4: There is Magic and Serendipity in This World

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In this episode of The Lavendaire Lifestyle, Aileen reflects on a trip to New York City that was so magical and serendipitous, it left her baffled. After seemingly disconnected yet extremely lucky things kept happening to her throughout that trip, Aileen is convinced that there is serendipity and magic in this world. You just have to be open … Read more

How to Restore Your Body’s Natural Healing Power (The Solar Body)

Solar Body Blog

Nature has a way of keeping balance and promoting health. Our body, when in balance, has natural healing power. Learn how to restore your body's natural healing mode with these tips from The Solar Body by Ilchi Lee.

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The Art of Finding Balance

balance blogSo 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 this journey we're on should not feel like a means to an end. This journey we're on is the life we get to live. So how do you make the most of the journey? How do you enjoy living “now” while simultaneously hustling toward the future?

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How to Organize Your Closet the KonMari Way

Organizing Closet KonMari

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 from the book on how to organize your closet the KonMari way.

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Taipei Ep. 4: Sightseeing, Museums, Eating, Shopping

Addiction Aquatic Development Taipei
This travel vlog is jam-packed with tons of awesome spots from my trip to Taipei. Over the course of three days, we visited a ton of sights, museums, malls, and ate really good food. My highlights from this vlog are the Songshan Creative & Cultural Park (such a hip and artsy place!) and the sashimi from Addiction Aquatic Development. Droool. Watch the video after the jump~

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The Taste LA at Paramount Studios

// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly //  FOODIE HEAVEN. Got invited to the Los Angeles Times The Taste this past weekend for their “Dinner With a Twist” event. It was a magical night filled with deliciousness. My favorites: truffle ravioli by RivaBella, salted chocolate gelato by Bulgarini, seared scallop by The Churchill. … Read more

Minimal Living / Meaningful Living

// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly //  I’m trying to live minimally: to live with less in order to live more. Minimalism has helped me clarify what really matters in my life, so that I can keep the important things close to me and clear out the rest of the clutter. Currently, … Read more

Self Love

// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly //  This past weekend I had one of those long late night talks about everything with my friend Christina—I want to share a bit of that conversation with you all on the topic of self love. She asked: What does it mean to love yourself? How can we … Read more