Self Care

Holiday Gifts for Self Care Enthusiasts (Under $25)

Holiday Gifts for Self Care Enthusiasts (Under $25)

Gift shopping for family and friends is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. I do most of my holiday shopping with my little sister, and the afternoon is always full of Starbucks peppermint mochas, plenty of holiday music, and so much laughter. […]

How to Connect with Other Bloggers on Instagram

How to Connect with Other Bloggers on Instagram

Sometimes I wonder why I blog/podcast/Instagram. It takes a lot of time and energy, so naturally I sometimes worry that I’m not creating anything worthwhile. But when I remember how amazing it feels to be part of this community and connect with other bloggers on […]

How to Combine Work with Self Care

How to Combine Work with Self Care

Like many people, I am a master procrastinator. Overtime, I’ve become much better at checking off the little things- answering emails, doing laundry, etc.- but when I’m faced with a big, stressful project, I often put it off because I’m not ready to deal with […]

Strategies for Overcoming Loneliness

Strategies for Overcoming Loneliness

When I was 12, I went to sleep-away camp for a week. I was there with one of my best friends and my little sister, but I was still incredibly homesick. One night, we had tater-tots with dinner and I started crying at the table […]

Mindful Monday (7/31/17)

Mindful Monday (7/31/17)

This week, Mindful Monday is all about resources (blog posts/podcast episodes/videos) that emphasize self care and body positivity. (plus some fun photos from my week!!) Recently I’ve been working on learning to tune in, both to my body and my surroundings, and be more comfortable letting […]

Mindful Monday 7/3/17

Mindful Monday 7/3/17

It’s time to bring some mindfulness to your Monday! These are some Mindful Monday links that are brightening my day, and I hope they do the same for you. 3 recipes I want to make this week: Mac-n-cheese. I LOVE mac-n-cheese, but I never make […]

Where are the Body-Positive Workout Videos?

Where are the Body-Positive Workout Videos?

I’m calling for some body-positive workout videos. If I google “body-positive workout videos” the third result is a “fat blasting” workout. And that’s just not cool. After long days at school or work, when I don’t get home until its already getting dark, I rarely want […]

Best Wellness Podcasts

Best Wellness Podcasts

Best Wellness Podcasts may be a big claim, but when I get into something, I get into it big-time. After discovering podcasts a few months ago, I have completely fallen in love. I like how listening to podcasts can make mundane tasks, such as taking the bus […]

San Francisco Wellness Guide

San Francisco Wellness Guide

Recently I was hunting online for fun, healthy restaurant recommendations in San Francisco, and I was shocked that there weren’t actually very many resources. So I decided to make a San Francisco Wellness Guide to share all my favorite wellness spots in the city, from cafes to workouts. […]

SoCal Trip Recap

SoCal Trip Recap

Day One Around 2 pm on Sunday my dad and I packed up the car and left San Francisco. I brought one bag of clothes and one bag of real essentials. Real essentials = snacks (bare snacks apple chips, kind bars, and homemade trail mix), a […]