Beauty Secret: Collagen

The other day at work, I overheard one of my coworkers say to another coworker, “I want my hair to be thick like that. I don’t know what to do with it.” I didn’t want to seem like I was in their business (even though I was), but I felt compelled to share my secret. My secret is: I take collagen. Read More

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Yoga: More Than Just Clothes & Instagram Photos

Kemetic Yoga on a stone wall in Egypt

 

I would like to say I’ve been practicing yoga since 2011, but after learning of the true meaning of yoga and its involved practices, I cannot. Since 2014, I have been practicing yoga; since 2011, I have been involved in the American act of what yoga represents…just physical exercise.

My first time doing yoga was in a hot, sweaty, and funky Bikram yoga class. It was already over 100 degrees outside, and the heat inside felt hotter. Although I almost passed out in class, I fell in love with Bikram yoga. I kept at it, dropped over 10 pounds in two weeks, and was faithful to the yoga studio. Bikram yoga later came to my rescue when physicians told me I would suffer from chronic headaches and neck spasms stemming from a car accident. After a few sessions of Bikram yoga, I have been pain free for years. Read More

Running in Carlsbad

This past Saturday and Sunday was primarily spent in Carlsbad. The weather was perfect, the people were friendly, and we succeeded in completing our running event.
On Saturday, we went to the fitness expo and picked up our registration packet. I really enjoyed the fitness expo because there were plenty of freebies, and I got the chance to visit one of my favorite cities, Carlsbad. Seriously, I’d love to live in Carlsbad. It gives you that small town feel with a modern vibe, all next to the ocean. Read More