playlist: groovin’ through February

Play that funky music. Every month, I'm going to share with you a curated playlist of my current top music picks via Spotify. It'll be a mix of old school and new school tunes for you to rock to, cry to, work to, laugh to, and so on. Music has always been one of the favorite …

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thrift shop treasures: my faves

If you've read any of my posts, chances are, you've caught on to my affinity for thrift and vintage shops. My interest in secondhand goes back to my younger days. I always looked forward to 'big-cousin-hand-me-down' deliveries and constantly nagged my mom to let me sift through her outdated attic stash. They felt like time capsules in …

Ayurveda P1: the ancient medicine you should know about

In this 'Part 1' post, I will introduce you to the magic that is Ayurvedic medicine (if you aren't already familiar with it). You can expect a follow-up blog post that will highlight a few popular Ayurvedic practices and touch on their particular benefits (woo!). Homeopathic remedies have always been my chosen path to wellness, so …

SS: MATE the Label

In essence, this column is to inform and advise. Understanding the ‘fast-fashion model,’ which is a large sector of the fashion industry, is crucial to living a stylish life of mindfulness. Many people have fallen victim to the allure of industry and aren’t aware of the irreversible impact it’s having on our planet. Throughout all …

thank you notes, letters, postcards: why you should keep ’em alive

Call me crazy, call me old-fashioned, call me whatever you want, but there is nothing quite like receiving a card in the mail. A handwritten message freshly sealed in a crisp envelope and delivered to your mailbox is, to me, one of the most pleasant surprises. I'm sure a lot of you can back me on …