I found out earlier this week that I have been exposed to the novel coronavirus for the second time this year. The first occurrence happened on Halloween. Before you get it twisted – I did not host nor attend a large Halloween party, I played tennis with a friend. My latest exposure also occurred in … Continue reading Resisting COVID Fatigue: Reflections on My COVID-19 Exposures
Whew child, this Rona (a nickname for the novel coronavirus aka COVID-19) has definitely disrupted our everyday lives and effectively put this world to a stop. In Los Angeles on Sunday, March 15th, Mayor Eric Garcetti asked all bars and gyms to close and for restaurants to serve takeout only. On Thursday, March 19th, the … Continue reading Why COVID-19 Isn’t Bringing Me Down
This Saturday, January 18th marks one year of launching this blog. I am proud. Curly Roots Blog has provided me an outlet to express myself and connect with you, my readers. I appreciate the dialogue we have created this past year. I look forward to continuing this journey with you. As is common with the … Continue reading 4 Ways to Crush Your Goals in 2020 and Beyond
The Fall Season officially began September 23rd. In Los Angeles, we are at that weird time of year where mornings and evenings are chilly and the afternoons are warm. We have experienced fires, windy weather and hot air pressure which makes for bothersome allergies, including itchy eyes and dry, cracking skin. A fall afternoon in … Continue reading Two Ways I Changed My Face Care Regimen for More Hydrated Skin
When I turned 30, several of my friends told me some version of this: 30 is a magical age where you come into your own. So I turned 30 and waited for this magic to descend upon me. While I felt growth between 29 and 30, I did not feel this sense of newness … Continue reading Beginning 31
Have you ever experienced a relationship filled with love but also constant conflict? In this post I explore the love versus compatibility.