Holistic Allergy Relief

I’ve been posting about this a LOT on my Instagram recently and dayuuum do y’all have follow-up questions! So, without further adieu, here are my favorite tried-and-true holistic allergy remedies… Local Honey The BEST and I mean the absolute best preventative remedy I’ve found over the years is local honey. Seriously. Just one teaspoon a…

Mindful Tools for Coping with Pain

This past Tuesday, I had my first copper IUD inserted by the amazing folks at Planned Parenthood. While I’m thrilled about the prospect of having non-hormonal contraception for the next decade, I have to confess… The last few days have been absolute hell.Β  Or at least there were moments of hell mixed in with a…

Coming Back to Your Yoga Practice

The past few months have been tough. If you’ve been following my journey, then you know I was recently diagnosed with OCD and I’d be lying if I said that my world hasn’t been turned completely upside down ever since. 2018 was certainly a year of immense growth, including our big move to Manhattan, the…

How My New Puppy Helped Me Finally Get Help for My OCD

This morning, I sat in bed watching the snow fall outside my window with our puppy for nearly an hour. As the flurries danced across the rooftops and water towers of our Upper West Side neighborhood, I had a calming realization… This is it. This, it turns out, is what it means to be here…

Thanksgiving Gratitude

This one is going to be super short… Today, I want you to ask yourself this one little question: What am I grateful for? Write it down, make a list, and post it somewhere in your house where you can see it each and every day. Carry this grateful feeling into the rest of your…

Mercury is in Retrograde Again…Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Fuck, man. I’m no astrologer, but 2018 has been an absolute doozy when it comes to retrogrades. Venus was just in retrograde earlier this month and, you guessed it, good ol’ Mercury is back at it again. I’ve already given you the low-down about surviving Mercury in retrograde, but the stakes are a hell of…

How To Prevent Daylight Savings From Ruining Your Life

For a very (and I meanΒ very) brief moment, I was ecstatic about falling back an hour for daylight savings. We had just invited our new puppy into the family and the idea of getting an extra hour of sleep seemed almost too luxurious. As I basked in the nearly 7 hours I got thanks to…

I Was a Zen Yogi…Until I Got a Puppy

I used to be such a calm, contemplative person. Well, at least ever since I left the law. I would meditate every day, sometimes in the morning and before bed. I used to eat well and go to yoga classes. I calmly recited my favorite passages from the Yamas and frequently ran my words through…

My Favorite Holistic Winter Bug Remedies

Well, it’s officially that time of the year. No, I’m not talking about Halloween (although that awesomeness is also only a few days away!)…nope, I’m talking about the dreaded winter bug season. Maybe it’s because I’m more of a warm weather, summertime gal or because my sweater collection isn’t nearly as cute as my closet…