Leta Stevens
   

lifestyle

  • Heartbreak Open

    I just watched the movie EAT PRAY LOVE after about a 5+ year hiatus. EAT PRAY LOVE, for those of you who have not seen it, is a film adapted from an Elizabeth Gilbert novel, that follows a successful writer as she spends a year abroad hoping to find herself and reignite her fire after […] Read more…

  • Gratitude Is A Magnet

    Gratitude is a magnet. The more you are grateful for all that you have, the more the Universe will give you to be grateful for. Your continual gratefulness will manifest more blessings in your life. Don’t believe in manifestation? Have you ever had a string of incredible “luck”… where all things just keep going right? […] Read more…

yoga

  • Essential Oils + Yoga: 7 Oils to Use For Your Yoga Practice

    You’ve started a yoga practice. You feel great and you’re ready to add a little oomph to your practice, what can you do? Throw essential oils into the mix! Many people say that of all five senses, our sense of smell is the strongest. Smell can trigger different reactions from our bodies and also links […] Read more…

  • The Power of Vulnerability

    Tuesday night in yoga teacher training, we had class on vulnerability. It started with a Ted Talk from Brené Brown called, The Power of Vulnerability. I (despite hanging onto every word she was saying) laughed along with her comedic relief in her speech, knowing there was so much truth and so much power in her […] Read more…

food

  • This or That | Macro Comparisons: Halloween Candy

    Trick or treat! It’s that time of year again. October and fall weather has officially hit us here in Chicago, which can only mean one thing… Halloween is EVERYWHERE! Walk into any grocery store and you are bombarded with marketing for those oh, so scrumptious bite size treats for your trick-or-treaters! (Who am I kidding? […] Read more…

  • Product Review: The Lion’s Choice Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Just call me a cookie monster, y’all! It doesn’t matter if it’s cookie dough, real cookies, Oreos (they aren’t real cookies, they are their own monster), you name it… if it has to do with a cookie, I probably want it. So when I saw that The Lion’s Choice made a macro-friendly edible, raw cookie […] Read more…

fitness

  • Why I Won’t Be Posting Posed vs Relaxed Pictures

    The Instagram fitness community is seeing an overwhelming trend of body positivity and self-love at every stage of the “get fit” process. While I love that being BoPo is SO hot right now (it should always be in style, IMO), I’m not on the Posed vs Relaxed bandwagon — and won’t be jumping on it […] Read more…

  • 5 Tips to Stick to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

    The new year is the perfect time to turn a new leaf and make a fresh start. Many of us make New Year’s resolutions that are health and fitness related (I definitely did). Whether you’re trying to start a new diet or commit to working out, it can be hard to start a new lifestyle […] Read more…