Blogs about Wellness

A "Sensual" Wellness Activity for a Unique YOU

Hello, beautiful readers!Before you go your next movement class, job interview, wedding day, and ANY activity that requires you and your body to be fully present, take 15 minutes to do the following.

My 5 Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics Brands

Most everyone who comes to Philosophy-Fit knows I am vegetarian and I love animals! I've recently discovered (to my excitement) that many brands I love are cruelty free and several are vegan! To my disappointment, there are a few I may not continue purchasing since they test on animals, causing pain, infection, and discomfort to the animals being tested on. 1. Too Faced Cosmetics

The Trip Of A Lifetime

A Trip of A Lifetime - AntarcticaAntarctica is one of the top 25 places to visit on the planet.

The gift of gratitude...

In short, you can't afford not to be thankful.

What does optimally healthy mean to you? Terms defined...

Optimal is a term I use a lot as a fitness coach. However, I have found that within in the health and fitness industry, it can mean 3 different things. 1-    It can mean everything looks normal so we’re good here (avoid deficiency/fall within normal ranges/average/survive/status quo). 2-    It can mean everything looks normal, but some known healthy behaviors would be better (additional benefits/above average/thriving/stronger living). 

Nutrition and Balance

March is nutrition month so I want to cover some nutrition information today. When you eat food, it reacts upon your body in various ways. One of the ways in which it impacts your body is in regards to what it leaves behind inside your body. Some foods leave acid, such as, sulfuric acid, carbonic acid, phosphoric acid, while other foods leave minerals. So foods can be categorized as acid-forming or alkalizing.

A Toast To Health...

#1- The truth about red wine being healthy. Here is what Livestrong.com had to say:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

BE HEALTHY 28-DAY (Add-on Edition)

Hi friends who like a challenge,Spring is in the air, I think. I actually am really confused lately when it comes to the weather. Is it going to be sunny or gray and does that even mean cold, cool or warm? I thought I would write a quick post to give you some background on me and the current 28-Day program. Read as much as you have time for. I am a full-time personal trainer/wellness coach of 15 years. I’m thankful to have the best job in the world. 

If you are going with the flow...

If you are going with the flow you're going the wrong way According to recent statistics, only 45% of Americans are getting the minimum recommended amounts of exercise. And those are just the minimums. Everywhere you look, it is still easier to find low quality convenience food than anything of nutritional value and exercise is more often "get it in when you can" rather than a committed item in your schedule. Don't get me wrong.

Anxiety, Depression, and Exercise

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