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The Flying Trapeze (Thoughts on Peaceful Transitions)


Hello lovelies! After a six-week hiatus (slightly longer than I was planning on, but much needed) I am going to get back to a normal blogging schedule. The past six weeks have been full of major life shifts, not only from in a relationship to single and from living in the suburbs to moving back [...]

Fierce. Tender. Brave.

Fiercetenderbrave. That's the mantra my heart has been beating at me the last few days since J and I broke up. Fierce because this experience has taught me a strength and an inner purpose I wasn't sure I had. Tender because even with that said, I feel shattered into a million pieces and sometimes just [...]


One of the most common challenges we face as busy young professionals is low energy. We overcommit, stay out too late, get up too early, and generally run ourselves down. Luckily, the benefits of healthy diet can go a long way in picking you up and helping you do everything you want (or need to) [...]

Staying healthy at a cookout + goat cheese turkey burgers


The official start of summer is still a few days away, but let me guess -- you've already been to a couple barbecues right? At least I hope you have! Summer cookouts are one of my favorite things about this season. You really can't beat fresh air, time with friends, and of course, delicious food! [...]


In the quest for health, it's important to focus on eating well and exercise, but there are other easy measures we can take to make sure we feel our best every day. One of them might surprise you -- a hug! Research has shown that giving and receiving hugs is extremely effective in combating heart disease, depression, [...]