Director of the Personality and Self-Knowledge Lab at the University of California, Simine Vazire, told The Atlantic in 2017 that the only thing a personality test can tell you is what you already know. And that’s it folks; no mystery here, that is my thesis. But let’s unpack this, shall we? Okay, first things first, let’s all agreed that the majority of people LOVE personality … Continue reading Why Personality Tests are Useless
I’ve been obsessed lately with YouTuber and skincare enthusiast, @susanyara, and her channel Mixed Makeup. She’s constantly talking about the importance of self-care and feeling good about yourself. I have to say, I’m here for it. As someone who has always loved makeup and skincare, I was a bit hypocritical of people like Susan who spend ALOT of money on products and services that the … Continue reading Fitting Self-Care into the Budget
For many people in the “natural beauty” or “natural/organic/non-toxic lifestyle” communities, switching deodorants is probably one of the hardest, if not the hardest, thing to transition to. The obvious reason is that no one wants to smell gross, and the not so obvious reason is that it takes alot more time and effort to transition to natural deodorant than one might have thought. SO….what’s wrong … Continue reading Natural Deodorant: The good, the bad, and the smelly.
30 Day Writing Challenge Disclaimer: I may earn a commission for any purchases that you make through certain links on my site, at no additional cost to you. All opinions are my own, I only link products and brands I’ve personally tried and believe in. Read full disclaimer. It’s day 30 of my writing challenge (more like 30 posts within 60 days but here we … Continue reading Day 30: #MaskMondays Beauty Routine
30 Day Writing Challenge DIY face masks and face/body scrubs have got to be some of the easiest skin care products to make at home! I’m actually offended when I see commercial face masks just because of how easy it is to make one at my house. Seriously, it’s sooo easy. It’s only 3 ingredients, unless you want to get fancy. It’s also so, so, … Continue reading Day 23: Easy DIY Sugar Coffee Scrub and Face Mask
30 Day Writing Challenge When someone says mind, body, and soul, what do you think of? I thought I knew what that trio meant until I really sat down to think about it and realized I only knew what mind and body meant! What is a soul? Do I have one? Is it real? I did a quick google search (as I often do in … Continue reading Day 22: Save your Soul
Some #MondayMotivation to get your week going. 30 Day Writing Challenge When I was younger I had so much fire in me. I was the youngest of 5 and somewhat of a golden child. My parents, my teachers, my friends— they all thought I would be something in life. I was known as the “smart one” in my circle of friends. I soaked that shit … Continue reading Day 21: Don’t Give Up.
30 Day Writing Challenge I’ve seen so many variations of the image below, it’s not even funny anymore. Anyone who’s ever read literally ANYTHING on how to build wealth has heard that the riches people are extremely frugal. Warren Buffet? Frugal. Mark Zuckerberg? Frugal. Robert Kiyosaki? Frugal. The list is exhaustive and it’s not even a secret, business insider has an entire article on 8 … Continue reading Day 16: Life Lesson #98 You’re BROKE because you act rich…except rich people don’t act like that.
30 Day Writing Challenge Productivity is the name of the game. Waking up early has been a game changer for me. I actually learned the benefits of waking up early by accident. It began when I started going to the gym, but found myself so sluggish and tired after work. I also felt that going to the gym after work took up all my time. … Continue reading Day 15: WAKE UP! You’re wasting time. Why I wake up at 5am daily.