20 Things to do during quarantine

Living during a pandemic, Is definitely terrifying. We are going through a horrific time. During this pandemic it kind of remind me of the movies we watch or the theory stories people talk about. Now we find ourselves stuck in the house due to a state of emergency. Which means we are stuck on quarantine until further notice. So what can we do while being homebodies now? I wrote a list of 20 things you can do while during with quarantine. 

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  1. SPRING CLEANING
  2. LEARN SOME NEW SKILLS
  3. USE YOUR CREATIVE SKILLS OR FIND A NEW ONE
  4. CREATE A BUSINESS PLAN (SIDE HUSTLE)
  5. START A DAILY EXERCISE SCHEDULE
  6. MEDITATE
  7. CREATE A HEALTHY EATING PLAN AND BUILD YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
  8. SELF-CARE
  9. HAVE A IN DOOR PICNIC
  10. FIND A GAME ON YOUR PHONE TO PLAY
  11. LISTEN TO A PODCAST DAILY
  12. GO LIVE (FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, PERISCOPE, LIVEME)
  13. START A NOVEL
  14. FACETIME A CLOSE ONE
  15. WRITE IN YOUR JOURNAL DAILY
  16. FIND A MOVIE NETWORK (NETFLIX, DISNEY, TUBITV “FREE”, AMAZON PRIME, HULU, IMDB)
  17. JOIN OR START A BOOK CLUB
  18. CHECK OUT NEW RECIPES
  19. LEARN HOW TO KNIT
  20. LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE

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Self-Care Ideas for when you are having a bad day

Self-care will and always will be one of my favorite topics. Taking care of yourself mentally & physically is so important. Sometimes we skip over making our selves complete. So many of us forget about caring for ourselves and that is okay and can easily be changed. We just have to choose our well-being first, and everything else comes last. So I have compiled a list of different self-care things you can do for when you are having a bad day, or to add to your daily self-care routine! I put each topic in different categories so it can be easier for you to choose which ones suits you the best.

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Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β RELAX TIME

  1. Exit out social media
  2. Go to the spa
  3. Hit the movies by your lonely
  4. Do some meditation (Go on You Tube)
  5. Just sit and breathe for 10 mins

 

Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β JOURNALING

  1. Use Journal Prompts for an easy start
  2. Write 20 things you love about yourself
  3. Write 20 things that motivate you
  4. Brain dump to clear your cloudy mind
  5. Write down your negative thoughts, cross them out and replace them with positive thoughts.
  6. Track your mood swings so you can notice certain things that changes your mood

 

 

Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  INSPIRATIONAL

  1. Listen to inspirational podcast
  2. Hang out with someone who inspires you
  3. Create a vision board
  4. Read an inspiring book
  5. Write inspirational messages to your self on sticky notes and post them around to remind you

 

 

Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β PRODUCTIVE

  1. Use a planner to plan out your busy week ahead
  2. Organize your home including office space
  3. Change your timing for the better
  4. Prep meals
  5. Exercise in the am before you take care of business
  6. Create a to-do-list
  7. Try learning something new

 

Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  CREATIVITYΒ 

  1. Diy some home projects or designs for your home
  2. Paint something
  3. Try making your own recipe
  4. Write a short story
  5. Try creating something you never thought of or always wanted to try making

 

 

 

 

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Self-Promotion

I know it can’t possibly be just me who went through this fear of self-promotion. Do you ever get that nervous feeling to share links in your blog or own your social media accounts? Do you hesitate to promote your own work you spent long nights & hours gathering together? Do you feel when you market your products it’s a slight chance you might not get any sales?

Well your not alone on this one! Many people even myself experience fear of self-promotion, especially if you are a beginner and just getting started. But lets put a stop to that fear! Here is 5 tips to help you overcome your fear of self-promotion.

