Happy Friday! This morning, I slept in and didn’t work out. Today and tomorrow will be my (necessary) rest days. It was nice to sleep int his morning until 7:30. (I can’t believe 7:30 is my version of sleeping in…my parents wouldn’t recognize me!) After waking up, I went downstairs to finish off the rest […]
Good morning and happy Thursday! I like Thursdays because tomorrow is Friday, the start to the weekend. This morning, I was easily awoken after hearing that my cousin got engaged! Congratulations to them! 🙂 The excitement stalled me a bit but I eventually made it to the gym for a workout, if you can call […]
Do a dance, listen to your favorite song, stretch, walk around the house. These are all things I’ve been doing to get awake in the morning. Of course, when I say dance, I mean more of a few twists (and shouts!) to get a little excitement coursing around. This may be over-kill but in the […]
Good morning. Last night before going to bed, I started reading “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin. I really like it so far. It is about a normal woman who just wants to be happier in her everyday life. In the first few pages, I’ve already learned some great things like how people are more […]
I am Alex Katzen and this is my motivational lifestyle blog, The Zen Kat.
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Low on groceries and heading out of town for the weekend, I was determined to create a lunch with the last of my veggies. I mixed roasted brussels sprouts, artichokes, tomatoes, black beans, and avocado. Then I topped the madness with a little pepper, garlic salt, red pepper flakes, and soy and Teriyaki sauce. And […]
I was in a cooking kind of mood yesterday evening. For dinner, I made a Mexican infused version of a taco salad. First, I made Vegan Angela’s healthy hidden broccoli guacamole. (She’s got some great recipes to check out!) Next, I made a taco salad for dinner in a new way. Okay so this meal has a faint resemblance […]