It’s. Ok. To. Not. Be. Ok.

Lately I’ve been feeling inspired to try out different recipes. I like cooking my own food because it makes me feel in control of my own nutrition. It’s much easier to just order take out and be done with it, but I like the feeling of accomplishment. I like inviting people over and having them... Continue Reading →

Do. It. For. The. Memories.

I deleted social media on Saturday, after I arrived in Cancun, and I feel as light as a feather. I could give credit to the massage that I got upon arrival, but I need to speak on this for a moment. I am not shitting on social media. I am aware of what a useful... Continue Reading →

Say. Yes. To. The. Siesta.

The recurring theme in the last week of my life was the value that we (Americans) place on giving 110% of ourselves to maintain constant productivity. We are slaves to it. If you’re like me, you’ve experienced major burnout, given up time with friends and family, felt guilty about taking time off, and been afraid... Continue Reading →

Conflict.

Hello, my name is Erika and I avoid confrontation at all costs. It’s a huuuuuuge problem for me because it also means that I’m terrible at setting boundaries. If someone says or does something to make me feel uncomfortable, I choose to wallow in the misery that it causes rather than deal with it in... Continue Reading →

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