Final Yoga Teacher Training Update

Eight weeks and 200 hours of yoga later, today is our graduation ceremony and I will officially be a certified yoga teacher! Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would get to check this off my bucket list this year or even in this decade. Becoming a yoga teacher has always been a […]

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My go-to healthy lunch

Today so many of us have crazy busy schedules and we don’t always have time to make a healthy meal. I wanted to share a quick and easy meal that has been my go to for months now and I love it! I first saw this recipe on one of Rochelle Fox’s vlogs where she […]

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Yoga Teacher Training Update

A week ago I was on a yoga high. It’s hard to explain what a yoga high is until you experience it but I’ll get to it later in this post. Last Sunday my mom and I drove up to Los Angeles to attend Yoga with Adriene’s workshop at the Shrine. It was an incredible […]

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Yoga Teacher Training

At the beginning of this year I didn’t think I would go on any big adventures or have anything exciting planned. That all changed in May when I quit my job in Chicago, traveled around Europe for a month, explored Costa Rica and St. Lucia and moved to Southern California. The last few months have […]

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Cocolit Coconut Charcoal Powder Review and Giveaway!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, I received a Cocolit Activated Charcoal Powder and toothbrush in exchange for writing this review. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands I support.  Charcoal is one of the latest trending ingredients found in beauty products. I jumped on the charcoal train […]

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Coffee, Tea and Matcha

This post was supposed to be published at the beginning of May but life happened so here we are now, the beginning/mid of July. I wanted this post to be about healthy drinks but as I was editing the photos I realized that I mainly focused on three beverages I really enjoy: Coffee, Tea and […]

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Creating my own yoga retreat

One of the adventures on my growing bucket list is to go on a yoga retreat. For the past two years I have been watching some of my favorite yogis and studios host retreats around the world. I haven’t been able to make it to any, mostly due to the timing of the retreats, the […]

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First vegan brunch & the beach

The longest place I’ve ever lived in is sunny California. For eight years I soaked up the Orange County sun until I moved to Chicago to attend university and where I now work. Although this last minute trip to California was for a memorial service my great aunt, I am thankful I had the chance […]

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Rainy day in the city

A few weeks ago I wanted to spend the afternoon in the Streeterville and Gold Coast neighborhoods of Chicago. I had been hoping for a sunny day but was greeted with rain clouds and bursts of cold wind instead. We didn’t want to cancel our plans so R and I strolled around the puddle filled […]

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Essentials for Long Flights

Long airplane flights can take a toll on your skin, especially when flying for 9+ hours. During my trip to Europe last month I brought a few essentials in my carry on: Neutrogena Deep Moisturizer Night Cream – I bought this cream for the winter months when my skin gets really dry. But it’s especially […]

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