2019 Goals: Second Quarterly Check-In!

Look, I know that everyone did that tag for goals check-in during the summer, but I was on a quarterly system, and I’m sticking with it. I also kind of like checking in every four months instead of halfway through the year because it feels a little less stressful. Back in January, I outlined three […]

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In Defense of “Guilty Pleasures”

I’ve been thinking about this term a lot: guilty pleasure. guilt·y pleas·ure noun something, such as a movie, television program, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard Now, before we get too far into this, I should mention that I’m going to use the […]

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30 Interesting Questions Tag

Sooooo, I’ve had this post drafted for forever and a day, but there were, like, three questions that were giving me so much trouble that I just kept ignoring it, oops! When I originally started writing this, it was literally the beginning of July, when Holly @ Nut Free Nerd actually tagged me, but now […]

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: California Edition!

I SURVIVED MY FIRST FLIGHT IN OVER A DECADE! I’m not even joking. I’m 27, and the last time I flew, I was 11 and going to Disney in Florida. So, even better, this was not only my first flight in over a decade, it was my first flight alone, and my first time leaving […]

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Cultural Appropriation in Western Yoga

Well, if that title isn’t enough to make you go oh boy, buckle up. This is going to be a ride. Civil and polite, yes, but a ride nonetheless. A few housekeeping things before we begin: I’ve been teaching yoga since July 2016. I’ve been practicing yoga AND Tibetan Buddhism since December 2011. I am […]

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Monday Musings: BOSTON PRIDE PARADE!

Welcome to Monday Musings, a series where I review books that I read pre-end of 2017, when I started writing wrap-ups, talk about characters or topics that aren’t as relevant, or sometimes a surprise non-bookish thing. This week, we’re talking about something I’ve wanted to do for a long time–I WENT TO BOSTON’S PRIDE PARADE! […]

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2019 Goals | Quarterly Check-in!

I’ve been seeing a lot of quarterly check-ins lately for everyone’s 2019 goals, and I thought it’d be fun to look back at my own and see how I’m doing, as well. In my 2019 Goals post, I listed three different categories: fitness, reading, writing. First up: fitness! I have two goals for 2019–successfully do […]

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