• Self Care,  Self-improvement

    Lessons We Can Learn From Ariana Grande’s “Thank you, next.”

    So, Ariana Grande has hit us with an amazing and very heartfelt break-up song and it’s nothing like the ones you’re used to hearing. If you’re the slightest bit confused about what I’m even talking about, then let me fill you all the way in. Ariana has come out with a new “break-up anthem”, but it’s not exactly what you’re thinking. The song is filled with a few lessons we can all learn from. I believe she truly put her heart and soul into this song and you can definitely feel it. The song is called “Thank you, next”, and I definitely recommend you go take a listen for yourself,…

  • Blogging

    Why You Should Be Using Tailwind For Instagram

    *Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. Have you been using Tailwind for Instagram? If not, you SHOULD be and I’ll tell you why. Tailwind has been used for Pinterest by many bloggers and/or content creators. Just go scroll through Pinterest itself. It has been a hot topic all around the blogosphere. It is an amazing marketing tool that helps you schedule your pins and/or Instagram post at the best times for high engagement. I’ve been using Tailwind for Pinterest and let me just say it’s been so helpful. However,…

  • Blogging

    Slay Your Instagram with These Tools

    *Disclosure: Please note that this contains affiliate links. Read disclosure here. Do you have an Instagram? If you don’t have an Instagram I’m going to assume that you’ve been living under a rock (like Patrick off of Spongebob) or you just don’t like the whole social media scene which is completely fine. Instagram has been growing ever since 2010 with over 800 million users! WOW! It’s such a great platform that allows us to share a little corner of our life with the world. Instagram can be fun, but it also can be a bit stressful when you don’t have all the necessary tools you need. From editing tools and…

  • Self-improvement

    The Journey of Healing

    I didn’t think it would be appropriate to write (or type) this, but I decided I wanted to be more transparent with my audience. It has been a little while since I’ve written any personal development post, but don’t be alarmed! They’re not going anywhere! It’s just that lately I’ve been having trouble keeping myself afloat. What I mean by that is, I’m human just as you are and I have battles that haven’t yet been won! Most of my personal development blog post is about things I’ve already overcome.. but this is one battle that I’m still fighting. And, so it begins… I have endured a great amount of…

  • Blogging,  Lifestyle

    4 Tips For Aspiring Bloggers

    So, you’re thinking about blogging? I was right where you are a few years ago and I wished I would’ve had did my research before jumping right in. So, to save you the trouble and frustration that I endured during the beginning stages of my blogging journey, I’ve decided to give a few little tips. Blogging is fun and sometimes stressful, but that comes with just about anything. It’s a lot to learn, but you’re not alone. The blogging community is full of individuals who are more than happy to help you with any and all things you may have issues with. Also, blogging can be a bit of work.…

  • Lifestyle

    Life Update Q&A: Where I’ve Been, How Has My Life Changed + More

    I’ve been sitting on this post for a long time now. Trying to figure out where to start or if I should even write this.. But, here I am typing away! So let’s get started. In my blogging career, I’ve taken many breaks here and there and let me tell you why! I talk a lot about self-help and motivation, however, sometimes I can’t bring myself to write when I don’t feel as if I’m in a great headspace. For example, I don’t want to post about motivation when I’m not even feeling a tab bit motivated myself. Sometimes, my breaks are longer than others and I would like to…

  • Blogging

    How I Landed my First Brand Collaboration

    If you are a faithful reader on my blog, then you can remember when I landed my very first brand collaboration with Hum Nutrition and published a post about my anxiety + hosted a giveaway! If not, you can read the post here (My Secret to Dealing with Anxiety) How did I land my first brand collaboration? I had only been blogging for 5 months. I started doing research and most of the articles I came across were basically saying that you needed a big audience + LOTS of traffic to reach out to companies. *eye roll* I’m sure having those two assets is a plus, but you still have…

  • Blogging

    How to Make Your First $25 from Blogging (+ A Step-By-Step Guide)

    *Disclosure: Please note that this contains affiliate links. Read disclosure here. Are you ready to make money blogging? When it comes to blogging making money can be quite difficult for some. It also can be really frustrating — I know the feeling. However, in this blog post, I’m going to show you how you can make $25 easily. It might not be much, but it definitely is a start. What is Grammarly? If you haven’t heard of Grammarly, it is an online grammar and punctuation checker that you can download and install on your computer. Once you have installed it Grammarly will do all the work for you — whether…

  • Lifestyle,  Self-improvement

    15 Motivational Quotes to Stop Procrastination and Get Sh** Done

    Are you a procrastinator or a go-getter? I came across a Facebook status today and it asked: “What’s a commitment you’re making to yourself this week?” Immediately, my reply was: “To stop procrastinating and get sh** done.” See, I’ve always been a very great procrastinator — a certified procrastinator if you will (just kidding, but also very serious). Ever since I was in school I’ve always waited until the last minute to begin a project and/or finish a worksheet. I can remember sitting in my first-hour class trying to finish a worksheet for my 3rd-hour class. Of course, my teacher’s favorite line was “You had all night to do this…

  • Self Care,  Self-improvement

    6 More Ways to Practice Self-Care (+ A Free Self-Care Checklist)

    In April, I published a self-care post called 6 Ways to Practice Self-Care, which a lot of you enjoyed. So, I decided to introduce 6 MORE ways to practice self-care because it’s quite important and it’s definitely my favorite <3 We all fail to take care of ourselves and our well-being sometimes and that’s okay. However, I hope this post will remind you just how important it truly is to spend time with yourself and to take care of yourself. So, read on while I give you 6 more ways to show love to yourself. 1. Take a break / One quick way to burnout is to continue to overwork yourself without giving yourself…