Embracing the Seasonality of Life.

As I write this, I’m sitting in the UC Santa Cruz dining hall, watching new students filter in and out for their first meal away at school. Living in the dorms for a second year, I have a front row seat to the energy and buzz around freshman move-in, something that feels like a blur…

Everyday Goddesses: Livia Doporto

Today’s Everyday Goddess is near and dear to my heart. A few months ago, when I ran my Self-Love Toolkit, Livia journaled each and every day on her blog. A family friend of hers approached me at our gym one day and shared with me her writings, leaving me in awe of her thoughtfulness and radiant positivity. Since then, I’ve been grateful to call Livia my friend and inspiration. I admire her in so many ways, and I know you will, too. Here is her story in her own words.

The 19th Year.

As I write this, September 12th, 2017, it is the day before my 19th year begins. It’s truly been a whirlwind of a year, though to be completely honest, it feels as though my life has been a whirlwind for the past three or four years. But in the last 12 months I’ve started and…

Everyday Goddesses: Tea Sloane Smith

Today’s Everyday Goddess is the youngest one yet. Tea and I met through ivivva Walnut Creek over two years ago, when Tea was just beginning her yoga journey and I was still in high school. Tea had an eagerness to learn not only the asana, but the philosophy and spirit of yoga that I deeply…