How to Really Love Yourself in the Age of Social Media

I have a love-hate relationship with social media.  Yes, it’s highly entertaining and keeps us connected with friends and people all over the world.  However, the content we see on social media is often far from the reality of people’s lives.  And what do we do as we scroll through our news feeds?  We compare ourselves to what we see on our screens, which can deteriorate our self-love.  Here are tips for really loving yourself in the age of social media without deleting your Instagram and Facebook accounts. read more


4 Girly Hacks That Will Help You Get Stuff Done

Overloaded and overtired?  These words are sure to re-enter your vocabulary now that summer is almost over (if they haven’t already).  The demands of school, work, holidays, housework, social commitments, and so on can really take a toll on both your mind and body.  Without a doubt, there will be days when you wake up utterly exhausted and downright unmotivated, and you don’t know how you will make it through your eons-long to-do list for the day.  You need a boost!  Here are 4 girly hacks to get you going and make it more likely that you will have a productive day. read more


50 Things that Make Me Happy

Hi, all!  I hope you’re enjoying the weekend.  I wanted to reblog this early post of mine, since I created it the same week I created the blog.  If you want to get to know me a little, read on! 🙂 


50 Things that Make Me Happy

If you really think about it, our lives are so incredibly busy that we often don’t pay enough attention to the good stuff.  The stuff that we appreciate…the stuff that keeps us ticking.  So I decided to sit down and compile a list of things that bring me joy on a daily basis so that I can be more aware of them in the future.  I challenge you to do the same!

Here it goes…


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