This week in therapy we talked about staying in routine while in quarantine. I'm a creature of habit. I wake up at 5am. I journal, meditate for 5 minutes, look over my plan for the day, go for a run, get ready and get to work. That's how I want most days to go. Of… Continue reading This Week in Therapy: Staying in Routine
Okay I listen to podcasts no matter what. Inside or outside. Upside down. Whatever. Some of us, however, only listen to podcasts when they're out and about. I'm assuming many of you are probably busting through your regular podcasts. If that's the case, here's a list of 10 to help keep you occupied while you're… Continue reading Top 10 Podcasts….for when you’re stuck inside.
If you're anything like me, being told to stay indoors is not exactly the worst news in the world. I'm quite the home body. It's become more and more of a regularity for me the older I get. I love a good Friday night in. (Wine and cats babay!) For some people though, this is… Continue reading Book Suggestions! for when you're stuck inside….
Look, I love Thai food. I'm pretty basic though. #LongIslandSon. So, I am guilty of my usual order being the one and only...Pad Thai...usually with Chicken. You don't need meat for this dish to make it delicious a f***. Add some extra veggies and crunchy peanut toppings and you are good to go, sista. Without… Continue reading Homemade Pad Thai (Easiest Recipe Evvvva)
Has anyone ever told you that Chicago is freezing? Oh, millions of times? Got it. Yes, Chicago can get really cold. -40 degrees, prying open the train doors, kind of cold. So, I know winter very well. In both 2018 and 2019 I had my first serious cases of seasonal depression. I always thought it… Continue reading My Winter Survival Kit
This week in Therapy we discussed the fear of not knowing. I think my life has taken a complete 180 over the past year or so. It doesn't feel like it was very gradual. It felt like it happened in an instant. I'm putting myself and my needs first, learning to slow down and working… Continue reading The Unknown
I have had sooo many day jobs. Wait, I feel I can make this more clear....I haven't had sooo many day jobs....I've had SOOOOOO many day jobs ya'll. Retail, customer service, food industry, healthcare, talent agent, I could keep going... Trying to balance a day job while managing a career in the arts is the… Continue reading The Deal with Day Jobs
There is a night and day difference between me in my early 20's and me in my late 20's. It honestly feels like it happened over night. In my early 20's I was out and about all the time. I was taking class after class, working jobs I hated, shifts I hated, meeting many new… Continue reading Changing
My skin is a lot like Chicago weather. Beautiful one day. A crime scene the next. Basically, I need a lot to keep my skin looking and feeling fly. Here are 5 skincare products I use every week, some every day! Intelligent Nutrients Refining Micro Polish https://www.amazon.com/Intelligent-Nutrients-Refining-Micro-Polish/dp/B01FIGXMMS This is the best face wash I have… Continue reading My 5 Favorite Skincare Products
A few years ago a friend said to me "I'd never pass up on an opportunity to perform." At the time I thought - "Oh crap. I've definitely passed up opportunities to perform. I've even DONE shows I wish I'd turned down. What does this mean about my commitment?!" Years later I realized - oh,… Continue reading Owning Your Creative Career