The 3 Ps of Stress Reduction

Stress is something that can stem from a variety of situations– finances, body image, friendships, romantic relationships, family, politics, jobs, school– the list goes on and on. But one thing is certain– not matter where stress comes from, it sucks. I’m sure we’ve all been in a situation where our stress seems so overwhelming that…

Morning Skincare Routine: Winter 2018

As many of you have noticed by now, my skincare is something that I take very seriously. And even when it comes time to roll out of bed and start the day, I make sure to take care of my skin. I get asked a lot what skincare I use, so I thought I would make…

22

Today, on my 23rd birthday (cue Blink-182), I am so grateful for everything that I have and for everything I have been able to accomplish and experience in 23 years. So, I wanted to reflect on my 22nd year and share some of my favorite moments from this past year as I prepare for the…

January Favorites

It seems like 2018 just began, and yet here we are at the end of January! For me, January can be rough. As someone who loves the sun and loves to warm weather (why else would I routinely go to yoga classes in 95 degree rooms?), the lack of sunshine and warmth in January can…

My Hangover Heroes

If you’re of legal drinking age, you’ve probably had a hangover. It’s that nasty feeling that you get the day after drinking where you may experience any (or all) of the following: – Headache – Dehydration – Nausea – Soreness – Increased or decreased appetite – General fogginess For some people, these symptoms last a…

Ride or Dies: Face Masks

The middle of winter is upon us. Here in Baltimore, it’s currently 16 degrees and VERY dry. As someone who has sensitive, dry skin– I’m not loving it. As soon as the cold, dry weather rolls around my face turns crocodile-esque. It’s dull, it’s scaly, it’s just not cute. Something that I truly believe helps…

Yoga Essentials For Beginners

At the beginning of each year, thousands of people (probably more) embark on their New Years resolutions. One of the top New Years resolutions is to lose weight. Another is to become more fit. And with the growing popularity of yoga for fitness, yoga studios have grown to expect a flooded studio for the first…

New Year; Better Me

When I was thinking about this year, it definitely sparked a lot of different emotions for me. Mostly good ones, with a sprinkle of the not-so-good ones. When looking back on a year, it can be easy to only notice the glaring mistakes we made, or things that we wanted to accomplish… but didn’t. This…

5 Things About Moving Out

Alright, so let’s talk about growth. Recently I graduated from college with a B.A. in International Relations and French, which meant I needed to become a real adult. For many, those words are terrifying. And trust me, it was the same for me. I spent the summer in a constant state of panic and stress (and…

Current Snack Crushes

We need to talk about something important: snacks. I am an avid snacker, and almost religiously have a morning and afternoon snack. Sam and I have a designated snack cabinet that practically avalanches onto you when you open it, but somehow also always need replenishing (he’s also an avid snacker). Sometimes I want a sweet…