Hygge For Happiness

Featured photo from HyggeHouse.com Have you heard of hygge? We could all use a little more of hygge. (If your tongue struggles with this uncommon string of letters, that’s because the word is Danish in origin. Some pronounce it “hoo-gah” and some pronounce it “hue-guh”) But what is this hygge, and how do you hygge?…

Where You Can Find Yoga Around The Shore, Distanced and Up Close

Photo by Eternal Happiness from Pexels With restrictions loosening and people being allowed to frequent gyms and spas in growing numbers, everyone is adjusting to a new normal, and trying to figure out what their comfort level is. To clear up some of the confusion about who is still operating, who is open, and who is still holding…

Just Whip It — The “Whipped Coffee” Craze

You know you want to whip it, and whip it good. Of all the things that the social video site TikTok has launched, I didn’t think it would be such a delightful novelty as whipped coffee, but nor did I think a pandemic would hit the pause button on the entire global community, our lives…

The Wipe Out: Corona Virus and Toilet Paper

How an everyday item makes us feel better about the uncertain future. I never thought very deeply about toilet paper until the Corona virus, when this simple everyday object unexpectedly took center stage. Not only did I know next to nothing about the Corona virus, but I didn’t really know anything about toilet paper, either.…

The Greatness of Ghosting

How I embraced the despicable silence I once hated … I used to decry ghosting. I used to lead the internet shame brigade in asking “just who are these uncivilized monsters who can’t just disappear with an announcement of why first?” Others felt the same about the phenomenon of ghosting. We were employment candidates that…

A Star Lit Evening For The New Jersey Filmmakers Collaboration

by Nicole Gentile of Rough Edge Media@rough_edge_media |facebook.com/roughedgemedia | On November 23, 2019, The Sound Garden School of Music in Freehold was the host of the NJ Filmmaker’s Collaboration.  Daniel Alphonse Boulos, founder of All Love Productions and New Jersey Filmmakers Collaboration, teamed up with 2AT Films and, Like Father Films to create this multifaceted…

Long Live The Queens Of Art

In case you missed it, Monmouth Arts held their awards of the Queens of Art during their gala fundraiser, honoring women leaders in the arts, in Asbury Park, hosted by The House of Independents on a cool October 24. The evenings honorees included: Maureen Van Zandt, an actress with a long career in theater and…