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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Having A Moment With Floral Rompers

When you’re wearing florals and you pass by a garden that’s dreamy enough to be straight out of a fairytale, you have to stop and take photos, even if your pollen allergies beg to differ… OK, is it just me or is early June the easiest time of year to appreciate nature? With winter long […]

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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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How to Make Your Mornings More Tolerable

Waking up isn’t fun for anybody. The jarring sound of your alarm disrupting your peaceful sleep can make the morning almost unbearable. I for one used to despise the mornings. And while I don’t exactly love them now, I do feel better about them because of the little steps I’ve taken to make them tolerable. […]

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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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Is Creative Embarrassment A Thing? I Think So.

Do you ever feel a twinge of insecurity right before you share your creative work with someone? Even if you’re 100 percent proud of what you’ve created, a small part of yourself feels doubtful about showing it to others, and you can’t explain why.   I have this theory that I’ve dubbed “creative embarrassment” for […]

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