mind body


Want to lose weight?

…some research proves a big breakfast is the first step. In reality, it is a very individual thing. For the most part, yes, eating a high protein breakfast with some complex fiber-rich carbohydrates from veggies and fruits and some whole grains will pretty much help you start off on the […]


#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 48

As I sit here in a pool of my own seepage of lacrimal gland fluid (a pool of my own tears…I just like to sound smart sometimes :-D), pondering the summers passing, I wonder what type of playlist theme should this be. Well, since I just said passing, let’s make […]


Why are you sitting there reading this???

History Projects and Protects the Future I learned recently that my dad was a big hippie when he was younger. It doesn’t surprise me from what I know of him and that actually makes my heart smile. My¬†Pop is definitely the one who instilled the great things I am passionate […]


#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 47

August got me feeling like mischief, but totally in a good way ūüėČ I hope you enjoy this good energy, sexy-fun playlist as much as I do! Robin Thicke feat Jay Z- Meiple 2. J Balvin and Willy William- Mi Gente 3. CamelPhat & Elderbrook¬†– Cola 4. Joey Purp feat […]


Who would win: me or a squirrel

Squirrel Fact : Melissa Fact The definition of squirrelly is something related to a squirrel or someone who is restless (let’s say too much energy) or eccentric. LOL my friends, lol. This is actually something I am always trying to work on aka contain my excitement or passion in things […]


Drown out the noise

With today’s modern biotechnology we replace vital organs, cure deadly diseases and perform medical miracles almost daily. It is pretty awesome. Surely, the same approach toward maladies such as being overweight and obesity should be easy … right? WRONG! For more than 300 years researchers have worked tirelessly to discover […]


How to Lose Your SUPERpowers

Cheetahs (no not Cheetos) kick ass. Ok so do panthers and pretty much any other creature that can be fast, powerful and agile as ____. Humans also have some incredible capabilities if nurtured. What can quickly make a once, or a hopeful, panther-esque¬†creature quickly lose one’s superpowers, is falling victim […]


Kiss Your Exercise Excuses Goodbye

I really don’t like bullshit, seriously it is so painful and such a waste of energy and time, both of which are invaluable. What I am going to tell you is not of the former; there are a million and one ways to solve a problem but none of them […]