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My goal for the blog in 2018 is simple: tell a story. I am a full-time copywriter, so storytelling is what I do. When I think about my favorite blogs to follow, they all have one thing in common: they tell a story. So I am going to do my best this year to pull back the curtain a bit. In assessing my blog over the past few months, I feel like I haven’t shared more than sale items and style tips. And while I still intend to do that, I want to share more with you.
Yesterday I polled you guys on Instagram stories asking if you’d like to see more healthy living tips like diet, exercise and clean products. I was so excited to get a resounding yes from you all. I don’t want to take away from my current content at all, but I feel like healthy living is a huge part of my life and my story, so I am going to start a weekly series called Wellness Wednesday.
What can you expect from this series?
I rarely share anything about my diet on the blog, but I have been a pescatarian for about eight months now. This means I eat a fully vegetarian diet with the exception of fish. Because of this, I am forced to find healthy ways to incorporate protein into my daily diet. I have always had a passion for nutrition, but this has definitely caused me to take an even deeper look at what I eat each day and I have honestly never felt better!
I actually work out 5 times a week. I’ve been a runner since I was 13 years old (I actually got into blogging with a running blog called That Running Girl several years ago) and have enjoyed finding ways to grow as a runner and fitness lover ever since. I am a self-admitted cardio fiend, but work hard to incorporate strength training into my routine. I am always trying new things (my most recent journey is BBG!) and will share some of my favorite workouts with you guys.
While this is admittedly still a work in progress, I have cleaned up the products that I used substantially over the past few years. This has taken a lot of research to find out what is in the products I grew up using and what I should be avoiding. It is amazing what you will find in things we use every day like deodorant, face wash, makeup, etc. As I discover and use new products, I will give you all an honest review (let’s be real, sometime all we care about is how well the makeup stays on!).
I think this series will be really fun for me and hopefully beneficial for you as well. Because healthy living is such a big part of my life, it only makes sense that I find a way to incorporate it into the blog! (I will, of course, stay in tune with the theme of my blog which is “accessibility,” because it’s important to me that everything I post is realistic for you guys to buy/try.)
If there is ever anything you want to see on a Wellness Wednesday post, let me know! Thanks for reading. 🙂