Maybe it’s the pandemic. Maybe it’s the political unrest. Maybe it’s the 6+ months of quarantine we’ve been forced to endure. Whatever the reason, I’ve been on a mission to seek out people, situations, ideas, and anything that makes me FEEL GOOD! There’s only so much stress we can take before we snap at our…

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Whenever my stress is through the roof and I’m this close to having a meltdown, I block off a full 24 hours for a lounge around day. That’s my time to close my laptop, stay in my jammies, and pamper myself until I feel like a fully functioning human being again. If you can’t remember…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week My Motivational Story Will Change Your Life. An inspiring tale to help you get off your butt in the new year. 5 Steps to Create a…

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What’s your favorite holiday tradition? In November and December, you can find me enjoying many of the same seasonal activities you do: watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, shopping on Black Friday, wrapping presents, singing Christmas carols, and eating way too many chocolate chip cookies. But my favorite holiday tradition is when I curl up…

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I’ve been into astrology, crystals, and spiritual practices since I was a little girl. My 12-year-old self decorated my bedroom with plastic glow-in-the-dark stars and more tie-dyed glittery candles than I could count. One memorable summer, my friends and I got our fortunes read by a bead-wearing palm reader. What was my destiny? To have…

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‘Tis the season for my annual Holiday Gift Guide! Make yourself a cup of cocoa, grab your coziest blanket, and snuggle up to enjoy my picks for seasonal gifts that are gorgeous, functional, and easy on your wallet. I like to choose a mix of editorial gifts (the journals and planners), organizers (pill case), and…

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I grew up as a nerdy, bookish little girl in the Midwest who always looked forward to my favorite time of year. No, not Christmas. Not Halloween, and not even my birthday. To me, there was (and still is!) no sweeter time than back-to-school shopping season. Walking through the automatic sliding doors of Staples or…

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