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1. PINPOINT YOUR FEAR

So, what are you exactly afraid of? Do you feel that no one is going to support you? Do you fear rejection? Does putting yourself out there makes you question if you will receive rejection? Are you scared of failure? Well, to get over this fear you have to pinpoint the problem.

 

2. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

If you want to overcome your fear of self-promotion, you have to believe in yourself and your value. You have to know that you are worth more than you think you are. Be humbled, but still think highly of your craft. You deserve as much attention a lot of other people are getting. You are just as talented & business minded. If you aren’t passionate about your work no one else will be neither. You deserve to win & make it to every step you need down this journey, and you will.

 

3. KNOW YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE

When it comes to knowing your target it’s definitely important when it comes to blogging or starting your own business. You want to make sure you reach an audience that will be interested. When you pin in on who your target audience is, you’ll be creating content just for them which is super helpful on your end. This also helps gain confidence and have more faith. When you know your value and significance for others in what you’re promoting, your confidence will help you promote it in the best way possible.

 

4. STOP THE NEGATIVE SELF TALKS

If you continue to think negative, you will lose hope on elevating & moving to the next level. Think of the reason why you decided to blog or start your own business, and let that why turn into your motivation to keep going. You are dedicated & genuine about your work your audience will be to. Know your passion, remember your passion, and stick to it. You might be coming out your comfort zone, but know that it will be worth it all in the long run. Don’t overflow your mind with so much negativity & continue to be positive at all times.

 

5. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECTION  PERMANENT

Practice your pitch. Remember when you are blogging and starting a business you have to market yourself. Marketing is self-promotion. You have prepare yourself to know exactly what you want to get across when promoting brand. Be ready to connect with new people because it’s definitely going to happen. In ordinary to have that comfortability in your brand you have to practice, so your skills can come naturally. After is comes natural then it will turn into permanent. So everything will become more easier for you and you will be fearless.

 

 

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27 Self Care Ideas for Emotional and Mental Health

For those like myself that currently or use to go through mental health definitely can use this blog for some coping ideas. Self care and your emotions play a big part in your life. It’s all about taking care of yourself and doing things that improve your moody ways and working on reducing anxiety while still working on improvement and keeping your life in tact. Go through the list and see what can help you fix the problem.

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Mental Self-Care Ideas

  1. Learn to say ‘no!”
  2. Listen to an encouraging podcast
  3. Treat yourself
  4. Avoid toxic people and toxic energy
  5.  Declutter and clean up
  6. Take a mental health week
  7. Drink some wine, light up some candles, and unwind while having some adult time and relieving some of that tense
  8. Find a comedy movie or t.v. series to watch so you can laugh
  9. Create a cozy space
  10. Talk to a friend
  11. Travel to a beautiful place that gives you peace
  12. Create positive affirmations
  13. Have your own paint & sip at home, or go to one
  14. Meditate
  15. Try journaling on a daily

 

Emotional Self-Care Ideas

16. Practice gratefulness 

17. Write a positive list

18. Practice mindfulness

19. Practice self-compassion daily

20. Be true to yourself without worrying about being accepted by anyone else

21. Let go of your fears

22. Dive into your creativity (Try something different, that will make you feel happy afterwards)

23. Stop over-explaining yourself to others

24. Accept compliments without being combative 

25. Give yourself motivation when moments don’t go as planned

26. Take deep breaths often

 

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43 Journal Prompts for personal growth

Wow i can’t believe that it’s fall and we almost in October! October is definitely my favorite month!. These are journal prompts to help with personal growth! Hopefully after reading this and taking it to use, you will have more confidence to create a life you love! I also hope these journal prompts will help you change any negative mindsets and help you in every aspect as possible.

