5 Mantras To Help You Find Your Zen!

ZEN: A Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition. TO MEDITATE: Think deeply or focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation. INTUITION: The ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious […]

Don’t Apologize.

You’re always the one that’s too friendly, aren’t you? You’re too nice. Always the one putting more into a relationship than the other person. Growing up, you couldn’t ever stand up for yourself, and allowed others to walk all over you. In elementary school when girls would “bully” you (I use quotes because I don’t know that I’d really consider […]

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

Positive self-talk is vital to keeping a positive self-image and can be such an influential tool in learning to see our value over our flaws. Instead of saying, “I can’t” and feeling defeated, say “I can” and feel empowered – that sort of thing! Positive self-talk is something that can be used anytime during the […]

10 Tips to get Through a Bad Day

BAD DAYS.  They happen. Sometimes more often than we’d probably like – and anything can cause it! For me, a bad day usually occurs through a combination of negative factors that I keep overlooking and brushing off until there is some sort of “straw that broke the camel’s back” situation. If I don’t feel well, […]

Go Find Yourself

I recently read a blog post written by one of my favorite photographers, regarding her styled shoots that she does with women to showcase their unique individuality, free spirited hearts, and personalities. They’ve grown in popularity substantially since her first session and now people are taking her ideas for themselves and recreating them. While imitation is […]

Dear, the Insecure

When it comes to comparing ourselves to others, it’s typically a pretty self-deprecating process; “Her (possession or feature) is so nice. Mine isn’t like that. Mine will never be like like that. I bet my boyfriend would love it if I (had/was like) that. Could you imagine how awesome life would be and how awesome I would be..” […]