Sweet Soul: A Balanced Life Series | Kinesha Goldson

As a verb, balance is defined as: “to keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall”. As a noun, balance is defined as: “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.” When it comes to my new series “A Balanced Life” I have chosen a few lovely ladies to feature that I believe embody what it means to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle. These women inspire me to keep buying organically (even if it is more expensive and some people just don’t get it), to keep working out (even if it is the first time in my life I am getting fit in a healthy way) and to keep up the positive attitude and energy.

Could it be her bright, beaming smile? Or the fact that she is a fellow Jamaican gyal? Perhaps it’s her hustle spirit (founder and owner of Cameo Macaron food truck and contestant for Miss Universe Jamaica) that drew me to Balanced Babe number ten, Ms. Kinesha Goldson. What ever it was, I am so happy I clicked “follow” on her Instagram page and am able to gain daily inspiration from her on the “Balanced Babe” and fitness front. It is comforting to know that there are still women out there who know that they’re beautiful, but prefer to lead with their brain. She is ambitious and a true inspiration; I hope she inspires you too!

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Sweet Soul: A Balanced Life | Ashley and Katie Hess

As a verb, balance is defined as: “to keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall”. As a noun, balance is defined as: “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.” When it comes to my new series “A Balanced Life” I have chosen a few lovely ladies to feature that I believe embody what it means to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle. These women inspire me to keep buying organically (even if it is more expensive and some people just don’t get it), to keep working out (even if it is the first time in my life I am getting fit in a healthy way) and to keep up the positive attitude and energy.

If you are a sartorial connoisseur (or like to think that you are), then I’m sure you have heard of the Hess twins, aka Ashley and Katie Hess, aka @thehesstwins. And if you are an avid reader of my blog, then you know these two have been featured on here before! (check out their smoothie bowl recipe here!).

They are Boston (NYC, LA, ACK and beyond) based bloggers who have an extensive arsenal of words, just as much as they have a deep knowledge fashion and style. I’m pretty sure they can out-wit the wittiest of them all, all the while looking effortlessly chic while doing it. Their website (Thepartyof2.com), bookmarked on my Mac under “Fav Sites/Blogs”, keeps me up to date on known and unknown labels as well as pop culture. I could probably go on and on about these two, but I will spare myself from looking like a fan-girl (even though there is nothing wrong with giving props to a fellow Girl Boss), and let you read their Balanced Life interview below!

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Sweet Soul: A Balanced Life | Nancy Chen

As a verb, balance is defined as: “to keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall”. As a noun, balance is defined as: “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.” When it comes to my new series “A Balanced Life” I have chosen a few lovely ladies to feature that I believe embody what it means to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle. These women inspire me to keep buying organically (even if it is more expensive and some people just don’t get it), to keep working out (even if it is the first time in my life I am getting fit in a healthy way) and to keep up the positive attitude and energy.

Hi everyone!

Welcome back to my Balanced Life series. I took a little break from blogging to de-stress from a bunch of things that were going on, but I am back and ready to attack! In order to kick things off, I am bringing you my eighth Balanced Babe: Nancy Chen aka @approachingpaleo on Instagram. Not only is she a boss when it comes to fitness and leading a healthy lifestyle (just follow her on Insta to see what I’m talking about), but she is just a boss babe at being resilient. Similar to myself, she too fought through a horrible eating disorder and came out on top! That is truly inspiring to me, and I hope after reading her interview, you leave here inspired as well!

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Sweet Soul: A Balanced Life | Georgina Castellucci of @BostonGeorgina

As a verb, balance is defined as: “to keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall”. As a noun, balance is defined as: “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.” When it comes to my new series “A Balanced Life” I have chosen a few lovely ladies to feature that I believe embody what it means to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle. These women inspire me to keep buying organically (even if it is more expensive and some people just don’t get it), to keep working out (even if it is the first time in my life I am getting fit in a healthy way) and to keep up the positive attitude and energy.

It is time for my sixth installment of this amazing series: A Balanced Life. If you have missed any of the beautiful and inspiring women in this series, simply type in “A Balanced Life” in the search bar, and all of the interviews will appear. Today’s Balanced Babe is a friend of mine who is no stranger to the Boston food and lifestyle scene, Georgina Castellucci. As humble as she is, if you’re in the Boston blogger scene, then you know who Georgina is (be one of the 15.6 thousand people who follow her, here), and if you don’t, then you are in the perfect place to get to learn a little bit more about her. I am inspired by Georgina not only for what she has accomplished professionally and in the blogging sphere, but also what she continues to overcome personally. Georgina suffers from SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), or Lupus for short (read more about her story about Lupus, here). When you meet her, smile as bright and wide as can be, you would NEVER notice that anything might be ailing her. She does not show it. She is a GIRL BOSS, and I could not wait to share her inspiring story with the rest of you guys! Continue reading for more…

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