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,

Dating is Hard- Here’s Why You Should Do it Anyways

Photo by Wyron A via Unsplash Dating is hard. It’s a numbers game, meaning you have to go through a lot of duds to get to a winner, and even then you better hope and pray you’re both self-aware enough to make it last, and are both at the right place at the right time,

Be Selective With Your Company and Learn to Distinguish the People that Deplete You vs Recharge You

Sometimes, in moments of loneliness or poor self esteem, we say yes to spending time with people who bring us down. Maybe it's because they are always negative or complaining, or maybe they gossip incessantly. Perhaps you have a friend you gives you back-handed compliments, or frequently puts you down ever-so-subtly. One skill I encourage

It’s Our Job to Dismantle Structural Racism and Help Create a New World

I don't often post about current events, because I'm not a news journalist, but the protests surrounding George Floyd's death is a people issue, and an issue of cutting out the bullshit, learning to navigate hard times, and believe in and create a better future, which is what this blog is all about. When people

The Golden Rule that Will Make Your Life Easier and Calm Your Fears

We all wish there was some magic formula to feel good all the time, live less fearfully, and attract more love, money, and peace into our worlds than we could dream of. Just me? Didn't think so. There are, of course, plenty of ways to use manifesting and the law of attraction, self love, and

Don’t Take Love for Granted

Sometimes, especially after the honeymoon phase ends, we begin to get so comfortable with having our beloved around that we don't put as much effort into the relationship, into ourselves, and we take others for granted. Romance. KILLER! Continue to put effort into yourself, your hobbies, your friendships, your personal growth, your appearance, and your

I Put a Ring on Myself- The Reason We All Need to Commit to Ourselves Before Someone Else

I love being single. I write about it, I live it, and just the other day I bought a candle I hadn’t bought in a year and I was thinking why does that smell so good, and I realized, the last time I bought that candle was right after my ex moved out. That was

The Portal- Nude Selfies as High Art, Venus Retrograde, and Making Healthy Habits Second Nature

Photo via Unsplash Welcome to The Portal- a regular link roundup of the best of the internet, as I've found it. The Nude Selfie Is Now High Art- From the New York Times Opinion section, take a peak inside the boom of nude selfies in the age of quarantine, and how intimacy and desire are

The Juice- Full Moon Magic, Netflix Binges, and Planning Surprises

Welcome to the Juice! This is a weekly public gratitude list I publish to inspire you to expand your own gratitude practice. While it's imperative we're grateful for our homes, family, and health, why not stretch beyond that and train our brains to find the magic in all pockets of life? This week, here's what

Eleven Things I Wish I Knew About Love and Dating in my Twenties

Photo via Unsplash This is the longest I've been single in my adult life (one year, with periods of dating and a fling.) I've taken it upon myself to research love and dating, why we choose the partners we do (since, like many others, I was so very clearly choosing wrong,) and really just seeking