Happy Birthday.

Advertisements Whitney, I bet the world would be stunned if you told them you didn’t think you’d make it to this day. But you did. This year you found out, you were flawed like hell. You’re not that great of a person, and you can’t make things perfect. You can’t control anything except your actionsContinue reading “Happy Birthday.”

Smile More, Stress Less

Advertisements Why do we stress more than we smile? Smiling is such a beautiful thing; it brightens a day, brings on a sort of refreshing and therapeutic atmosphere and it just feels good. So, why is it so hard sometimes to smile more than we frown? Is it because of life? Is it because theContinue reading “Smile More, Stress Less”

Let’s Just Be Happy.

Advertisements There have been many instances during this pandemic that I have seen people pushing to start businesses, take up new hobbies, work out, eat better, get fresh air, etc. If you want me to be honest, #issalot. I know that for some, this much needed time inside is allowing us to thrive into newContinue reading “Let’s Just Be Happy.”

Finding my Confidence

Advertisements Fun fact: Despite my consistency in the gym, I still sometimes battle with the level of confidence I have with myself. It’s crazy, I know; but it is possible to work very hard at something and still not always feel like you look as good as others may see you. I’ve received many complimentsContinue reading “Finding my Confidence”

A Little Gratitude Goes a Long Way

Advertisements It’s something about the change of season. The weather is a little cooler, the leaves begin to turn and the decorations begin to make their way to your neighborhood homes. The holidays have a way of bringing out some of the warmest feelings in all of us. It also brings about the conversation ofContinue reading “A Little Gratitude Goes a Long Way”

Dear Love,

Advertisements This is your month to shine. You deserve to be present in all things you do this month. You deserve to feel good and be admired this month. Everyone equates this month with love and happiness, so soak that in; embrace it. Put yourself first, then spread how you feel to others. Throw yourselfContinue reading “Dear Love,”

Self Love is Always Your True First Love

Advertisements A lot of times, there are lessons that I feel cannot or will not apply to me, even being five years into my marriage; however, 2017 put me in a place where I was struggling with loving myself more than I ever was before.  In turn, that put a big strain on parts ofContinue reading “Self Love is Always Your True First Love”

Live, Laugh, Love; Repeat

Advertisements Oftentimes, adults get so caught up with our responsibilities, that we forget one of the simplest things to do; laugh.  If you ask me, laughter is one of the simplest and rarest forms of enjoying life. I’ve been known to bring laughter into any situation.  It’s just in my nautre.  I am someone whoContinue reading “Live, Laugh, Love; Repeat”

The Reverse Bucket List

Advertisements After reading my daily Shine text this morning, it inspired me to make this post because there was an awesome article (that you can check out here) that accompanied it about how “reverse” bucket lists can be just as cool as creating a regular bucket list! While we all get caught up in theContinue reading “The Reverse Bucket List”

Living in Unapologetic Intention

Advertisements When was the last time you did something unapologetically for yourself? I’m not talking about doing something for yourself by happenstance, or because it was an occasion; but just on a random Tuesday, you did something simply for yourself because you’re entitled to do just that?  Or maybe, you just wanted to sit aroundContinue reading “Living in Unapologetic Intention”