Let me give you a little bit of background: I am a Puerto Rican woman with kinky curly hair. The moment I started doing my own hair instead of my mom doing it, I quickly became frustrated. My mom, who is so patient, would take her time to detangle my coarse and thick hair. I, … Continue reading Why I cut my hair!
You’re not going to believe me when I tell you this… I use coconut oil to cleanse my face! Because of its anti-microbial properties, it cleans the skin and leaves it moisturized. Although many store-bought facial cleansers work, I particularly like coconut oil because its natural, environmentally friendly, can be used for cooking, and I can buy it … Continue reading Coconut Oil Face Cleanser
You may have noticed there’s a big difference between plastic and paper. First starters, plastic has Bisphenol A and similar hormone disruptors that get released in hot temperatures, meaning your food could be contamined with a hormone disruptor. Why eat something that changes your mood in a negative way? On the other hand, paper cartons … Continue reading Cutting out plastic
I bet you’ve been to Wal-Mart before and seen the woman who gets 50 cans of cat food for her twenty cats… That’s kind of what you and I look like when we get five products instead of one at the store. Between body wash, shampoo, hand soap, laundry detergent…. For years, I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s … Continue reading Join the Green Movement: Consolidate your products!
Have you ever heard yourself saying, “I need to do this before I go to bed or I need to work out,”? Too often, we give away our power to some external being or circumstance, which makes us feel like we have no control over our choices and our lives. Instead of saying, ” I … Continue reading The difference between a want and a need and how it affects your stress levels
There are some things in this world that are truly sensational… like the perfect day on the beach, a first date that blows your mind and the feeling of trying something absolutely new and exciting. We all get that feeling from something, although sometimes we hardly realize its affects. Every now and again, we hear … Continue reading Why you should listen to the song Happy by Pharrell Williams!
First off, let me say that I’m so glad you’ve checked out my blog. I’d love it if you joined me on the journey to discovering ways to challenge ourselves! On any given day a year ago, you would have found me at the gym. I was squatting a 45 pound bar with 15 lbs … Continue reading 2 Ways to change your workouts forever: Invest in home equipment and learn to stretch!