Tag: be present

Cookin' Good

Cookin' Good

There are certain moments in ones life where one can see his or her journey coming together and he or she knows that they are on the right path, despite being naïve to the final destination. It is not by accident that one comes across 

Weekend R&R

Weekend R&R

In my last post I discussed burnout and ways to prevent it. Fortunately, I followed my own advice this weekend and gave myself the luxury of spending a day at the beach. The weather was gorgeous, with the exception of a small sun shower, and 

6 Tips for Avoiding Burnout

6 Tips for Avoiding Burnout

I know it’s not just my lifestyle that is constantly revving at a go-go-go pace. During the week, I jump from one project or job to the next, relaxing only during my commute or the spare hour that I might be able to carve out 

Assassin

Assassin

Maybe it’s something about beginners luck, my daily horoscope or simply coincidence, but I’d prefer to believe that stumbling across the exciting events that I do is simply a checked box in my to-do list created for me by some higher power. Kind of a 

When Life Gives You Cookie Monster…

When Life Gives You Cookie Monster…

Isn’t it surprising that just a reminder from your childhood could have such a fabulous impact on your day? Today I started my morning as usual, getting on the crowded NJ Transit and then the even more crowded Uptown 1 subway. I woke up at 

Beauty & the Brunch

Beauty & the Brunch

Historically speaking, brunch has gone through three phases— it began in Britain as a privilege for the wealthy, moved to the US as a way for Hollywood stars to eat glamorously after early morning plane rides in the 1930’s, and was known as the “varsity” 

Now Inhale – Exhale

Now Inhale – Exhale

At what point does one come to realize that breathing is an art? Especially one that we don’t take the time out of our day to do correctly. Really, when was the last time you took a nice deep breath? Or even few moments for 

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Magic in the air at Columbus Circle.  About a week ago, I walked through Chelsea on a particularly chilly fall night. Dazed and smiling, I walked past a few carts of street vendors until I realized what was happening. The scent of Christmas in New 

College Fashion Week: NYC Fashion Show

College Fashion Week: NYC Fashion Show

One of my biggest inspirations has always been the wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt. So much of the adversity that she faced in her life is something that most women will face during theirs as well. Like all great and powerful women, Roosevelt perceived the challenges in her life as learning experiences. 

College Fashion Week NYC: Primping Party

College Fashion Week NYC: Primping Party

Landmark Renaissance buildings, cocktails and couture, makeovers and Baked by Melissa- College Fashion Week has officially kicked off in NYC — and guess who was selected to be one of the 16 college women to model in the NYC CFW show! I spent Friday night