Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Power Yoga Mojo With Bryan Kest

Yoga Pose-Esmée

FRIDAY FUNNIES: CAREFULLY PLACING MY PRETTY GREEN YOGA MAT front and center of the yoga studio I eagerly await Bryan Kest, the founder of Power Yoga. He’s here for an intense weekend workshop and I’ve signed up for the whole deal. I’ve been pretzeling along to Bryan’s three part Power Yoga video series for a good…

Guest Post – Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Life and Health

Pot Boiling

THERE’S A CRITICALLY IMPORTANT vital sign that you have probably never heard of, and it’s called heart rate variability (HRV). HRV can tell you if you’re healthy or sick, stressed or unstressed. HRV has many clinical applications, but let’s talk about how you can use it to beat our Number One health issue in modern times:…

Friday Funnies – Why Do People Grunt at the Gym?

Rocky Raccoon

KEEPING FIT IS  VERY MUCH on my mind lately, in fact, it’s become a daily  mission. Okay.. obsession. You may have noticed from my tweets that I tend to set a daily fitness goal for myself. This can be challenging as there are chocolates to devour, there’s laundry to toil over, cat poop to scoop,…

Guest Post – Wheat: The New Strychnine?

Death Wheat

EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP gluten these days (and bragging about it). But we’ve been eating it for thousands of years, right? Good, whole-grain wheat is supposed to be healthy, and the government wants us to eat more of it. Wheat sensitivities run the gamut from low-level inflammation that we don’t even notice to…

Friday Funnies: Spray On Sex Appeal – My Tanning Drama

coffin tan

WHY DO I NEVER NOTICE WHEN someone else’s legs are totally white but when mine are, God help me. I used to be so obsessed about this that I simply would not be caught dead wearing anything short without a tan. As a model I was painfully aware that summer fashion shoots happened in the…

# 1 Way To Set Your Mojo On Fire – Dance Like No One Is Watching

July 4 Sparkle

VERY RECENTLY I SERIOUSLY SCARED MYSELF SILLY and while I do make it a point to scare myself on a daily basis, this one was a hair raiser. No, I didn’t join toastmasters and start a public speaking career though this is definitely on my terror bucket list list. It was something completely different. In…

The Inspection – Safe Sex Episode 3

Inspection

SO NOW that you know it’s maybe not such a good idea to engage in bareback sex (without a condom) when you’re playing the dating game and you know to take a close look at your lover’s twig and berries before you get to the point of no return… Let’s take a look at what, exactly you…

Korean Car Wash – Sunny Side Up Spa

Korean Lace

“I’LL TAKE the works!” I eagerly proclaim to the receptionist at the Korean Health Spa. My girlfriend, Marley has invited me along for a treatment and I’m really looking forward to a nice, relaxing massage. Maybe catch a little steam room or sauna time as well, yes-sir-ee. “You’ll love this spa, Esmée, they do a…