30 Minutes to Self-awareness

I recently wrote a post on about how important it is to be self-aware. Read it here! I wrote about how self-awareness plays a huge role in your success in your career, your relationships, and your personal happiness. It's something we should work on throughout our entire lives through a variety of different methods and techniques. However, to ease you into things, I've curated a mini list with a couple of my favorite personality tests to get you started on this lifelong pursuit. You might be surprised by the accuracy. You might learn a few new things. You might get hooked. Levo Talents: Ever get stumped on the “What is your biggest weakness/strength” question in an interview? Levo Talents can help with that. After downloading the app, you will be taken through 35 questions. At the end you receive your...Give me more!

WORKOUT: Burn 350 Calories in 30 minutes

Winter is coming!   …Is that still trendy to say? I don’t know. I don’t even watch Game Of Thrones….   ANYWAY… Yes, here in the Midwest, temperatures are dropping and the daylight hours are dwindling. That means many of us are trading our beautiful lake shore runs for the rotating belt that is the treadmill. But have no fear! There are a lot of ways to spice up your run on a treadmill. You can make some virtual hills with the incline, you can hold yourself to a specific speed goal, you can do timed intervals, etc! I like to write out a plan before my workouts, so I wrote down one that I did the other day. It’s 30 minutes,  3 miles, and burns 380 calories. It has you running at a steady jog throughout with a steady...Give me more!
  Hey, Hi, HELLO! I'm Stacy, and I am so glad you stopped by! I am a twenty-something year old living in Chicago, and I’m a wellness enthusiast (if you will). From 9-5, I work in advertising technology, but from 5-9 you can find me teaching cycling classes at SALT Fitness, working towards my Masters in Health and Wellness Management, taking photos on my Canon, cooking, traveling, attending speaker events/workshops around the city or spending time with my incredible friends and family. I have a wide variety of interests, but at the core of everything I do, and everything I am, is wellness. Physical wellness has always been part of my life. I grew up playing sports and dancing, and I’ve always eaten relatively healthy. However, it wasn’t until a couple years ago when I realized that to be WELL...Give me more!

4 Ways to Step Up Your Coffee Game

Coffee…the magical elixir that gives us life. We already love it, but what if it could also make you more beautiful, reduce inflammation, taste great, AND last longer? YUP. Here are a few things you can add to your coffee to give it a little extra UMPH   Turmeric and pepper I see those questioning eyes. I know it sounds strange. But I swear it works! Turmeric, that (very trendy) yellow spice used to make curry, is an anti-oxidant well known in the wellness world for decreasing inflammation in the body. That alone is enough, but if you really want to increase the effects, just add a dash of pepper. Without getting too far into the biology, the bioavailability of turmeric (or the amount that enters into circulation) is higher when consumed with pepper, thus making the anti-inflammatory effect even...Give me more!