High Five Friday

Holy week, Batman. Lots happened this week and life is about to get a whole lot crazier (I’m moving next weekend, for example! I know…). Time for a High Five Friday to raise a glass to a long but fun week. Don’t forget to check out Angela’s blog for more High Five Friday fun. FIVE […]

High Five Friday – Sunshine

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman Sunshine! How I have missed it! This week brought warm temperatures and cloudless skies to Vermont (okay and rain, but happily it only seemed to rain at night). I got out for some lovely runs by the lake and […]

10 Famous Running Scenes in Movies

The other night I was watching an episode of Shameless and was surprised by a scene in which the character Fiona, aka unlikeliest-runner-ever, reveals she was a track star in high school and makes her way back to a track one morning to see how she does in the 1600m. I’m sure I wasn’t the only runner […]

Why Social Media Fitness Challenges Work

Last summer, I took part in an Instagram yoga challenge. If you follow enough fitness-based accounts, I’m sure you’ve seen these social media fitness challenges on your feed. It’s usually a challenge for a specific number of days and you’re asked to document you doing the daily move with a photo on Instagram. My parents […]

High Five Friday

It’s been a  long time since I wrote a High Five Friday post (it’s Angela’s brainchild, I just borrow it). So here’s a chance for you to catch up a little on what I’ve been up to recently and for me to share some link love.  FIVE FROM INSTAGRAM (you can follow me here if […]

A Week in New York City in Photos

What a wonderful, emotional, nostalgic, much-needed week in NYC. I saw and did so much more (and so much less) than I planned. It felt like home again and it felt like a foreign place, all at the same time. I laughed, ate, cried, ran, drank, walked (and walked and walked), reminisced and explored. The […]

New York, New York!

New York, New York.  I haven’t been back to the city since moving to Vermont from Brooklyn nearly a year and a half ago. But that’s changing today, when I hop on a plane and make a quick visit to my old home! I’m so excited to catch up with friends, as well as experience all the […]

9 Fitness Charities to Inspire You

Giving to charity makes you feel good. And like I mentioned in my post of ways to reduce stress in your life, it’s hard to succumb to tension and stress when you’re feeling good. There are a TON of charities worthy of your donations, of course, so where do you even start? You can’t go wrong […]

20 Ways You Can Reduce Stress in Your Life Right Now

We are all faced with stressful situations in our lives. Whether it’s big stress, small stress good stress, bad stress, seemingly never-ending stress, personal stress, political stress, when we’re in it, it can feel overwhelming. What helps when you’re feeling like you’re drowning in a situation outside of your control is to take action. It […]

Fitness Gift Guide

It’s officially holiday season and I’m bringing you a fitness gift guide for the best gifts for all the fitness lovers on your list. And even though we’re fast approaching Christmas and Hannukah, these are gifts you can bookmark for special occasions throughout the year, for birthdays or to congratulate someone. You can also send […]