Tips for Keeping a Journal

One of my favorite ways to practice self care is to keep a journal. (If you’ve been on my blog before, you know I am a huge advocate for self care. Check out this post, and this one for more!) However, keeping a journal was always sort of difficult task for me because I would […]

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How to Feel Good While Staying Home

How is it already the end of January? I feel as though the first month of 2021 just whizzed by! I took a bit of a social media hiatus these past few weeks to focus on myself, develop personal growth goals for the new year, and get ready for my last semester of graduate school. […]

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Taking the Time to Regroup

I have to be completely honest: since quarantine began I have gone through phases of organization and disorganization and the rapid whiplash of not maintaining an actual schedule or balance in my life is driving me insane. There are weeks when I do my hair and makeup every day, and others when I stay in […]

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Stop Caring About When Your Neighbor Decorates for Christmas

Sadly (for some of us), Halloween is over. Personally, October is my favorite time of year and I do become sad when the Halloween festivities come to an end. I enjoy the whole month and celebrate Halloween throughout the entirety of October. I love scary movies, costumes, spooky decorations, pumpkin spice lattes, and just about […]

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Finding Joy in Today’s World

I am a huge advocate ofย self-care. I think it is an important practice that everyone should take up in their lives, especially now during these very uncertain times. Self-care allows us to relax, refocus on what is truly important, and appreciate every day.ย Self-care is not always fun and can actually be painful. In fact, “good” […]

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I’m Starting a Book Club!

Hello, everyone! I am excited to announce that I am beginning a virtual book club called “Waiting for Merlot.” I decided to create this virtual bookclub a few weeks ago when this quarantine began. I think it will be an awesome way to keep our minds stimulated during this time inside, which is definitely a […]

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Practicing Self-Care During Quarantine

Practicing good self-care is difficult at any time, especially while being quarantined. However, now more than ever self-care is essential. I listed how I am practicing self-care during this time.

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Combating Postpartum Insomnia

Like so many other mothers that I know, sleep during pregnancy was difficult. Between the uncomfortable big belly, hot flashes, and urge to “nest” in the middle of the night, sleeping was not an easy task. I genuinely looked forward to the sleep I’d enjoy once our son was born. I wasn’t naive though: I […]

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Beauty & Health Products I Use Daily

There are some health and beauty products that are essential to my daily routine no matter what I am doing that day. This brief list does not include the makeup that I wear, but I use these products practically every day. Someone recently asked me about my haircare routine and what products I use, so […]

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