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FREE 21 Day Meditation Program: Desire and Destiny

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, it’s no secret that I’m the type of person who is always on the go; I’m constantly multi-tasking, creating lists of everything that needs to be accomplished, and running from one activity to the next. While it makes for an efficient and fulfilling life, it can […]

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Home Sweet Home

Big news, blog friends – I’m a homeowner!  A condo in downtown Chicago, to be specific.   It’s been in the works for a while, so I’m thrilled to be able to share the news!  Most of my free time over the last few months was spent poring over home listings and taking a crash-course […]

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Why Miss America Matters: Thoughts on Nina, the crown, and being brown

Sunday night, I watched as Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America 2014; Monday morning I watched the media storm of vitriolic hatred directed towards this young woman, all on the notion that she’s not American enough to deserve the title. If you honestly believe that we live in a post-racial society, look no further the […]

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Chicago Summers Are The Best

When I first moved to Chicago earlier this year, I was told the same thing over and over by numerous locals: “Chicago summers are the best!” It struck me  as an odd comment, given that that there’s a summer everywhere, and the summers on the East Coast are pretty great too. But time and time […]

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Signs You’ve Lived In New York Too Long

They say that everyone should live in New York once. And truth be told, my 5 years there were the best of my life (so far!). But every good thing must come to an end, and after reading the 23 Signs You’ve Lived In New York Too Long, (and realizing every single sign was not […]

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