Every year I make the same goal: to read more books! And most years I’m able to read just a little bit more than the year before. This year I’m even branching out beyond my usual self-development books and reading novels, memoirs, and graphic novels. One thing that’s helped me boost my reading time is…

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Valentines Day might look a little different this year. From my home in Los Angeles, everything is pretty much closed and deserted as we’re following lockdown guidelines. Personally, I still won’t feel completely safe for a long time even when the restrictions loosen up. How are you adjusting? Maybe you and your partner are staying…

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This quarantine time has the surprising benefit of teaching us to look inward, whether that’s exploring the depths of our minds or unearthing the clutter from the hall closet. It’s all about focusing on yourself and your needs. For me, I’ve been curating my extensive home library. Just as I need a cozy home to…

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Call me old-fashioned, but I still send thank you cards whenever I receive a gift. Our mailboxes seldom contain anything more thrilling than bills and sale flyers, so discovering a little gem of thanks is a welcomed surprise. Your thank you cards can reflect your unique personality, compliment your business branding, or be simple and…

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Now that there’s a crisp chill in the air, I’ve been incorporating more hot teas and warm seasonal drinks into my mindfulness practice. I’ll pour a cup of coffee, sit down at my desk, and look out the window at the changing leaves for at least 10 minutes before I start my work. It might…

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If you know me long enough, you’ll eventually discover my (slight) obsession with coffee mugs. In my defense, I do use the mugs! Some mugs are my go-to everyday workhorses, while others are reserved for specific holidays and ocassions. Big or small. Tasteful or tacky. It doesn’t matter as long as it’s got a cute…

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