5 Things That Will Motivate You For Monday

Monday’s is the universal day for everything to suck. It’s right after the weekend, the fun weekend you just had. You know, the one where sleeping in exists? Monday’s are the days that our bodies are like ABSOLUTELY NOT but are minds are like, PLEASE get out of bed and get going. Monday’s do not always have to suck. They do not always have to be a drag. They most certainly do not have to be the worst day of every week. Here are 5 things that will motivate you for Monday: Use Sunday to Plan out your week I…

5 Beautiful Nail Polishes for Spring Fashion

This is probably one of my favorite series that I’ve started recently. I love colors and fashion, and especially being able to express art through makeup and what I wear. I am forever indecisive when it comes to my nails though, and I get tired of one color super quick. By the time my nails are chipping and fading I’m ready for a different vibe, ya feel? Plus, this is now spring time! I am so excited to bring some fun, bright, and beautiful nail colors and color combos to the blog. I’ve got an interesting mix of polishes to…

I Tried Gluten Free For a Week

If you are new here, and you haven’t seen my ‘6 Ways to Thrive on a Vegan Diet’ article, then you might not know that this is actually a vegan and gluten free experiment. I am vegan and have been for almost 4 years. I’ve really loved being vegan and learning how to cook and bake in different ways. Vegan and gluten free eating can seem daunting and even restrictive. However, it can really encourage a way of thinking about food that opens your mind to unconventional methods and adventurous foods. It also is a healthy way to try out…

How to Interact with Your Children- What They Really Need from You

Children are tough. There’s no easy way to put it and there’s sure as hell no rule book. You just do what you can--what you think is right--and hope that they turn into wholesome adults. Sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn’t. But before I get carried away, I’d like to approach this differently than you may think. I’m not here to bash parents, not at all, because who truly knows what your child needs except you- the person who made and raised them? What I’d like to do instead is empower you as parents and simply give you some…

How I Learned to Take a Step Back and Focus on Myself

2018 = NIGHTMARE 2018 and into 2019 = REBIRTH 2018 Recap Going into 2018 I was super optimistic that it was going to be my year. My first full year living on my own, going to college, a wonderful new job, and new memories to be made. However, in my case, some things happened and some did not. The first couple months of 2018 went by pretty smoothly, but it also become excruciatingly hard for me as the days went on. I started slacking on every aspect of my life--from getting up and going to school to hanging out with…

Not a Morning Person? Easy Hair & Makeup Routine to Get You Going For The Day

On the days that I don’t have work or any other responsibilities I can easily wake up, however on the days that I do, it’s a constant battle with my morning alarms. I think it’s a safe bet that I am definitely not a morning person. I have 20 alarms set in a two-hour period because I do not wake up. At all. Normally, once I finally get up, I have a good thirty minutes until I walk out the door. Thirty minutes to get dressed, do my hair and my makeup. For someone who can take up to two…

Anxiety: How a Mental Illness Becomes Physical and How it Affects Everyone

Anxiety is a general feeling of unease, such as worry.  Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point in their life. For example, you may feel worried and anxious about sitting for an exam. During these times, feeling anxious can be perfectly normal. However, there are people who find it hard to control their worries. Their feelings of anxiety are more constant and can often affect their daily lives. Anxiety can be presented in a lot of ways. It’s not just panicking or hyperventilating. There are many symptoms of anxiety that are not as commonly known that can actually affect…

6 Rainy Day Activities For Toddlers

For stay at home moms, dads, guardians, or nannies, rainy days can be real downers. Don’t get me wrong, any person can get down or feel unmotivated when the possibility of going outside is no longer an option. And for those who stay home with their kids, it’s especially difficult because the kids can’t go outside and release their energy. Here in Texas, we go through quite a few rainy seasons, so I have compiled a short list of some things to do when it’s nicer to stay inside than to go outside. P.s. I can’t wait for the warm…

An Open Letter to My High School Best Friend

Photo Cred: Courtney Jane It’s not every day that you meet someone who can drastically change who you are as a person and help you become a better one in the end. A best friend is someone you should never take for granted. The endless Friday night lights, the theatre plays you both performed in, the pep rallies, and the fact that you two are always together. You might as well become one because you are one. You’re one in a million and no one can ever replace your high school best friend. No matter where you two go after…

Why You Shouldn’t Watch Drama Beauty Channels

If you have been in the realm of YouTube for a while, you have probably seen the different phases it’s gone through. It started as a way of keeping videos of special events for personal and public use. It didn’t take too many years before it began birthing viral videos though. Some of the most famous OG videos to go viral was “Shoes” by the inspirational Liam Kyle Sullivan, “Evolution of Dance” by comedian Judson Laipply, “Annoying Orange” by Dane Boedigheimer, “Charlie Bit My Finger” with Harry and Charlie Davies-Carr, “Llamas with Hats” by Jason Steele, and so many more,…