Tag: self-care

4 Ways that I’m Investing in Myself This Week

Last week, I came across a few articles about the importance of investing in yourself. While none of them told me anything that I didn’t already know, they did prompt me to consider how I might be more deliberate about promoting my own personal growth. […]

4 Steps for a Spiritual Spring Cleaning

At this point Spring is in full swing and summa is near. Because I’m on an academic schedule, I am only now getting around to resetting and refreshing for the new season. At this point, hopefully you’ve gone through your cabinets, drawers, and closets to […]

2017 Goal-Setting

Hey yall!  It’s that time again. 2016 is rapidly coming to a close and though many of us are ready to bid this year farewell, entering a new year comes with its own stress. While goal-setting is a part of my everyday life, there is […]

Three Ways to Not Do the Most this Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially upon us. With all that’s happened in the U.S. and in the world at large over the past few months, I feel especially unsettled going into Thanksgiving. There is a weird tension for me, between wanting to blissfully participate in […]

Self-Care in Times of Darkness

Many of us have been negatively impacted by the results of the U.S. presidential election. It has been extremely mentally and emotionally taxing for me and those of around me to wrap our heads about the nation’s decision. We are entitled to be upset. We […]

6 Tips for Self-Care (as a Grad Student or as a Person in General)

Hey yall,  As my summer comes to a close, I find myself thinking about the strides that I have made in self-care since starting my PhD program three years ago. While yoga instilled in me ideas of balance and self-care, it continues to be my duty […]

Take a Walk

I am OBSESSED with walking. As an urbanist, I’ve always enjoyed walking as a means to explore spaces but recently I’ve come to realize just how amazing it is for my mental health. As a non-driver in Los Angeles, walking is a big part of […]


As this world becomes more fast-paced and more demanding, the topic of self-care has become a big part of the conversation on well-being. I am a HUGE fan of self-care and I have been actively working to make it a regular part of my life […]