5 Ways to Build a Better Atmosphere for Sleep

When I was a little kid, I would wake up and would struggle to fall back asleep. Instead of closing my eyes and counting sheep, I would lie awake for hours and often would wander the house because I was bored. My mom would try to keep me in my room by installing the child… Continue reading 5 Ways to Build a Better Atmosphere for Sleep

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National Sleep Awareness Week

It's National Sleep Awareness Month and this week -- March 14-20th -- is Sleep Awareness Week. This may, or may not, come as a shock to you, but everyone needs sleep. I know, crazy, right? Sleep is one of the most important sources of recovery for our minds and bodies. I'm neither a scientist nor… Continue reading National Sleep Awareness Week

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It’s March…Again!

Happy Thursday, everyone! Can you believe it's back again? I can't. Actually, I feel like we never really left March, rather, it's become the longest month on record. Everyday of this pandemic has been March 12th, the day that my office (and many others in Manhattan) closed down before the state could shut down. But,… Continue reading It’s March…Again!


Finding the Christmas Spirit

Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! No, I haven't turned in for the night quite yet. I'm busy downloading e-books from work and updating Goodreads. How's everyone doing? I feel like December has been a giant roller coaster of emotions for me and I am struggling to be happy -- to be positive. I'm struggling to like… Continue reading Finding the Christmas Spirit

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Living in a state of quarantine

Quarantine has been hard. I haven't seen any friends -- in person or via Zoom/Houseparty/Skype/Facetime or whatever else the cool kids are using to communicate today. My job became completely remote, in March, when NYC shut down so I have been working, and until two months ago, I was in graduate school. Busy, busy, busy.… Continue reading Living in a state of quarantine