BLOUSE: (c/o) Shopbop/SHORTS/SANDALS (more options here)/CLUTCH: (c/o) Neiman Marcus/EARRINGS, NECKLACE

My boyfriend lives in Miami so almost every weekend, I’m there. This weekend, he left for a work trip which meant staying in Palm Beach… a first for me in a long time. 10 months ago, my weekends consisted of working out, shopping, cleaning my apartment and occasionally going out with friends. Writing, too. Now, I make a consorted effort to log off when I’m in Miami and operate on autopilot. Cozy up to my boyfriend. We cook together. Spend quality time… and it’s lovely.

Although somewhat lonely, I loved how those #singledays forced me to reflect on everything from life to family to career to personal choices. I had no distractions. It was just me and my tiny apartment. This weekend, I did just that – reflect…