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

I struggle with overthinking. The more confused I get about something, the more I force my analytical mind to work harder at “figuring it out.” I write pages and pages of notes. I spend hours mulling things over with my husband. I toss and turn at night racing through thoughts hoping I’ll get to some […]

Mindfulness, Tips + Tools

May 31, 2019

Struggling with Overthinking? Here’s What to Do

Being back in school as a grad student, I’m reminded of the ways the academic system brings out the worst in me. My obsession with grades. My workaholism. My comparison-itis. My drive to be perfect. It brings me back to when I was a teenager and it felt like my goodness as a person was tied […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path, Tips + Tools

May 30, 2019

How College Pressures are Harming Mental Health

I thought I was just like everyone else. Joining my friends for happy hour, sipping on nice wine at client dinners, and spending Sunday afternoons at the local beer garden. It seemed perfectly normal that my social life revolved around alcohol. Since my drinking patterns did not seem any different from my peers, it never occurred […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

May 27, 2019

Why Self-Medicating is a Bad Idea

Being a teen is hard enough. Being a teen in 2019 is even harder. Not only do you face normal teen pressures like studying for the SATs and asking your crush to prom but you have the added pressure of staying connected with family and friends 24/7 through social media. A recent Pew Research Center study found […]

Mindfulness, Tips + Tools

April 24, 2019

Why It’s so Hard to Put Down Your Phone as a Teen

I would not be the person I am today without yoga. When I first started practicing yoga, it was one of the only things I did just for me. I cherished every minute of it. Not being responsible for anyone or anything but my own well-being felt like a luxury. “Yoga is a great form […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path, Uncategorized

April 12, 2019

I Love Yoga, but Still Think Therapy is the Answer

Finding a therapist was one of the best decisions of my life. At the time, I had been struggling with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (although I didn’t know that’s what I was experiencing), an eating disorder (I didn’t want to admit), and high anxiety levels (so high that my relationship and performance at work were taking […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path, Uncategorized

March 30, 2019

The Science Behind How Long Therapy Takes

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