Living a healthier, more balanced life might seem like a lot of work — the nutrition, the exercise, the mental health! The internet is a great resource but with so many health and wellness blogs out there, it can be hard to distinguish which ones are trustworthy. We’ve compiled a list of the best wellness blogs that keep it real and stay positive.
The Mindbodygreen blog takes a holistic, 360-degree approach to wellness by factoring in all aspects of health including mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and environmental well-being. Mindbodygreen hopes to revitalize the way we eat, move, and live. They provide resources for nutrition and fitness, as well as for things like stress and relationships. With fun articles, recipes, and health tips, Mindbodygreen is a one-stop-shop for all things wellness.
Tired of unattainable beauty ideals that leave you feeling like your body isn’t good enough? Fit Bottomed Girls offers a refreshing take on fitness – “You can’t hate yourself healthy”. The founders of Fit Bottomed Girls, Jennipher Walters, and Kristen Seymour, are both certified fitness professionals who advocate for body positivity and confidence. They don’t offer get-skinny-quick scams but instead take a thoughtful, realistic approach to fitness. Their plan for a healthier life combines doable daily workouts with nutrition-dense recipes and regular meditation.
“Grace over guilt” is the motto of Robin Long, who is both a fitness instructor and mom of four. The Balanced Life is home to a variety of FREE Pilates and barre workouts. They’re designed with the busy woman in mind, meaning you’ll be able to do them at home on a regular basis. However, The Balanced Life is so much more than just workout videos. Robin has built an entire “sisterhood” community made up of supportive members, plus a blog with healthy, nutritional recipes and tips to make sure you’re living with intention.
Minimalism is more than just decluttering and eliminating. Sure, Marie-Kondo-ing your life is a great way to gain mental clarity, but minimalism also makes room for more time, freedom, and space to focus on the important things. The Minimalists was started by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus who hope their blog, book, and documentary can help others live meaningful lives with less clutter and more growth.
The founder of Sonima is a wellness advocate, philanthropist, Ashtanga yoga practitioner, and mother of four, Sonia Jones. Sonima has redefined the meaning of the word “fit” to no longer refer to six packs and perfect legs. Instead, “fit” means doing what you can each day to reduce the limits on your bodies and minds. In other words, it’s all about achieving physical and mental freedom. Sonima features a variety of articles and resources on yoga, food, and mindfulness. Sonima is your new go-to blog for stress management, physical wellness, and mental freedom.