 

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  1. Where will I be in 2 years?
  2. What does my ideal day look like?
  3. What unhealthy habits do I need to cut out?
  4. What do I love most about myself? (3 things)
  5. What is something I’ve been wanting to do but have been too afraid to try? 
  6. What are my top 2 goals for this year and how can I achieve them?
  7. What do I struggle with the most? And why?
  8. What are 5 words that describe me best and why?
  9. How can I add happiness to my daily life?
  10. What animal describes me as a person and why?
  11. Why is personal growth so important?
  12. Is it possible to help someone else with his or her own personal growth, or can people only grow on their own?  Why or why not?
  13. What is your best habit?  Why?
  14. What would you say is your biggest strength?

  15. What do you consider to be your most challenging flaw?

  16. What is one aspect of your life you’d like to improve over the next year? What would that improvement look like?

  17. What three to five qualities feel the most important for you to embody?

  18. What is the number one thing that feels like it’s missing from your life right now?
  19. I feel amazing when …
  20. When you are feeling down, what picks you up?
  21. How do you manage stress? Explore what has worked for you and what hasn’t
  22. What are your top life hacks?
  23. List 5 things you love about your home
  24. What are you good at?
  25. What do you often get compliments about?
  26. What do you enjoy doing?
  27. 10 things you love about your life.
  28. When you think about your future what do you hope/wish for the most?
  29. Do you believe everything happens for a reason? If so, reflect and name 1 thing that.
  30. What’s surprised you the most about your life or life in general?
  31. What can you learn from your biggest mistakes?
  32. Write the words you need to hear.
  33. Name a compassionate way you’ve supported a friend recently. Then write down how you can do the same for yourself.
  34. If my body could talk, it would say
  35. Name what is enough for you.
  36. What do you need more in life?
  37. I couldn’t imagine living without…
  38. If I could talk to my teenage self, the one thing I would say is…
  39. Make a list of 20 things that make you smile.
  40.  What is my third most unique strength?
  41. What is something I would miss if I no longer had it?
  42.  What is your biggest win in the last seven days?
  43. What’s the top lesson your mother taught you?

 

 

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Hitting your late 20’s? Make the rest of your 20’s a year of self-discovery.

Now that I’m 28 going on 29 in December, I just realized that I started late when entering in to the entrepreneur world. At age of 27 is when I started to think like wow I’m ready to be wealthy. And truthfully I’m sure other mid & late 20 year olds know that this is the most hardest time in our lives. Why? Because we are finally in adult hood and we are experiencing so much responsibilities. Bills, rent, gas, children, school, work, all of those things put pressure on us.

I was stressing more than actually finding myself and really trying to figure out my next step in life. One day I just woke up feeling different, feeling like I need & want more, feeling like this isn’t for me. It’s a honor to be comfortable with who you are, but at times it wasn’t because I was thinking that people will judge me for just figuring out what I actually want to do in life. So now I know I need to fight off any bad spirits that’s trying to bring me down and stop me from moving forward in life.

Our 20’s should be a year of self-discovery. Try different things until you find what you really like and want. No matter if it’s with someone, or by yourself. There’s nothing wrong going on a journey by your lonesome. Sometimes even relationships can be a distraction, and I wish i knew this then instead of now, but hey life is set up to learn and discover.

When I look back I realized how irresponsible I was, I couldn’t save money for shit, and I was so quick to spend. It’s a time in life where you have to stop buying all that expensive shit when you can save that money for your future success. Now that I’m on a journey for financial freedom and independency Starting now, I been brainstorming and figuring out a plan to build & become wealthy. My mind is already set to become a millionaire 1 day, and I’ll never change that or settle.

I decided late in life that I want to become a blogger. So, I started a blog Sixteen Pages. It has been two years, this is my anniversary blogging month. I always enjoyed writing, being expressive, sharing good advice, and discussing important topics, so I knew blogging was going to be something I’ll enjoy. And It was.

So now I listen to entrepreneurial, money making, and uplifting podcast on Anchor, another one called β€œpodcasts” that came with my iPhone, and a couple more other podcast platforms. Listening to podcast has motivated me in so many ways. I’ve changed my thoughts about sex, relationships, and money. I now have a better sense that anything is possible with faith.

