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
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
"It's weird!" is the only phase to describe the past few weeks of my life. I'm looking around and my high school crush is engaged. The guy who said he just wanted to be friends and doesn't want to be in a relationship is now married. People are planning weddings and having babies left and … Continue reading It’s Weird!
I didn't always like running. In fact, I hated running and disliked my gym teachers for forcing me to do things I believed I was bad at and ashamed to do in public. Kind of dramatic, I know, but coming in last week after week did not do wonders for my self-esteem. So when I … Continue reading Running Was My Escape but Now I May Need to Escape from Running
No matter how much you learn, there will always be so much more that you don't know. You may learn how to drive a car, but you'll have no clue how to drive a boat or motorcycle. In a similar fashion, you could be skilled when it comes to making breakfast bowls but have no … Continue reading I Can’t Compromise on Flavor Anymore
When I left United States and flew by myself for the very first time, I was on a 8-hour flight to Lyon for my study abroad program. Terrified, naive, and excited, I packed two large 50 pound suitcases and a backpack for my 4 month adventure. One of my biggest regrets of this trip was … Continue reading The Art of Travel: What I Learned Solo-Tripping for a Month with Just a Carryon
Summer is my favorite season, and that's mostly because of the food. My favorite fruits, melons and plums, are in season. My favorite vegetables, zucchini and yellow squash, are also in peak season. It's finally warm enough to stroll through the streets of NYC sipping on iced coffee. My love for coffee materialized gradually. I … Continue reading The Search for Iced Coffee in Germany