De-Stressing the Holidays

Stress is an inevitable part of modern living, but does that mean it has to dictate your behavior and your health? This is the busiest time of year for me work-wise, and it’s only getting started. Last year, I managed to stay relatively fit during the holiday season, but I did stress eat quite a bit. … [Read more…]

Practicing Mindfulness

I’m continuing on my journey back towards the French lifestyle, and while not without its speed bumps, I’m making progress. One thing that I’ve been wanting to do for a while is actually make a habit of meditating. I don’t consider myself to have a ‘meditation personality,’ but with everyone studying it and claiming how … [Read more…]

Finding my Footing

It’s the start of summer, and I’m finding myself drawn again to the French lifestyle. There’s something about summer that evokes French-ness. Maybe it’s summer Fridays, the availability of fresh produce on every corner, or the general desire to be outside and active. But no matter the reason, I’m feeling the strong tug to re-awaken the French … [Read more…]