4 Beauty Products I’m Loving, Plus A Few on My Radar

I’m the first to admit that I’m far from a beauty guru. You know that depiction of the evolution of man, with the modern human in the front and the ape in the back? Yeah, when it comes to makeup skills, I’m at the far end of the line. Lately, however, I’ve started to feel […]

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Time

Time is a weird concept. Four letters, one syllable, with a myriad of implications and meanings beneath. It’s not surprising, then, that most of us break time into chunks, throughout countdown apps, calendars, and deadlines that let us know there’s “one month until school starts” or “one hour left ‘till closing.” Transforming the glaringly abstract […]

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Mustard Madness

Even though it’s only early August, I’ve already stumbled upon what might be my favorite fall color: mustard. Yep, I never thought I’d say this, but I’m totally mustard-obsessed. Right now, my collection is limited to this skirt from Muji (aka my new retail obsession), but thankfully there’s plenty street style inspo for ideas of […]

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My Favorite At-Home Workouts

I used to do most of my workouts from my basement. And while I now incorporate running and hot yoga classes into my routine, I still love a good home-based sweat. Below you’ll find my favorite YouTube (aka free!) workout that are guaranteed to make you feel it for days. TIU LIVE Rooftop Total Body […]

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The Introvert Diaries: Introduction + the Basics

Hi, my name is Olivia, and I’m an introvert. What does that mean? Here’s what the dictionary has to say about that: in – tro – vert (noun) a shy, reticent person. (adjective) another term for introverted. Derived in the 17th century from the Latin introvertere, or “to turn from the inside.” Did that help? […]

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5 Ways To Break Out of a “Blah” Day

Blah. Med. Down. Off. There’s a multitude of adjectives— real and imagined— to describe how I was feeling last Sunday. Even though I wasn’t working, I still caught my own cause of the “Sunday Scaries,” and felt totally zapped of motivation and positivity. After a few hours in a stupor, however, I eventually fell back […]

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It’s Not My Fitbit, It’s Me

via* “Toxic relationship” is a major buzzword right now. Between celebrity couples feuding on social media to articles about the dangers of social media comparison, substances, and more, our society is increasingly aware of how our attachments to certain people, things, and thoughts can do more harm than good. And while I’m not sure I […]

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