We are in Week 32 of the year! Can you believe that? Time is absolutely flying by this year — and it has been one of the best years yet for me. I have some big news to announce…and I hate to be vague (no actually I love it) but I will share it with you all soon 😉 Below, the best I found around the internet this week.
Quote of the week
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. – Charles Baudelaire
I really enjoyed this article from Harpers Bazaar about how the 2015 body ideal is harder than ever to attain. I feel like I’m feeling it more than ever too! How about you guys?
This is a brilliant and beautiful cookbook idea that I wish someone had come up with a long time ago. It’s all about beating anxiety while you cook and through the foods that you choose to put into your body. It’s called Eat Yourself Calm.
Looking for some more food inspiration to get into the kitchen? Purewow has come up with this incredible list of A-Z superfood recipes. I want to try them all. Though my mouth is particularly watering over the Ultra Chocolate Smoothie.
My amazingly talented pop culture criticism professor, Amanda Petrusich, wrote the eye-opening article on Miley Cyrus for Paper Magazine (the one with her posing nude with the piggy!) I am so proud and lucky to say I was able to learn from her. The article is fantastic — I highly recommend a read!
I want these gorgeous deck of cards. Anyone up for a game of War?
I want to get every single one of these facials. I am addicted to skincare and it’s not a secret.
Who says you have to read an 800-page novel every time you sit down to indulge in a good story? Here’s a great compilation of short stories that impress.
30 minute, no-gym bodyweight workout that I desperately need for my sanity. Doesn’t seem like the hardest thing in the world either, which is appreciated.
I love corn. I don’t care what anyone else says about it!!
This next idea is something I agree with pretty whole heartedly. You are the culmination of the 5 people you spend the most time with. So look around. Are you happy with that? If not, #NoNewFriends shouldn’t be your motto.
I thought this New York Times piece on ‘Finding the Right Balance’ was great because it wasn’t your same old story about balancing work, love, health, etc. It was literally just about balancing on your two feet and can’t we get back to those simpler times? I’m 20.
Girls! I found the coolest new site! It’s called Girls I Know and it highlights the spectacular women that live and breath and inspire us. Check them all out. You will feel renewed.
I don’t know basic of me it is to basically always read and share articles that are about habits that successful people have. But here you go! Let’s try to also be successful.
Here are 7 things healthy people do every morning. I can confidently say that I do number five — sort of.
This Hemingway app is sort of a genius. It helps make you a better writer by highlighting parts of sentences in different colors, each color having a specific meaning to tell you what you need to do to make them better. I’m sure they’d have a field day with that last sentence.
I love this title: Fat Be Gone with this 10 minute HIIT workout! Super catchy. Everyone loves when fat be gone.
And in case you don’t care too much about that previous recommendation…Vegan Mayan Drinking Chocolate! Oh it’s July you say? HA! You…
Ok, back to smartie stuff. Do you know how long it takes you to read classic books? Well, this infographic shows how long it should. In case you’re doing it wrong.
Did you think I’d end on a scholarly note like that? Nope. Here’s how to get pretty hair in a pinch! Enjoy the rest of your weeks!