I don't remember what day it was when I realized that the world is a crazy place. As in buckwild. As in for every moment of peace, there is a moment of chaos somewhere. For me, it felt like I was reaching the end of yet another fairy tale. I realized never again could there … Continue reading Practicing Mindfulness
I did not expect that traveling alone for a month would change me as profoundly as it did. After all, I took the trip in celebration of being admitted to grad school. My top priority of the trip was fun! Even so, between the train rides from Venice to Florence to Milan and my EIGHT … Continue reading It’s Still Dark Out There
After a very long (and sore) 12 weeks of BBG Round 1, I said I was done. I didn't think the program was for me. Although I loved the structure of the program, it was a little too high impact for me given that I was also running three times a week on my off … Continue reading I’m Back to BBG!
A few weeks ago, I mentioned my journey back to student life. To be honest, I haven't been saving as much as I would like, but I am now making my coffee, which is a big step! I spent the majority of my summer sampling cold brew at some of my favorite New York cafes … Continue reading The Quest for Cold Brew (Continued)
A little over a year ago, I wrote about how meal prep changed my life as a new professional eager to enter the working world without spending $14 on salad every day for lunch. A lot has changed since then. For one, I've started to incorporate meat and fish back into my diet. I was … Continue reading Healthy Eating as a Student, Again
I want to start off by saying that I am not a fitness trainer or dance teacher. My perspective on getting your splits is completely from my own personal experience. However, after taking dance lessons for nearly 15 years, I've learned a lot about flexibility, stretching, and maintaining your splits. To start, you need to … Continue reading How to Get Your Splits
Often in yoga, we hear the phrase "set your intention for this practice" several minutes into class. I usually take that time to avoid setting an intention because I like to escape the never-ending treadmill of thoughts in my mind. Today, I did something different. I set an intention. I set an intention today because … Continue reading Set Your Intention