I don’t know what the quarantine has been like for you, but at times I’ve felt like I was on a roller coaster. Highs and lows so drastic I had to put my motivation in check. Until a week ago I had been handling it well. Then, I got a little unfortunate news and it […]

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May 3, 2020

How To Find Inspiration To Stay Motivated During Coronavirus

How To Find Inspiration To Keep Working During Coronavirus

Let’s be honest, after six weeks home alone, with a roommate, or family, finding ways to stay entertained is tough. While half of us lean into virtual interactions, others are trying to stay motivated from their home offices while entertaining children 24/7. What’s next? I myself have tried to find the newness in each day […]

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April 20, 2020

My Top Things To See and Do with Family, Friends or Solo At-Home

My Top Things To See and Do with Family, Friends or Solo At-Home Right Now

One month ago I was rushed to the ER. Just before the COVID-19 pandemic really affected Los Angeles, and the “Safer At Home” order was issued. After a combination of unsettling events my body went into a complete panic. Which is typical of me to lean into fear. I tried everything to calm myself with […]

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April 19, 2020

10 Home Remedies To Help You Calm Stress and Anxiety Now

10 home remedies to help you calm stress and anxiety

A few days ago I saw an Instagram post from a woman talking about her person. As I read this woman’s caption and how she thought her person would have been a long-time boyfriend, or possible husband, I pondered if I had ever had one. It turns out as an adult her best friend had proven to […]

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April 14, 2020

How Coronavirus Can Help You Reconnect With Yourself

How Coronavirus Can Help You Reconnect With Yourself

Last year while monetizing my blog and social media, I partnered with various brands to establish my personal brand identity. One of many tasks that keeps Influencers and Content Creators crazed—pitching the perfect brands to land authentic partnerships. While searching for the right brands, I discovered Good Clean Love. I should mention, at the time, I was not aware […]

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February 25, 2020

Are Vagina Probiotics A Thing?

“If you do anything interesting in the world, you are going to have critics. If you can’t tolerate critics, then don’t do anything new or interesting,” Jeff Bezos. When I was younger I attracted the interest of more men than women. Which was difficult because I’m a girls girl, so I wanted to be friends […]

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February 23, 2020

How To Handle A Lack Of Support Or Criticism

How To Handle A Lack Of Support Or Criticism

  A blog can be a good thing and a bad thing-especially when people read it and know your most vulnerable side. I had high hopes for 2020 like most of you (and still do). I ended 2019 on a healthy personal note and shitty professional. But I accepted it and tackled the start of […]

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February 5, 2020

Self Hate Doesn’t Just Hate You It Hates Others

Self Hate Doesn't Just Hate You It Hates Others

The one common denominator in everyone’s life is that change is inevitable. Adjusting to change requires something much deeper than acceptance. Which is growth. Something we experience in our lives in different ways. For some growth might be personal grow, others might focus more on mental, emotional, physical or financial. We grow in ways we […]

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January 1, 2020

How To Set Intentions For The Growth You Want In 2020

How To Set Intentions For The Growth You Want In 2020

For years I have flirted with the idea of leaving my home in Los Angles and going back to my roots in Texas. After seventeen years in LA I thought life would look a little different than it does in my thirties. Perhaps social media and the internet have something to do with that. However, […]

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December 23, 2019

The New Normal

The New Normal

Procrastinating is typical of me and arguably my biggest weakness. It’s Thursday evening at 9PM, I have a flight first thing in the morning, and I haven’t finished working, packing, or cleaning my house. While checking off my last minute to-do list before I leave tomorrow my best friend text me a song on Spotify. […]

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December 19, 2019

Life is Extraordinary (And so is Fendi)

Life is Extraordinary (And so is Fendi)

If this article is for anyone in particular, its for the individual who like myself is struggling to find happiness because everyone else’s needs have consumed yours. I say this with love, but sometimes you must put the needs of others on the shelf for your own. I have a core group of family and […]

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November 13, 2019

Stop Taking Care Of Everyone Else

Have you ever experienced an intuitional red flag? A flying red banner or feeling of a stop sign in front of you? Me too. For most of my life my intuition signaled me with triggers.  Some were to stop me from making mistakes, and others to encourage me to push forward. The problem? I had […]

