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 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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Three Ways to Style Pumps

For several months now, I’ve been scouring the internet for a very specific pair of black pumps. Convinced they would be my shoe of the summer, I searched every retailer I could think of in the hope that one of them would have exactly what I had in mind. Then, when I was out shopping […]

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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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