This Easy Two-Pot Pumpkin Sage Gnocchi Is the Perfect Vegetarian Fall Recipe

I don't typically post recipes, but I followed my idea to make a Pumpkin Sage Gnocchi this weekend and it turned out too delicious not to share. Best of all, you'll only need to dirty up two pans and one cutting board. It was easy, satisfying, nutritious but still indulgent and full of delicious fall

How to Use Nature to Accomplish Your Goals- Change with the Seasons

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." -Lao Tzu You don't have to force things. In fact, I'd argue, you should never force things. Working with the seasons of our planet and our lives is one way to let things unfold more organically, and in perfect timing. Wouldn't it feel better if you gave

Crucial and Free Self Care Hacks for 2020

Photo by Jean Karim Dangou on Unsplash When Self Care makes it to the cover of the New York Times magazine, you know it's serious. Self care isn't just bath bombs and stylized photos of gals having tea in bed, it's crucial and daily practices we all need to keep from losing our shit. Or,

How To Stop Obsessing About Food And Weight For Good

*Disclaimer: I will preface this by saying I am not a doctor, or a medical professional, or a mental health professional. If you think you might have an eating disorder, or body dysmorphia, please seek professional help, and resources at the National Eating Disorder Organization* *Trigger Warning: this post includes the following topics: body image,

One Phrase to Tell Yourself When You Can’t Seem to Catch a Break

Let's face it, this year is tough. Life is always throwing us challenges, but if you feel like you can't seem to catch a break right now, it's not just you. Life isn't necessarily all about being easy and fun all the time. We know this logically, but sometimes, we can get emotionally exhausted by

Rinse Off Bullshit and Soak Up Self-Love, A Self Care Bath Ritual

This week, under the New Moon in Cancer, I felt compelled to do a ritual bath. Eclipse season (which lasted through June and July) is over, though we may feel emotionally hungover from the effects, or perhaps from some of the radical changes the eclipses initiated. I was feeling a little tender and emotional, and

The Juice- Swimming Pool Sized Tide Pools, Magical Baths, and Crystal Blue Light Glasses

Welcome to your weekly serving of the Juice, the things I am feeling most especially grateful for this week. I'm going to dive right into it this week: <3 Having a socially distanced beach picnic day with a new friend and seeing tide pools at least 6 feet deep and the size of small swimming

Why You Should Switch Up Your Routine, and How to Do It

We all get stuck in routines. For the most part, routines are actually good for us. They give us structure, alleviate stress, make us more productive, and offer a bit of security in our lives. I love having a routine and a to-do list most days, lest I shuffle from room to room, taking a

Should You Move Away From Home? Eight Reasons You Should, and Four Reasons You Shouldn’t

Since I left my parents house at nineteen, I've never stayed in a city or town for longer than three years. First, I left the suburbs I grew up in to live in the city of Chicago for three years. Then I moved back a different suburb (it was a halfway point for me and

How to Make the Best of the New Normal and Find Acceptance in the Weirdness

Coronavirus has changed life as we knew it. And as summer tempts us with ample opportunities for getting together and celebrating, we must be mindful of our considerations and resist the urge to throw all caution to the wind. With that said, I'm not personally staying at home all the time. I always wear a