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September 1, 2019

The Power Of Perspective

The Power Of Perspective

A few months ago I was at the height of stress when a friend urged me to go to the store and buy Epsom salt and take a bath immediately. She was so convincing I ran out mid conversation, picked up a bag of lavender Epsom salt and a bottle of wine. I came home, […]

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August 12, 2019

Why You Need An Epsom Salt Bath Tonight 

Why You Need An Epsom Salt Bath Tonight 

If you are reading this then by now you know I am on a mission to detoxify my life. It started with food, then cleaning products and I gradually introduced safe beauty products. Removing toxicity from my beauty products was a huge step, but removing the toxins my body produced from stress was the biggest. […]

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July 30, 2019

I Tried Breathwork For The First Time – And This Is What Happened

I Tried Breathwork For The First Time - And This Is What Happened

As far back as I recall age was just a number. I never feared growing up or getting older. Although I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always knew I would be a fashion editor or creative director in some capacity. My career was constantly on my mind. […]

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May 30, 2019

What I Wish I Could Tell My Twenty-Year-Old Self

What I Wish I Could Tell My Twenty Year Old Self

One of the most exciting milestones in our lives is graduation. Whether high school graduation or college graduation, graduating marks the first biggest step to becoming an adult and embracing our freedom. I remember my high school graduation like it was yesterday. With nearly 1500 students in my graduating class the service was a tad bit long, […]

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May 2, 2019

THE PERFECT GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS

THE PERFECT GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Today was one of those days I said 200 prayers asking God, “Why?” A car accident followed by disastrous working conditions continued into conflicts with everyone I have on speed dial. After one very large freak out, on my part, I had to check myself and ask myself, “Why is this happening?” Things have been […]

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April 6, 2019

ME TIME

Me Time

[dropcap]T[/dropcap] his year was a rude awakening for me. Many lessons in tough love, and more importantly, self love. Things I thought I’d known for thirty years but was wrong about. I had to sit alone with myself and get real with myself to find out what was causing the stress and pain in my […]

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October 22, 2018

TIPS FOR REMOVING NEGATIVITY FROM YOUR LIFE

TIPS FOR REMOVING NEGATIVITY FROM YOUR LIFE

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] few months back I received a harassing message from a stranger. That person did not identify themselves however criticized my social media presence. Their harsh text suggested I live a luxurious life of blogging due to the financial support of a wealthy family or affluent boyfriend. Perplexed by their unsettling words lead me to […]

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October 19, 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA VERSUS REALITY

SOCIAL MEDIA VERSUS REALITY

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] have openly discussed my anxiety on my blog and how it has affected my life throughout the years. I first suffered from an anxiety attack at the age of 28. Since then it has crept up in mild outbursts and severe episodes. There are a number of factors that come into play during my sudden […]

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October 18, 2018

LIFE SAVERS THAT HELP ME TOLERATE ANXIETY

LIFE SAVERS THAT HELP ME TOLERATE ANXIETY

[dropcap]T[/dropcap] his year I reached my quota of being agreeable. For as long as I can recall I have been a people pleaser. I was overextended myself and unhappy, but I never realized what the culprit was until now. Perhaps, it’s genetics because my mother is the same way, an empathic nurturer, but after decades […]

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September 25, 2018

WHEN SAYING “NO” IS OKAY

WHEN SAYING "NO" IS OKAY

Photo: Will Smith’s Instagram [dropcap]A[/dropcap] few years ago I heard this quote from legend Will Smith and it became my life mantra. “The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is I’m not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be out-worked, period. You might have more talent than […]

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June 3, 2018

THE BIGGEST LIFE LESSON I LEARNED FROM WILL SMITH’S INSTAGRAM

THE BIGGEST LIFE LESSON I LEARNED FROM WILL SMITH’S INSTAGRAM

Top: JDY, Trousers: ASOS [dropcap]L[/dropcap] ast week I spent 5 cold, rainy days in Washington, D.C. working on a new company I’m launching June 1, 2018. Details to come for all you travelers!  I love D.C., but I couldn’t wait to be home for Easter Sunday. It was the first time in 17 years I’ve wanted […]

