I’m way too non-confrontational, and I need to cut it out

For as long as I can remember, I’ve prided myself on being non-confrontational.  Finding ways around conflict has always come easy to me. From the first sense of hostility, I am up on my toes, ready to navigate around the situation. It is like an alarm goes off in my head, the words ALERT, ALERT, […]

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How to Get Your Best Eyebrows + My Current Brow Routine

Hello, hello, hello! Before I get into this post, I’d first like to apologize for the lack of blogs recently. This break wasn’t deliberate or anticipated. I won’t spent too much time explaining it, but let’s just say that consistently bad weather makes it almost impossible to shoot photos, especially if you’re working full-time. The […]

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Why Positivity Doesn’t Mean Being Happy All the Time

A common misconception I often see people have about positivity is that it’s blind optimism. That to be positive, you must disregard negativity, see the best in everything, and pay no attention to issues that come your way. Not only is this assumption incorrect, but I’d also argue that it perpetuates a toxic concept of […]

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How I’m Forcing Myself to be Productive

I am always trying to be more productive. Between blogging, working, and maintaining all of my other responsibilities, it can be hard for me to accomplish things if I don’t use my time wisely. Like many of us, I am constantly in a search for a balance, attempting to get as much done as I […]

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How to Get Excited About Your Wardrobe Again

Like any creative pursuit, fashion delivers its ups and downs. There are mornings when I wake up with a desire to pull something stylish together and then there are other mornings when all I want to do is throw on the first thing I find. The latter days can be a drag for me, especially […]

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The Struggle of Getting Started

My drafts are flooded with blog posts that will probably never be written. Some of them are only headlines. Others contain a couple of poorly strung together paragraphs and maybe a few photos. There are even several that don’t have any useable components at all; they’re literally just sentences that say things like “write post […]

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7 Fashion Hacks I Swear By

I’ve decided to write something a bit more fun and laid-back today because I am in the midst of a mind-bogglingly stressful week, and it’s only Tuesday. I am sharing seven fashion hacks/tips/styling philosophies that I absolutely, 100% believe in. From color combinations to wardrobe staples, these hacks cover the entire fashion spectrum. And although […]

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How to Wear Dark Colors in the Spring

I love pastels for spring as much as the next person. Light and airy colors dominate this time of year for a reason—they make things bright and exciting, which is exactly what we need after a long, dreary winter.  However, in general, I tend to gravitate toward a darker color palette. Black, gray, and maroon […]

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