My mindset toward exercising and fitness has shifted significantly over the past few years. I feel so energized by and excited about exercise these days, so I wanted to share a little bit about my journey of getting to this place. Throughout high school, I ran cross country and track every season. I enjoyed group fitness classes when they fit into my schedule (mostly kickboxing) during
Fitness was a big part of my life growing up. From soccer to basketball to swimming to track & field, I played/swam/ran it all. In high school, I stuck with just running and I looked forward to heading down to the track or the cross country trails as soon as the final bell rang each afternoon. I loved being on a team, competing, having my workouts planned
For some people, getting enough sleep is a constant battle. For others, getting eight hours of sleep per night is a non-negotiable and they’ll do whatever they need to do to make it happen. In college, I’ve typically find myself in the first camp. Throughout my junior year so far, I’ve prioritized sleep much more by making a few changes to my mindset and my
While I’m no expert on essential oils, I’ve developed a serious love for them after using them for about a year now. So, I wanted to share a really basic “getting started” post about how I use them. If you’re not familiar with essential oils, they’re really concentrated liquids extracted from plants. Each one has a unique scent and a different set of health and wellness benefits.
I’m pretty competitive and my favorite person to compete against is myself. I think that’s why my favorite sports I’ve done have been cross country, track, and swimming. I get to race other people, but at the same time, I’m racing the clock and competing against my past self. I did a race called the Tar Heel 10 Miler two years ago, when I was a senior in high school. I was