The Quarterlife Upgrade is a collection of interviews that Christine Hassler conducted over the past week with a number of well-known experts in different areas such as financial, relationships and spiritual knowledge. The VIP list includes Gabby Bernstein, Kathryn Budig, Mat Boggs and many more insightful minds who openly share experiences and advice that are […]

The practice of meditation is not just for use in yoga class and/or monasteries anymore. It is becoming an everyday ritual practiced by busy moms, intense athletes and young professionals, too. Taking breaks to quiet your mind and focus can be beneficial not only for stress but for overall well-being. The thought of meditation can […]

image from If you are a tea aficionado and live anywhere within a 20-mile radius of a Fresh Market, get in your car and drive there now. I have discovered what I can only describe as the best bottled iced tea that I have ever tasted. The first thing that drew me towards these teas were the beautifully […]

image from Uncle Maddio’s has been claiming a spot in the new plaza on Mahan Road, near the new Publix (east of Capital Circle) for quite some time now. For the past few months, as I came and went to the gym across the street, I wondered when the pizza joint would be opening […]

Turquoise and Caicos by Essie This vibrant blue-green shade set me adrift on an ocean wave every time I glanced at my nails while wearing it. After going dark with the crimson Sparitual color (in Epicurean) for about a week, in honor of Florida State graduation, I decided that it was time to get “on trend” and […]

I’ve always been a sucker for the free gifts that are available from the fancy cosmetic counters at department stores such as Macy’s and Dillard’s. It is a bad habit that I picked up from my mom at an early age. (Thanks, Mom!) But excuses aside, who can really resist the complimentary full-sized lipsticks, glosses […]

image borrowed from L’ $10 may seem a bit steep for these cute little squeeze tubes of hand cream, but trust me when I say that they are worth every penny. L’Occitane is a well-known brand for high-quality body care products. If you have ever visited their shop, you’ll agree that they have charming little […]