Last Snapshots from St. Barths

I’m finally feeling settled again after our family trip to St. Barths. El Niño is currently taking over LA, so it [sort of] feels like there’s an ocean in my backyard right now. Here are the last few snapshots from the trip, for a little sunshine on an otherwise-gloomy winter day. If you look closely, there’s a surprise for you [just casually living out my childhood Titanic dreams]. On the last…. 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

Spring Forward by Reflecting Back

LA’s Focus Magazine asked me to write a springtime piece on navigating new beginnings this season. This is — in part — what will be featured in the May issue. Spring is nature’s way of reassuring us it’s okay to begin again. There’s something about fresh blooms and new life that prompts our surroundings to change. To spring forward, we must be willing to reflect back on the people, places and…. Read more

How to Change the World

I think I figured out how to change the world this weekend. And maybe it’s easier than we all imagine. I spend a lot of time (probably too much time) trying to figure out my purpose, my plan, my path. There are times I’ll put this overwhelming amount of pressure on myself to [literally] change the world we live in. Maybe I’m a total lunatic for doing this. Or maybe you…. Read more

Gift Yourself a Box of Happiness

Happy Monday. I’m on a plane en route to the Big Apple to brave the end of Fashion Week [brrr]. It’s that time of year when everything feels cold, slow, and quite frankly— frustrating. So, I thought we could all use a mid-winter boost. Start jotting down one good part of your day before you go to sleep each night. It can be anything— from a fresh pot of coffee,…. Read more