A Talk with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben:   Climate Calling April 6, 2015   World-renowned environmental activist, Bill McKibben, came to speak at my school tonight. I recorded some notes about his main points. They illustrate the problems we face today and what people are starting to do about it. Humans have raised temperature of earth by 1 degree Celsius Projected total 3 degrees by end of century Each 1 degree … Continue reading A Talk with Bill McKibben

Amazing Reads

Hey there! It’s been ages since I’ve written, I know. Wanted to share something I haven’t yet posted to the blog–READS!!! Reading is such a great way to stay sharp throughout your entire life. A motivational speaker told me recently that one of the MOST IMPORTANT ways to improve yourself is to analyze what you have on your bedside table. What are you reading? How … Continue reading Amazing Reads

Year-End Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles!!

HELLOOO!!!! Long time, no see. I realize I have not written in about 5 months…Sorry. So much has happened in those months; and I found that between school and so many crazy life events, I did not really have nor make the time to write. It will take me many posts to recap all of these events, and I am really looking forward to getting … Continue reading Year-End Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles!!

To Eat or Not to Eat (Before a Run,) That is the Question

One thing that many runners struggle with is if and what to eat before a morning run. To give you a little background, before I started running in college, I would rarely ever run first thing in the morning, and if I did, I might have nothing and I might have a banana. It would depend on how I felt and how long I was … Continue reading To Eat or Not to Eat (Before a Run,) That is the Question

If You Diet & You Don’t Know It, Clap Your Hands (Read This Post)

NOTE: This is not an advertisement for a typical weight-loss solution gimmick that will make you lose weight fast and then gain it all back. It is an explanation of the psychology of eating as I have observed in my own life, paired with the teachings from my reading of the book, Intuitive Eating, as well as my success in following those teachings. You know … Continue reading If You Diet & You Don’t Know It, Clap Your Hands (Read This Post)

Why the “Health Nut” Label May Actually Be Unhealthy

Until pretty recently when I started to focus more on intuitive eating, I used to self-declare myself a “health nut” because of my preoccupation with health and fitness, eating right, etc. It seemed like a tamer, less disordered title for my obsession with food. With this title came a reputation. My friends would make comments about how I chose “healthy” options at restaurants, the school caf, … Continue reading Why the “Health Nut” Label May Actually Be Unhealthy