Poppy Reserve 2017

“Let’s go to the Poppy Fields!” Will has been suggesting to me and Trent the past few weeks. “Yes!” I immediately agree. But as the day finally arrives, I’m feeling a little bit under the weather. My body and mind are tired and sluggish. I’m feeling moody, and I’ve already seen countless poppy field photo after … More Poppy Reserve 2017

Goodbye March

Another month gone, and only about a month left until my birthday. March went by pretty quickly for me, but maybe that’s because I was having too much fun celebrating birthday after birthday. Have any of you ever celebrated one birthday after another for 5 weeks straight? Well, I can finally cross that off my … More Goodbye March

Forced to Remain Silent: How I Overcame Emotional Abuse & What it Taught Me

Abuse comes in all forms. Whether you’ve gone through physical, emotional/mental, financial, or sexual abuse—and even a combination of each—just know that each form of abuse matters and you are not alone. I dedicate this piece to all the women that have ever felt silenced, dominated and controlled by emotionally abusive, manipulative, and unhappy men—the … More Forced to Remain Silent: How I Overcame Emotional Abuse & What it Taught Me

Stop overthinking things & take life by the reigns: Advice I wish I could give my twenty-year-old self

I’m not perfect. In fact, no one is. If there’s one piece of advice I wish I could give my twenty- year-old self, it’s this: Life is constantly going to throw challenges at you, it’s going to get tough, it’s going to get ugly, you’ll cry endless tears and sometimes have to desperately fight off toxic … More Stop overthinking things & take life by the reigns: Advice I wish I could give my twenty-year-old self

Travel is More Than Just a Destination: An Interview with Hilton Davila, Founder of Visit South America

Travel. Lately, I’ve been pondering what it truly means to me. We go about our days as usual—we usually talk to and encounter the same people daily or weekly—and sometimes we get so caught up in our lives that we have no time to think about travel, or of temporarily leaving our comfortable and settled lives behind. … More Travel is More Than Just a Destination: An Interview with Hilton Davila, Founder of Visit South America

A trip to Melrose & a stop at Alfred Coffee & Kitchen

If you’re in L.A., then chances are you’ve been around Melrose Avenue or Melrose Place before. If you’re in the mood to shop for rarities or eat extravagant food, then definitely check it out. If you’re craving coffee or tea, you can stop by Alfred Coffee & Kitchen or Alfred Tea Room. I remember first … More A trip to Melrose & a stop at Alfred Coffee & Kitchen