Wellness Wednesday: HEART

July 20, 2016

Y’all. I have a confession to make. It’s deep. It’s dark. It’s something I never thought I would admit to the public. But here goes. A couple weeks ago, I watched an episode of The Bachelorette. If that wasn’t shocking enough, I took...

A Conversation about Love, Equity, and Marriage

July 19, 2016

When I first started writing for Model Behaviors, I’d recently gone through a breakup, which forced me into one of the most transitional and transformative periods of my life. I tossed myself into my work at the University of Kansas...

How to Be a Healthinista on Vacation

July 14, 2016

For most people the words “healthy” and “vacation” do not go together. I get it. You work hard so you want to play hard. But depending on how long your vacation is, it’s not a reason to go on a super binger and be lazy. The pounds will...

Wellness Wednesday: HEART

July 13, 2016

“I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart.” — Emily Austen A few weeks ago, like many of you, I saw Fox Sports reporter Emily Austen “trying to be funny” on a Facebook Live video while appearing on the broadcast of “The Rundown” on...

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Barbara’s Hot Summer Beauty Picks

July 12, 2016

When is a shiny face too shiny? And how can we make it not shiny? These are the struggles we are met with, ladies! Summer is here, so no matter where we live, where we go on a beautiful vacation, or what our activities are, the heat is...

Wellness Wednesday: HEART

July 6, 2016

I really love the word Christine Handy chose for us this month—heart. It’s different from the words we’ve had in the past. It’s not an emotion or a positive characteristic to strive for. This word has so many definitions. If you look...

Wellness Wednesday: COURAGE

June 29, 2016

This week, Courtney shares a post about a fear that’s been growing out of control over the past year and how she’s taking steps to minimize it. Read on for this week’s essay on COURAGE!...

Courtney’s One-Month Vegetarian Challenge

June 28, 2016

I’m at a period of my life where I want to try stuff—partly for the fun of challenging myself, but partly because I’m the kind of person who gets restless and grouchy if I don’t do something completely new and strange every so often....

Wellness Wednesday: COURAGE

June 22, 2016

As a new mom, I’ve had to let go of so much. Just the other evening, I sat covered in vomit at the movies when my daughter had a tad bit too much to eat and relieved herself all over Momma. I whipped out the package of baby wipes and...

By Toni