The Secret To Proactive Self-Care & What It Actually Looks Like

The ongoing practice of taking care of yourself, your WHOLE self, mind, body and soul, every day. It’s the decision (self-responsibility) that we make to nourish, recharge, and care for ourselves often in lieu of pushing through, striving for, and “doing more”. It’s giving ourselves permission to pause and replenish regularly (not just when we need to), without judgment, critique or criticism.

15 Summer Beauty Products I Can’t Live Without

Yes. This title is totally hyperbolic. Like, I could totally live without any beauty product. But we live in a hyperbolic world and you get my point, right? ANYWAY. When it comes to beauty, my approach to makeup is almost always, less is more. However, I'm still a girl who loves a bright lipstick, red nail polish and the promise of dewy skin. Here are the 15 summer beauty products I can't live without.

10 Things I Learned From My Mama About Being a Woman

1.  Time is precious. There are some things in life that, for the most part, you just have to do (like learn to tie your shoes, go to school, earn yourself a living). But there’s also a whole bunch of other things that you don’t have to do if you don’t want to (like go on that date because you feel bad for him, be friends with the girls who make you feel bad, attend the book club meeting you always dread), because time is precious, and life is full of choices and if it doesn’t make you feel good, what’s the point in doing it?