Transitioning into Autumn

As the temperatures begin to drop, I always find myself in such a contemplative space. Each fall, it’s almost as if I too prepare for a winter of hibernation…a time of self-reflection and cozy sweaters, a season of complete stillness. Maybe I’m just a sucker for a bit of fall foliage, but I can’t help…

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

I am a writer. Always have been, always will be. Writing comes pretty easily to me and, in many ways, has been a cornerstone and defining aspect of my personality for the better part of a decade. So…why a start podcast? It’s pretty simple really: to step outside of my comfort zone. Deciding to take…

Practicing Mindfulness in the Digital Age

If you’re reading this blog post right now, chances are you’re one of the whopping 2.5 billion people around the world that are tethered to a smart phone. And look, I’m not here to judge. Just like you, I’ve also fallen victim to the addictiveness of apps, emails, and social media since I purchased my…

Silencing Your Inner Critic

I did something crazy this week… I started writing a book.Β  Within the first 5 minutes of coming up with a clear vision in my head, I was putting pen to paper, jotting down notes as fast as I could before they evaporated back into the creative cloud never to be seen again. I was…

3 Easy Ways to Stay Present and Mindful

One of the hardest skills to master as a yogi (or any living, breathing human for that matter) is the idea of remaining mindful throughout your day to day life. Sure, it’s one thing to keep a mindful attitude while you’re resting in savasana, but what about the more stressful moments of your life? You…

6 Non-Tech Self Care Ideas for Long Weekends

For many of you (at least those in the good ol’ USA!), today marks the start of a long weekend and the unofficial end of summer. To bring this season to a joyful end (and maybe catch up on some much needed R&R), I’ve put together some of my favorite non-tech self care ideas. After…

Finding Your Yogic Community

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had to try making adult friends in a new city? Not so easy, huh? Unlike the days of kindergarten when making new friends was as simple as sharing some of the coveted Pringles from your lunchbox, trying to make adult friends is hard work! And I know this because…

The Importance of Stepping Outside the Manhattan Bubble

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men [and women] to do nothing.” ~ Edmund Burke (and quoted by John F. Kennedy) For the past two years, I have been genuinely confused. Confused about how in the hell someone as racist, bigoted, sexist, and just plain dumb as Donald Trump…