It's the dog days of summer & I still can't believe that fall is just around the corner. The changing of seasons always presents a time for reflection, consolidation, & planning ahead for whatever comes next. I can't help but scroll through photos from my trip to France, days spent lounging by the pool, & … Continue reading Your Fall Refresh: For The Girl Who Doesn’t Quite Have Her Sh*t Together
It seems like in recent years, what were once considered whacky, "new-age" trends are now taking the forefront of wellness news. I'm alllll about gettin' my zen on & am pretty much willing to try anything at this point -- from hot yoga & crystal healing to reflexology & Himalayan salt lamps. As someone who used to … Continue reading Jade Rolling: Worth The Hype?
It was around this time last year that I first discovered Glossier through a friend (& brand ambassador) at school. At the time, I wasn’t super into makeup the way that my friends were – while they spent 45 minutes perfecting the smokey eye, I was satisfied just to blot out my “T-Zone” before taking … Continue reading Brand Addict: Glossier
How many times a day do you look in the mirror? It’s probably more than you think. From washing our faces in the bathroom & doing our makeup in the morning to catching quick glances at our reflections in windows as we walk to class, we’re constantly aware of the way that we look. We … Continue reading 3 Days Without a Mirror: Challenge Yourself To Exist Past Your Reflection
I've always wanted a cool hobby. In elementary school, I took violin lessons for two weeks. I Irish step-danced until I realized it would involve performing in front of actual people (& that I'd have to wear a hairpiece). I got the solo in my church children's choir, took a sewing class at the local craft … Continue reading From Hobbies To Side-Hustles: Navigating The Art Of Self-Indulgence
It’s that time of year again -- flu season is in full swing & for the next few months you'll find me taking long, hot showers after clinical days in the hospital, scrubbing away just to be safe. Is it just me, or does everyone seem to be getting sick this year? When life gets … Continue reading Sweet For The Soul: 5 Ways To Use Honey Every Day
During weeks like these -- the kind where classes aren't canceled despite snow-covered roads & it feels as though the weekend may never arrive -- it's easy to feel worn out & less than our best selves. The days might be getting longer, with the promise of Spring around the corner, but sometimes there just aren't enough hours … Continue reading Speak Loudly: Daily Affirmations & Finding Your Inner Truth
As often as possible, I try to reserve Sunday afternoons for the "me time" I tend to overlook during the other six days of my week. Today, I'm settling in with a bowl of Whole Foods sesame noodles, Grace and Frankie on Netflix, wall-to-wall twinkle lights, & a new face mask to try. There's something … Continue reading Fresh-Faced: Collagen Mask Review