Not Selfish, Necessary: Why & How to Prioritize Self-Care

“This world is so demanding. I’m so busy. I never have a moment to focus on me. It seems like everyone needs my attention all the time. Why should I set aside time for myself for some self-care?” The short answer: because it’s absolutely necessary. Busy-ness as a Cultural Norm I remember the very first…… Continue reading Not Selfish, Necessary: Why & How to Prioritize Self-Care

How To Spot (& Slay) An Energy Vampire

Everyone knows vampires, those scary creatures who have sharp teeth, love blood and hate garlic. They tend to hang out in Transylvania/storybooks, and in general aren’t a real big threat to your average, everyday person. Or are they? Blood-sucking vampires aren’t the only vampires out there. Vampires also come in the form of “energy vampires,”…… Continue reading How To Spot (& Slay) An Energy Vampire

12 Books to Make Each Month of 2017 Your Most Positive Yet

Happy New Year! I know people have mixed feelings on New Year’s resolutions, and personally, I think that you definitely do not need a new year to create a new you, but if the new year inspires you to make a change, that’s excellent! Was “be more positive” on your list of resolutions this year?…… Continue reading 12 Books to Make Each Month of 2017 Your Most Positive Yet

Chakra Spotlight: The Solar Plexus

Hello again and welcome to the third edition of Chakra Spotlight! Today we are taking a closer look at the Solar Plexus chakra, otherwise known as the core of our ego and personality. The Solar Plexus chakra is located around the navel- I tend to think of it as right behind the belly button, but…… Continue reading Chakra Spotlight: The Solar Plexus

Go Ahead, Buy Yourself Flowers (Here’s 4 Reasons Why)

I’ve always been a big believer in buying myself flowers. I just love the way a fresh bouquet brightens up a room. In college, my best friend and I would walk into Brookline to hit up Trader Joe’s, and I would splurge on a $5 bouquet of flowers for myself. I would then declare myself…… Continue reading Go Ahead, Buy Yourself Flowers (Here’s 4 Reasons Why)