Get to Know Me! 50 Random Facts about the Girl Behind the Blog

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I’ve had this blog for a while now, but I feel like I have been hesitant to put myself out there personally. I have no problem writing articles about how to improve your life or your health, but writing about myself or my own life introduces a whole new level of vulnerability.

Anyways, I think the reason that a lot of blogs become popular is because we relate to the human being behind the blog. We feel like we almost know them. And we want to keep updated on what they’ve been doing and if they have any advice or … Read More

Monday Self Care Challenge

 

I have come to realize that a big part of happiness and feeling satisfied in one’s day to day life is the presence of small luxuries. Not necessarily luxuries that are expensive, but little things that bring you a sigh of relief or an unreasonable amount of joy.

Small luxuries are a method of self care. You are communicating to yourself that you are worthy of nice things. You are worthy of pleasure. You deserve to feel good and happy.

I would like to start a segment on the blog in which each week … Read More

21 Things I Know at 21

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  1. Being healthy is a lifestyle. And an amazing one at that. Make changes you can stick with for the long run (like finding a form of exercise you can get lost in and healthy recipes you love) rather than dieting.
  2. Go to yoga class, even if you don’t feel like it.
  3. Always go the extra mile to be courteous, friendly, and well-mannered. Bring a hostess gift; send thank you notes; be respectful to your server, barista, grocery clerk; let people know they are appreciated.
  4. Get dressed. Even if you know you will be spending the day at home, put on
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Welcome a Little France into Your Life

I am currently reading the book “French Women Don’t Get Fat” by Mireille Guiliano, which has information about the eating habits of the French that prevent them from gaining weight like Americans do. The book has really ignited my interest of French culture. I often feel like my life could be so much more enjoyable if I made some subtle changes, and a lot of those changes seem to be French-inspired.

I have always longed to travel the world, and the eiffel tower has consistently been the symbol of my aspirations. France seems so glamorous, beautiful, and luxurious, but I … Read More