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MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring Lululemon

MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE

Updated: November 12, 2016
by
LAURYN

MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring LululemonMENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring LululemonMENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring Lululemon

As you can imagine, I am running around like a PSYCHO.

Per usual, I overcommitted myself work-wise & wedding-wise…at the last minute. I know. This is the song that never ends. But honestly, these past two weeks have been CRAZY. So much so in fact that I had to take a step back.

Wait. Let me explain.

Last week I just felt overwhelmed. Tired. Lethargic. Exhausted. Pooped.

Basically, I was burning the candle at both ends.

Hey, we’ve all been there. There’s nothing special about feeling exhausted. Everyone burns out from time to time. The difference this time, though, was the way I decided to deal with it.

Nothing happens to you, you create your surroundings & I was creating a chaotic setting. You’re in charge of your life & it was time I addressed the elephant in the room. Because normally with everything going on, I’d sweep it under the rug.

Really though guys I’m like that dog who’s in a house that’s burning down in flames & his convo balloon says: I’M FINE.

MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring Lululemon

Typically, I’d power through. Write that extra post. Shoot that extra content. Stay up until 3 AM. Make it work.

Not this time.

This time was different.

My body was telling me to rest. IT WAS SAYING ENOUGH. Step back, breath, & rest.

I needed mental clarity.

Has your brain ever felt like there are a million and one things to do and you can’t get ahead? Yes. We’ve all been there.

So I decided to cut myself a break & STOP.

Ultimately, I need to be healthy.

This realization allowed me to see the need for some serious mental clarity: more sleep, more reading, more resting, & SWEAT & STRETCH.

MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring LululemonMENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring Lululemon

One night, I was supposed to do a huge blog post. Instead, I randomly ended up on a mat.

I gave myself a break. I wasn’t feeling posting content that night. I was feeling a need to connect with myself, alone.

Anyway, for some reason, while sweating, I got emotional.

It was almost some kind of release; you know?

My body was craving a quiet place with meditation and no work, phone, or human interaction. I needed to sit with my thoughts.

Since then I am feeling clear headed because I’ve made it a point to take time for myself and SWEAT/STRETCH.

Another cool epiphany was the realization that sweating is really not about losing weight or even toning up. It’s about your mind too. If you’re going to take care of your job and your relationship and your body – why wouldn’t you take care of your mind?

I wrote a reminder by my bed. Just a note to myself that reminds me every day to take care of my mind. To keep it sharp. There’s nothing weak about taking an hour of the day to work on your mind. In my opinion, it actually requires a lot of strength. Setting time aside for yourself to recharge is one of the best things you can do for yourself AND EVERYONE around you.

MENTAL CLARITY, FITNESS, & A POP OF PURPLE | by the skinny confidential featuring Lululemon

So that’s where I’m at.

Of course, I’m excited to get married & cultivate a beautiful life with Michael. It’s just really nice to go into one of the biggest decisions of your life with a clear head.

Mental clarity is key.

On that note, can we discuss this outfit? It’s kind of my workout go-to. Especially the heather gray zip up. Purple has been the theme around here lately. For some reason I love it. Heather gray & purple together are really the ideal combo – there’s something about the colors that complement each other in the best way. This getup is from Lululemon. What I like about Lululemon is it holds you in in all the right places, you know? Their stuff is always sturdy. I’ve been wearing these scalloped leggings for the past 3 days ( so SUE ME ).

Alright! We are now in Cabo nailing down details for Saturday. I hope you’ll all follow along on Snapchat because then it will be like you’re celebrating with us? Username is @laurynevarts. Fun!

Until next time, lauryn x

+ huge THANK YOU to Jordan who busted my balls to take a moment for myself – LOVE YOU!

++ gold water bottle here.

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Stepping UP My Fitness Game

Updated: September 6, 2016
by
LAURYN

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As you guys know I’ve been REALLY stepping up my fitness game lately.

( Which I realize always sounds better than you anticipate because when you’re actually working out, cursing under your breath, dripping sweat, thinking about warm sourdough toast, you realize OH SHIT THIS IS HARD. HELP? )

BUT everything has gotten WAY easier since I snagged a Mira.

What is a Mira, you ask? WELL, it’s just the holy grail fitness tracker— DUH.

I’m very much obsessed. To be completely honest though, it’s not just about the fitness tracking properties. It’s also entirely about the brushed gold band with chic black screen that looks very cute on my wrist while I workout, run errands, or grab a cinnamon cappuccino.

So cute, that I’m almost distracted from sweating. In the best way possible though.

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Anyway I’m feeling very revved up & inspired because since coming home from vacation, I’ve decided to step it up a notch. I’m doing TSC Bombshell Body Guide 3 to 4 times a week ( WHAT UP 27 MINUTE WORKOUTS ) & walking for an hour 5 times a week AND sneaking in the occasional Pilates/barre class. & I just feel so much better ( & sleep so much better ) when I’m working out like this.

