As a millennial woman, I know the comparison game very well. Most of us put on some type of persona when out in public and ESPECIALLY on social media. I'm definitely guilty of scrolling through peers and influencers profiles. I would ask myself: How are they living this lavish life full of materialistic things, travel, perfect … Continue reading Changing Your Perspective: Comparison
My favorite time of year is here my friends! You cannot beat September-November, especially in the Northeast. We love our deep autumn colors, cold weather accessories, third-layer pieces, leather, and boots. Along with that of course comes pumpkin spice, apple cider donuts, changing of the leaves, and so many cute Instagram opportunities - I mean … Continue reading Fall Fashion: Essentials & New Trends
On September 11th, 2001, at nine years old, I was at school two blocks away from the World Trade Centers. I was evacuated from my school, submerged in clouds of smoke, and separated from my parents for hours. My daily routines were utterly rearranged by the chaos; I was forced to go to school cities … Continue reading Experiencing Growth in the Wake of Trauma
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
Anyone else have hectic morning schedules like me? In my old position at work, I had time in the mornings to mindfully make my breakfast: a greek yogurt parfait, oatmeal, etc. These days, the moment I get into the office it's GO TIME with meetings, questions from co-workers, etc. Recently, I've started prepping smoothies in the … Continue reading Recipe: Morning Smoothie
Back tracking a few weeks to when I was in Chicago for a weekend! As I've wrote about before, my two best friends and I are now located in three cities on the east coast: New York, NY, Boston, MA & Tampa, FL. Every year we try to go on at least one #NewYearNewCity trip … Continue reading Travel Chronicles: Chicago, IL
Take a peak into the crazy 72-hours of a extroverted, millennial gal living in Manhattan trying to balance self-care, completing errands, a healthy lifestyle, and strengthening friendships!
I had the best dinner last night! I've been traveling so much this summer, it's been great to finally make a homemade dinner. And even BETTER - it's nutritious, delicious, easy, customizable & a quick clean-up. What else could you ask for!? Ingredients: 8oz Salmon Filet - I went with Trader Joe's Wild Sockeye Salmon … Continue reading Recipe: Quick Pan-Roasted Salmon & Veggies
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