7 Ways to Make Mornings Healthier

Mornings have the power to make or break my day. Meaning, I can very quickly turn into Grumpy Cat if my coffee isn’t strong enough. Beyond an early cup of joe, I have seven habits that ensure I have a health-[ier] day — both mentally and physically — with help from my nutritionist, Kelly LeVeque… 1. Skip Your Phone | Avoid your phone until after you’ve had some personal time….. Read more

Create Your Own Bliss

Are you seeing signs of spring? Everything around me is blooming, and it’s total bliss. Cherry blossom trees are painting the sky purple. Fresh blooms are turning LA’s sidewalks into flower marts. And the days are becoming just long enough to tease us. Naturally — as any Instagram-lover would do — I’ve been snapping photos. Sometimes, the most mundane pieces of beauty following winter are enough to remind us the world…. Read more

Our Dreams Deserve This

Happy Monday. Have you spiked your coffee yet? [I won’t tell your boss]. Spiked or not, Mondays can really drag if you’re feeling uninspired. I was having one of those Mondays a few weeks ago. Nothing felt particularly new, or motivating, or enlightening. I feared my routine was clouding my creativity; my norms were dragging my dreams. I think a lack of inspiration comes from a lack of time. I’ll…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Finding Balance

I’m feeling sleepier today than on most Mondays. I think it’s all the dancing [and maybe the dirty martinis] at my cousin’s wedding this weekend. Over one of those martinis, my grandmother said she missed me. My heart broke. She misses me?  I’ve been traveling a lot and working longer hours than normal. Hence, why I haven’t been around. A few martinis later, I was feeling guilty. Guilty for not seeing…. Read more

Finding Your Way to Feeling Worthy

I always want to know where I’m going. In my career. In my relationship. In my dreams. But there are certainly days I feel lost within my own journey. A journey I created, I built, I wandered through. Ever feel this way? Maybe it’s something in the stars. Or the clouds. Or in that martini we had. But mostly, I think it’s something in all of us. We all feel lost…. Read more