Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Trust Yourself and Watch Life Change

Why is it so hard to trust people? I can give you countless answers, but there’s only one that really resonates… FEAR. We tend to be on guard with things that we don’t understand or have no knowledge of, and this is where we draw the line and begin to analyze. Take a little trip […]

Lifestyle | Bringin’ It Back — 100 In a Year: A List Of Fun, Engaging + Spontaneous ISH To Do In One Year’s Time

If you’ve been following my blog for a couple of years, then this is nothing new to you. I started this project (100 In a Year) within my first year of blogging back in 2012. Around that time, I was in my last year of graduate school and simply living life in a city where […]

Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

Charlize Theron Says Motherhood Makes Her “Want To Explore Real Issues” On the Big Screen‏

Charlize Theron is a mom now, but that doesn’t mean she’s going to be sticking to roles in kiddie movies. While out at the “A Million Ways to Die in the West” premiere in Los Angeles, the actress told Wonderwall that motherhood has made her want to take on more serious and important roles. “I […]

Healthy Living | Veggie to Vegan: The Rise of the Vegan Lifestyle

More and more people – from Bill Clinton to Beyonce to your neighbor next door – are going vegan… and staying vegan. Many of us are wondering why so many “regular” people – not just health freaks and die-hard animal rights activists – are taking on such a seemingly extreme diet? A 2011 Harris Interactive […]

Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Organic Living: Self Evaluation Checkpoint

On this journey of going green in areas beyond food, it kind of mirrors what my family has been doing for years. As I’m researching the concept of going green, I never realized how environment conscious I already am until I started to implement certain practices to improve my lifestyle. Not in the full capacity […]

Lifestyle | Three Simple Steps To Creating The Best Year Of Your Life

I purposely waited to write this because I was so excited about the holidays and the time after the holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas, the day after Christmas, New Years eve, New Years Day — these are all holidays. Today is the day we start to really face the days ahead. After much, eating, gifting, receiving […]

The University of Northern Iowa Crowns Transgender Homecoming Queen

An Iowa University crowned its first ever transgender for their 2013 Homecoming celebration. Steven Sanchez, 21 was born male, but has identified himself as both male + female for a number of years. On last Friday, Steven was crowned as QUEEN at The University of Northern Iowa Homecoming Dance. [Photo Credit | University of Northern […]

Lifestyle | Keep It Moving — Stop Letting Emotions Control You + Get On With Your Life

Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance. -Unknown What’s that they say? Get yo’ life! Yeahhh. Although in this sense, I mean get a hold of your life. If anything is weighing you down — stop that and get it together. First off, every single one of us is guilty for allowing some irrelevant […]

Love & Relationships | Messy Media – Should We Follow Our Significant Other?

  Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Vine.  Those aren’t just social media sites, but they occupy a huge slice of just about everyone’s daily activity. My biggest concern here is not that it sucks time into a massive black hole (and decreases productivity), but that it RUINS relationships!  Just think… how many times have you and your gf/bf/wife/husband had a spat […]

Parenting + Motherhood | 5 Easy Nesting Nursery DIYs

When you find out you’re expecting a baby, besting is a natural part of the experience. Suddenly you want to clear out, redecorate and get cosy ready for the new arrival. A big part of that is creating your child’s nursery. It’s the first step towards getting ready for your new family and creating a […]

Lifestyle | Body-Positivity + Confidence Tips For the Growing Gal

If you’re not happy with the way you look and are not 100% confident in how you feel — you won’t be the first and you certainly won’t be the last. We live in a society where we’re judged on how we look; the clothes we wear, the make-up we put on and the size […]

Love + Relationships | Get ahead In 2018 With These Dating Tips!

The dating landscape has changed tremendously. An old practice that we value has been changed by new dating practices. It does not mean that we just shove those old dating tips taught to us by our parents. It can still be incorporated to develop your rock-star dating list for the year 2018. This is a […]