These Instagram feeds will lift you up, whether you’re looking healthy eating ideas or simply something motivational to make you smile
by Maria Benetos
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Sometimes you just need a boost. I know social media is not the first place you’d think to get it, what with all the FOMO and false perfect lives it projects upon us, but fact is there are indeed Instagram feeds that lift you up and make your day more positive. Whether you’re looking for fitness motivation, inspiring quotes, healthy eating recipes, travel ideas or mindfulness mantras, these five accounts are sure to please.
Angi Greene is an LA-based athlete, trainer, fitness model and mother, who is expecting her second child this spring. If you’re looking for real, this is the feed to follow as Angi opens up about her past unhealthy weight issues, the death of her parents and struggles to remain confident. Her captions are inspirational yet honest, and you can’t help but feel motivated when you see how hard she works to keep her body strong and healthy.
Taryn Toomey, founder of New York’s The Class and a former FitMom crush, is all about movement and energy and her Instagram reflects that. With her signature soft, pale pinks and greys infused throughout her feed, it’s almost calming to look at, plus she gives viewers tips on breathing exercises and movement that are meant to strengthen and soothe simultaneously.
Sophie Jaffe is a health and wellness expert, who is certified as a raw food chef and yoga teacher. Oh, and she’s a mom of two! Sophie founded her wellness brand of superfoods and cleanses, Philosophie, with the goal of making it easier, more inspiring, and more delicious to attain optimal health and radiant wellness. Her Instagram is the embodiment of that lifestyle.
A medical practice that is trying to shake up the industry, Parsley Health takes a holistic approach to wellness and its Instagram most definitely inspires you to do the same. From healthy recipes to highlighting the healing powers of different foods, this feed will excite you to take control of your health.
The Chalkboard Mag is a guide to living well, covering everything from food and exercise to travel and design. Inspiring quotes, wellness travel advice and imagery that’s just plain beautiful make regular appearances in this feed. Want to know the healthiest food options at Coachella? You’ll find it here!