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20 Women To Inspire You Today

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Shine Theory, and female empowerment, I decided to round up this list of 20 women that inspire me on the daily (because maybe they'll inspire you, too). From my #girlboss BFFs to that blogger I stalk on Instagram ...this is a collection of crazy talented, wildly motivating, ever empowering babes. I double-dare you to check them out.

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Have You Been Doing Valentine’s Day Wrong?

It’s no secret that I have long been a sucker for Valentine’s Day. Between the colour blocking, the flowers, the love letters, and cinnamon hearts, it is one of my most anticipated days of the year. And while it hasn’t always been candy hearts and roses for me, no matter my romantic relationship status, February 14th has somehow always been a day filled with love and I think perhaps there is something to be said for that.

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How Fear Of Failure Can Hold You Back Or Make You Better

In the wake of a new year, new beginnings, fresh starts, and recommitments, I can’t help but think about the graveyard of unrealized dreams and goals I’m just leaving behind. How can I start fresh when I haven’t finished the things I started last year, or the year before, or the year before? What I mean is, how can I take three years of a single unachieved goal and move forward without fear, or self-doubt, or completely crippling anxiety?

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The Self-Care Gift Guide That Keeps On Giving Long After The Holidays

After all my complaining about just how hard 2017 has been, it should come as no surprise then, that this year’s holiday gift guide (aka my personal Christmas wish list) is all about self-care. For the ladies in your life that are overdue on that self-loving good stuff, every gift on this list is the kind that gives back — in more ways than one. Because it's no secret that "you can't pour from an empty cup," the specially curated gifts on this list were chosen to help the leading ladies in your life fill up their cups. Therefore, the more you give, the more you get. The holiday season is kind of magical like that, isn't it?

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5 Bad Habits to Break Before The New Year

In the past, I’ve stock-piled my bad-habits to break to-do list for the New Year, saving them up with a plan to go cold turkey on all of them starting January 1. This has been both a convenient excuse to continue letting myself get away with my bad habits for the remainder of the year, and also ... a recipe for disaster. Why not take the pressure off of your New Year’s resolutions and break up with your bad vices before the ball drops? Here are 5 bad habits to break before the New Year (and how to break them).

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A Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe You Can Make At Home

I love coffee. What I don’t love is all the filler pumped into coffee these days. Like, I’d love to get on the PSL train, but I just can’t get down with consuming a hot cup of carageenan, carcinogens, and a bunch of “artificial flavors made from substances like petroleum” — even when topped with a generous helping of whipped cream. SO. In order to get my PSL fix this season, I invented my very own healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe you can make at home. You're welcome.

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A Little Fool's Big List of Fall Essentials

Ahhhh fall. The perfect time for new beginnings. Sweater weather. The crisp crunch of fallen leaves beneath your feet. Summer may be over, but there’s no reason to mourn — or for your life to grind to a halt. In fact, exactly the opposite. In the spirit of embracing all the changes this new season brings, here’s a little fool’s big list of fall essentials — how many can you check off this season?

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8 Easy Ways To Extend Your Summer Vacation

Although the weather gods have blessed us with perpetual sunshine here in Southern California, Summer Scaries, a seasonal variety of the infamous Sunday Scaries, are REAL. They come on yearly. Usually rolling in anywhere from July 5th to the last week in August when something completely unassuming forces you take off your summer sunnies and actually look at your calendar for the first time in 3 months.

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How to Make The Perfect Summer Acai Bowl (Recipe Included)

These power packed, small, dark purple gems grow throughout the tropical regions of Central and South America and taste somewhere between rich chocolate and ripe berries making acai the perfect flavor combo for smoothie bowls (and for pretending you’re on the beach in Hawaii).

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