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The Art of Being Yourself- How to Live Authentically

art of being yourself: live life authentically

The Art of Being Yourself- How to Live Authentically “The more yourself you are, the less competition you have.” I can’t remember where exactly I heard someone say this. Perhaps I read it somewhere. All I remember is writing it down in my phone, the minute I heard it. I think that most of us can identify with the feeling of being conditioned. I know that my childhood experiences shaped certain behaviors I had to learn to let go of.…

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7 Reasons to Start a Blog + FREE Email Course


7 Reasons to Start a Blog + FREE Email Course The following content includes referral links. Read my disclosure policy for more info. If I had my way, I’d make everyone I know start their own blog. Seriously. There are way too many ways in which blogging has changed my life, to list in this post. No, I am not only talking about making money, although it is pretty great to earn money doing things you love. There is just so much more…

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Last Minute Gift Idea: a Self-Care Kit For Someone You Love + How to Create One

Self-Care Kit is something everyone should have. Seriously. Especially those of us who struggle with slowing down and taking some time out, just for ourselves. This year is the first year where we are pretty much done with our gift shopping, weeks before Christmas.  Most of the gifts are already wrapped, sitting under the tree. I won’t lie, it feels good. Much better than wrapping them while also blow-drying your hair when already running late for the Christmas Eve dinner…

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Beauty Lifestyle

Lovin’ Lately

The first thing on this list should probably be my portable heater. I wish I could carry it with me everywhere I went, since I’m always, ALWAYS cold. My heated blanket should also make the list since we’re pretty much inseparable. If you ever suffer from neck and/or back pain, you totally need one. Loving: Yuzu Body Butter, Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet it Oxblood, Pillow Talk lippie, and Armani’s Luminous Silk foundation.  Regular readers will know that I have a low-key…

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Girl talk

My Uterus, My Business

“Can I ask you a question, Paula?” “Shoot.” “Why don’t you guys have kids yet?” I took a deep breath and rolled my eyes inside my head when yet another person asked me the question I’ve been asked for years now, by many different people. Including strangers. A few years ago, my mother in law ran into an old family friend. They got to talking when she finally asked if my husband and I were still dating. Once my mother in…

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