How to make a Healthy, but Instagrammable Smoothie Bowl

Ever since the emergence of social media, I now put more effort into the way I pour my oatmeal, wiping off the edges and laying out toppings I never used to even add to my bowls. I also probably spend way too much time deciding which color bowl to put my latest pots-workout smoothie into, and thinking about what ingredients will give it a camera-ready … Continue reading How to make a Healthy, but Instagrammable Smoothie Bowl

Wellness: Health Benefits of West Indian Sorrel Punch

I look forward to Christmas because that’s the only time of year my mom makes sorrel juice (also known as Jamaican sorrel). It has a refreshing, tangy, citrusy-sweet flavor that is absolutely addictive. The drink is made from the leaves of the roselle plant (Hibiscus sabdariffa), a species of Hibiscus native to West Africa, and has a beautiful crimson color. Sorrel is actually as nutritious … Continue reading Wellness: Health Benefits of West Indian Sorrel Punch

Wellness Trend Breakdown: 3 Benefits of Amethyst

I have an amethyst stone in my home that I used to pass by daily, without giving a second thought to its significance. In fact, this post was going to be about the gorgeous pinky-nude Sundays nail polish in shade no 4 I’m wearing in the above picture. But as I held the stone to snap some photos I was surprised by the energy I … Continue reading Wellness Trend Breakdown: 3 Benefits of Amethyst

EVENT RECAP: Life Hack Academy Live Presented by the first-ever Ford EcoSport

Last week I attended a “life hack” event hosted by Ford, which featured top experts in health and fitness, career, travel, home organization, who shared tips and tricks on how attendees can hack various aspects of their lives. The event was in celebration of the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport, the company’s first-ever subcompact SUV for North America, which the company says will help people hack … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Life Hack Academy Live Presented by the first-ever Ford EcoSport

Wellness Inspiration: Black Girl In Om

Founder: Lauren Ash, a creative writer, yoga and meditation teacher founded the website, and was recently named as one of ESSENCE’s top “33 Self-Care Sistahs That Helped Redefine Wellness in 2017.” What is it: Black Girl In Om (BGIO) is a platform for women of color who are looking for wellness/self-care/self-empowerment tips and inspiration, which the company offers via an online publication, podcasts and in-person … Continue reading Wellness Inspiration: Black Girl In Om

Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

For the holidays, as I am a wellness enthusiast, I like to give gifts that can contribute to an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. On my quest, I’ve found a number of affordable items that you can get your loved ones, and feel good about. Although I showcase specific products below, feel free to find similar products from other brands you may like or that … Continue reading Wellness Holiday Gift Guide