The Fitness Files: SoulCycle

After having little success at Heartcore last week, I decided to switch it up this week and try a more cardio focused class, rather than a strength focused one. I chose SoulCycle. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably at least heard the name SoulCycle. It is a high intensity spin class that incorporates rhythm-based…

National Geographic’s Women of Impact

Today I joined the most amazing Facebook group, made by National Geographic, called Women of Impact. As I read through the posts by other new members introducing themselves and explaining how they impact the world, I couldn’t help but feel a little out of place. These women are humanitarians, educators, healthcare providers, conservationists, advocates, and…

Don’t quit your daydream

I love this quote! Words to live by. Took this pic in Pacific Grove, CA a couple of years ago and thought they paired nicely.

Empathetic Elephants

Most of us animal lovers have long felt that animals of all shapes and sizes have more going on in their heads than just instinct and survival. Elephants, one of the largest and most intelligent land animals, are commonly thought to mourn over the loss of loved ones, assist each other in times of need,…

Wildlife Rehabbers: True Heroes

This morning I read an article on CNN Heroes about a woman named Mona Rutger. It is people like her that inspire me to want to work in wildlife rehabilitation. It is by no means a career that is going to bring you wealth and fame, but it is a career so rewarding that you…