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THE || M E D I C I N E || WHEEL

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Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Blogger, Flowers

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore I wanted to take a moment and thank everyone for all the positive feedback I received on this pizza I made last week (I’m talkin’ to you over there Reem drooling all over your computer). I decided to pay it forward by sharing the recipe I originally found on Cookie and Kate, but with […]

|| BREAKING F A C A D E S || 6.7.15 ||

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I’d rather be honest and authentic and disappoint some people than to exhaust myself trying to keep up the façade of perfection. – Crystal Paine | MAV MANTRA | I have a right to speak my truth This week, all the signs pointed to this notion of authenticity. This reminder to always remain true to who you are is not a value new to me; rather it resides at the top of my list. However, having it tested simultaneously in […]

THE S U M M I T || 12.29.14

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Journey / Self

“And she soared high above the trees, towards the vast escaping light. From the shallows of her darkness, she broke free in majestic flight.” – m.r. It was not even two hours after my flight had landed in Los Angeles that I found myself back where I had left off, Elysian Park. Before departing for New York two weeks ago, the crew and I headed up to the same spot after our latest shoot to […]

W H I T E KNOLL DR.

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”   -Socrates   Photographed by Evan Woods, Ace Hotel DTLA When I first moved to Chinatown, I was curiously drawn to a large hill on White Knoll Dr. As I ascended, the familiar flow of Jay-Z and Kanye flooded my mind, “Made a right on 79th, I’m coming down South Shore Drive (I remain Chi-Town) […]

THE T H I N I S H LINE

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“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan As I made my way up the third concrete hill of my hood, I repeated to myself, // you’re stronger than you know // For the entirety of my run, I compared my physical stamina to that of my mental endurance. In life there will always be hills. Most of us see the hill and run for cover, […]