My guiding words to help me move forward in 2019

My 2018 guiding words really helped me get through last year. This is why I love choosing a word or phrase to serve as a reminder each and every year. Last year my guiding words were all about shrinking less and shining more. Anytime I felt like shrinking to make others feel comfortable I reminded […]

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To the troll who left nasty comments about my body online

To the troll who left nasty comments about my body online: I want you to know that the only thing about the comments that make me feel sad is knowing you must be hurting on the inside. I want you to know that I’ve been there before. I said and did things when I was […]

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Healing emotional trauma to heal my life

I haven’t talked about my autoimmune disease in a while and while I’ve shared with you my symptoms, and ways I’ve tried to manage to live with Hashimotos, I’ve figured out the most important piece of this puzzle! While exercising, eating healthier, avoiding foods that cause inflammation have been helpful in managing the symptoms the […]

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Owning your story

When I started this blog, it was because of my story. My story of being an insecure child, who struggled deeply with low self-esteem. I started this blog because, during a large part of my past, I didn’t feel good on the inside. I took my emotions and anger out on my siblings, the kids […]

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“No one is you, and that is your power”

You know what I dislike about the photo above? It actually has nothing to do with the way I look. Although I’m sure I could find something to scrutinize, I’m not going there. I’m not going there because it’s a rabbit hole. And I lived for too many years going down the rabbit hole of […]

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“What you appreciate, appreciates” my mindset on social media growth

Have you ever heard a saying and it resonates so deeply? Perhaps they resonate because they are the exact words we need to hear. When I came across  “What you appreciate, appreciates” this really struck a chord within. I actually came across this saying in an episode of Super Soul Sunday. ( It’s my favorite show) Oprah […]

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Reflecting on 2017 and my guiding words for 2018

As I reflect on 2017 there are so many things I’m grateful for. I’ve worked hard this past year creating content for big brands. I had the opportunity to attend a special red carpet event with Oprah there. I’ve been writing more and becoming more comfortable doing video. In addition, our family had some amazing […]

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