Online Security: Stay Diligent

If all of this talk of online privacy, hacking, and social engineering is fascinating you, and you want to learn more… I have some great resources to start you off. Websites Pew Research Center Motherboard Hacking Podcasts: Hacking Humans Note to Self TV Shows Black Mirror (yes!) I love all the spy shows/movies: Jason Bourne…

Privacy on Social Media

Of course, the easiest way to stay private on social media is to not post anything. Or maybe you’re the kind of person that enjoys posting artistic photos of keyholes and blades of grass that could never give away your location? That’s cool, too. Post away. But for the rest of us that want to…

Protecting yourself on the Internet & IRL

Let’s talk about Internet security & privacy. I’ve been wanting to write this series of posts for a while, but I kept saying to myself, “Who are you to write this? Why should anyone listen to you?” Well, for one, I’ve been thinking and researching about this for my own benefit for the past two…

5 Easy Tips to Get Your Butt to the Gym

1) Find a workout buddy A friend who is at about your fitness level or above it can really help motivate you to 1) show up and 2) put in more effort at the gym. Gym buddies can offer accountability. If you’re having trouble waking up early enough to get to the gym before work,…

5 Crazy Tips to Trick Yourself into Going to the Gym

1) Just plug the gym address into your GPS It’s one of those days where you are just so mentally fatigued from work that all you can fathom is hopping in the car and heading straight home to zone out in front of Netflix.. But wait. You know going to the gym is a much…

After a Night of Drinking… Try the 3 M’s

Did you drink last night? What’s your plan to get back to feeling your best today? My self-care routine after a night of drinking involves 3 M’s: Matcha, Movement, and Milk Thistle extract. Matcha tea I hope I don’t lose you with this one right off the bat! It’s probably not the best choice to…

Matcha green tea: what to buy

New to matcha? Trying to figure it out? Let’s talk about some the basic tools & ingredients you need to make a good matcha drink. Matcha Powder Whisk & Bowl Cold water or hot water Let’s start with… Matcha powder! You can buy matcha at many grocery stores… but I like to buy my matcha…

Vegetarian Egg One-Pan Dish

I love to make this recipe for #veggiesforbreakfast, but it’s a healthy meal (complete with protein, veggies, and whole grains) for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! It’s my super quick & delicious rice + egg + veggie recipe. This recipe creates a delicious crispy rice bottom. When you add fermented chili paste to a crispy rice…

Nutrition Counseling: Expectations vs. Reality

“Eat salad for every meal, and cut out carbs entirely” said no balanced nutritionist/dietitian ever. But I swear, that’s not much of an exaggeration of what people think I’m going to tell them when they ask me for diet advice. I think the general perception is that a nutritionist or dietitian will begin your nutrition…