30 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years

Well, my friends, the day has finally arrived. This Wednesday, I will turn 30. Real adulthood. The big 3-0. Halfway between young adulthood and midlife. Too old for crop tops, too young for clogs (just kidding — I plan to keep wearing both). I’m not going to pretend turning 30 isn’t at least a little

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Visualization Meditation

Hey guys! It’s time to move into Week 3 of our meditation challenge. With two days to go of intention meditation, I’m feeling more and more like these 15 minutes of peace will stay in my daily routine. I don’t seem to have a definitive pattern in when I meditate (as a freelancer, my schedule is

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Intention Meditation

So how is everyone enjoying mantra meditation? We still have two days to go in Week 1 of our meditation challenge, but I thought I’d share my experience thus far. I’m not going to lie: sitting quietly in my room whispering “shanti” felt a little weird at first. On Day 1, I meditated right after waking up,

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Meditation Challenge Week 1: Mantra Meditation

First of all, thanks so much to everyone who has decided to participate in this meditation challenge with me! Not only does your participation really help me fulfill my own meditation goals, it also really means a lot to me from a personal standpoint. It’s so refreshing to know that there are so many people

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Announcing: The Olive Branch Meditation Challenge!

I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes I need to personal accountability incentives in order to stick with my goals. For years now, it’s been a huge personal goal of mine to include a meditation practice in my daily routine. I wrote a post last week about some of my favorite meditation techniques, but if I’m being

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3 Internal Revolutions You’ll Go Through in Your 20s

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have three major epiphanies in your 20s. I suppose there could be more (I still have a couple of years to go before the big 3-0) but from what I hear, the big changes I’ve experienced happen to most people, especially women, during this formative decade. Our brains continue to develop long into our 20s.

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To Veg or Not to Veg, Pt. 2: The Moral Implications of Eating Meat

It’s 10 a.m. at the time that I’m writing this post, and I feel great! That’s really saying something, because most of yesterday was a clouded blur. As you already know if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, I’ve embarked on a 28-day detox program (one that I’m creating myself – I’ll be sharing it

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