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April 1, 2018

SPRING INTO EASTER SUNDAY

SPRING INTO EASTER SUNDAY

Sports Bra: Adidas, Pullover: Adidas, Tights: Adidas [dropcap]S[/dropcap] ummer’s just around the corner so I’m gearing up for beach days and bikini season. The best motivation I’ve found to shake those lazy days is joining a workout class or buying new workout clothes. I like to shop at Adidas for new gear because they carry the […]

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March 26, 2018

GETTING FIT WITH ADIDAS

GETTING FIT WITH ADIDAS

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] have been wanting to share a personal post for awhile because as much as I love blogging about style and clothing it is not relatable to everyone. The truth is, I am much deeper than material possessions. Last year a friend of mine asked me the meaning behind one of my tattoos. When I […]

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September 12, 2017

PIECES OF ME

Pieces of Me

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] ‘m what some might call a shopaholic.  It started at a very young age and has only grown since shopping has become accessible online.  I no longer have the desire to stand in lines rummaging through racks of clothing hoping to find the perfect outfit in my size.  Online retailers have paved the way to the […]

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August 10, 2016

ONLINE SHOPS THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK

ONLINE SHOPS THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]  rom tinseltown to sunny and 70 degrees, Los Angeles is among many people’s bucket list.  Chances are, if you’ve been to LA you’ve probably photographed one of the most Instagrammed landmarks in the city.  LA offers a number of popular art exhibits, museums, walks and art shows which explains the growing popularity of street art. For out-of-towners nothing may ever compare to the “The Happiest Place On Earth” or thrill of riding […]

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August 8, 2016

MOST INSTAGRAMMED LA STREET ART

MOST INSTAGRAMMED LA STREET ART

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]  en months ago you wouldn’t recognize me.  In fact, I didn’t recognize myself.  I was suffering from heartaches, chest pains and panic attacks regularly.  I didn’t know what was causing these symptoms or how to treat them.  Then, I realized I had anxiety disorder.  40 million adults in the United States are living with anxiety […]

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August 3, 2016

CHANGING MY DIET HELPED ME BEAT ANXIETY

CHANGING MY DIET HELPED ME BEAT ANXIETY

[dropcap]O[/dropcap] ne of the most dreaded times of the year is bikini season. For some of us we wish we had lost the extra pounds we put on earlier in the year.  Starting my own company in April has kept me cooped up indoors most days.  There have been weeks when I didn’t leave the office unless I was doing research for an […]

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August 3, 2016

HOW I LOST 8 LBS IN ONE MONTH WITHOUT A GYM

HOW I LOST 8LBS IN ONE MONTH WITHOUT A GYM

One of the greatest things about social media is discovering new things without ever leaving you house.  When Rocksbox reached out to me to be a “Shine Insider” to promote their premium jewelry I was excited to join but curious to know more about what they do. After looking into how it works, I created a quick online […]

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January 1, 2016

ROCKSBOX DESIGNER JEWELRY

  Shirt: Style Stalker, Pants: Calvin Klein (Similar Here) || Follow @Wundabar_Pilates A few months ago I noticed I was stuck in a workout rut. Over a decade of running and lifting weights and my workout routine had become redundant. I was moving through the motions of my exercises and no longer pushing myself to achieve maximum results. When I realized I had become comfortable […]

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December 10, 2015

WUNDABAR WORKOUT

  2015 has already been an incredible journey. With such an amazing family, friends, beautiful home and job I love I couldn’t wish for more. This morning was just the icing on the cake with the sweetest and most perfect surprise bouquet of roses. Wishing you all a beautiful holiday weekend shared with loved ones and friends, too. Happy V-day […]

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February 14, 2015

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

  2015 has already been an incredible journey. With such an amazing family, friends, beautiful home and job I love I couldn’t wish for more. This morning was just the icing on the cake with the sweetest and most perfect surprise bouquet of roses. Wishing you all a beautiful holiday weekend shared with loved ones and friends, too. Happy V-day […]

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February 14, 2015

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY