Essentialism - What Does it Mean?

February 24, 2018
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
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Today's post is a bit of a mashup between lifestyle and reading, and I genuinely want to hear what you think about it. Whether you've read or are interested in reading Greg McKeown's Essentialism or not, read through this post and leave a comment with your thoughts and opinions!

How to Get Out of A Creative Rut

February 20, 2018

As much as I love blogging, every couple of months I fall into a rut and feel completely uninspired to write blog posts, post on social media, or be creative in general. I usually end up wallowing in it for a few days (or weeks) and then something sparks and I jump back into the swing of things full force! It works, but it's undeniably not the most efficient way to live my life. After a few cycles of this, I realized what always pulls me back: changing my look.

Jaco Juice & Taco Bar | Georgetown, D.C.

February 16, 2018
Jaco Juice & Taco Bar tacos and smoothies

Last weekend, a friend and I were trying to pick a spot for a quick lunch before a movie. He loves Mexican food but my being vegan can make tacos and burritos a bit more difficult. After a bit of sleuthing, I discovered Jaco Juice & Taco Bar. Jaco has quickly become the perfect go-to spot for a couple of reasons: it offers a variety of fresh food from acai bowls to burritos and it's less than a mile from campus!

Book Talk: After You by Jojo Moyes

February 13, 2018
After You by Jojo Moyes
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When I saw that Still Me, the final book in Jojo Moyes' Me Before You trilogy, was to be released on January 23, I thought it would be great to finish the series in the first couple weeks of February just in time for Valentine's Day. I played myself; not only have I been on hold for weeks and still number 114 on hold but After You, the book in the series, can hardly be classified as a romance.

How to Study for Exams

February 9, 2018
5 tips to study more effectively and efficiently for exams

Midterm season at Georgetown signals the beginning of the end... finals (it doesn't make any sense, I know). This week, I was unlucky enough to have three finals in 24 hours. Fortunately, I learned a lot from midterm season last semester that made those 24 hours bearable, so today I'm sharing 5 tips to acing your exams!

Book Talk: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

February 6, 2018
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I wish I'd never read Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies...so I'd have another chance to experience it for the first time. To be honest, I picked it out at the library because the cover looked interesting, so I had pretty low expectations. Little did I know, I would continue to think about the story months after I finished reading it.

February Mood Board

February 2, 2018

Happy Groundhog Day! I'm writing this post a couple days early, but my guess is that Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow this morning and we have six more weeks of winter ahead. Last year, February was a great month for me; nothing spectacular happened, but despite some setbacks — losing my wallet and ruining my laptop — I was able to roll with the punches and not let it get me down.
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