Georgina Berbari

Georgina's health + wellness articles on Elite Daily aim to empower women to celebrate their innate strength. When she's not writing, she teaches yoga + meditation, tries to keep her plants alive, laughs at dad jokes, and runs the popular lifestyle Instagram page @thelittleflowerpetal.

Doing These 7 Yoga Poses While You Study Will Give Your Brain The Boost You Need

ByGeorgina Berbari
More often than not, studying can be painfully monotonous. Can I get an amen from all of my college and grad school students out there grinding? While there are various ways to make studying a tiny bit more tolerable, it never hurts to break up your…

When The Cold Weather Makes It Hard To Wake Up, These 5 Breakfasts Will Keep You Cozy

ByGeorgina Berbari
There are very few things in this world that can lure me out of a snug and secure blanket burrito on a chilly, brisk morning. Just about the only thing that gets me out of bed on fall and winter mornings is the thought of a warm, comforting…

This New Platform Can Help You Find A Body-Positive Fitness Trainer In Your Area

ByGeorgina Berbari
It can be tricky to find a personal trainer who has the right approach to fitness — someone who will support your own personal wellness journey and ideologies. What I mean here is that finding someone who aligns with all of your body positive goals…

I Laid On An Acupressure Mat To Soothe My Relentless Back Pain & Here's What Happened

ByGeorgina Berbari
Back in August, I received this thing in the mail that looked like a yoga mat, except, instead of a smooth rubbery surface, it was covered in clusters of very sharp spikes. My first thought was, "WTF man — wellness never fails to go too far." Months…

Science Says Doing This One Workout While You Study Can Give Your Brain A Serious Boost

ByGeorgina Berbari
I have great memories from college, but what I definitely don't miss are the study sessions. It was always complicated to find studying strategies that actually worked for me — flash cards never cut it, and acronyms didn't do much for me, either.…

The One Thing You Have To Let Go Of During Meditation, According To An Expert

ByGeorgina Berbari
What if I told you that, in order to relieve stress through something as simple as your breathing, all you have to do is make yourself look pregnant? Yeah, you heard me: I'm not talking about literal pregnancy, though, so don't freak out just yet.…

This Girl Ran Into Harry Styles At Her Yoga Class & Freaked Out Just As Much As You Would

ByGeorgina Berbari
Picture this: You're in your favorite yoga class, about to mindfully move your body and blissfully tune into your breath — when you suddenly spot none other than Harry Styles, chilling on a mat across the studio. TBH, I don't think there's any…

You Don't Have To Lift Weights To Build Muscle, Thanks To These 5 Workouts

ByGeorgina Berbari
Being an aggressively broke, post-grad "adult" can be rough. Like, how did I get here, and can someone Venmo me enough money for a quality gym membership, please? Anyone? OK, real talk, though, whether you're struggling with low funds, or you simply…

Fitness Experts Reveal 7 Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Your Next Cycling Class

ByGeorgina Berbari
I don't know about you, but if I'm spending money on a workout class, I want to get the most out of it as humanly possible. The thing is, I can work out (ahem, for free) in the comfort of my own home, whenever and however I want to. I love workout…

Tinnitus Is More Common Than You Might Think, So Here Are The Signs You Should Know

ByGeorgina Berbari
You know that deafening, ringing sound you usually hear right after you leave a concert? Imagine that sound was perpetually reverberating through your eardrums long after the concert was over — like, days after the fact. For some, this is actually a…

The Best Pop Culture Halloween Costume For You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

ByGeorgina Berbari
At this point, you probably have a pretty good idea of what you're going to be for Halloween, and you might have even turned to pop culture for some inspiration because of all of the awesome ideas that have surfaced throughout 2018. But if you're a…

A Yoga Teacher Reveals How Long Your Practice Should Be When You're Flowing At Home

ByGeorgina Berbari
The beauty of being a yogi who practices at home is that some days, your practice is five minutes long, and others, it's nearly an hour — and that's totally cool. When you're not in an actual studio, and you're flowing freely without instruction,…

This Study Revealed How Valuable It Is For Young Girls To Look Up To Female Superheroes

ByGeorgina Berbari
Who was your favorite superhero as a child? Mine was Wonder Woman: I literally wanted to grow up to be just like her. I was obsessed with the fact that Wonder Woman not only fought evil villains like a total badass, but that she genuinely cared…

These Before & After Photos Reveal The Emotional Transformation That Happens Post-Workout

ByGeorgina Berbari
Picture this: You just got done with your workout, and despite the strands of sweaty hair plastered to your forehead and your beet-red complexion, you have a goofy smile on your face that's practically contagious, and you're riding a blissful,…

Here's How To Bring Up Mental Health Issues With Your Doctor, Even When It Feels Awkward

ByGeorgina Berbari
Talking about your mental health with your doctor can, unfortunately, be excruciatingly awkward. As someone who's been there and who also, in the past, avoided the topic like the plague for ages, I completely understand any discomfort you might…

Experts Reveal The 9 Best Foods To Eat When Your Muscles Are Sore AF After A Workout

ByGeorgina Berbari
You know the feeling when you're so ridiculously sore after an intense workout that you can barely convince yourself to stand up, let alone execute normal, everyday activities? Like that time you challenged yourself to do 100 squats in one workout,…

There's A Scientific Reason Why You Can NEVER Decide What To Eat For Lunch

ByGeorgina Berbari
You're on your lunch break, standing in the Panera Bread line, staring at the menu, and quite honestly, you're overwhelmed. Should you eat soup for lunch? Or a sandwich? A combination of both? This is your weekly, if not daily struggle, and if…

This Hawaiian Resort Offers A Spiritual Package So You Can Set Intentions For The New Year

ByGeorgina Berbari
Some people say that the way you ring in the new year can foreshadow how the next 365 days of your life will pan out. If you believe the same, imagine celebrating the new year with a transcendental, spiritual experience in Hawaii — yes, really.…

Iskra Lawrence Totally Nailed The Subtle Differences Between Self-Love & Body Confidence

ByGeorgina Berbari
Instagram has slowly been transforming into a more body-positive and empowering platform, and I am so here for that. Activists, influencers, and body-pos queens alike make it a point to show their followers how unconditional self-love is done,…

Amber Rose Wants You To Share Your Story At The SlutWalk Because Now's The Time To Get Loud — EXCLUSIVE

ByGeorgina Berbari
Daily, uninvited cat calls. Being told what to do with your body. Victim-blaming. Mansplaining. For these reasons and for so many others, women deserve to be mad right now. But it's not enough to just be mad; volunteer, protest, make your voice…