5 Notable Tips I Wish I Knew At the Start of My Health Journey

When I first started my health journey, I was directionless and misguided. I would aimlessly wander around the gym, do random workouts, and inconsistently try to keep up with a plan. I gave myself very little grace and as a result, I would feel self-defeated often and give up easily. Needless to say, the beginning…

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned during My Health Journey

Let me start by saying, I am so fed up with seeing posts and ads that make people feel like they have to restrict their diet or cut out all “junk food”. I’m tired of seeing “x number of calories burning” workout videos. “You shouldn’t eat that”. “You should do this workout to burn off…

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We Tested Positive for Covid-19

Life Update: My parents and I tested positive for Covid-19. I was naive to think we would be safe from the virus. Even though we masked up, sanitized frequently, and kept our distance, still, we contracted Covid. Fortunately for our family, no one has experienced life-threatening symptoms and is in the process of recovery. For…

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Welcome to Your Fitness Journey Reflection

Are you ready to dive in? CLICK ME TO TAKE ME THERE! This reflection exercise will help you assess your desired fitness related goals and identify roadblocks and ideas in achieving the progress you want to see! Your feedback will be used for my personal research so I can develop the exact framework to serve…

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it’s official

Welcome to the #healthieryoo squad! Who Am I? My name is Esther Yoo and I’m a fitness coach and the founder of A Healthier Yoo. During my formative years of college, I started developing an interest in living a more healthy, fit lifestyle. I was tired of being lethargic, lazy, and passive about my health,…

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In the Wake of Change

At a certain point in our lives, we must make the brave decision to do what is right. Not just for the betterment of our own individual lives, but for the common good. Because if we consciously know some of our brothers and sisters are made to suffer by an overtly corrupt system, how then…

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I Don’t Want to Fear Anymore

Almost a year ago, I promised to write weekly to document life as a 25 year old, but I chickened out. Though no one had directly judged me, at some point last year, I started developing excessive anxiety about people’s opinions on my faith and life in general. As the year progressed, I grew more…

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Dive into 25: A Journal Series

A few years ago, I loosely committed to a personal tradition of writing lists of x number of life lessons I’ve learned in the x amount of years I’ve been alive. I started that tradition to motivate me to live better than I did the year before. This year, upon turning 25, I have decided…

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Less of Me

Good health, a comfortable life, happiness, job security, peace… I considered having all of these be my reality meant that I was living in success. My mind has drifted countlessly into intricate portrayals of a life laced with glamor and posh. I have lusted after the guaranteed offers from wealth. At a young age (probably…

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