The Power of One: 10 Things You Can Do to Make the World Better

Instead of asking ourselves what is wrong with the world, maybe we should ask ourselves what is right? Progress only comes from forward movementโ€ฆnot 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

What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga

Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, betterโ€ฆand 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

The Full Moon… & Other Major Life Changes.

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.

Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.

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.

Destination: Detroit, again. Street Art & the Heartbreaking Loss of the “House of Soul”.

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”.

Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.

"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Pahariaย  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.

Destination: NYC: Let Freedom Ring

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