Author Spotlight: Anna Bechtel

Why I Decided To Stop Tracking My Diet & Exercise

The Food Diary. Something that many people recommend as a way of improving your health and wellness routine. If you see what you eat each day and how much you workout, you might be able to change it, right?

Inhale, Exhale, & Say “Namaste”: The Benefits of Yoga

If you’ve gone away this summer or are planning to go away anytime soon, you

I’ll admit that yoga wasn’t always my favorite workout.

In fact, I never really even liked yoga all that much. I thought it was boring, it didn’t relax me, and some of it hurt. However, with the pandemic happening, I’ve had to switch to at-home workouts. And now that I’m out of school and stressed with work, yoga and meditation has actually helped me calm down. 

How I Became a Vegetarian

I’ve been an animal lover for as long as I can remember. My mother was allergic to fur and feathers, which meant no pets, but that didn’t stop me from loving animals, and playing with my friend’s pets. I think because I’m such an animal lover, becoming a vegetarian was inevitable. 

When I was six years old, I learned from my aunt where beef came from. And I didn’t eat the steak my mom had made for dinner that night. It felt weird, because I liked beef, I liked meat, but I didn’t want to eat an animal. However, I didn’t become a vegetarian at that moment.

My Obsession With Healthy Eating

Eating disorders. We all know what they are. We know the expected eating disorders, like bulimia and anorexia. We also know some of the lesser known ones, like body dysmorphia and binge eating. However, there are other forms of eating disorders out there, ones that you might not have even thought of.

<strong>Anna Bechtel</strong>
Anna Bechtel

Anna is from and currently resides in Hamden, CT. She went to Drew University, where she majored in English and minored in media & communications. Anna is a freelance writer, and has written for Eat This Not That, Celebwell, The Odyssey Online,, The Access Report, and The Buttonwood Tree. Ana also has her own blog, All Podcasts All The Time. In her spare time, she loves dancing, photography, shopping, listening to podcasts & music, and watching reality TV.