I recently posted on Instagram about the lotus flower and I got so much feedback from it I decided to blog about it. All of the feedback relayed that the post had been encouraging. Since encouragement is a very good thing, I want to expound on that post just a little bit. Read on for a couple of my favorite lessons we can all learn from the famous little lotus flower and how it relates to your yoga practice.
This is by far my favorite way to prepare salmon. It's easy, healthy, quick, has easy-to-find ingredients, and is DELICIOUS. Read on for more.
Popcorn— the ultimate movie snack. Try one of these "recipes" the next time you pop a bag. Each of the 3 "recipes" are very simple ways to jazz up your popcorn. It doesn't get much easier (or tastier) than this. Read on for the details...
Well it snuck up on me: my 100th blog post. Oh, this isn't it. This is actually #103. (It really did sneak up on me.) My actual 100th post was about salsa. Which, in hindsight, is perfect because I do really love salsa. Oh well. Anyway, I do think that passing the 100th post is quite a milestone. It means that I've given time, effort, and haven't quit something that is challenging.
To celebrate, I wrote about it. This post is for all of you creative souls out there. This post is not merely about blogging. Most of this post is applicable to other adventures as well, and just life in general. It's more about life lessons that I've learned from doing something creative. Read on for more...
I love finding good sangria, because I believe it to be rare. (Unless you're in Spain— then it's all good!) I've been disappointed more times than not when ordering Sangria here in the States. Why? Because (to me) it's way too sweet. Yuck. I've tried to make it before and those recipes always disappointed me, too. Therefore I present to you my dry rosé sangria recipe that I am over the moon about.
This salsa recipe is embarrassingly easy. It takes just minutes to make and it is so. much. better. than store-bought salsa. Read on for the simple recipe.
Protein shakes or smoothies are something to try if you're active and trying to build muscle mass or just need more protein in your diet. Read on for two of my favorite recipes.
Most of us get tired or feel strained at some point throughout the day. However, sitting all day can really take a toll on the body. Read on and watch my YouTube video for a short, but effective, yoga sequence you can do right at your desk... without weirding out your co-workers.
Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.
That quote has inspired me many times. This bit of writing is me sincerely trying to give you motivation if you are this person: you know you need to be more active, but always come up with reasons why it's not the right time. I love helping people on their fitness journey but I can't help people who aren't ready to help themselves. Believe me, I have tried. It only wastes their time and frustrates me. At the end of the day, it's your life and it's all up to you what you do with it. You are responsible for you.
But maybe you're not too far gone... wink, wink. If you keep having that nagging feeling that you shouldn't be putting off exercise and healthy living any longer, read on for inspiration to GET OFF YOUR BUM and start moving, already! NOW is the perfect time to start. Read on for why.
Hi, I'm Blake. I love adventure, cooking, costume parties, wine, yoga, and reading...in that order. Follow my blog for yoga stuff, fitness tips, & healthy recipes...
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