3 External Factors that Can Affect Your Workout

Header Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash Panting, I reached the tenth rep out of twelve in my conventional deadlift. I’d gone about ten pounds lighter than the previous time I’d done this exercise (to account for a few extra reps each set), so I wasn’t sure why I was struggling so much. The truth […]

Scared of Losing Halloween This Year? A Look at Our Favorite Holiday and How to Celebrate in 2020 No Matter What!

This post was originally published on HorrorFam.com, a truly fantastic website you should check out when you’re done reading about Halloween with me. On October 31, 2020, there will be a full moon. It’s a Saturday. And we’ll also gain an extra hour of this spooky night thanks to Daylight Savings Time ending. This is […]

Arguing Healthfully: How to Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Header image courtesy of All-Go: an App for Plus-Size People on Unsplash The current pandemic situation means a lot of us are staying at home a lot more than we’re used to. Whether it’s suddenly adapting to a home office, tackling homeschooling for the first time, or even trying to figure out what in the […]

4 Reasons You Should Never Be Sorry for Not Being a Morning Person

Header photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels With many cities under “shelter-in-place” or even outright quarantine restrictions, a lot of the workforce is suddenly having to learn how to work from home. Hence, the internet is flooded with information: productivity tips, life hacks, and how in the world do you keep your kids out of your hair?! I […]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy as a Freelance Writer

Delightful header image by Heather Landry at Sandpaperdaisy Art. Yes, there’s more to it than just, “stand up!” You know the usual tips for staying healthy when your job involves a lot of sitting — take breaks, use a standing desk, stretch — but you probably don’t have the tricks to follow through. Let’s be […]

How to Stay Fit at Home with Limited Resources

If you’re like me, for various reasons, you don’t work out in a gym. (Personally, I prefer the solitude and lack-of-travel-time that staying fit at home provides. Plus the money I save.) This begs the question: what’s the best way to stay fit at home? How do you do it if you have limited space […]

4 Things Weight Lifting and Writing Have in Common

I’ve been a writer my entire life and I’ve been lifting weights for seven years. These two pastimes may seem at opposite ends of the activity spectrum, and yet! Here are four things weight lifting and writing have in common. 1) Lift Heavy I mean this literally and metaphorically. When weight lifting, the goal is […]