A College Girl’s 16 Tips for Getting (and Staying) Organized

“New Year, new me!”—the collective proclamation heard in pizzerias around the world on December 31st! Raise your hand if you’ve wanted to make one of your resolutions “keep all my New Year’s resolutions.” Anyone? Just me? Whether your goal is to drop a couple dress sizes or just make it to your meetings on time, […]

Open Heart, Please Meet Opportunity

Recently, someone in our neighborhood passed away. I don’t know the actual circumstances, but not long ago I had noticed them doing yard work and had always admired the work and love they put into their home. Our neighborhood is somewhat rural, so you don’t see each other, driveway next to driveway, but you’re aware […]

5 Mindset Tweaks for a Healthier Holiday Season – #vzwbuzz

After decades of walking this earth, I believe the key to healthy living has to center around your emotional and mental well-being. This is where a change, a tweak, a redirection has to begin. Especially if that change is to become a lifestyle. It would be easy to suggest not eating the first batch of […]

Salad for Breakfast? Rethinking Why We Eat, What We Eat, and When We Eat It

Early this morning, while standing in front of my open fridge, I decided I’d have a salad with tuna. Yes, I did say this morning. Stop the presses. Joyce just had tuna for BREAKFAST. I mean that’s weird, right? I felt like I broke some sort of unspoken rule. I’ve been around the health, fitness, and sports industries for a […]

When You Didn’t Plan on Your Plans Being Unplanned

When I was invited to share about a #SwitchersRemorse life experience for Verizon, I thought,  “I have enough material for about 20 blog posts.” I decided to choose this particular experience because I’m actually suffering from switcher’s remorse right at this very moment. I’ve always had an aversion to planning things too far in advance. […]

Meditate, Release, Repeat – #MyYoga

As the days pass, I find myself reflecting on the value of time. In the past, I was always hurrying things up — bored and impatient. But as I reflect on my own personal hourglass, I’m conscious of the fact I have more sand in the bottom, and less left on top. I’m far from […]