Jori Ayers

Jori Ayers is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily based in Tampa, Florida. She was formerly with the editorial team at Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine.

Oprah Launches Virtual Wellness Tour During Quarantine

Since being stuck at home due to the pandemic, most events have been brought to our living rooms or even our front yards. People have found a way to make anything from birthday parties, graduations, and weddings work from a safe distance. Now, Oprah is bringing another event to our homes: Oprah’s Your Life in Focus: A Vision Forward wellness tour. Oprah decided to continue her schedule cross-country arena tour but virtually. Her live virtual experience is a free four-week event that is...

Here Are Some Protein Packed Workout Smoothies You Have To Try

There is nothing like finishing out a good workout that has left you breathless, sweaty and feeling good all at the same time. After those hard-core workouts, you may be left feeling hungry and ready for a pick-me-up. Feeling like you need to recharge after a workout means your body is telling you that it needs to refuel with one of these protein packed workout smoothies. Making sure that you are eating or drinking the right things after exercising is essential. Continue to make sure you are...

Four Steps on How to Build Healthy Habits

According to science and many articles online, it says that it takes 21 days to form a new habit. Is that true, you ask? Well the answer to that is it depends on how your body works. People believe that it takes 21 days to form a new habit, but others think otherwise, whatever the case may be, whether its 21 days or 200 days, you can develop a new habit.  So, now that we got that out of the way, the real question is, how long does it take, or will it take to build a healthy habit? That answer...

How To Turn Your Home Into an At-Home Wellness Habitat

As we are in our homes more than usual nowadays, have you ever wondered when the last time was that your home made you feel at ease or relaxed? Our home should be considered our sanctuary, safe place, and a place of peace and tranquility. It shouldn’t be a place where we only eat and sleep and provide shelter. Our homes are spaces that we’ve created for ourselves to escape the crazy reality outside those walls. So instead of making our homes a war zone for ourselves or just using it for a...

FoodFinder Food App Helps Those In Need During Pandemic

During this time of uncertainty, many face the fear of going hungry or not being able to feed their family, so one University of Michigan alumni is changing that. One alumni is changing the game for many people who are facing food insecurity by creating an app that can help find local food banks to help feed those who are in need. Jack Griffin created the app FoodFinder that helps those in need to find local food pantries near them. FoodFinder was created back in 2014, but the need for the app...

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