Women Who Aren’t Feminists—This One’s For You

Let me preface this by saying that men are more than welcome to read, think, and chime in for discussion. I don’t want to exclude you; I saw so many husbands, brothers, fathers, and friends attending the marches—my heart was filled to the point of bursting. The reason I am not writing a thinkpiece catered … More Women Who Aren’t Feminists—This One’s For You

I Am Not My Body

Be this, don’t do that, think this, don’t say that! Lately, I have felt an astronomical amount of pressure on my shoulders—placed there by the people in my life, by society, and even by my own mind. Although I have made great strides in improving my self-esteem, confidence, and happiness with who I am and where I … More I Am Not My Body

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Thick. Fudgy. Peanut-buttery. NOT macro-friendly. Because sometimes you need to treat yoself.  Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Brownies Time: 20 mins prep, 25-35 mins bake time Yield: 12-16 brownies, depending on pan size/thickness You will need… A medium sized microwave-safe mixing bowl and a small-medium sized mixing bowl A whisk A wooden spoon A rubber … More Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Beach Bodies: The Body Ideal & The Pressure to Lose Fat for Summer

When the sun comes out of its winter hole, we, too, come out of hiding, shedding our cozy layers and reaching out to embrace the warmth the summer months so graciously offer to us. We grill out on the porch, head down to the beach, lounge by the pool, and roll around in the grass. … More Beach Bodies: The Body Ideal & The Pressure to Lose Fat for Summer