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Notes on my sleep routine

Someone commented on my beauty routine post about how important good sleep is to them, and I realized I wholeheartedly agree. If I’m nutty about my beauty routines, I’m even more insane about getting eight hours of sleep.

February 16, 2017 Continue reading…

One thing to send more snail mail

My favorite recent discovery:  I’ve had a physical address book for ages, but it’s not actually that useful anymore: most of my friends move every couple of years, there’s no space for birthdays, I forget to take it with me on vacation when I want to send postcards. Plus, so many of my friends have gotten […]

February 15, 2017 Continue reading…

In honor of female friendship: my favorite lady dates

In honor of Galentine’s Day: without a doubt, one of the things I value most in my life are my female friendships. I feel incredibly lucky to be surrounded by such clever, hard-working, hilarious and beautiful women, and I know that these relationships can’t be taken for granted.One of the things I’ve been conscious of […]

February 13, 2017 Continue reading…

Two things to not get sick

It’s basically become a running joke among my friends: whenever someone mentions feeling a little under the weather or like they have a cold coming on, I always give the exact same two pieces of advice.

February 8, 2017 Continue reading…

Notes on my beauty routine

I’m a very routine-driven person, and nowhere does that shine through more than in my self-care. I am not a person who buys a lot of products or likes to experiment: when I find something I like, I stick to it. And because my schedule can be tough, it’s really important for me to carve […]

February 2, 2017 Continue reading…

One thing to give back in the easiest way

I’m a big believer in charitable auto-deductions: it’s the easiest way to support the organizations I believe in. I have regular donations set up for Planned Parenthood, EMILY’s List and my high school’s scholarship fund. If you have non-profits that you believe in, I highly recommend setting up automatic donations–it only takes a minute to set up and […]

January 25, 2017 Continue reading…

One thing to make your mornings better

The habit that has made my mornings both more productive and more pleasant…

January 11, 2017 Continue reading…