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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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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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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The 8 Best Podcasts To Motivate Your Work Week

Podcasts have quickly become my favorite way to multitask. After all, there’s nothing that makes cleaning out the inbox or commuting to the office go faster than backgrounding it with interesting conversations. If you’re looking to hop on the podcast trend — or supplement your current queue — I’ve compiled a few of the best…

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Happy (belated) Diwali!

Diwali was one of my favorite holidays growing up (and still is!). The opportunity to carry on tradition and create an inviting atmosphere for others has always been something I look forward to as it gets to this time of year. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring…

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The Weekend Edition: Nidhi

Every Monday, you will get to read a post by a twenty-something answering some questions about their weekend, how they balance financial needs and brunch needs, their favorite spots around town and whether everyone really experiences FOMO. If you want to be featured, email edition@anotherlongweekend.com Naomi: Name, age, hometown, occupation? Nidhi, 22, McLean, VA, Sales and…

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