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June Favorites 2015: Music, Health & Wellness

June was a beautiful month filled with good vibes, good music, and thriving health. I'm feeling amazing and I hope you can feel the same way too! ^_^ Live well, my dears.

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Keeping Calm + Detaching in a “Crisis”

Today's video tells a story about a time I thought I had lost what was important to me, and the lessons that I learned from that experience.

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Living My Dream Life Now

In a culture where we're always striving for “more success, more money, more ______,” I've been “wanting” pretty often. For so long I've been striving to create the life that I want—holding that big picture over my head and looking to the stars to my dream life. It's dazzling and wondrous. And it's always just out of reach.

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The Art of Finding Balance

So many people talk about hustling hard, going fast, doing whatever it takes to get there. They view the journey as only a means to an end, rushing past the beauty of life in the present in hopes of making it to that future destination ASAP. Admittedly, I've been there. But lately I've been reminded that … Read more

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KonMari Tidying Experience: Clothes

A more personal look into my experience tidying after reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. Clothes was a huge category for me, and I'm so happy to be done with it!

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Discovering Seoul Ep. 3

This is the final & most gorgeous vlog from my adventures in Seoul, South Korea! Exploring the palaces in the city, unique modern architecture at Ewha Women's University, shopping in Myeongdong, and the dazzling Seoul Lantern Festival on the Cheonggyecheon Stream.

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Top 5 Favorite Books

Here are the books that have impacted me the most so far. I gravitate toward personal development books because they inspire and motivate me the most, but I also love to read fiction and memoirs.

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May Favorites 2015

May was a month of travel and change for me. I went to Shanghai for a very short trip to visit family, and I also went to Maui with my girlfriends for a fun and relaxing birthday trip. Here's a glimpse of my life and some of my favorite things last month. Links to everything below.

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Closet Tour | How I Organize with KonMari

If you guys have been following my spring cleaning series lately, you'll know that I've been talking about Kondo-ing my closet for a while now. Today, I'm taking you all behind the scenes on a little closet tour to show you how I've personally put the KonMari method to work.

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How to Fold | KonMari Method

Following my post on how to organize your closet the KonMari way, here is a series of videos on how to fold your clothes with Marie Kondo's organization method. Watch me make folding look real fun.

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How to Organize Your Closet the KonMari Way

Since I finished reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I've been seriously inspired to tidy up my home and my life. Kondo advocates to tidy by category, the first being Clothes. After deciding which pieces to keep and discarding the rest, the fun process of organizing begins. Today, I'm sharing tips … Read more

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How to Tidy the KonMari Way

Recently, I read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo and it changed my life. Since Kondo released the English version of her book this past fall, the NYT best-selling book has sold over 2 millions copies, and KonMari has become a worldwide phenomenon. After learning about the KonMari method—which claims that you only need … Read more

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April Favorites 2015

My favorite things in beauty/skincare, fashion, music, and books this month! Links to everything below.

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Keep doing things that scare you (Picture Taipei Story)

Last month, I did something scary. I took a chance on myself and leaped before I was ready. I felt the fear and let it ride with me across the ocean to Taipei, Taiwan, where I starred in a film for the first time.

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Discovering Seoul Ep. 2

Traveling through the vibrant city of Seoul: eating delicious fusion food, moving apartments, indulging in tteokbokki rice cakes, exploring the National Museum of Korea & the expat neighborhood of Itaewon, and always ending our night with sweets! This is such a delicious trip.

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Productivity: Parkinson's Law

Have you heard of Parkinson's Law? The law states that a task will swell in importance the more time you allot to complete it, meaning that the more time you give yourself to do something, the more complex and daunting it will seem. The lesson? Set tight deadlines and time limits for tasks. I read about it … Read more

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Productivity: The Pareto Principle | The 80/20 Rule

The Pareto Principle – also known as the “80/20 Rule” – states that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. Learn how you can apply this rule to any area of your life and make it work to your advantage!

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Productivity: How to Handle Distractions

Hi all! Here are some tips on how to handle and avoid distractions, especially email and social media. Distractions happen to everyone, but we can learn how to manage them! Give these methods a try and let me know how it goes for you.

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Thoughts: Picture Taipei

I had the most amazing experience shooting a short film in Taipei with an incredibly talented team. My heart is full and overflowing with love. I'm so happy and grateful for all the new friends I've met, the special moments we shared, and many lessons that I've learned along the way. There were and still … Read more

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Productivity: How to Prioritize

Hi guys! I'm kicking off a series on productivity this month. In the first video, I'm sharing the one simple but most important tip on how to prioritize your tasks.

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