Below is my list of things that I recently bought and loved. The idea of this list is to be random because it genuinely reflects things I’ve recently loved using! Hope this is helpful or fun in some way. Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration Weightless Clear Spray Sunscreen, Broad-Spectrum Protection: For anyone who hates wearing sun cream but… Read More Things I Bought And Loved #2
Maybe I’m getting old and ‘realizing things’ but post-pandemic, I’m spending a lot more time – and money – on what I believe to be self care (since the definition of ‘self care’ truly varies for each person). A minor trapped nerve situation in my hip – which I have diagnosed via Google as meralgia paresthetica… Read More Fitness Recovery Tips + Thoughts
It’s been so long since I’ve had my blog…well, it feels it because of the craziness of the last few years but it’s truly only been about 2.5 years. That said, my life has completely changed for the better and like you, I’m oh so glad to be on the other side of the pandemic.… Read More Life Updates – I’m Back!
It’s been 11 weeks since I left my Times Square office, got the subway back to my apartment, and stayed here. It’s been 77 days quarantining in my downtown New York abode, working from home with no human contact ever since my roommate left to escape the city. Back in February, I watched a video… Read More Quarantining Alone in Manhattan
Each year that I am away from home, and everything I’ve ever known, is new. It brings a new experience, new lessons, and new loves. I moved from Dublin to New York City on November 5th, 2016. A full year prior I had called USIT in the carpark of my home gym asking what I would need to… Read More Celebrating Three Years in NYC: At Home In Manhattan?
I wish I didn’t have to refer to the podcast as a ‘passion project’ (because that’s all I’m hearing nowadays) but that is truly what it is for me. I’ve been thinking about this a year, and actually doing something about it for the past 10 months. The tiny bits and pieces it takes to… Read More I’ve Launched a Podcast!!
During a flying visit to Manhattan, my Mam – a psychotherapist specializing in anxiety – answered a Q+A on my Instagram stories, helping you with anxiety/panic attack related queries. After the surge of DM’s, my Mam also shared these easy to read books that she recommends for those of you hoping to understand and take… Read More A Real-Life Psychotherapist (my Mam) Recommends These Anxiety Self-Help Books
Travel tips for NYC is definitely one of my most asked questions on Instagram, and even though I’ve been living in New York for the past two and half years, I don’t really do go into tourist mode quite often. That said, I have a good grasp on navigating the city; from getting from A… Read More Tips & Ideas For a Short Trip to NYC
We all know it. Instagram and social media in general can give us a headache from time to time. Whether you’re just sharing families snapshots or in it to make a living, Instagram opens up doors that we don’t see in day to day life. Comparisons between families, money, bodies, careers, vacations happen with every scroll of… Read More This is What Happened When I Deleted Instagram
Most mornings, I am up before 6 AM and have the runners laced up ready to go. I’ve been “running” for about five years now and honestly, I am not great at it. I don’t run competitively because it puts the fear of God in me. Even though I would run 10km on a Tuesday morning,… Read More My Tips to Become Better at Running