Rainboots, umbrella

Thursday Thoughts: What I’m loving right now

What’s getting me through this rainy and dull spring!

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Turmeric ice cream

Spotlight on Turmeric: How to add it into your diet

It’s the hot spice du jour! But it’s not actually hot – a major plus in my books.

It may be tough to spell (there are two ‘”r’s” in it, people!), but it’s super easy to incorporate into your diet.

Turmeric spice

If you don’t already know, turmeric is all the rage these days – and for good reason. It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, antioxidant, and its main active ingredient, curcumin, is  linked to improved brain function, lower risk of brain disease, lowered chance of heart disease, depression, and more. Continue reading “Spotlight on Turmeric: How to add it into your diet”

Lessons in Mindfulness

“What you focus on grows.”

It’s hard to read anything on health and wellness nowadays without coming across the term “mindfulness.” And for good reason, too. The practice of being mindful is credited with reduced rumination, stress reduction, focus, relationship satisfaction, and much more, according to the American Psychological Association. Continue reading “Lessons in Mindfulness”

My Approach to Meal Prep

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
– Alexander Graham Bell

Instagram will be the first to show you meal prepping is one of the hottest things in the health and nutrition communities, with its 4 million + photos detailing impeccably lined-up plastic containers filled with protein and vegetables for the week ahead. Continue reading “My Approach to Meal Prep”

To-Do List Tips

In which I introduce my new weekly blog post and discuss tips for to-do lists and scheduling

Welcome to my first weekly ‘Thursday Thoughts’ post! I wanted a regular update to share my musings so came up with this idea where each Thursday I’ll do a short post about things I’m loving right now, maybe what I’ve learned lately, what’s making me happy or just general thoughts. And hopefully converse with you about them! Continue reading “To-Do List Tips”