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Why you should jump on the matcha train

I LOVE that matcha is gaining popularity. More and more coffee shops are selling it, making this girl happier and happier. Haven't tried it? As you take your first sip of matcha you'll be hit with an intense green tea-ish flavor accompanied by a slightly grainy...

Know Your Assets

Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone - Robert T. Kiyosaki Last week’s post covered the number one basic understanding of financial literacy: the difference between an asset and a liability. If Robert Kiyosaki advises spending your life acquiring...

Intermittent fasting and why I love it

"Periodic fasting can help clear the mind and strengthen the body and spirit" Ezra Taft Benson Intermittent fasting is by no means a new way of eating, but I’ve noticed a gain in its popularity as of late. With anything that gains popularity comes advocates, skeptics...

Rule number 1 in financial literacy

If you’re anything like I was a few years ago, financial literacy is just a distant thought that sits way behind finding a decent work environment and navigating what life is like after college. Me a few years back: I had a 401k, understood its importance (so I...

7 metabolism boosting foods

I’m a huge advocate of gradually incorporating healthful habits into your life, rather than jumping head first into a crash/restrictive diet. Time and time again I see crash/restrictive diets that lead people to lose weight fast and then gain it back trifold before...

How To Release What’s Weighing You Down

We should become like the steppes- empty, infinite, but at the same time, full of life - The Zahir by Paulo Coelho As I read through The Zahir (book review here), I decided to create and take on a practice to release my old story, allowing for creativity and life to...

Creativity

It's dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly  - Aldous Huxley I write and take photos all the time. I sit there editing something I know will never be any good. Most of the time it doesn’t go anywhere. I don’t know if anyone will ever read my...

Avoidance

Lost in the texture of this photo, and overcome with thoughts surrounding the contrast between dark and light. If I captured more contrast between the two, this photo would be something truly beautiful. In nature, a drastic contrast between opposite forces creates an...

The Great War Against Insecurity

"I wish to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think - Rumi" Insecurity ... Happens ... Nonstop ... It’s a battle to be fought daily. Fear and insecurity will never go away. We all face it, all the time. We can either learn to overcome...

Death

*No time to read? Listen to my blog via the audio below at any time*   I’ve seen it too much this past week. Death is an inevitable event that we refuse to think about until we have to face it on a personal level. And now, after the Vegas shooting, I think we've...

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