Depression Happens. Here’s How I Adapt.

"Depression is closely associated with a lack of confidence and self-esteem and with an inability to express strong feelings." Depression manifests in people in different ways and can have different triggers. This is something I have struggled with my whole life. Here is what helps me cope.

Make Every Day Earth Day

Today marks the 49th year celebrating the Earth … But why should we limit our celebration and care towards this planet to a single day? Here are 36 ways we can start living each day as Earth Day.

California Blog Diary

Sunny San Diego. Land of amazing food, rich culture, and an endless sea of merciless love. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you may already know I spent the new year in this beautiful, lively city. Getting too close to sea lions, chasing sunsets, and walking more than I thought I was [...]

Microgreens 101 // Getting Started

So, you want to grow your own microgreens. Or, perhaps you're curious what all the buzz is about? Microgreens have become quite popular in the permaculture and health communities. You may have even seen these little tender leaves in your local grocery store, selling anywhere from $5 and up. Growing microgreens at home is an [...]

Guided Taoist Meditation

This is the Inner Smile & Microcosmic Orbit meditation, inspired by the Chi Nei Tsang. The Chi Nei Tsang is an ancient Taoist philosophy designed to nourish the inner organs, raise energy, and ideally: lead to eternal life. Enjoy x

Circe – Book Review

Imagine living in a world much like ours - full of hatred, evils, war, rape, and fear beyond measure. Now, imagine being immortal in a world of this nature, surrounded by other immortals who thrive off of their pride, along with the praise and fear of those they have deemed beneath them. This is my impression of the basis of Circe, a fiction book written by Madeline Miller on the Goddess and Nymph of Greek mythology.