Downtime.

This weekend, I had a 20-min. breakdown. With my 4-year old kid literally beside me. I’m thankful he was there because while I was screaming underneath the pillows and maybe banging myself on walls, he was just there, safe at a corner, laughing all throughout. I was rampaging inside but his innocent mind thought I…

5 things I learned from counting calories

When I was in high school, after much binge eating during the holidays, I was one of those who googled “How to lose weight in_ days”. And the search results led me to only one answer: Lose or gain a total of 3,500 calories to lose or gain 1 pound on the scale. Is this…

How to talk yourself into exercising every day

Disclaimer: This is a shoe review. And I did not get paid for this.  – Exercising is perhaps everybody’s frienemy (or that’s just me?). I’d bet, given that keeping our minds and bodies healthy is guaranteed, none of us would even consider a fraction of our time be spent in sweating and lifting. But nature truly…

Yoko na bes: What to do when you find yourself in stressful situations

In a world of bills, responsibilities and “adulting”, stress unfortunately finds its way to us whether we like it or not! For the unlucky ones, stress begins on a Sunday night, at the mere thought of Monday fast approaching. What is it with Monday anyway? Perhaps it means the end of a weekend filled with…