2016's word of the year was: ABUNDANCE. And that it was. (: 

You can use this as a desktop wallpaper! 

I posted Insta Year for 2014 and 2015 to reflect on my year and I thought it is a great tradition to carry on. Insta Year is a way for me to reflect back on the year through pictures. <3

  1. I started the year off by building a dresser. As sad as it sounds, I have wanted a dresser since I was little and I finally bought one for myself. 
  2. Also started the year off with juice cleansing to kick start my healthy eating. 
  3. Transitioned to a raw diet and continued for 10 days. So amazing! 
  4. I am still inverting in random places. My family and I went to a beautiful winery when my sister came home and it is in a castle! It was so pretty. 
  5. I decided to start some sort of memory keeping and I managed to continue it all year. 
  6. I got Invisalign! 
  7. I finished the tarot module of my CMP class.
  8. Going back to my old stomping grounds and got me some boba and drank it at the lake/pond at Sonoma State. It was such an important independent trip for me.
  9. Meditating was such a big thing for me this year. I've meditated more this year than ever before. 

  1. I still drink a lot of green juice but found my absolute favorite. 
  2. I went on a trip with my parents and took a ton of yoga pics. I love nature! 
  3. Started to make inspiration quote background for my phone to remind myself to stay optimistic and positive. 
  4. I have never studied so much in my life! I took a test and then got promoted at my job!
  5. I visited my sister in Florida and had the time of my life. It was probably the most relaxing vacation I have ever taken in my life. 
  6. Learning how to make crystal grids, I started the crystals module of my CMP class. 
  7. It's probably difficult to see but this is my 2016 shelfie that includes all the TV shows, movies, books, and top music of this year.
  8. I am still yoga-ing everywhere. 
  9. I had a White Christmas! Given that we were only in Yosemite for a day, it was still really cool. 

  10. I wanted to include a picture of my family on our Christmas held the day after but I don't know if everyone is okay with me publishing it. BUT I had the best time with them. I was sick pretty much all of Christmas week, but they made me laugh and cry laugh. It's been good.

    So there you go. 2016 in 16 pictures.
    What were the highlights of year? Comment below! 

Hello friends!

I hope you are all doing so so well.
As you can see, I have not been posting a lot lately. Things are getting totally crazy and busy in my life currently. Quite honestly, I have not been very motivated or inspired to post lately.
Right now, things are starting to settle down again and before I jump right back into posting, I want to get organized and plan for this blog.

So just a quick little catch up for you, I am doing well. I am taking a little break from posting here for a while. I will definitely do something for Blogmas, but do not expect a post everyday as I have in previous years! BUT I will definitely be back in the new year.

Lots and lots of peace and love to you,

It is Raw day #1 and I had some delicious food!
I have been documenting it on my Snapchat and I wanted to share the meals I had with all of you. Leave a comment below if you want the recipes. (:

Apple Pie Smoothie

Giant salad

Lunch #2
Zoodles with raw pesto

A green smoothie that needs to be named but it was so dang delicious.

And there you have it! All the meals I had on the 27th. I felt like I was constantly eating but I didn't even feel guilty because it was all raw and all healthy! Nommmm. <3

Courtesy of my personal Snapchat and Instagram
I know, I know. It has been ages since I've published a Yinspiration Monday let alone post! I am so sorry! My websites (yes, plural) are all currently going through some changes as well as some rebranding on some and extra projects on others. It has been quite busy on my end and on top of that I have been working full time and going through training for promotion (yay!). While all of these are great things, this means I have not had a lot of time. BUT without further ado... here is your yinspiration. <3


Unfortunately, there are many unknown sources. Sometimes I use Pinterest and Tumblr to find these amazing quotes but some users change the links to benefit their own businesses. It is such a shame. When I find the original source, I will update them. Please let me know if you find them! Thank you!
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
242 pages.
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Source: eLibrary

We Were Liars is a young adult fiction novel about a girl (Cadence) who suffers from terrible migraines and memory loss because of a freak accident that happened in Summer 15 (when she was 15 years old). The story brings us through her life post accident and her thought process as she remembers and piece together what happened that summer.

It is haunting and suspenseful in the most sophisticated way possible. It was hard to relate in the beginning as Cadence comes from a distinguished, rich, "perfect" family but the story is captivating. I am a person who enjoys discovering different writing styles and the unique voice of an author. The book is poetic and may not be a book to read for certain readers because of this unique writing style. I read it in a few short days, it was a fast read and different from what I have ever experienced.

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