My Top 5 Health/Wellness Books

I love reading– mostly been into non-fiction lately though I certainly have read my share of poetry/fiction/more creative works, as I have an MFA in Creative Writing as part of my background. I go through waves where I’ll be interested in all things fantastical for a few years then be completely turned off by the… Continue reading My Top 5 Health/Wellness Books

On Being in an Open Relationship

This site is about eating and living healthy– but what does “healthy” mean? Based on my personal experiences, I have decided that “health” is best defined as whatever energizes me and makes me feel good (including a cyclical ketogenic diet marked with intermittent fasting and weight-lifting plus a little bit of high-intensity interval cardio (*phew*)). Sound complicated? I… Continue reading On Being in an Open Relationship

Product Review: Exo Bar

I love listening to health podcasts– including Mark Sisson’s “Primal Blueprint” Podcast. That’s where I first heard about Exo Bars. It’s just a protein bar… made of… um… crickets. That italicization wasn’t to symbolize me being quiet– these bars are literally made of crickets. I mean, they’re ground up but… yeah. OK, before you stop reading,… Continue reading Product Review: Exo Bar

My Personal Opinion of the 5:2 and Whole30 Diets

Part of the reason why I love geeking out on health/fitness is that it’s an area of knowledge that I feel is constantly in flux– some might find that frustrating. I find it exciting. I love learning new things and having my mental paradigms be challenged and even, in some cases, shifted. For example, I… Continue reading My Personal Opinion of the 5:2 and Whole30 Diets

Product Review: Natural Stacks MycoMind and MycoBoost

I am a big fan of Natural Stacks‘ products. If you haven’t already done so, try taking some of their Ciltep before a test or work presentation and see how you do. 😉 They also have an amazing podcast called the Optimal Performance Podcast which I’m subscribed to and listen to religiously. So when they announced… Continue reading Product Review: Natural Stacks MycoMind and MycoBoost