Wellness Wednesday: Essential Oils

Wellness Wednesday: Essential Oils

Hi Everyone. Happy Wellness Wednesday! I am currently in the middle of finals and my diffuser, loaded with essential oils is keeping me sane. Here is an article by my mother, Dr. Elizabeth Trattner about essential oils and how they can help us. Essential oils give plants their smell and are used in perfumes, medicinal [...]

Thursday Treats for Someone Sweet with Char

Hi everyone,  I am currently swamped with homework and  overwhelmed with 8 hours of math alone. However, I wanted to take the time to share a recipe with you. Eating healthy has always been a big part of my life, limiting the number of treats I could eat. But, over the holidays, I made this [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Making Butternut Squash

Wellness Wednesday: Making Butternut Squash

Happy Wellness Wednesday everyone, Now that it is Fall and the leaves are changing color, I like to eat nourishing fall foods, so I thought I would share a simple, delicious and healthy recipe for butternut squash. Being a busy college student, time is precious and this is super easy to make, plus this healthy [...]

Working on a fitness goal? Be the little engine that CAN!

Working on a fitness goal? Be the little engine that CAN!

If you’re looking forward to incorporating fitness as a component to a healthy lifestyle, understand that this indicates a lifestyle change. Your fitness goal should not be temporary or stressful… it should be positively life changing. Sometimes we find ourselves overwhelmed with the never ending daily calorie counts, the time consuming meal planning, and the [...]

How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays (Part One)

How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays (Part One)

Yay, it's Monday 🙂 Can you believe that Halloween is around the corner? It seems like I just celebrated, "Happy New Year 2014." Regardless of how quickly this year went for you it's that time of year again! How ready are you for the season of indulging in food and libations? What are your intentions [...]

Where Does True Confidence Come From (Part 3)

Where Does True Confidence Come From (Part 3)

It's Tuesday and Melissa is STILL dishing out motivation. 😉 This is what I happened to me: I was asked to share my google calendar- my daily schedule with basically every minute of my day planned out - with my mentor. I mean, she's here to help me raise MY level of productivity and help [...]