Acknowledging Age With Graceful Embrace

Acknowledging Age With Graceful Embrace

I wanted to talk about a topic that’s been on mind. Only recently was I forced to face it and be tested without the ability to avoid it—Aging. Oddly, I have never felt more alive than being able to feel beautiful without all the cover. As I had to spend more time with a broken body and new changes daily, I had to grow closer to God to remind me of my worth and light and something changed.

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5 M's To Pull Yourself Out Of A Funk

5 M's To Pull Yourself Out Of A Funk

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you can’t seem to pull yourself out of bed so you close the shades a tad tighter and click next on your Hulu queue.

During my funks, I’ve found that there a few things that always pull me through to the other side and get me right back in the mental space I need to go out conquer the world. So I’m sharing my five M’s for ditching your funk and reinvigorating yourself. 

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Dreams Don't Come True, They're Made True

Dreams Don't Come True, They're Made True

We’ve all been told to dream big and aspire to be everything we could imagine. An architect, doctor, maybe an actress, but nothing comes easy, it takes years of practicethat goes unseen. 

Our idols and the leading figures in any industry went through trials, failures, triumphs, redirections and revelations. But the key to their success, aside from their ambition and vision for something greater, was action

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5 Ways Cutting My Hair Changed My Life

5 Ways Cutting My Hair Changed My Life

It's been almost 3 months since I sat in a fancy salon and let a stranger cut off a foot of my hair.

Before I cut my hair, the bravest I ever reached taking risks was dying my hair bright red for 4 yrs or the yearly “bangs or no bangs” debate where bangs usually won out. I would then regret it within 3 mos and spend another year in that awkward growin-my-bangs-out-with-long-hair phase. Ew.

After "talking" about making a change, on Valentine's day I was surprised by my boyfriend with a spa appointment and I couldn't turn back. I had no idea cutting my hair would have such an impact on me until I saw 12 inches hit the stained concrete floor. Not only did the Universe conspire to give me a haircut, but it gifted me something deeper and far less superficial in the form of a mini breakdown.

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"good for her!" vs "why not me?"

"good for her!" vs "why not me?"

Overcome the insane idea that we must be the best at everything. It’s not logical. It’s not healthy. It’s not possible.

As women, we should not only be supporting each other, but we should be giving a little grace as well. I want my daughter...I want YOUR daughter to understand the importance of lending a hand to her girlfriends, the importance of not judging things from the outside, the importance of surrounding herself with girls that love her.

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Positivity Detox & Allowing Yourself To Truly Feel

Positivity Detox & Allowing Yourself To Truly Feel

We’re all trying to be the best versions of ourselves, but sometimes we need to take a break from being overly positive and actually observe, take stock and simmer in our life and emotions as they are. This is your permission for a spiritual, positive detox. 

Now I’m not telling you to start wallowing in your misery, but there are times when we need to take break from being outwardly positive and just live without the pressures of always trying to appear happy and motivational. There’s nothing wrong with taking a break from the positivity train to really live in your situation.

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