Featured on Wall Street Journal: Five Exercises to Boost Speed and Agility

You don’t have to play lacrosse to learn from it. I recently collaborated with Jen Murphy of the Wall Street Journal on an article about how to increase your speed and agility, using lacrosse workouts. Every sport has specific benefits that can help increase your fitness in different ways. My personal favorite sport is lacrosse,Continue reading “Featured on Wall Street Journal: Five Exercises to Boost Speed and Agility”

How to Trick Yourself Into Exercising

If exercise was easy, everyone would do it. Have you ever been lying in bed on a gym day, procrastinating, coming up with every reason in the book as to why you shouldn’t go to the gym? Every regular gym-goer has days like this. In fact, it’s surprising the amount of reasons our minds canContinue reading “How to Trick Yourself Into Exercising”

How to Snap Out of a Mild Funk

All depressions are not created equal. If you’re like me, the past few years have been a roller coaster of emotions. The world is going through a huge upheaval in terms of politics, the pandemic, and new technology like social media, finding new ways to play on our insecurities every day. Prioritizing your mental healthContinue reading “How to Snap Out of a Mild Funk”

7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter

Don’t let your mental health suffer this winter. This winter will be unlike any other. Not only are we going to have to contend with unpredictable weather conditions (seriously, I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a winter-cyclone-tornado-fire), but a pandemic is raging the globe. So on top of our scheduled seasonal depression, we willContinue reading “7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter”

Five Ways White Women Can Make a Difference

Now is the time for white women to take a stand. With everything going on in the world, a lot of white women are confused. I have talked to many of my friends about this, some of whom have been completely silent on the issue of race relations, even in the wake of the #BlackLivesMatterContinue reading “Five Ways White Women Can Make a Difference”

How to Protest Safely

If you are going to protest, please be safe. We are living in unprecedented times. I keep saying that, thinking that each time things won’t get worse. And then boom, another apocalyptic event happens, and I have more to write about. The #BlackLivesMatter protests have gone global, incited by the wrongful murder of George Floyd.Continue reading “How to Protest Safely”

Teaching the Importance of Routines During Lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic is a good excuse to teach valuable life lessons. One of the most important things you can learn as an adult is the value of routines. This is something we are taught from an early age, by simply living our lives. When we are children, we are taught to respect our schedule.Continue reading “Teaching the Importance of Routines During Lockdown”

How to Be Mindful During Quarantine

During this difficult time, we need to make time for self-care. We are facing a pandemic unlike anything else that has happened in our lifetimes. That, combined with the uncertain political position of this country and the lack of preparation at the hands of our government, creates a perfect storm of panic, stress, and anxiety.Continue reading “How to Be Mindful During Quarantine”

Do You Need a Self-Care Checklist?

Self-care is vital to our overall health. Most of us are incredibly good at taking care of others, and incredibly good at neglecting ourselves. When it comes to caring for others, we are generally taught from an early age that it’s a noble cause. This can create unhealthy situations, where we end up caring forContinue reading “Do You Need a Self-Care Checklist?”

Tips and Tricks from The TCS New York City Marathon

I recently ran the TCS New York City Marathon with my brother. Say what you will about marathons, but they can either bring a family together, or tear it apart. I jest, of course. Recently my brother Paul and I decided to run the TCS New York City Marathon together, as a way to raiseContinue reading “Tips and Tricks from The TCS New York City Marathon”