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On Feeling Weak and Frustrated- a little blog + life update

How can one of the things that give you so much joy and fulfillment, suddenly become so difficult to even think about? Maybe it’s because you’re afraid you’ve failed. Or, maybe, it’s because it reminds you of how things used to be. Yes, the big “before everything happened.”  You know, I think that when life presents you with unexpected challenges, when everything seems to be falling apart, when you feel as if you, yourself are about to fall apart at…

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Beauty

Products to love if you don’t like wearing a lot of makeup

This content includes referral links and/or PR samples/gifted products. Read my disclosure policy for more info. A few years ago I was talking to a friend who’s the same age as me (and happens to have absolutely beautiful skin) when she told me that she wants to try wearing makeup. “You’re telling me you’ve never tried makeup, like, ever?” I asked her. “No, never!” she replied. I was kind of surprised, but at the same time, I’ve never noticed that she…

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Lifestyle

7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

As your life becomes more stressful and busy, decompressing, de-stressing and relaxing can also become a bit more challenging. When dealing with that kind of stress, taking a nap isn’t always enough. To me, at least, relaxing that actually brings in ease and calmness was something I had to learn. My self-care rituals for stressful days don’t always involve simple things like taking a bath or curling up with a book. When I experience high levels of stress, my mind…

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Beauty

Bright Skin Heroes

How to Get Brighter Skin

 This content includes referral links and/or PR samples/gifted products. Read my disclosure policy for more info. Take your Omega3s, stick to water, get enough sleep and don’t forget to sneak in that green smoothie into your daily menu. I mean, who knew that having bright and glowing skin takes that much effort? All of us. Well, most of us, anyway. I mean, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who get to treat themselves to sugary drinks, forget to remove makeup…

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Girl talk Lifestyle self-growth

5 Things to Tell Yourself When Feeling Down

5 Things to Tell Yourself When You're Feeling Down

There is something very powerful behind the words “I am.” Whenever you say to yourself “I am…,” what follows is influential; whatever follows is an affirmation, something you eventually begin to believe in. Do you ever find yourself thinking “I am so stupid for doing that,” “I am so tired of all of this,” or “I am not good enough?” Thoughts like these seem to come very easy, especially on those days when you might be feeling down about yourself or when some things…

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