This Month’s Picks: July 2016

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz Yesterday, when we checked the sunset time, it clicked for us Sabbath-observer-wanderers of the Upper East Side that the sun was setting earlier, and you know what that means– summer is on its way out. Autumn is getting ready to assume its romantic little place with us. Haunting memories of eternalContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: July 2016”


By: Gabriela Yareliz If I could choose one word to describe myself, it would be curious. I like learning and trying new things (even when I immediately regret it afterward). Being adventurous can be great, and it can also backfire. Believe me. But at least, this means I have an anthology of great stories forContinue reading “#ThatShahLife”

How to Work the Kitchen

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have been making this list for months now. I have done some really dumb things in the kitchen, so I thought I would share. If you are moving out on your own soon, if you want to start cooking, or if you just need a good laugh–enjoy the following words of wisdom.Continue reading “How to Work the Kitchen”

The power of thinking

By: Gabriela Yareliz “Change the way you think, and the way you eat will follow.” Pg. 11-12, French Women for All Seasons, Mireille Guiliano Living in a healthier way not only takes a new mindset, but also a plan. I found a great piece by Melissa Kravitz on eating Gluten-free in NYC, if anyone isContinue reading “The power of thinking”

Recipe to have a life

By: Gabriela Yareliz My motto: Law school (or any school or work for that matter) is a part of my life, it is not my life. I think how you live your life depends on how you think of your life and what you want for yourself. It’s a conscious decision. If you don’t makeContinue reading “Recipe to have a life”

This is who we are: Americans

By: Gabriela Yareliz We are a bit crazy, a bit conceited, a bit privileged, a bit super-sized, a bit obsessive, a bit judgmental, a bit hard-headed, a bit hopeful, a bit funny, a bit ignorant, but we are certainly unique and known around the world (whether it be for good or bad)… We are proudContinue reading “This is who we are: Americans”

Food and religion

By: Ellen G. White An Important Place in Our Salvation—Those who are not health reformers treat themselves unfairly and unwisely. By the indulgence of appetite they do themselves fearful injury. Some may think that the question of diet is not important enough to be included in the question of religion. But such make a greatContinue reading “Food and religion”

New York: A rainy Friday, after a sick week

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hi everyone. Here is a personal post. I thought today merited one. My friends who follow, tell me they really like my personal posts, and I don’t post often on things just pertaining to me. But here goes: Today, was awesome. It was a strangely relaxing day. It was absolutely pouring, andContinue reading “New York: A rainy Friday, after a sick week”