Lifestyle

How to Spend a Weekend in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Florida is one of the many states that I’ve always wanted to visit, so when I got the news that we were going on a weekend vacation to Florida you can only imagine my excitement. We decided to go to Pensacola Beach, Florida and I am glad we did. Pensacola Beach is a Florida resort community on the Gulf Coast barrier island of Santa Rosa. There is a variety of shops, restaurants, bars, and you can’t forget about the beautiful boardwalk. With the beautiful white sands and crystal clear waters you can probably understand why I didn’t want to leave at all. Here are a few things that we did …

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Lifestyle Self-improvement

The Steps to Living a Positive Lifestyle

Positivity can open so many doors in your life. Have you ever idolized someone for their positive attitude? Most of us wish to become more positive but we don’t know how or where to even start. Positivity is something that can really have an overall effect on your life… Isn’t that something we all want? Don’t think that you’re too deeply rooted in your negative mindset to dig your way out of them. We all have thoughts that end up straying to the bad side of our minds, however, I will give you a few tips on how you can improve your positive lifestyle. Thank me later 🙂 1. Simple …

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Self Care

20+ Women Reveal What Self-Care Truly Means to Them:​ A Self-Care Guide

*Disclosure: Please note that this contains affiliate links. Read disclosure here. As you can tell self-care is a hot topic on the blog. I mean, who doesn’t want to take care of themselves? I published a blog revealing 6 Ways to Practice Self-Care which got me a little curious about how other women may nourish their bodies. So, I asked 20+ women “What does self-care mean to you and what are some ways you practice self-care?” Self-care is something we all should take out the time for — it’s important for us to recharge and lift the burdens from our shoulders every once in a while. To me, self-care is honoring …

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Lifestyle

3 Valuable Lessons Loss Has Taught Me

I got a call on December 27, 2014, from my eldest sister. She was informing me that I needed to hurry to my brothers home because my mother wasn’t doing too well. She had been sick for years, but the tone of my sister’s voice made my heart sink. I knew something was wrong, but as my spouse and I rushed to leave the house I shoved those thoughts to the back of my mind. My brother lived an hour away, so we were going 70+ mph with the emergency lights on. We were eager to get there and while on the way I was praying that my worse fears were …

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Self Care

6 Ways to Practice Self-Care

*Disclosure: Please note that this contains affiliate links. Read disclosure here. It is time to make some room for SELF CARE! What is self-care? Self-care is an activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. We get so caught up in our busy lives and putting everyone else’s needs before our own we begin to forget about ourselves and our wellbeing. Yes, I know that you may have a job to go to, an essay due, a blog post to write, emails to reply to, a friend to call and everything else that has filled your to-do list. However, it wouldn’t hurt …

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Self-improvement

My Secret to Dealing with Anxiety

Today, I am partnering with Hum Nutrition to share with you my secret to dealing with anxiety.  All throughout my life, I have had a few traumatic events that has lead up to this moment where I am always filled with anxiousness and/or nervousness. When it comes to anxiety, it is a very difficult mental disorder to deal with. For me, I am always filled with nervousness, most of the time I can’t seem to get those pesky negative thoughts out of my head, and I am left asking myself the same question time and time again… “Am I crazy?” If you suffer from anxiety then I am sure you …

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Lifestyle

What is Stopping You From Fulfilling​ Your Dreams?

Have you ever found yourself envying people who have became successful before you could even step foot into success’ doorway? If so, I will tell you exactly why you are not where you could be and those individuals are right where they should be. Its all about your mindset and your effort. If no one tells you, I will. Here is why you’re behind on success… Procrastination :  Be honest, you have set your dreams aside. Your dreams have been calling and you’ve been hitting ignore. Why? Is it because you’re not ready? Or you’re too busy? Don’t use those excuses. Why is it that we can make time for …

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Self-improvement

How to Use Journaling to Create a More Meaningful Day

It all began a couple of months ago when I decided to start journaling daily. I was on Facebook and I was talking to a woman about anxiety and manifesting. She gave me a few ideas on how she manifest and copes with anxiety/stress and I wanted to try it for myself. I’ve always had a love for writing, but I was never consistent when it came to journaling. For example, I had started a 30-day journaling challenge last year and I literally only made it to day 6. *Facepalm emoji*  However, I decided that I wanted to give journaling another try because my anxiety was through the roof and …

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Self-improvement

How To Get Motivated When You Feel Like Quitting

For the past few weeks, I’ve been in a bit of a slump. I’m not sure whether it’s because of the holidays, the weather, or I’m just NOT feeling it at all. I do get in these moods sometimes where I just want to lay in bed all day, but they normally only last a few days – this has been a few weeks. I have been feeling so unmotivated, undetermined, and just ready to quit altogether. Although I may think about quitting from time to time, I know that I won’t. I feel like it is the universe telling me that I need to take some time for myself …

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Slay Your Goals All 2018 | Planner Review

* Disclosure: Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Read disclosure policy here. Can you believe its 2018 already? It’s been a long year – mistakes were made, lessons were learned, friends/family were loss, goals were accomplished, etc. And now that the new year has arrived, be prepared to see a million and one “New year, new me” post. *intense eye roll* It’s a new year and it’s time to get on the right track, stay focused, and mind your business all 2018. What I am saying is, it’s time to get ourselves in order – organize our lives, work, and everything in between. So, with that being said …

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