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 free Cocolit Activated Charcoal Powder and toothbrush in exchange for writing this review. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Charcoal is one of the latest trending ingredients found in beauty products. I jumped on the charcoal train earlier this year and now […]

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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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Biking in Amsterdam

Our European adventure started with a full day exploring the streets of Amsterdam by bike. Having stayed in Amsterdam a few years ago for separate school trips, R and I were excited to enjoy the city together. In order to see the most of the city, I recommend renting a bike to get you around, […]

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Fruitalicious

This past weekend I spent most of my time outdoors, practicing yoga, watching R cut down trees and creating some tropical smoothies for the work week ahead. The warm summer weather inspired me to create a few variations of fruit filled drinks to cheer me up during my early mornings at work. I headed to […]

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