It’s been an interesting week, that’s for sure. After my spiritual retreat two weekend ago, I was “glowing” for a few days recapping my experience to my eager friends and coworkers – I was hugely touched by how genuinely interested loved ones were in hearing about this unique experience, and sharing let me re-live it … More Antisocial adventure + finally exploring D.C. + staying present with “limbo”
Hi hi!! I’m back from 3 days in middle-of-nowhere northern California for a spiritual healing retreat. Joanna, my friend from kava recommended this particular retreat where a shaman would guide us through ceremonies native to the Amazonian community centered around emotional and spiritual healing. It’s hard to put in words how profound the experience was…it … More Spiritual healing retreat in Northern California
After saying goodbye to a week-long visit from sissy on Tuesday, I wanted to take advantage of my last few days of peace and quiet before the busy month of August. I have trips planned for every single weekend coming up: 1) girls trip to LA, 2) meditation retreat, 3) work trip to D.C., 4) … More Self-care weekend + August theme: rebirth
Aloha blog! I’m a bit off my usual blogging schedule since I’ve had my little sister (Tina) here with me in SF the past 7 days. It was her first time in the Bay and she and I had SUCH a blast playing tourists, eating yummy food, meeting my friends, being lazy, having soul-healing conversations, … More Sissy’s first visit to SF!
Hey there! I’m currently blogging from a flight to D.C! I’ll be there for the next two days – a quick in-and-out for work 🙂 I realized last week was the first in 3 years of having this blog that I did not write a post. I decided to take a week off because nothing … More Summer craziness + wake up call + redirecting life energy
I have a fun little post today that I’ve been wanting to write for a while :). I recently celebrated my 2 year anniversary of living in San Francisco (woohoo!). Before that, I lived in NYC for 6 years (hopping around Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens). Living in these two cities has been, gratifying, challenging, and … More Living in New York City vs San Francisco
This past week on the road, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on this training cycle. Running the past 4 months has felt “business as usual,” and I never took a step back to think about “the why” I do it all… Last weekend was the Boston Marathon. As I watched the elite men’s race finishing … More One more week + “the why”
Something that has been on my mind is life energy… The beginning of the week was a bit emotional for me as I was circling through negative thoughts over a situation. I am the definition of a worry-er. I tend to stress about every little detail of my life –> you would laugh if I … More Life energy + Spark Social evening + weeks 13 and 14 of marathon training
Surprise, surprise, another weekend in Lake Tahoe! This was my 7th time up there in my 1.5 years of living in the Bay. I guess you can say I’m obsessed…Tahoe has become my home away from home. From the big beautiful Tahoe trees to the fresh mountain air, every time I go up, I feel … More Ski weekend in Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe + reflection and happiness at work
Week 5 of training, check! I thought I’d dedicate a whole post to training this week since I’ve accumulated some randomness in my brain from training the past few weeks and wanted to share with you all. 1. Voice memos with Michelle: Me and my best friend, Michelle, are experts at long distance friendships – … More 5 random thoughts for week 5 of marathon training + next half marathon!