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This year has shifted so much for me and my family. While we still depend on Amazon for so much, I wanted to be more intentional this year about my shopping. As a small business owner, I understand the happy dance entrepreneur’s do every time they sell something. So, rather than padding Jeff Bezo’s pockets […]


November 27, 2020

Vote with Your Wallet

What does “wellness” even mean? This is the question that has been on my mind lately. We began this new decade blissfully unaware of the changes that lay ahead of us. Eight months later, we have begun to settle into a “new normal” of mask wearing, social distancing, complicated schooling decisions for our children, and […]


August 3, 2020

Redefining “Wellness” in 2020

Last spring, my nurse coach, Jessica, called me out. I’d stopped meditating after months of keeping up the habit. I had all the excuses ready, as I am really good at making excuses. I was too tired. M2 didn’t nap long enough. I had so many other things going on. If I couldn’t meditate for […]


January 15, 2020

You Are Worth Your Time: 5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Goals and How to Fix It

Happy holidays from the Johnson family to yours! I’ve spent a lot of time this year caring for myself, and in an effort to spread the love, I wanted to share with you my 2019 gift guide. If you’re shopping for a loved one or looking for items to put on your own list, here […]


December 3, 2019

Lindsay’s Wellness Gift Guide

Picture this: You are unbelievably stressed. You come home from a crazy day at work. The project you’ve been working on needed to be delayed again and your boss was super passive aggressive about it. Pick up was a mess. Your kid was a total crank and the teacher sent you home with the news […]


November 20, 2019

Tap Out Your Stress: 5 Ways EFT Can Transform Your Life

You’ve been using exercise all wrong. For decades we’ve been treating it as something to keep our bodies in check, to punish ourselves for what we eat, and to make us look “better.” Exercise has been swallowed up by diet culture and it’s time to reclaim it for its true benefits. Movement as a Mental […]


October 7, 2019

The Real Reason You Need to Be Moving Your Mom Bod

If there were an Olympics for self-flagellation, I’d medal without much contest. My Inner Mean Girl is quite loud. I have a tendency to worry about being right or understood. And when something goes wrong or I make a mistake, I beat my self up pretty badly for it. So when I was setting an […]


September 23, 2019

5 Ways to Calm Your Mom Guilt

This past Friday was my 34th birthday! This time of year often feels like a new year for me, traditionally a new school year and my birthday coinciding is a new beginning and the perfect time for reflection. This past year brought enormous changes for me and my every day life. I gave birth to […]


September 9, 2019

34 Things I’m Letting Go of This Year

Did you know that 70% of a typical American’s diet is made up of processed foods? In fact, Americans spend 10% of money on fast food and will consume 130 pounds of sugar a year (1). Cooking meals at home is a simple way to incorporate healthy, high quality food into your life while crowding […]


August 28, 2019

My Top 5 Favorite Whole30 Recipes for Busy Families

We have a pact that fights in the middle of the night don’t count. If you’re a parent of children young enough to be waking up once…or twice…or more a night, you probably understand the resentment I felt during those first few months of motherhood. I had the boobs, so I was the one to […]


June 24, 2019

Carrying the Mental Load Wasn’t Working for Me. Here’s What We Did About it.