Not too long ago I was enjoying breakfast with my boyfriend at one of our favorite local diners. It had been a slow, roll-out-of-bed Saturday morning -- Just what I needed after another busy week at the hospital. But somewhere between easy conversation & bottomless coffee, my mind suddenly shifted into high-gear. While going over … Continue reading Keepin’ It Real: How I Deal With Stress
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
Lots of big changes happening these days! After (finally!) passing my boards & becoming a fully-licensed nurse, I'm looking forward to a relaxing summer before starting my full-time job at the hospital in August. Up next -- Moving into my first big-girl apartment with friends. I've already spent way too many hours updating Pinterest with home decorating … Continue reading Happy Space: 5 Easy Indoor Plants To Try Now
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?
Take a second to picture your ideal Friday night. Is it at a concert? Out with friends? Involving lots of pizza & beer? Or, do you crave a cup of tea, throw blankets, & sunlight dancing off the walls on a lazy Saturday morning… If your answer is the latter, then hygge might be the … Continue reading What Is Hygge? Why Staying In Is The New Going Out
It’s 6AM & your alarm goes off. Are you ready to hop out of bed, lace up your sneakers, grab a granola bar & head out the door -- or does the thought of functioning at this hour make you cringe instead? Fast forward to 10PM. Are you meal-prepping for the week ahead, on your … Continue reading Early Bird Or Night Owl? What Your Sleep Schedule Says About You
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