Mari Tries | Plant Based Water

Mari Tries | Plant Based Water Remember when coconut water was the most exotic hydration option on the menu? These days, there are so many hydration choices on market shelves, it can be difficult to decide between them all: coconut water, birch water, maple water, chia water, cactus water, aloe water, and watermelon water, to [...]

INTJ Challenge August 2017

INTJ Challenge August 2017 It’s been a hot minute since our last INTJ challenge, but we’re back with another. If you don’t remember our last challenge, which was way back in June, it was to keep track of your mental self-talk. Keeping track of self-talk is key to ensuring that the decisions you make truly [...]

Introvert Survival Guide

INTROVERT SURVIVAL GUIDE Although this post  has been planned for months, it wasn’t until yesterday, Monday of this week, that I really knew what I wanted to write for this Introvert Survival Guide. Survival guides are popular, but implicit in the title of a survival guide for introverts is the cultural idea that introverts are [...]

5 Natural Beauty Products That I Can’t Live Without

5 Natural Beauty Products That I Can’t Live Without One of the requests that we've had on the blog is to feature a few more beauty posts. To be honest, I'm not all that good at doing makeup. Give me a choice between writing an analysis on the geo-political environment in east Asia as it [...]

Spring Tonic: Immune Boosting Ginger Shot Recipe

Spring Tonic: Immune Boosting Ginger Shot Recipe Although there are many things to look forward to with the advent of spring, the changing of the seasons can bring with it a few  less pleasant features, such as a stressed immune system, which can lead to colds, and a general feeling of malaise. There’s nothing worse [...]

Travel Brain: Three Reasons Travel is Great for the INTJ Brain

Travel Brain: Three Reasons Travel is Great for the INTJ Brain Who doesn’t love to travel? After a recent move to Hong Kong to pursue an MFA, travel has definitely been on my mind. While the transition hasn’t been as smooth as I would have liked, I do have one consolation to some of my [...]