Pamper Yourself: Tips for a DIY spa day

lotionbars

This week’s #MondayMotivation is all about treating yourself to some much needed self love and pampering. I think we can all agree that adulting (that is, the act of being an adult) is super hard. Paying bills, keeping up with daily chores, putting in those extra hours at work – while all completely necessary, can make … [Read more…]

Progress Not Perfection

fishpose

Hello lovelies! Today’s #MondayMotivation is all about striving for progress, not perfection, in your yoga practice. In this very Instagram era, I struggle with posting photos on my feed that don’t “measure up” to a particular standard. I especially scrutinize my yoga images – picking apart each little flaw in form, criticizing myself for not pointing … [Read more…]

7 Inspiring Yogis on Instagram

mondaymotivation

It’s the beginning of a new week, which means it’s time for another dose of #MondayMotivation! Last week I spoke about creating a passion project, so this week I felt it was necessary to give a little shout out to a few of the inspiring yogis who helped me find mine. It wasn’t long after I … [Read more…]

Do What You Love

yogawithnina

Hello lovelies! This marks the first of a new blog series I’m starting called “Monday Motivation” which will, as you may have guessed, be posted every Monday and will hopefully serve to provide little tidbits of inspiration, motivation, and good vibes all around. I wanted to kick it off with something that I feel myself … [Read more…]

Cruelty Free Makeup Essentials

makeup

Anyone who knows me personally knows I’m a huge animal lover – to the point where my Facebook newsfeed is saturated with animal rescue stories, and my boyfriend likes to poke fun at me for all the “sad” animal stories I’m always bringing up. I’ve been a member of the ASPCA for several years now … [Read more…]

5 Best Places To Eat In Key West

blog1 -edit

Hi guys! So I just returned from a lovely weekend getaway in beautiful Key West, Florida and I’m already missing the tropical vibes and plentiful sunshine. My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to stay with some friends who happen to live on the island, and who graciously gave us all the “local” insider tips which ensured … [Read more…]

Carrot Apple Ginger Juice

image1 (1)

Good morning lovelies! I’m kicking off this fabulous Monday with one of my absolute favorite healthy juices. It’s super simple to make – only requires 4 ingredients, and the best part is it tastes amazing and is packed with lots of great nutrients to jump start your day. All you need to get started is: … [Read more…]

5 Tips for Tripod Headstand

headstand1

When I first entered into the wonderful world of yoga, I was in complete awe of the somewhat super human abilities of seasoned yoga practitioners. Most of the asanas, especially headstand, seemed completely unattainable – and I was very much convinced that in order to be that flexible, strong and daring, you had to have … [Read more…]

Facial Masks For Clearer Skin

bed2

Let’s face it; we girls tend to put our skin through a lot. Between caking on makeup (and sometimes forgetting to remove said makeup before bed), washing, scrubbing, exfoliating, waxing, etc, it’s a miracle that our skin continues to be so resilient! I’ve definitely had my fair share of skin problems. As a teen I … [Read more…]