Weekends Aren’t Only For Rest: How to Balance Your Training Schedule

The last few months, I've been trying to workout less and recover more. As someone who enjoys exercising and trying new workouts constantly, this is hard! Even if I know I'm doing too much, it's difficult to try to balance your workout schedule to avoid burnout and/or injury. Often, weekends are considered resting periods. "You work … Continue reading Weekends Aren’t Only For Rest: How to Balance Your Training Schedule

Millennials and the Environment: The One Industry We’re Not Killing (Hopefully)

Millennials are blamed for a lot of things. They’re blamed for so much that it’s actually become a joke, like killing a variety of industries based on their unique preferences and brands not being able to keep up. It’s debatable if these claims are even negative (aren’t we better off without McDonald’s?), but even if … Continue reading Millennials and the Environment: The One Industry We’re Not Killing (Hopefully)

Green Circle Wellness: Chicago’s Center for Functional Medicine

In July, I was able to visit Green Circle Wellness in the West Loop to learn more about functional medicine with the aSweatLife Ambassadors. As someone who grew up in doctors' offices and still hates doctors, I was blown away by this approach to holistic wellness. The founder, Dr. Pavilonis, created this facility with other … Continue reading Green Circle Wellness: Chicago’s Center for Functional Medicine

Instagram + Influencer Marketing: The Implications of Model Culture

Do you ever feel like everyone on Instagram is a model? Or, better yet, everyone is trying to be a model? As a marketing professional and a social media influencer (to the least possible extent), I'm the first to admit that posting high-quality pictures is essential for building your brand. Influencer: A social media user who has … Continue reading Instagram + Influencer Marketing: The Implications of Model Culture

Freedom of Speech: Your Social is Not Tied To Your Employer

It's 2017. You do not need to provide a disclaimer in your social media bios that "your thoughts are your own." Duh. I've talked before about how risky behavior on social media is often discouraged, even if it means speaking up for what you believe in. Personally, I'm all for communicating as openly as possible. … Continue reading Freedom of Speech: Your Social is Not Tied To Your Employer