I Didn’t Remember Your November Tovascopes Until Last Night at Midnight!

They’re late, but they’re here. Apparently, I didn’t get the rush of energy in Scorpio season because I was too busy stressing out over the midterm elections. So sue me. Regardless, I’m feeling sassy, strapped in for adventure, and ready to take on the month with all of you lovely creatures like never before. IContinue reading “I Didn’t Remember Your November Tovascopes Until Last Night at Midnight!”

It’s Beyoncé’s Birthday So Here Is Your Goodie Bag!

Can we just literally do a temperature check? Like, is it still 90 degrees here in Austin, Texas while clearly being Beyoncé’s Birthday, and like, September? I’m sorry, but this Californian is definitely not used to this weather. Also, like, what the hell is up with the severity of the rain here? I can’t. I’mContinue reading “It’s Beyoncé’s Birthday So Here Is Your Goodie Bag!”

Answering the Call

Welcome to September, The Purpose Issue After driving around to three coffee shops this morning, trying to find a seat at a table to “look pretentious,” as Carrie Bradshaw puts it, and pen the great American novel, I finally found a spot, right next to a charger, in the corner, beside an open window. IContinue reading “Answering the Call”

Read This If You’ve Been Thinking About Zero Waste

There is, inside of me, a small woman wearing Birkenstocks with flowers in her hair screaming at me every time I throw away a plastic bottle into a trash bin because there is no convenient recycle bin nearby. I’d like to think that she has always lived there, growing from my childhood where I wouldContinue reading “Read This If You’ve Been Thinking About Zero Waste”

I Tried Living Like Gwyneth Paltrow For a Month & I’ve Officially Out LA’d Myself Pt. 2

Everything you need to know about detoxing and clean eating can be summed up by the wellness goddess of the world, Gwyneth Paltrow. A while ago, I attempted to fast track my gut health, restore my skin to its former youthful glow, and potentially shed a few pounds, but what I learned along the wayContinue reading “I Tried Living Like Gwyneth Paltrow For a Month & I’ve Officially Out LA’d Myself Pt. 2”

I Tried Living Like Gwyneth Paltrow For a Month and Felt Oh, So, Satisfied Pt. 1

Gwyneth Paltrow is the patron saint of everything wellness and while she has been called ‘misinformed‘ by her critics and praised by her devotees, like me, regardless of what you say, she does know a thing or two about wellness and self-care, which is why, when I was feeling sluggish about a year or twoContinue reading “I Tried Living Like Gwyneth Paltrow For a Month and Felt Oh, So, Satisfied Pt. 1”

Confessions of An Over-Sharer

I have decided to start a lifestyle site dedicated to exploring holistic living through a lens of sustainability that encompasses ecological, economic, political and cultural aspects of life, which makes me: A complete over-sharer. A seasoned opinion giver. Well, it should make me more of a conscious human being. So then why did I decideContinue reading “Confessions of An Over-Sharer”

My First Day in Austin

Lately, I’ve been really trying to become more territorial over my Friday/Saturday Shabbat situation because most of the time my weekends are jam-packed with so many activities, chores, and things that are left over from the week. So when the landlord of our new apartment in Austin told us our move-in date was Friday theContinue reading “My First Day in Austin”

I Need to Talk About Eating Animals for a Minute or Two

I am reading a book right now called Eating Animals, which is sort of like an investigative memoir about the examination of vegetarianism, factory farming, and the food we eat by Jonathan Safron Foer. I was convinced by Natalie Portman to see the documentary about the book that she produced by the same name—however, muchContinue reading “I Need to Talk About Eating Animals for a Minute or Two”

What I Learned From Quitting Instagram

Living life for the past two weeks sans Instagram has definitively been beneficial—which probably comes as no surprise to anyone. My end of June resolution was sort of a combination of several different factors, 1) I needed to prioritize moving and packing and couldn’t spend any more of my time wasting it on social media,Continue reading “What I Learned From Quitting Instagram”

MTB: The Illusion of Loneliness

Drew has started a solo journey into yoga called Moving Toward Balance: 8 Weeks of Yoga (MTB for short), that is hopefully yielding amazing results. Let the below serve as an inspirational kick in the yoga pants you need to get started, stay motivated, and tune into wellness. Or just live vicariously through his dramatic experience andContinue reading “MTB: The Illusion of Loneliness”

An Ode to Thick Hair

When I was very young, my hair looked very fine and very straight, that it is almost insane to think about it considering the thick mane that I have now. Until the age of five, my mother decided to give me the ever stylish bowl cut, complete with matching Osh Kosh overalls and all. Then,Continue reading “An Ode to Thick Hair”