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Prescription: Sleep

Please excuse my brief hiatus, but after three weeks in Melbourne I am now back in Singapore and ready to pick up where I left off. I had such an amazing time away and found myself falling in love with Melbourne all over again. Needless […]

The only soda you need

No I am not talking about the sugary bubbly soda. I am talking about baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate. This powdery stuff can be used in baking, but I use it in so much more! As mentioned in previous posts, I don’t use […]

Tall glass of water

Growing up if I ever had an ailment I would go to my mom and her response would be, without fail, “drink some water.” Whether it be a headache, stomach ache, or even boredom, water was always the saving grace. Still to this day, my […]

Yoga is hot stuff

While in Melbourne I found a Bikram Yoga studio offering new members unlimited classes for $30 for one month. I simply couldn’t wait to get started. I took my very first Bikram class when I first moved to Melbourne and I have been hooked since. […]

V is for Vinegar

This weeks favorite is probably sitting in your cabinet forgotten and only used every once in a while in your baking. I am talking about vinegar! I use both apple cider vinegar and white distilled vinegar equally as much.  I started using vinegar because it […]

Laughter is the best medicine

This year the Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from March 26 to April 20. We went to a show last night based on a recommendation. The guy was hilarious. I understand Australian’s love their profanity, but he wasn’t too bad. I have a strict no […]

HIIT Me

High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is all the rage in the fitness world today. Rightfully so, this type of training is quick and effective and one of the best ways to get in shape. HIIT basically incorporates any workout activity with alternating levels of […]

Back to basics

Today I met with some girlfriends for lunch and we started talking about health and nutrition. Two hours later, I came to the realization that other people may not be as health obsessed as I am. Granted, I am the first to admit that I […]

Healthy online shopping

Quick post on Wednesday favorites. Maybe you have heard of this website, but in case you haven’t check out iHerb.com and be prepared to spend at least an hour checking out the items. I use this site to purchase items either too expensive here in […]

Glass half full

This may be a completely selfish post, but it will help keep me accountable. I am sometimes plagued by negative thoughts when I have so much in my life to be grateful for. Why does it seem so easy to fall into negative thinking? The […]