The mouthwatering-worthy broth at Pho Dai Loi on Buford and the reliability of Pho 24 for late nights out (or shameless day cravings) Stumbling out of Moondogs after rounds of Flip Cup and ending the night in front of that fan at Hole in the Wall Biking the Beltline and admiring the […]
I think most people coincide a vision board with new years resolutions (New Year New Me) or middle schoolers pasting poster boards with magazine cut outs of words like "Beautiful" or encouraging phrases like "Live, Laugh, Love." (Ew?) But actually vision boards are helpful for even adults (at any age), especially for people who like tangible … Continue reading New Year, New … Vision Board? 2017 Edition
I wrote this originally as a long rant in my iPhone notes this 4th of July, but I didn't know if it was "blog-worthy" at the time. I converted it into a poem, and with an "eff-it" attitude I'm posting it on the night of the 2016 Presidential Debate. (EEK!) I spotted a wooden post … Continue reading greater
Once again, violence has struck the world in such horrid and unfair circumstances. #altonsterling #phiandocastile #dallas. Lives have been lost, and in the aftermath there is an overflow of brooding anger and pain. Those who are "woke and troubled" have the burden of feeling the implications of these shootings with the expectations from society and their … Continue reading 3 Self-Care Tips for the Woke and Troubled
We can all joke around and use 'stay woke.' as a punctuation to a funny tweet or text. We could even mention the different urban dictionary definitions of the word "woke." But what does it actually mean to be fully woke - fully aware of what is going on with yourself, the world, and its other … Continue reading what the bleep is: being woke?
Awareness of the mind-body connection is key. Planning your skincare routine forces you to be mindful of how your skin is reacting to your mood/hormones/lifestyle choices. For example your skin could be feeling super dry from the changing weather or dehydration. Or your acne could be acting up when you're extra stressed or you gave … Continue reading 5 Ways your Skincare Routine is a Self-Care Routine
Hillary is a friend of mine who is currently in law school and just as passionate (if not more!) about social justice and mental health issues as I am. We are featuring each other's posts this week! Hopefully, I'll have some more of these in the future. 5 Tips to Own your Vulnerability written by: … Continue reading 5 Tips to Own your Vulnerability