Love At First Sight

That is the feeling I felt when I saw these chairs, love. I love the clean lines, the minimalism, the simplicity of the structure, and the effortless way they go with everything. HOWEVER, and that’s a big however, they are sort of in bad shape. The frame of the chairs are made from metal, andContinue reading “Love At First Sight”

Simple Advice From Anne Perryman

A few days ago, I was attempting to get ready for my day, when I inevitably fell back into a solid white J.Crew t-shirt, Levis, and black Tod’s mules. I have dawned this outfit on a number of occasions, primarily out of a lack of options in my closet, but also out of sheer comfort.Continue reading “Simple Advice From Anne Perryman”

A Case Against Cheese

This story begins as most stories begin, sitting at a coffee shop, fiddling between the occasional notification on my iPhone, scrolling through Instagram feeds, and attempting to drink my coffee while it’s hot. Most of my stories begin with this same introduction, and yet, this one feels different. Why does it feel different you ask?Continue reading “A Case Against Cheese”

Why I’m So Over the Moon This Tuesday

…BECAUSE THIS WEEKEND I HIT OVER 150 SUBSCRIBERS and was just so blown away by all of the love and support that I have received on this platform since I first arrived here this past spring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I never imagined one day that I would spend so much time writing and sharing my thoughts online, butContinue reading “Why I’m So Over the Moon This Tuesday”

I Don’t Want to Subscribe to Instant Gratification Anymore.

I think the most difficult thing about being a writer is actually writing. For any writer, but mostly just myself, the task is something I thoroughly enjoy and loathe with my entire being. It’s like pulling teeth, literally—because the process is pain and torture, but in the end, it’s good because the pain goes awayContinue reading “I Don’t Want to Subscribe to Instant Gratification Anymore.”

Who Is Your Style Icon?

Recently, I’ve never wanted to raid someone’s closet as badly as I do Giotto Calendoli’s. He plays around with different textures, materials, characters and does it looking like the Olsen twins ended up staying in Rome, marrying his cousin, and influencing his personal style while smoking long stem cigarettes and dreaming of world domination. OnContinue reading “Who Is Your Style Icon?”

I’m Getting a Divorce from Inspiration

The more that I have given myself to writing and my creative ventures, the more I realize that inspiration is a fucking myth. Context: I had a moment last month where I realized all of August had gone to shit all because I wasn’t inspired and didn’t have a muse, I stumbled through my goalsContinue reading “I’m Getting a Divorce from Inspiration”

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”

I am What I Say That I am

For whatever reason, a memory came up the other night of a moment where I was on a date, with a now ex, when a woman came up to our table and started gasping. Clearly intoxicated, she was staring, gasping, and struggling to form words when she finally introduced herself as a psychic—then proceeding toContinue reading “I am What I Say That I am”

A Lesson I Learned Over a Morning Cup of Coffee

I was sitting at one of my new favorite local coffee shops here in Austin, Patika, and it finally dawned on me that this whole journey into holistic living, never really had a tipping point. It was more or less a slow crawl from one thing to the next until it finally became the mainContinue reading “A Lesson I Learned Over a Morning Cup of Coffee”

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”

Welcome to I’m Moving Month

I‘m Moving Month acts as sort of a double entendre, for the physical manifestation of packing my literal self up and moving 1,800 miles across the country to the very literal and figurative manifestation of movement, as it pertains to holistic living and exploration. The idea of I’m Moving Month came to me because IContinue reading “Welcome to I’m Moving Month”

I Got Over My FOMO This Week, & All I Got Was Peace of Mind, Oh Wait.

FO·MO noun. anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website. “I realized I was a lifelong sufferer of FOMO” Organization Month is in nearing an end and while that has been helpful, it has also made me blatantly aware of the factContinue reading “I Got Over My FOMO This Week, & All I Got Was Peace of Mind, Oh Wait.”