This past weekend, I was home visiting my parents. Now, my mom is my best friend, my ride-or-die, but whenever she asks these four little words I cringe: HOW ARE YOU DOING? I know it's coming from love. She wants to be a support system, a shoulder to cry on, offer reassurance & just make … Continue reading YOU ARE NOT A BURDEN
Balancing a career, social life, mental health, children, relationships, and LIFE can be quite challenging. Whether you're in school, an entrepreneur, working at a desk, a mother, or a combination; self-care looks different for all of us. I've written about the importance of self-care multiple times (check them out here); and while I'm still a … Continue reading TAKE A BREAK: WHY IT’S ESSENTIAL & IDEAS
This weekend, I took a long walk around Central Park and finished listening to this weekends Podcast: Art of Charm Episode 689 with Leo Babauta from Zen Habits. At the end of the episode, Leo gave the listeners a challenge: "Try five minutes of meditation every day for the next 30 days starting tomorrow as soon … Continue reading MORNING MEDITATION: 5 MINUTES FOR 30 DAYS
Around Valentine's Day, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of worrying about what we have & don’t have: love externally, our relationship status, extravagant plans & the Insta pic to prove it. Whether you’re a traditional V-Day fan or not, many of us forget the actual meaning of this day: LOVE, APPRECIATION, AND … Continue reading VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES
Arn't Sundays just the best? No matter where we are, our religious beliefs, political views, I think we can all agree the best Sundays are spent resting, rejuvenation, preparation, and reflection. It's the day to tell ourselves: “I am enough, I do enough, let me shut down for a few hours and do something to … Continue reading SELF-CARE SUNDAY ROUTINE
You may be asking yourself, then why voluntarily go back to a place that seems so dangerous for your mental health? My answer being, it's complicated.
Goodbye August: I have to say this was probably the best, most adventurous, happiest, and freeing summer ever & I'm so sad it's over! My 25th birthday was this month, and it gave me time to reflect and appreciate those around me. Lifestyle: A little shaky this month just because I was so out of my … Continue reading HELLO SEPTEMBER: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS
Boundaries are the guidelines we're consciously aware of or make known to let our friends, family, co-workers, peers and strangers know how we want to be treated and set expectation levels. Ultimately, our boundaries align closely with our values to lets others know what is okay & not okay. Setting boundaries can help you feel … Continue reading Setting Boundaries with Those you Love