As you know, I did a post earlier about how I’m stepping up my business organization & in true Lauryn fashion, I felt stepping up my workout & sleep game would help my business.

AND IT HAS.

TRA-LA-LA-LA, right.

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Let’s hope this routine keeps going.

SO. I’ve been using my wellness tracker AKA Mira to tracks calories, steps, distance and more, which links it to an app in real-time & offers tips/inspiration to stay healthy from the inside out on top of working out. It’s just a game changer in every way.

These pics were taken the other day post-coffee run. I did TSC Bombshell Body Guide in the park, with my Mira & then walked the dogs to grab a carrot/orange juice.

So fun, so easy!

After the extra burst of fitness lately, I’m consistently perplexed at how anyone could miss out on DAILY ENDORPHINS! They’re good for the soul, I’m telling ya.

Anyway! That’s my fitness update. Hope you enjoyed.

lauryn x

+ DON’T forget to enter my fitness giveaway!

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Rocking Hottie Fitness Wear for 2014

Updated: January 7, 2014
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts talks diet and fitness for 2014.

1.} Sunnies like these mirrored lens aviators are perf for hiking, running, &/or running errands.

2.} I’m literally IN LOVE with this lace yoga tee. Anything brand that mixes fashion x fitness rocks my world.

3.} This Forever21 numba kills me. I would throw this on before or after a workout. Love.

4.} I’ve been trying to keep my water BPA-free & Lifefactory water bottles have been a real lifesaver.

5.} Boxing is always fun. ESP if you’re pissed at your BF. But naturally, I’ll need cute, pretty gloves. Duh.

6.} This sky blue yoga mat is right up my alley. It’s understated & chic.

7.} I’m always looking for a workout bag that isn’t overly douche-y ( <—- is that a word? If not, it should be ). This quilted tote is gorgeous & won’t break the bank. I just bought it & I’m obsessed x a mil.

8.} This Free People sport bra needs to get in my closet. Like, ASAP.

9.} I just got this wool, AMAZING hat at Target; people have stopped me to ask where the hell it’s from. And nothing beats Target. Oh, P.S. it’s from the Target men’s department—! Die.

10.} Just my favorite leggings…ever. I live & die in these.

What’s on your 2014 fitness wear list? SPILL.

Shed That Winter Coat!

Updated: August 26, 2013
by
LAURYN

[ Detoxing on the go…ten things in my hand, per usu ]

How’s it cleansin’? I hope you’re all excited to shed the winter coat…

I certainly am.

First day recap:

Annie ( the owner of Suja Juice ), Samantha & Casey ( Suja’s PR team ), Weslie ( blogger @ Love Chugs ), Cody ( co-founder of People Water ) & I started a lil group text to document our 3-day detox experience. Between LMFAO at all the absurd text messages ( << when I didn’t check my phone there were 52 from this wild/hilarious group {!!} ) & an unhealthy overuse of Emojis, Annie ended up sharing some real swell information with us weirdos…

& I learned:

Ahem!

+ It’s not weird to NOT be hungry. Why? That happens to most people because you’re really hydrated & getting the nutrients it needs. Hydration is key.

+ The first juice ( ‘Glow’ ) is great for your tummers in the AM. The mint in the green drink soothes the stomach.

+ Drink the last juice three hours before bed.

+ No nuts. The little suckers don’t digest well.

+ If you’re hungry…then EAT! Fruits, greens, sweet potatoes, avocados, Dijon + apple cider vinegar ( for dressing ), broths, & soups. Stay away from animal proteins ( < in the DIY cleanse animal products are ok ). Nix dairy & grains too. Tons of green tea is encouraged.  Juicing is alkalizing. Don’t let certain foods screw that up.

Capisce?

Ok. Spill- if you’re cleansing too, what’s your experience been like so far? Tell, tell.

I hope you’re not late to the party. And if you promised yourself to detox for the NY, don’t be a Flaky McFlakerson & back out. Follow through with what you said you were going to do.

To join in e-mail me for instructions at Lauryn@TheSkinnyConfidential.com.

Love.L

( P.S. all this info is for the Suja Juice Cleanse, not the at-home, DIY cleanse ).

Lauryn Evarts talks skinny tips, juice cleanse tricks, and how to lose weight quick.

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Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Did You Move Your Bod Today?

Updated: April 29, 2016
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Well, did you?

Wow, I really regret that hard workout, eating clean, & taking care of myself.

                                                                    – No one. Ever.

So…what’s your Saturday sweat sesh? Make it happen!

Happy weekend! <3,

 

Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Lauryn Evarts gives motivational fitness tips and tricks for weight loss.

Lauryn Evarts, motivational fitness, health, and diet blogger talks about skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

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