Start Your Day by Setting Your Intention

“The beginning of your day is a fantastic place to plant the seed”- Kathryn Budig

Waking up each morning in a good mood doesn’t come naturally to everyone, including me. Some of us want to keep sleeping, even if we have a long day ahead and already slept more than 8 hours (that’s me!) or wake up in a groggy mood because we didn’t get enough rest (that’s usually everyone else I know). There are some days when I can wake up and kickass, but there are also a lot of days where I wish I had a personal valet to get me out of my bed vortex.

How to: Bold Red Lips

I love a bold red lip. To me, a bold lip is a staple to when you want to make a statement with your look. My all-time favorite is the red lip, especially matte red aka M.A.C Ruby Woo. So for today’s how to post, I am going to give you some tips on how to…

Learning to Forgive

Forgiveness can be very difficult. Gathering up compassion for those who have hurt us is not an easy task, therefore forgiveness is not for the weak. I believe that the only way to truly move on is by forgiving. Forgiveness brings peace of mind and allows you to open the door to new opportunities. Whenever you are…

Tuesday Tips: Fall/Winter Skin Care with Video

Today’s Tuesday Tips are all about Fall/Winter skin care. Over the years I’ve struggled with acne, acne scars, and dry skin. My #1 advice to anyone suffering from acne would be to see a dermatologist. I spent around 4 years of my life battling acne, and the dermatologist was able to clear me up within a…

Thursday Thoughts: The Power of Friendship

One of my best friend’s birthday was yesterday and it led me into thinking about the power of friendship. My friendships are a source of my strength. Even though I can get lost and hibernate, especially when school or work puts a lot of pressure on me. They are always there for me. I know I can…

Tuesday Tips: Getting over heartbreak

A few months ago, something that had not occurred since 2006 happened. I got DUMPED and in the worse way possible, via social media. Now this relationship was definitely not destined for a happy ending. The signs were all there: Lack of communication, forced conversations, frustration, and distance. Nevertheless, it still hurt..a lot. I don’t…

Mantras and Yoga to De-Stress with Video

Due to such a busy work and school schedule, I’ve been feeling anxious to an uncomfortable level. I’m taking 18 units at school and working two jobs that restoring myself at the end of the day is almost impossible. The changes and challenges around me have gotten so heavy that all I can truly do is…

Yoga and Affirmations as Stress Relievers

Worry, anxiety, and fear are three of the main culprits which produce stress in our bodies and our world. Whenever I feel that one of these little monsters is trying to uninvitedly creep on my day, I immediately acknowledge the fact, take a minute to breathe and combat the stress in my body by telling myself…

Be Fearless & have Faith in yourself!

Now that we are 12 days into 2015, I finally decided to end the dramatic affair with my bed and sweatpants. It is time to finally get up and live life! During one of the many discussions that happen in my mind, it occurred to me that I had let too many amazing opportunities slip out…