May 2017 Goals


[1] keep running

I’ve been jogging regularly during the second half of April, and it’s become a positive ritual in my life. I sometimes find it difficult to factor a jog into my inconsistent work schedule, but I want to make sure to continue making time for it. I also hope to run some races in the coming months, because it’s something I’ve never done and have always wanted to do. I wasn’t someone people referred to as “athletic” when I was growing up, but I love the idea of being able to do anything I want and not feel held back by the way I’ve always been perceived (by others and especially by myself). Continue reading


five favorites: April 2017


[1] my beanie

We spent the first half of the month traveling, and it brought me some minimalism insight. I was able to realize the things that I was really glad I brought with me, as well as the things I could have left behind (and probably don’t need to own at all). My cozy black beanie was one thing I loved having with me. It’s perfect for plane rides and for uncertain spring weather. It’s the only daily wear hat that I have (I also have a sun hat and a winter hat) and it’s all I need. I got it in the men’s section at Urban Outfitters a while ago. I don’t think this specific hat is special, but I like having my one hat that I can bring in my bag and throw on when I get chilly. Also, it’s cute and makes me feel like a cartoon bandit. Continue reading