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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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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The Weekend Roundup

All too often, we spend the workweek looking forward to the weekend, then eventually end up idling away our days off once they arrive. And while it’s encouraged to use your weekend for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, it’s also nice to go into it with a plan—or at least have activities in your arsenal that you…

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How To Be Happier And More Focused Using The Art Of Tidying Up

Last month, I spent my days throwing out more than 50% of my personal belongings. What started this tidying up frenzy that caused me to throw out so much of my life’s possessions? It was a book that I read. In fact, I’ve read several books recently about why we should clean up our material…

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16 Avocado Toast Recipes That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Life

Some foods are so simple, so easy, that they don’t even seem worth talking about. But when it comes to avocado toast, it is. Avocado toast is technically just sliced or smashed avocado on top of a piece of toast — so simple — but when you take one bite you will quickly realize that…

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18 Ways to Be a Better Person in 2018

At the end of each year, I like to take some extra time to reflect – I feel like it really helps me with resetting my goals, and it gets me refocused and ready to tackle the new year. In what feels like such a dark, scary world lately, I think we can all benefit…

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Answering All The Questions!

Thank you to all my readers out there who make Another Long Weekend great 🙂 When I decided to revamp my blog and start writing again in July, I was quite unsure whether people would even care to read it. However, I am so glad I pushed through because reading your comments, emails and messages…

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How to Plan Your Week

Wondering how to plan your week to be happier? Sometimes to bring happiness into your life you need to make it a conscious decision. If you plan your week to be a go-getter and stop letting negative thoughts get you down, even the longest, most stressful day can become an opportunity for happiness. For example,…

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6 Ways to Deal With Self-Doubt

It took me a long time to write this post, mainly because it was so hard for me to articulate how I was feeling and why. The past few months I just haven’t felt myself and I’m sharing this because I know there are a lot of you out there that have gone through or are going…

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The Secret to a Great Night’s Sleep

Unless you sleep every single night like a bear hibernates during the winter, chances are your z’s could use an upgrade. I doubt I’ll be the first to tell you this, but sleep is one of the single most important factors of a healthy life, so if you’re not getting those solid hours in every…

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