• Cooking,  Health

    How to Create a Meal Plan You’ll Actually Want to Follow

    Over the past few years I’ve dabbled a lot in cooking and preparing meals for the week. Dan and I spent a few months meal prepping on the weekend and found that by Thursday I was sick of the meals and just wanted to order Uber Eats. For about a year I owned a healthy catering service where I cooked fresh meals everyday for my students but that was exhausting and didn’t allow me time to relax after my day job. When Dan and I moved in together I had to find a solution to making dinner every night and lunch for the next day without getting tired of cooking…

  • Health

    5 Ways to Cope with a Long Commute

    In February Dan and I moved in together and I was so excited for our new adventure together, what I wasn’t excited for was the new 45 minute minimum commute to and from work. That’s just about 2 hours I’m spending in a car daily. I don’t mind driving but the same route and the hectic Miami traffic became monotonous. I quickly found that those long periods driving were life-sucking and I would get home ready for a nap.  Over time I found some ways to make the commute more bearable. Here are a few ways I’ve been able to cope with the long commute. 1. Podcasts Pick a niche,…