More

The Magic of Turmeric

The Magic of Turmeric

I am absolutely obsessed with Turmeric! I incorporate it into my life every day, but my discovery of this mystery spice was actually out of necessity! Swelling and pain was leading to WAY too much ibuprofen, tylenol, etc. An amazing colleague of mine mentioned turmeric and I absolutely fell in love. … Read More

BeHealthful Retreat Giveaway!


We’ve teamed up with the Balanced Babe and are giving away 2 passes to the 2nd annual BeHealthful Retreat in Chicago on September 27! Not only do we have the pleasure of giving away 2 passes to this full day of pampering, moving and mingling, but we also get to attend! With over 20+ spa vendors, … Read More

Snack time!


In an introduction of myself, explaining that I juggle my professional dance and performing career with running a fitness company and blog while simultaneously planning my own wedding and trying to have a life, the most frequent response is: "Wow. So what and when do you eat?" Well, that's a great … Read More

Don’t Forget to Breathe!


Deep breathing is so important when starting any exercise program or regimen. No matter what form of exercise, from yoga to high intensity, it is essential. Stretching isn’t always enough to properly cool down from a workout and sometimes we often forget to synchronize our breathing with any … Read More

Calling All Men

Man Applying Facial Cream

Throughout these past days, you’ve heard the words ‘glowing’, ‘beautiful’, ‘radiant’, and ‘gorgeous’ about a thousand times. And if you are the average guy, these words make you yawn and instinctively itch for ESPN. Most guys don’t care enough about their skin to really inconvenience themselves. And … Read More