GUEST POST: Finding Self-Love With Lauralee Laquis

Growing up I was very self-aware and knew if I was going to accomplish anything in life I would have to be my own #1 cheerleader. Yet, despite knowing this, I struggled when it came to validating my own self-worth and truly loving me. I simply did not have the tools to  practice real self-love. So, how exactly did I come to realize that my inner dialogue was harmful and false? How did I come to finally understand that I am amazing and that my true essence is soulful and beautiful?

GUEST POST: Negative Self Speak—Breaking The Vicious Cycle with Caroline Poe

Let the words you speak to yourself be kind ones. You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself and the truth is that your thoughts hold so much power. At any given moment, within my own mind there are a variety of narratives underway. I recently learned how to be more self-aware. One of the results of practicing this is a positive turn in how I speak to myself. In the past I would often reprimand myself for any number of things including:

Make Yourself Your Priority

This Saturday I was fortunate enough to attend MogulX, and my second session of the day was titled “Finding Balance”,  led by Health & Wellness Expert, Sophia Roe. Sophia opened up to us about a time in her life where she was most unhappy—and after lots of self-reflection, she realized it was a result of her losing sight of what was really important to her. And, that let to my big reveal...

Stop Making Excuses

“STOP MAKING EXCUSES,” that’s what had to tell myself to make this blog post actually happen. Have you ever been there? If so, I’m sure you would agree that it’s a frustrating place to be. BUT, I’ve found there are 5 specific ways I wind up being able to successfully motivate myself to stop making excuses and I thought I would share these with you today.

Get Inspired by #BlogHer18 Creators Summit

Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend my very first BlogHer conference in NYC--and I was BLOWN AWAY by the speakers, panels, fellow bloggers, and general atmosphere of the entire event. This particular conference, the #BlogHer18 Creators Summit, was presented by SheKnows Media and focused on “celebrating the women who tell their stories to inspire and educate communities across the globe”. I was inspired by so many moments at this conference, that I wanted share some of my favorite quotes from the speakers over the two days...