Mindful Advice for Making Local To Global Impact

Written by Lauren Greetings from the smallest state in America, ‘lil Rhode Island! I have reassessed what my values are during this transitional period of my life, post-undergrad career, and have just begun some ventures.  At the University of Rhode Island, their motto was always the ironic, “Think big, we do!”. Now, living in the … More Mindful Advice for Making Local To Global Impact

Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Over the past four and a half years, I have uprooted and rerooted so many times that I’ve lost track. I’ve lived in many homes, slept on friends’ floors, jumped from hostel to hostel while abroad, lived in my car… and I’ve had a great time. I’ve learned about what belongings mean the most to … More Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Five Faves of 2018

As we know, 2018 had its ups and downs. Tr*mp was still president, men still hollered at women on the streets, internet trolls still all-caps’ed rape victims for daring to speak against injustice. But, there were MANY things that really went well for the underdogs this year. Feminism, particularly intersectional feminism, and representation really made … More Five Faves of 2018

Forbes Announces Top Travel Trends for 2019

A few days ago Alexandra Talty, Senior Contributor to Forbes.com, posted an article describing her predictions for the top travel trends in 2019.  Based on surveys and research, here (and here) are Talty’s statements: The Caribbean is bouncing back in a big way. Ecotourism is driving business decisions. Boutique travel agencies will continue to boom, offering … More Forbes Announces Top Travel Trends for 2019

The Plant-Based Scene in Providence, RI – It’s thriving!

We may be the smallest state, but our hunger for plant-based food and community is ever-flourishing!  Where do I even start? Perhaps with the best places in the city to grab some vegan grub! Best Vegan Food: 1. The Grange – This vegetarian restaurant has a rustic, yet refined vibe and offers unique brunch and … More The Plant-Based Scene in Providence, RI – It’s thriving!

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable, While Traveling

This is a concept near and dear to my heart, first brought into my mindspace by my best friend Danielle. Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable may take many forms and its meaning may differ from person to person. To me, getting comfortable with the uncomfortable is a way we, as humans and spiritual beings, can … More Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable, While Traveling