In 2019, I finished 52 books. That’s, on average, one book a week; 50 were by women or BIPOC authors and 33 were by women of color.
a sustainable and ethical (life)style blog
Check out my fall 2019 roundup of ethical and sustainable favorites, including the most recent addition to my self-care practice, a film that’s bound to be an instant classic, and how I’m staying warm and cozy this season (think: knitting and candles!).
As soon as the temperature dips below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, my knitting needles magically find themselves in my hands. I know, neat trick.
Um, hi, I know summer for most of the northern hemisphere is long gone – but it’s the hottest time of year here in the Bay Area so I’m gonna tell myself that to excuse how late this favorites post is!
It’s a hot girl summer – and unfortunately, that also means hot, sweaty nights (and not in a sexy way).
When I lived in Seattle, I had a very warm, down-filled comforter, which was perfect for Seattle’s cold six-month-long winters. But once I moved to California in June, that comforter made my bed into a sweaty death trap!
Thankfully, Buffy offered to send me their new temperature-regulating Breeze comforter to review.
Buying less for me isn’t just about sustainability (although of course that’s a huge reason); it’s also about saving money and reducing the clutter in my home and trying to minimize my addition to the endless cycle of consumerism that distracts me from the more important things in life.
Beat June gloom by catching up with my favorite things from this spring, including my current signature scent, a fiercely funny and feminist TV show, and a pair of earrings that never fail to garner compliments.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Going to Therapy: Finding a Therapist, Paying for Therapy & More
This year, I finally started going to therapy and it has been really life changing. I know that navigating mental health care can be really confusing and scary, so I want to be an open book when it comes to this stuff and hopefully help some of you with your own mental health journeys.
In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, here are 10 works of literature by Asian American authors that have left a profound impact on me and my relationship to my cultural identity.
Of all the frustrations I’ve dealt with over the past two years of blogging—all the website malfunctions, Instagram anxiety, and imposter syndrome—perhaps the most infuriating bullshit has been trying to get paid for my labor.
So, I’m kicking off a new series on my blog to help my fellow female creatives get their $$!
Let’s start with step one: creating a media kit.