Instead of asking ourselves what is wrong with the world, maybe we should ask ourselves what is right? Progress only comes from forward movement…not retroactive blaming. We, as humans, cast a vote for what is right, or what is wrong, each day, with our actions. Sometimes they are for the better, and sometimes they are … Continue reading The Power of One: 10 Things You Can Do to Make the World Better
Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, better…and on and on. But what about those practices that we sometimes forget? When we work 40-50 (or more) hours a week, we tend to forget how important it is to … Continue reading What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga
This weekend brought about many changes in my life. As the past two weekends had been spent traveling to NYC and Detroit, this weekend grounded me at home. Each month, I read my month long horoscope by Susan Miller. I take this all with a grain of salt. I know a handful of Capricorns and … Continue reading The Full Moon… & Other Major Life Changes.
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like … Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.
This past weekend, I ventured back to Detroit. This time around, I was guided by a good friend, photographer, and Detroit resident. He wanted to show me things that I had missed my first time around. Being a local, he knows the ins and outs - the safe spots, the disparity, the good Mexican restaurants, … Continue reading Destination: Detroit, again. Street Art & the Heartbreaking Loss of the “House of Soul”.
My windshield shot today - edited with Instagram. The purple/pink haze opened my soul. I had a rough morning. I'm still under the weather and haven't been sleeping well. Luckily, I was able to work from home the past two days but went into the office today. I was dreading it. I really just want … Continue reading Frost falling on sunshine.
"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Paharia Growing up in the US, I was raised in a consumer drive culture. I was taught that you buy new clothes with the season, need a few pairs of shoes, never wear brown and black together, and to match your purse with your outfit. I … Continue reading Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.
Planes, trains, and automobiles is the perfect tagline of my latest adventure. On Friday, I drove to Detroit, woke up early on Saturday to fly to NYC, and then pick up a car in Staten Island, and drive back to Michigan, alone. This may have been one of the most adventurous expeditions yet - I … Continue reading Destination: NYC: Let Freedom Ring
How do you start your early morning travels? Usually, I start with coffee...but not today. I was up at 4am to catch a 6am to NYC for a short weekend trip. I knew I'd be sleepy but wanted to wait to have some coffee until I arrived. I imagine New York had some good coffee … Continue reading Airports. It pays off to smile, I promise.