We live in an age of constant distractions…so how do we get stuff done?

I’d like to start this out by saying that as I’m sitting here, gearing up to write a post about distractions, I’ve already had to ward off several of them. Yep. In the time it has taken me to title this blog post, I’ve briefly paused to scroll through both Instagram and Twitter and conducted […]

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We need to stop glorifying ‘busy.’

long polka dot skirt outfit

“I wish I could, but I’m just so busy.” Busyness is something we talk about a lot in our world. Our culture has a weird obsession with the concept of “being busy.” We view our time as a means of currency, and busyness is the best way to get our money’s worth. We spend every minute […]

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I have a love/hate relationship with email

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Wake up. Check inbox. Get dressed. Make coffee. This is a routine I go through just about every single day. I’ve never really questioned it or thought much about it. But recently, I’ve begun to notice that one of the tasks I engage in first thing in the morning doesn’t mesh well with the others. Spoiler […]

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Makeup Sponges vs. Brushes

a makeup sponge versus a makeup brush

Makeup sponges versus makeup brushes. Given that this is one of the most hotly debated topics in the the world of makeup, I thought I would use today to offer my two-cents on the subject. I also thought it would be kinda cool to hear what you all think about it as well. Anyway, I […]

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How I Blog (writing posts, shooting photos, etc.)

Well, hello there! It’s currently four-thirty in the afternoon, and I’m feeling exhausted. And, boy, do I mean exhausted. I’m having one of those weird days when even coffee can’t seem to help me. It’s strange. I feel the jitteriness of having caffeine in my system, but every time I close my eyes, I have to […]

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What I Learned From My Longest Blogging Break Ever

If you’ve just read the title of this post, you’re probably wondering one thing: Blogging break? When did you take a blogging break? Haven’t you been posting, like, four days a week? Let me just quickly preface this by clarifying that yes, I have been posting four days a week, but, yes, I have also […]

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5 Great Places to Get Work Done Remotely

I don’t know about you, but I have the hardest time working at home. When I am feeling really energized and focused, it isn’t so much a struggle. But when I am feeling bored or apathetic or lazy, home is the LAST place I can get work done. One of the biggest problem I find […]

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Positive Thoughts to Start Your Day

It’s always a good idea to start your day with some positivity. Positive thoughts can be extremely powerful. They can help you think clearly, see things from a new perspective, and give you the strength to continue on during difficult times. There is a real power in positive thinking. Because possessing an optimistic mindset can […]

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