Aaheli by Monica

In the DC area, there are not a lot of places where you can find a variety of good quality clothes for Indian formal events: we usually end up at the mercy of whatever is available. However, with Aaheli, you know that it is actually curated.

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10 Ways To Stay Healthy On Vacation (Without Sacrificing Fun)

You’ve been hitting the hottest workout classes, eating right, and drinking water – all in preparation for your week-long beach getaway. While you certainly deserve some good ol’ R&R, as well as that giant Mai Tai, you also don’t want to undo all your hard work. Plus your health isn’t a diet plan – it’s a lifestyle! Sure, you (hopefully) won’t find a SoulCycle anywhere near your exotic oasis, but there are plenty of simple ways to stay mindful on vacation without sacrificing fun.

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How to Answer the Most Difficult Interview Question

“So, tell me about yourself.” What seems like such a simple question can really make you sweat, especially in an interview. What, exactly, should you share—not just to build rapport, but to show that you’re the perfect fit for the job? Fear not, job seekers: There’s a super-simple formula that will help you answer this question…

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All the Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s about time to start thinking about mom again, the woman who claims she never needs or wants anything, but actually loves whenever you show the littlest amount of thought. NY Mag‘s The Strategist is here to help you do better than that, though, with a list of all the Mother’s Day gift ideas that…

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What to Do in 24 Hours in Mumbai

How many times have you relegated to watching Netflix or hitting up your hotel pool with only 24 hours of spare time on an extended layover? Or used the one day off you have tacked onto a work trip to, you know, do more work with room service in bed? It’s time to make the most of your free hours in an international locale and see some cool stuff!

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Everywhere to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in D.C.

Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday and plenty of D.C. bars and restaurants are capitalizing on the tequila-fueled festivities by offering specialty drink deals and taco specials galore. FYI: the annual Mexican holiday coincides with another big drinking day in D.C. (the Kentucky Derby), so some spots are combining the two with all-day parties. Bar Bao…

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Three Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Y ou work hard and get sh** done even when it feels impossible. But, hustling at work can have a serious toll on your sanity, and leave you feeling drained, exhausted, and frazzled. Sometimes all you need to get out of this slump is some time for yourself, so I’ve rounded up the three best tips for…

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The Perfumes (and Candles) That Even My Sensitive Nose Adores

I’m very sensitive to scent. So much so that when I was younger, I chose friends based on how much I liked their smell (this went on until I accidentally offended a unsavory-smelling classmate — at which point I was told by my mother to keep my scent opinions to myself). In my adult life,…

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