April 2015

Notes on authenticity

I received an email the other day, and the first sentence was: “You’re living my dream life.” It was flattering, and yet, a bit jarring: am I even living my own dream life? Because, in all seriousness, the life I imagine in my dreams does not involve fluorescent lights and subway rats and forking over […]

April 14, 2015 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 4.10.15

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

April 10, 2015 Continue reading…

Postcard from Malibu

Malibu is one of those words that evokes a certain image: even though I’d never been there before, I’ve always imagined it as gorgeous, ritzy, upscale, beachy. It’s often name-dropped in celebrity gossip mags: a place of glass-walled, beachfront, luxury homes and skinny, sun-kissed actresses and expensive, cold-pressed, fresh fruit juices. We ended up spending […]

April 9, 2015 Continue reading…

A simple guide to meditation

I’ve been meditating for about three years now, and it’s amazing how tangible the benefits have been–especially when I think about how stressed out I get without it. When I’m regularly meditating, I feel more relaxed and less stressed. I sleep better. I wake up more refreshed. I have fewer headaches, fewer body aches, fewer […]

April 7, 2015 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 4.3.15

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

April 3, 2015 Continue reading…

Postcard from Runyon Canyon

After a long, freezing winter in New York City, I wanted to make the most out of the good weather in Los Angeles–and that meant being outside as much as humanly possible. And one of the things that I had envied afar via social media during yet another snowstorm: all of my friends and their […]

April 2, 2015 Continue reading…