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Strong Girl Update!

Hi Strong Girls! Happy Spring! I just wanted to post a quick update, since it's been a while since my last blog post. How is it already almost April?! These first few months of 2017 have flown by! Unfortunately, on a personal level, my 2017 got off to a rocky start with two family emergencies that [...]

Candles: Healthy or Toxic?

What girl doesn’t love candles? We all have at least one saved somewhere in our home—they add a nice decorative touch to any room (and make for a great Instagram picture), are a great way to make your home smell nice, and they’re the perfect mood setter—whether it’s girls’ Netflix night in or a romantic [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Making New Year’s Resolutions and What to Do Instead

Let’s get real. According to a recent study by the University of Scranton, only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s Resolution(s). Realistically speaking, I’m not surprised given that we live in a short-attention span, instant gratification, quick-fix society. Becoming our best and achieving our goals is a committed journey and steady climb to the [...]

The Big Rub Down: Massage and Its Health Benefits

One of my favorite indulgences, especially after logging a lot of hours at my desk, at the gym and on the road in my car, is to get a nice deep tissue sports massage. I believe that getting a massage isn’t just about being pampered and relaxing at the spa—it comes with a long list [...]

5 Strong Girl Tips To Get Motivated After Vacation

Going through vacation or post-labor day weekend withdrawals? Hello - you're normal! We all go through this! Your mind and body just took time off from your normal everyday routine. You can't expect to jump back and be at 100% productivity after slowing down. Just like it takes a few days to unwind and truly relax [...]

TSM Back-to-School Study Playlist

Hey Strong Girls! Whether you're starting a new semester of school or refocused on work, chances are you need some background tunes to keep you going! This Back-to-School Study Playlist is all about mellow, but upbeat tracks to get you through that study, work or homework sesh. Check it out and follow on Spotify! xoxo [...]

Strong Girl Summer 2016 Skincare & Beauty Favorites!

I can't believe how fast summer is going by! How is it already almost mid-August! My skin has been going through many ups and downs these last couple of months that I'm thinking has a lot to do with all the traveling I've done and probably stress, as well! Not to mention, the weather and [...]

Mindfulness – What you Need to Know

It seems like everyone and their mother is talking about mindfulness these days. It’s certainly a new buzz word, but the practice is far from new dating all the way back to religious practices in the BC era. So, why is it all the craze? Studies have found that mindfulness creates awareness and calmness, as [...]

Strong Girl Travel Guide: Eating Healthy on a Southern Road Trip

I just got back from an amazing Southern road trip down the Carolinas and Florida Coasts with my family! Like with any travel, it’s definitely challenging sticking to a routine, especially when it comes to eating healthy and getting your daily workouts in. Not to mention, adjusting to a new time zone, recovering from jet [...]

The High Heel Effect

High heels provide the perfect boost of confidence when we want to match them with our outfit for girls’ night out, look taller for that super hot date, or look like a Girl Boss in that big meeting at the office. Why is it, however, that my cutest pair of heels are also the most [...]