Maximize Your Commute

If you are anything like me, you have career/life goals you need to build up skills for. However, you may also: work some variation of a 9 to 5 that is rarely ever such commute to work I have noticed that, the more exhausted I get, the more time I waste on social media and re-listening to the same old Spotify playlists. This is a vicious cycle because then I feel: less informed less accomplished more depressed more tired So, I have started maximizing my commute by crowding out inefficiencies. Podcasts: I download any missed podcasts from the previous week to my phone … Continue reading Maximize Your Commute

Documentaries Worth Your Netflix Fee

While I no longer subscribe to Netflix, if you have the streaming service, I wholeheartedly believe these movies should be at the top of your queue. Even if you only subscribe for a month, watching these powerful films will make it worth every penny. My top picks are all between 1-2 hours and you could probably muscle through them in a day. However, some of them are harder to watch and you might consider taking them in over time. Beyond the Myth Blackfish The Ghosts in Our Machine How to Change the World Living on One Dollar The True Cost … Continue reading Documentaries Worth Your Netflix Fee

#FreebieFriday Farm Sanctuary apron [Enter by 7/2/2015]

I’ve started a new thing on Instagram for the summer: a weekly giveaway. Last week’s giveaway was Lush solid shampoos. This week, it’s an apron from Farm Sanctuary ($20 value). If you’ve ever made a mess of your clothing while baking or cooking and thought ‘I really need an apron,’ this giveaway is for you. Comment with your favorite meal to make for your chance to win. A winner will be picked on July 2nd. (Please note that, while I love my friends everywhere, I can only ship within the U.S.A.) Continue reading #FreebieFriday Farm Sanctuary apron [Enter by 7/2/2015]

In defense of VEGA

Considering all the health articles in books and magazines touting the benefits of animal products, one might think vegans are setting themselves up for failure. Something like only 2% of the population is vegan, or at least self identifies as such. For all that literature, for all those people, meat-eating doesn’t appear to be any golden ticket to health. If I paid attention to most magazines, I’d feel inadequate. Likewise, if I listened to the people who listen to these magazines. One of the recurring questions I get is, ‘Do you take supplements?’ It’s posed as a question, but it … Continue reading In defense of VEGA