Quotes To Guide You In The Direction Of Your Heart

Have you ever felt totally directionless in life? Like your life is moving and you are watching it go by blankly without giving much effort into where it’s going? Many of us live this way. We let our lives happen to us instead of being intentional with what we are doing and how we are…

A Shift In The Universe And A Time For Renewal

For the past couple of weeks I have felt a shift in the universe. To those who are not sensitive to energy, this may sound really strange and like some crazy woo-woo stuff. I don’t pay much attention to Mercury in retrograde or anything like that, so it’s possible that is what is occurring right…

Self Care Saturday: Leaning Into Discomfort

There are many ways to deal with uncomfortable situations, the most popular being putting your energy into something else. When discussing positivity, you may commonly hear people say that in order to think positive thoughts, you must shift your perspective to focus on the good. When you think about it, this method makes a lot…

I Went Swimming In A Cenote. Here’s Why You Should Too.

If swimming in underground caves and exploring the jungle is your thing, you may want to book a trip to Mexico ASAP. Mexico is well known for their cenotes- natural sinkholes filled with freshwater that have opened up below the earth’s surface- and yes, they are as beautiful as they sound. Cenote water is very…

Simple Ways To Do More Good

Today I listened to a podcast on the Waking Up app with Sam Harris and William MacAskill. This is the introduction podcast in the To Do Good series. In this podcast, Harris and MacAskill talked about altruism and the importance of doing good for others. They spoke about the idea of being self made and…

5 Simple Steps To Improve Your Life In 1 Month

I have fallen into a bit of a personal development rut. Let me explain. During the more intense part of the pandemic, when I was home without an inkling of when I wouldn’t be again, I decided to go full force transform mode. Life seemed so fragile and fleeting and I wanted to make sure…

A Day In NYC: The West Village And The Butcher’s Daughter

There are many interesting cities in the world, but New York City is arguably the most iconic one. I have always felt so fortunate to grow up near NYC (northern New Jersey). While the hustle and bustle of the city can sometimes become a bit overwhelming to me, on some days it is the exact…

Body Image and Self Acceptance: What I Learned In My Yoga Class

For my birthday my parents gifted me with the most zen gift of all- 3 yogas classes! This gift was probably one of the most unique and exciting gifts I have ever received. For awhile, my parents were asking me what I wanted and I couldn’t think of anything. There was no “thing” I could…

Notes From The Weekend: Rooftop in Weehawken, NJ

Happy Monday! One of my favorite things about this time of year is that it is rooftop season. There’s just something special about good ole elevation. My uncle had dinner at Marcus at NoHu Rooftop in Weehawken, NJ for his birthday in June and was raving to me about it. There are tons of rooftops…

Self Care Saturday: Being Present With That Summer Feeling

Happy Saturday, guys. We are now dancing through the dog days of summer and it couldn’t feel more free. I hope my fellow Americans all enjoyed fourth of July barbecues and fireworks this past week. As the sun has been going down later, I have found myself yearning to do more. The funniest thing about…

How To Take A Vibey Bath And Why You Should

Baths are amazing. They really are, you can’t fight me on this. As kids, we take them all the time and we would laugh, splash and overall have a great time. Then, one day we get older and stop taking baths even though they were such a fun part of the day. Bubble baths are…

Travel Diaries: Boston Hot Spots

Let’s take a trip to Boston, Massachussetts, previous home of Benjamin Frankin, Ben Affleck, and hearty clam chowder. There is lots to love about Boston, the history, amazing seafood, and Fenway Park, are just some of the attractions that make this East Coast city so great. I recently visited Boston for the first time and…

5 Summer Fragrances To Try

Summer is a season of scent. The scent of barbecues, ice cream dripping off of eager lips, and rose bushes permeate the air. The scents are all very pleasant and freeing (unless you’re on the NYC subway), and add to the feel of summer. During the warm weather seasons many people tend to spend more…