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How I Came to Terms with “Losing” My Sister to Her Soul Mate

September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments September 9, 2020 |

It was seven years ago, but I still remember it like it was yesterday: I was too annoyed to feel scared as I floated on my back downriver waiting to be rescued. Minutes earlier, our...

The Pansa Boyz: Running for Every Body

July 2, 2020 | 0 Comments July 2, 2020 |

On his long summer runs in Brooklyn, around Green-Wood Cemetery and up to Prospect Park and back, Tyrone Alomia, 32, occasionally takes off his shirt to keep cool. The four-time marathoner loves to explore his...

I Tried a Weighted Blanket. Here’s What I Thought

May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments May 21, 2020 |

The weighted blanket arrived on my doorstep at the perfect moment. On March 11, just after 9 p.m., President Donald Trump appeared on TV to address the nation from the Oval Office to announce a...

My Extreme Sleep Story: On the Ice in Antarctica

July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments July 16, 2019 |

The 8:30 a.m. Antarctic air jolts us wide awake as we take a short Zodiac ride to a floating ice field in the Errera Channel. Our driver cuts the engine and seven of us—other millennials...

Plants Could Help Make You Happy and Healthy (Says Science)

April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments April 25, 2019 |

MY FITNESS PAL—Overheard at a Trader Joe’s the other day, two young women were eyeing the beautiful and affordable plant selection, discussing their deep desires to turn their homes into lush green sanctuaries. Then one...

20 Overlooked Countries Not Enough Americans Visit

March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments March 13, 2019 |

THRILLIST—One of the Middle East’s safest destinations brims with antiquities and otherworldly vistas Unlike its headline-making neighbors, Jordan gets less press and here’s why: it’s largely a peaceful and welcoming Arabic country with a government...

How Floating Down a River Helped Me Learn How to Go With the Flow

February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments February 1, 2019 |

YOGA JOURNAL—Thousands of bare feet march on the paved and dirt paths along the Aare riverbank every summer in search of the perfect entry point into bright turquoise waters. The Aare River cuts through the...

YOGA JOURNAL—“Wait, what? Why?” is often the response I get when people discover that I belong to a gym on the Upper East Side, a 45-minute commute—each way—from my Brooklyn home. It makes no sense....

The Coolest Six-Figure Job You Never Thought You Wanted: Nannying

January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments January 14, 2019 |

MARIE CLAIRE—A spoonful of sugar has got nothing on these sweet adventures: Eating fresh calamari in Portofino, swimming with Navy Seals in Fiji, backpacking through Montenegro and Croatia, dining with a former U.S. President. The...