• Lifestyle,  Wellness

    I Swapped My Morning Routine to Be Just Self-Care Practices — Here’s What Happened

    So much of my morning routine had become just that — routine — and with the added ugh of darkness, something needed to change. Rather than making my morning more productive or doing all those things CEOs swear by (if that’s your jam, awesome!), I decided to put all of my favorite make-me-smile self-care practices into my morning. It’s now just an hour and a half of me-time that’s literally only about making me feel good. Nothing that serves me professionally (emails are banned until I get to the office), nothing that will make me look better to anyone (looking at you, Instagram stories), but just the good stuff I…

  • Lifestyle,  Personal

    How I’m Doing New Year’s Resolutions Differently This Year

    2019 is upon us, and I truly cannot believe that 2018 is over. So much happened – I graduated, moved to a new city, started my first full-time job, lost relationships, gained friendships, etc., etc. Goals and structure help me thrive and New Year’s is the perfect excuse to take a peek at my habits and commit to making new ones. This year, I’m (mostly) keeping my resolutions just to the month of January. 31 days. Let’s see what sticks and evaluate again later. Here’s what I’d like to be up to: Say “I’m sorry” less often This is on my list every year. We hear that women apologize way…