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Collective Consciousness.

After a late night watching the election results, it felt like I woke up to the Grinch stealing Christmas yesterday morning. Hear me out…I felt a pit in my stomach and a sense of mourning and loss, but throughout the day I heard the faint sounds of all the Who’s down in Whoville joining together and singing ‘Welcome… Continue Reading

Live Aloha.

Hey everyone! How is your year going so far? It seems like 2016 holds a lot of exciting change and new adventures for many people out there. I was able to catch up with quite a few old friends over the past couple weeks and I’ve been surprised to hear everything from last minute plan changes to long anticipated… Continue Reading

So You Want to Be a #GIRLBOSS?

I finished reading the bestselling book #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso last month and I can’t stop thinking about it! Amoruso describes a #Girlboss as “someone who is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works hard for it.” If you’re currently reading this book or it’s sitting on your night… Continue Reading

Take Care.

How are you doing? Feeling the pressure of the holidays trying to sneak in yet? I’ve been feeling a little bummed since daylight savings last weekend, there has been a definite change in the seasons here. Work has been a little a whole lot of crazy and my general anxiety just feels pretty high. One of… Continue Reading

Encouragement.

Joanna Goddard of Cup of Jo shared a quote by a writer named Anne Lamott a few weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately so I thought I would share it with all of you. This time of year always seems to bring out mixed emotions for me. The switch to the warmer season… Continue Reading

Stress or dessert?

As some of you may know, I was scheduled to have all four wisdom teeth pulled today. Being the type of person that I am, the last few weeks have been dedicated to preparing for and completely stressing over this day. Like most people, I’m not a big fan of medical procedures. I’ve interviewed every person I… Continue Reading

A Pledge to Meditation.

Picture via The Darjeeling Limited.

“I pledge to practice living in the moment.” My third pledge for 2013 was aimed to help me step out of my busy mind, breathe more, think less, and maybe try meditating… Since I work in a yoga studio, meditation isn’t some foreign concept to me, but it’s also not something I regularly practise. Having… Continue Reading