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Morning Routine For Success (Free Download)

My morning routine has changed drastically in the last year. I went from being a college student, to working a full time (and underpaid) job, to working an insane amount of hours at a new job, to quitting that job, to taking on a temp job until I start graduate school. For the time being I have …

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Top 10 DIY Body Butters

As fall is approaching here in the U.S.A. I personally reach for body butters. They are so much more moisturizing than regular lotion. I use them at night after a body scrub and use a pretty heavy hand. Body butters can be a  bit pricy… why not make your own DIY Body Butters to save some …

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What Is Trichotillomania?

Check out My Depression Journey. I mention briefly my struggles of how my depression lead to Trichotillomania. You may have come to this page either from searching Trichotillomania or just have a curiosity for all things medical (such as myself). I am not a medical expert, I am not a psychologist; what I am is …

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DIY Fake Nails

I was never the girl who was never had fake nails. I remember in highschool seeing girls with freshly manicured (acrylic and gel) nails on a weekly basis. Now, in high school I worked 2 jobs while playing sports and participating in the fine arts program. Those nails were either going to be too expensive, …

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My Depression Journey

Depression has always been an unwelcomed friend. It’s isolating, it’s lonely, it’s cold. It fills your day with dread and invites you to take one too many days off from life. Depression has stolen time, money, happiness, friends and family from me. I was 5 years old when I first felt sad all the time. I …

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The 30 Day Minimalism Challenge

Minimalism? Like living without stuff? Well not exactly… I came across minimalism when searching for more ways to cope with my depression and anxiety (you can read more about my journey here). Here’s what I learned about what minimalism really is:

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top 5 books to read before starting a blog
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Top 5 Books To Read Before Starting A Blog

Blogging can be a science in itself. There are many things to consider such as social media, analytics, posts, pages and so much more. I started a blog 4 years ago and got no where with it since I didn’t do my research and assumed people would flock to my lackluster content and inconsistent posts. …

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How I Got Healthy Hair In 1 Week.

Healthy hair has always been elusive for me. I was born with a crown of curls which have been almost like a crown of thorns. I remember my mother not knowing how to brush, style, or even remove those oh so popular barrettes back in the 90’s.  I have chopped, burned, dyed, and chemically treated …

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101 Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used for centuries and just lately has been featured all over the place from Youtube to Pinterest. Coconut oil uses extend beyond the kitchen and works perfectly for beauty hacks, cleaning tricks, and has tons of health benefits. See below for 101 uses for coconut oil:

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