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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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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My Weight Loss Story and Journey to Healthy Eating

I didn’t always eat the way I do now. When I was 17, you’d be more likely to catch me eating McDonald’s than whole foods. I’ve always loved to eat (my grandmother will tell you I was the only grandchild that cleared her plate at every meal) and as a teenager, I ate everything in sight. I’m

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What Do Travel and Yoga Have in Common?

I love to travel, and I love to practice yoga. I’m hardly the first person to make the connection. A lot of people who are in touch with their bodies also happen to be travel-junkies. It’s no wonder why there are so many international yoga schools, retreats, teach abroad programs and travel opportunities (though the universal and global nature

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27: My Best Year Yet

As a teenager, I always felt that my 27th year would be my prime of life. I told my friends and family that I “just had a feeling” 27 would be my best year. For proof of this, look no further than all my usernames and avatars: They usually combined my favorite number (11) with the

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Deep Thoughts with Maggie

Well friends, this Saturday (Friday for the folks in the U.S.) will mark the end of my first month in New Zealand. It’s hard to believe an entire month has already gone by! If you’ve been following my blog, you’ve probably deduced that I’m wild about Auckland. I have my complaints (I’m looking at you, transit

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