Health Love Musings Relaxation

HOW TO: PRIORITIZE SELF CARE

September 27, 2017

Life is beautiful, yet there are many times that we can find ourselves overwhelmed with what it brings. Even when we feel like we’ve got everything under control, something can happen that eats up our time, energy, and physicality. During those times, I find that if haven’t given myself short bursts of recovery during the week, I can be at risk of completely shutting down and even having to rest for days at a time before I can get back…

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Fashion

AROUND THE WEB: MY TRANSITIONAL FALL PICKS

September is almost over, and now that fall is here, I have this familiar feeling that we all get. How should I layer today? Currently in New York, it’s chilly in the mornings, hot in the afternoons, and mild at night. If you’re like…

September 25, 2017
Fashion

MY NEW OBSESSION: UNIFORMS

If I’m running late it’s usually because I’ve spent too long deciding what to wear. Recently, I’ve been reading The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg and it’s basically about this idea that if you change one negative habit, it begins to reverberate through…

September 22, 2017
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WALKING THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

I’ve lived in New York City for 7 years now, but amazingly I’d never walked the Brooklyn Bridge until recently. Kind of on a whim, my friend Brittney and I trekked down to Dumbo around sunset. Since we were so close to the bridge,…

September 21, 2017
Books Copper Bound

COPPER BOUND

I am pleased to announce that Copper Paper will now be hosting a book club: Copper Bound. We’re all quite busy and, save for the avid book worms among us, it can sometimes take the rest of us a bit more effort to commit…

May 8, 2017
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COPPER LOOKBOOK: OUT AND ABOUT IN BROOKLYN

I’m in Brooklyn pretty much every weekend (my church and favorite brunch spot, Aita Trattoria are down there), and that means a 40-minute to 1 hour subway ride. It’s always worth it. Since it was about chilly, I wore a white H&M top with…

April 12, 2017
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USING TIME WISELY IN 2017

Like many of us, last year there were many things about 2016 that overwhelmed me. There were many moments that felt stagnant and frustrating. Still, those moments taught me patience, and strengthened my resilience in hard times. My second year of marriage, my faith,…

January 4, 2017
Love Musings Relaxation

GOODBYE SUMMER

As summer comes to an end, I am reflecting on what makes this summer so different from all the others I’ve had in New York City. Of course, this summer in particular, I celebrated my first anniversary. However, aside from such a significant milestone,…

September 17, 2016
Food Travel

AUGUST 2016 BIRTHDAY: CHARLESTON

When my husband asked my if I wanted to go to South Carolina for my birthday, I was pleasantly surprised. We decided that though there is much of the the world we still want to explore, we should also take more domestic trips. As…

August 22, 2016