Done > Perfect

I fell off the bandwagon of posting and just getting back to designing the website after switching platforms. Shit happened, things got busy, etc. I know it's all excuses, but I've been writing still.. just went old school and wrote everything down on paper. This year, I've adopted the bullet journal. If you haven't heard about [...]

Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

The past six months have definitely been one for the books. A lot has happened since then: I finished my yoga training, picked up studio jobs to teach, went through two rounds of layoffs at work, followed by more than half my peers resigning, manage to train in boxing and eat well.... I definitely have [...]

Matcha Meetings

Matcha Meetings

Some days, life gets the better of me and results in "no time" for anything. Well, more like my priorities aren't in line with what I really want them to be. Work gets the better of me, I enroll myself in classes I think I'd enjoy and it ends up being a drab, working out [...]

Holiday Hustle

Holiday Hustle

With the holidays creeping up on us in a couple of days, I can't seem to think that in a season where we are to be grateful for everything and unwind, I feel so stressed out, thoughts of what presents are still on my list, events I need to attend, what I'm going to cook [...]

Welcome

Welcome

It all started with a bottle of nail polish at my mother's nail salon, "Marilyn and Merlot." I'd always recommend it to clients during autumn because it's such a nice deep red and well, what's in a name? Well, it's my name. Fast forward to a few years later and now I've created this site [...]