Word of the Week: DeathLife Lesson: A week ago today, my beloved Boppy crossed to the other side of the rainbow. I am still grieving. My heart hurts, my body is covered in stress hives, and my eyes don’t have any tears left. Even though he was 100 years old (!!) and lived a beautiful, full […]

Mindfulness

October 14, 2019

Monday Vibes: Death, Grief, and the Afterlife

Word of the Week: Non-attachmentLife Lesson: The other weekend, Andrew and I were out exercising together. He was running and I was biking. This is something we do when one of us is training for a race to keep the other company and enjoy some QT together. Since Andrew was only a few weeks away […]

Mindfulness

October 7, 2019

Monday Vibes: The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness IRL

Word of the Week: ResponsibilityLife Lesson: Nothing gets under my skin more than passive-aggressiveness. It’s that unsettling feeling when what someone says doesn’t match their body language or energy. I think it bothers me because it requires me to expend extra energy trying to unpack the subtle messages and navigate the undertones of how I […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

September 30, 2019

Monday Vibes: Let’s All Stop Being So Passive-Aggressive

Word of the Week: GrowthLife Lesson: When I sense that something is off between me and another person, my first thought is I’ve done something “wrong.” I assume that whatever weirdness I feel is a reflection of our relationship and it makes me squirm with discomfort. Since I feel emotions so strongly, it’s hard for […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

September 16, 2019

Monday Vibes: Why People-Pleasing is an Impossible Task

Over time it has become increasingly clear that climate change is taking a toll on our planet — but what about our mental health? To start, more people than ever believe that climate change is an issue to be concerned about. According to a 2018 “survey administered by Yale, about six in ten Americans (62%) say they […]

Mindfulness

September 9, 2019

Is ‘Climate Despair’ Making People Depressed?

A few weeks before my wedding, I caught a nasty cold. I remember marching into my therapy appointment — head pounding and body aching — furious that I was sick. I was frustrated that being sick was getting in the way of what I thought I had to do to feel beautiful and relaxed on my wedding […]

Mindfulness

August 12, 2019

Are You Numbing Out On Self-Care?

Word of the Week: LeadershipLife Lesson: I recently hired an amazing, life-saving Social Media Manager (thank you, @Becca!). One of the first projects we decided to do together was to revamp my Pinterest page (you can check it out here!). I originally named one of the boards “Female Entrepreneurship” but when it came time to post the cover […]

Mindfulness

August 12, 2019

Monday Vibes: I am a Feminist & Still Struggle with Gender Biases

Word of the Week: ClarityLife Lesson: I recently hired a coach to bring one of my biggest dreams to life. To say that I was excited is an understatement. It’s been over a year since I’ve hired a coach and I couldn’t wait to have the support. As we sat on the floor of a cozy […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

July 29, 2019

Monday Vibes: The Secret to Dealing with Overwhelm

Today’s generation of young people are experiencing more mental health issues than ever. According to the World Health Organization, 10-20% of children and adolescents worldwide experience mental health disorders. The American Journal of Managed Care cites that “between 2008 and 2017, the amount of adults that experienced serious psychological distress in the last month increased […]

Mindfulness, Tips + Tools

July 17, 2019

4 Reasons Young People Are Struggling With Mental Health Issues

Word of the Week: Self-EmpowermentLife Lesson: It was a brisk sunny day in April, a week before my 31st birthday, and my friend and I decided to meet up for some intention-setting in Central Park. We found a nice spot on a grassy hill away from all of the tourists. As soon as we sat down, […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

June 24, 2019

Monday Vibes: You Are Not A Damsel in Distress

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