Perception is everything, and it is a prevalent concern when it comes to body image and self-esteem. Those who have a tendency to view their physical compositions in a drastically different manner than reality, more likely than not, suffer from body dysmorphia. So many questions surround this condition: is it a true disorder? Is it … More Body Dysmorphia: My Honest Experience
Right now at this moment, I turn twenty years-old. Wow, I would have lived two entire decades! It feels unreal to be this far in my lifetime, even though life lives on and on, both in the world above and the afterlife. Given that I’ll be celebrating the ish out of my birthday today, I’ve … More Twenty Truths About Myself For My 20th Birthday
First time trying these kinds of fill-in-the-blanks posts! I’ve always loved reading these types of articles and have so much fun answering them in my head! Can you relate to the joy of quarter-empty peanut butter jars? Can you relate to my obsession with Indian food? Can you relate to my adoration for quotes on … More Can You Relate…
A year ago, I published a whole list of questions for readers to answer in the comments! They are all dedicated to food, aka one of my most loved life subjects. I’d thought I’d throw it back a year ago and tackle them all–unaltered, unedited, the exact same as in the post–now for some fun … More Answering My Old Foodie Questions
First off, I’m incredibly excited to be sharing another questionnaire! As you know, I absolutely adore answering fun questions because I can delve into my brain and dissect any topics that are intriguing to me. This particular questionnaire is very unique, because you not only answer questions created by other bloggers, but you create the … More Blue Sky Tag: 11 Questions Answered
/If I had a dollar for every terrible quality about myself, I’d be able to host daily Gatsby-style parties, hire servers with glasses of kombucha and make it rain guacamole–cause we all know that guac costs extra EVERYWHERE. But in all seriousness, like most of us, I am an extremely flawed individual. I knew this … More 2017: The Year of Coming to Terms With My Body + Worst Qualities
Christmas may have just ended, but I’m still buzzing with holiday spirit! There’s nothing wrong with basking more in the cozy winter weather, indulging in the best festive flavors and rewatching our favorite Christmas shows. But with the end of the holiday weekend also comes the food baby bulge. And the annoying people who go … More Eggplant Lettuce Wraps
As you guys read this, I’m going to be on the road to Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. This all stems from a long, rough path of my personal growth journey and it is such a major contribution to how ready I am for independence. It was the first time I really listened to my soul. … More Why I Cancelled My San Jose Weekend Twenty Hours Before + 4-Ingredient Pancake Batter Granola (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Well this is somewhat……shocking? Recently an experiment with mice revealed that a low protein, high carbohydrate diet could provide the same metabolic, blood sugar and cholesterol benefits as a 40% calorie restricted diet, despite eating a higher quantity of food. The mice did not gain weight and improved their levels of lipids, insulin, glucagon, and … More Are Carbs the New Protein?
Wouldn’t it be crazy if you were given the opportunity to save lives? It seems totally insane when it’s heard, but the thing is, though, I believe every day we already have that choice–it all depends on whether or not we can or want to make time to do so. But what if your own body prevents you from doing … More What’s it Like to Save a Life? I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Know.