Change, Non-Refundable

Do you guys remember my post from last March, in which I waxed poetic about me desire for change? I can’t remember where I was when I wrote those words, but I do recall all the talk about getting out of my comfort zone, as well as the Vincent van Gogh quote I threw in […]

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Don’t Look Back

Call me a romantic, but I truly believe that the universe is serendipitous place. More specifically, that the “forces that be” send us the messages we need, right when we need them most. Take this past Sunday, for example, when I went PureYoga West for Jordan Younger’s yoga workshop. About midway through the class, Jordan […]

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5 Tips for Relieving Overwhelm

via* It’s the end of April, aka the time of year when stress about final exams, projects, and APs sets in. My school schedule means that I’ve actually been in “finals mode” for about a month, but even I’m experiencing a surge of anxiety as I enter the home stretch. In my effort not to […]

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I (Kinda) Quit Social Media

We’ve all heard it before: We’re addicted to our phones. Today’s teens are slaves to social media. Forget Beyoncé- the soundtrack of the 2010s is the hum of our WiFi routers. All this is true, but it wasn’t always. I still remember the night in third grade when my family got our first printer. I […]

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Vacation State of Mind

Happy Tuesday, folks- long time, no talk. I took some time off last week to enjoy a family trip down South. After a bit of back-and-forth over the winter, we finally decided to spend part of spring break in Savannah, Georgia, and I’m so glad we did. The city is gorgeous and everyone we met […]

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Manifestations :: March

As some of you may know, last Wednesday marked the beginning of the season of Lent. If you grew up observing this extended holiday (or another, similar tradition), you probably also remember the childhood feelings of chagrin that always accompany this time of year. When I was young, at least, I remember being so miffed […]

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Manifestations // February

Everyone who feels as if January was the longest month ever, please say “ay.” I’m expecting a lot of you to be nodding along with me right now, because everyone I’ve talked to IRL agrees that January 1st feels like a lifetime ago. But while the last few weeks definitely took their sweet time, I’m […]

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