My 5 Struggles with Blogging + Blog Relaunch

I started this blog about 1 year ago. After recently getting an email to re-renew, it hit me how complex and extensive blogging can be and how I have slacked greatly. Before re-renewing, I sat down and thought about if this is something I really wanted to do (something I should have done before I started). As I am writing this post, I’m realizing how good it feels to be back in it. I thought…

New Years Goals 2017!

It’s that time of the year for New Year’s Resolutions, or what I like to call New Year’s Goals. Can you believe it is almost 2017?! This last year was such an interesting year for me as I learned so much about myself and what I want to do with my life. 2016 was definitely my year of learning and am so excited for 2017. This year is going to be a biggie. I am…

How to Sleep Better and Wake Up Well Rested

Sleep: something we all uniquely do. I have always been that kind of person who hits the sheets and is out. I rarely wake up and am out till the morning. With that being said, there are also times where I cannot sleep. I also sleep next to someone, (aka Alex) who has trouble going to sleep sometimes. Therefore, I have created some methods to help not only him and I but any of you as well.…

7 Tips on How to Stay Motivated

If any of you go to school, you know that staying motivated is super important! As much as long nights and busy days don’t seem fun, I look forward to being busy. For me, that is how I stay motivated and productive. Sometimes, if things slow down a little it becomes so easy for me to get uninspired or unmotivated.  If you find this to be you sometimes, keep on reading and see what works…

Thoughts on Turning Negatives into Positives

As I am sitting in a hair salon waiting for my haircut thoughts ponder through my mind. Living in the Silicon Valley, it is customary to wait for everything. I have found that coming from a small town to a big city with a million people, I miss the small town vibes. As I have one more year in this big city before I finish school and move to wherever in the nation Alex and…

3 Easy Ways to Start Living More Minimal

  Hello and welcome to my first post on this blog! I am excited to write this post because minimalism is something that I truly enjoy and has changed my life for the better. Minimalism has no clear-cut definition. And it shouldn’t either. The general rule of thumb for most minimalists is to live with only the essentials and try not to collect excess. Not only can this lifestyle change the way you shop, but it…