With January coming to a close (where did the month go?!), I thought it would be the perfect time to discuss what it means to have a healthy lifestyle, while simultaneously guilting you back into your new year’s resolutions (wink wink). I feel like the most popular resolutions have to do with fitness and being healthier—mine included—so I wanted to touch a bit on that and include the tips that I’ve found most helpful. I’m also excited to announce that I’m collaborating with seven other fabulous bloggers to showcase cute activewear looks and spread the message that style is for every age. You can read more about the collab’s mission at the end of this post! Continue reading “Healthy Living: Fitness, Self-Care, Eating Habits, and More”
There my dad stood patiently, at the top of the lush, grassy knoll of our backyard in Washington state, holding it—the beast I feared so greatly: a pink, sparkly bicycle with flowers on the wheels and tassels flowing off the handlebars. Training wheels were nowhere to be seen… Fast forward ten minutes (a lot of angst and fear later) and I felt the exhilarating, flying feeling of riding a bike for the first time. The grin on my face stretched from ear to ear.
I’d like to think that confidence isn’t that different from riding a bike, that it can be learned. There might be fear leading up to it and perhaps even an unwillingness to try, but ultimately you can train yourself to love who you are through practice and patience. Imagine how much wider your grin would be if you could experience that for the first time. Yes, I’d like to think that confidence can be learned, but I haven’t proved it for myself. Yet. Continue reading “Hating Yourself Isn’t Fashionable”