The Basics of Digestive Enzymes

I haven’t talked too much about my own personal health but from time to time when you see me discussing probiotics or gut health in general, it is because I know firsthand the importance of having a healthy gut. I have an autoimmune disease called Ulcerative Colitis, which is basically chronic inflammation in the large intestine. This can lead to really painful cramping, nausea, bloating, and blood, in times where my disease is not under control. While there is no one size fits all cure to all gut issues, I do believe, from my own personal experience, that there are specific foods and supplements you …

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Testing Your Gut Health with SmartGut

Does it feel like everywhere you look, you’re hearing more and more about the importance of gut health, or is it just me? As someone who has an autoimmune disease affecting the gut, I’m a huge advocate for understanding what’s going on in your gut at a cellular level.

You’ve probably heard about gut-health specific diets or foods to eat or avoid when experiencing gut symptoms, but to really get an accurate assessment of what’s going on in your belly, you need to get a closer look.

I’m super pumped to find out more about my gut by using @uBiome’s #SmartGut test. SmartGut, which …

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Celebrate Life Everyday By Reducing Stress With Swisse

Celebrating life doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be on the go, go, go. Sometimes we’re led to believe that if we’re not doing 5 million things at once, and jumping out of airplanes, then we aren’t embracing and celebrating what life has to offer. However, you can celebrate life to all its amazing-ness by doing the exact opposite – slowing down, listening to your breath and body, calming your mood, and recharging your mind, body, and soul. To me, celebrating life means you are honoring how your body feels. Being on the go all the time, can be stressful and detrimental to your health. …

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Kohl’s x Tone It Up Love Your Body Series Event

Hi Friends! Over the weekend, I attended the Kohl’s x Tone It Up event at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. It was an absolutely gorgeous day – I think it was 85 degrees! I just felt super blessed to be living a summer day in the middle of January.

The event was all morning and afternoon filled with all kinds of movement. It started with a total toning workout with Karena and Katrina, followed by arms, abs, yoga, dance, and kickboxing! I love that K&K appreciate all types of movement to get us all active! I say definitely try any kind of exercise …

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How To Start Telling Yourself You Are Awesome

I am beautiful. I am strong. I am worthy of love.

These affirmations are so powerful. When you mean them and believe them. It’s not so easy to always feel this way though – and I struggle with it from time to time myself. We all need reminders to remember what our value truly is – but how? Telling ourselves positive affirmations can help us (re)discover who we are. Below are some tips on how you can start to un-do the negative beliefs and feelings today. Let’s start believing in our strength by letting go of what holds us back from reaching our ultimate potential.

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