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Welcome to the Wellness Doer! My name is Elyssa. I am a Fitness Coach & Yoga Instructor living in sunny San Diego. I believe that ultimate happiness and true health doesn't just come from the physical, but from a balance of all things that make us most happy. This blog is dedicated to inspiring others to find their perfect wellness, follow along as I find the balance between sugar and squats. About me
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Feeling Lost May Be Exactly What You Need to Live

There is a point in our lives where we feel lost or like we need to “get our shit together”. It comes at different times for all of us, but nonetheless, we all think it or have someone say it to us. As I was driving home the other day after spending some time with a girlfriend who’s trying to figure out with she’s doing with her life, I had a profound thought. I had been giving my girlfriend advice, through my own experiences, as if I knew something more than she did in those moments. When, in all actuality, I…

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The Most Important Element to Your Health & Fitness Goals + 3 Tips to Get You There

We all have our health & fitness goals. They differ from person to person, but we’ve all got some. Being a personal Fitness Coach, I am lucky enough to share in the process of people’s goal accomplishments. I see my clients on a regular basis achieve something that they have worked so hard for, and I also see the other side. Those who struggle, and never seem to get where they want to be. So what’s sets the two apart? Why is it that some people can reach their goals and others do not? Some part of it may be…

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16 Instagram Accounts Sure to Inspire, Influence and Entice

Are you in need of a little social media inspiration? If you’re like me, Instagram in your jam. All the pretty pictures, so easy to scroll and all you got to do is give it a little double tap and the heart lights up red. I am always looking for new Instagram accounts to inspire me. Whether that be for travel, fashion, or just plain fun. The following accounts are some of my favorites, and I scrolled through all of the accounts I’m following to find them. Check them out, give them some double taps and maybe follow along yourself…

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5 Things I Love Thursday: My Favorite Breakfast Spots in San Diego

Every Thursday I post about 5 things I’m loving. This week’s feature is focused on 5 breakfast spots in San Diego that I love. Some are total splurges, but all of them offer healthy options so you can keep within your health needs. Don’t live in San Diego? No worries, I’ve provided links to recipes that are a similar match to my favorite dishes at these restaurants… you know, just in case you wanted to make them yourself, or you could always pay San Diego a visit *wink wink*. Crest Cafe This quaint little cafe was featured on the T.V. show…

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My Top 5 Travel Essentials

Summer is fast approaching and that means summer vacations and adventures! Last year I traveled to Rome and France, this summer has yet to be decided. One thing is for sure, I will be traveling with the below items. Everybody has their favorite things they travel with, we all travel with bags and shoes and underwear, but these are some of my favorite travel essentials that I won’t leave home without. Camera Who doesn’t like to travel with a camera? I will most likely always travel with my Canon Dslr and my little Canon point and shoot. You never know when…

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Fresh Sesame Ginger Veggie Spring Rolls

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or boring for that matter. These easy and oh-so delicious veggie spring rolls are sure to fill you up and keep you healthy. They also make for a great snack depending on what you put in them. Get creative and add ingredients that fit your liking. Here are a few suggestions that I have enjoyed thoroughly from past spring roll experiments: avocado, cucumber, bell pepper (any kind of vegetables really), smoked salmon, sprouts of any kind, tomatoes, flavored hummus, garlic mayo, kale, chard, lentils, thinly sliced meat. The sauce you choose is really…

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5 Things I Love Thursday

Every Thursday I round up what I’m loving. Whether it’s from the web, something I’m eating, wearing or whatever! If you’ve got something you think I’d love, follow the Wellness Doer on Instagram and hashtag your photos with #thewellnessdoer and #WDwhatilovethursday for a chance to be featured on the blog! National Donut Day National Donut Day is June 5th! I know, I’m a personal health coach but everyone has got to have a vice, right? Mine used to be cupcakes, but I believe that donuts are taking the lead, and I’m not the only one. It seems everyone on Pinerest…

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