At first I was more afraid then happy to pursue my dreams, now I’m ready. I am not afraid to travel now, I am not afraid to take my brand to the next level, I am not afraid to quit my 9-5 so I can start my adventurous lifestyle while blogging. I am ready to travel out the country to learn, explore, meet new people, promote my brand, and to build my happiness.

In the path of transitioning into the new you, you might lose people on your way. But sometimes I honestly feel β€œif I lose you, that means you were never meant to be in my life.” You will lose & meet new people, it’s possible.

Make sure you focus on self care. Self care has been very momentum in the past few years. Back then I didn’t understand the concept of self care. Self care involves your health, mental health, appearance, etc. Just taking care of you and making sure you are good first is self care. That’s my motto now and my motto walking into 2020.

Be responsible. Sometimes when we get to a certain age, we start to be unorganized, and that is definitely not good especially if you are stepping into the entrepreneurial life. I admit myself that I am not responsible at times and I slip up. And I learned my lesson, like a big lesson. I remember I didn’t plan out my week for paying off bills, and end up doing something totally different and was broke by the end of the week. I went without gas, small meals, and barely no gas to get work. β€œCan I say the struggle was real?” I definitely don’t want to go through that again. Be responsible. Sometimes when we get to a certain age, we start to be unorganized, and that is definitely not good especially if you are stepping into the entrepreneurial life. I admit myself that I am not responsible at times and I slip up. And I learned my lesson, like a big lesson. I remember I didn’t plan out my week for paying off bills, and end up doing something totally different and was broke by the end of the week. I went without gas, small meals, and barely gas to get work. β€œCan I say the struggle was real?” I definitely don’t want to go through that again. That’s why now I created me a planner on Canva. There is an app to by the way. Using a planner has really helped me be more responsible, on time, and way more organized.

If I knew what I know now I’ll tell my younger self to be confident, independent, don’t give up, and focus on what you want and go for it!

β€œBelieve in yourself, know your worth, and focus on positivity & less negativity.”

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7 bomb tips to up your blog with social media

Let’s be super honest here, creating just a blog can be super confusing sometimes, and might have nights where you end up having a huge ass migraine! Well sometimes it’s easy said then done that when you post content you want to make sure you target the right audience. π‘Ίπ’π’„π’Šπ’‚π’ π’Žπ’†π’…π’Šπ’‚ π’Šπ’” π’“π’†π’‚π’π’π’š 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒄𝒆 𝒕𝒐 π’Žπ’‚π’Œπ’† 𝒕𝒉𝒆 π’Žπ’π’π’†π’š π’šπ’π’– π’˜π’‚π’π’• π’˜π’‰π’†π’ π’Šπ’• π’„π’π’Žπ’†π’” 𝒕𝒐 π’ƒπ’π’π’ˆπ’ˆπ’Šπ’π’ˆ, 𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒖𝒓, π’‘π’–π’ƒπ’π’Šπ’„ π’‡π’Šπ’ˆπ’–π’“π’†, π’”π’π’„π’Šπ’‚π’ π’Žπ’†π’…π’Šπ’‚ π’”π’†π’π’”π’‚π’•π’Šπ’π’/π’Žπ’π’…π’†π’, 𝒐𝒓 𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕 π’˜π’‚π’π’• 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒆. Sometimes it can be hard, but once you actually start figuring out different tricks & tips on how to build, it definitely will work. Social media does play a big part of building your blog but you have to make sure you do it the right way! I will give you 7 tips on how.

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Don’t use your personal social media account to promote your blogs #MakeAnewAccount

When you you use your main social media account sometimes it defeats the purpose. “My opinion!” I think it is more valuable when you make an account specifically for your blogs. You can be able to explain better in detail, have debates, and all around target the main point of whatever blog you just published. You want to make sure your audience be able to understand, relate, & focus just on that blog, so you can be able to bring them to visit your website. It’s all about posting good content & giving your readers more of a reason to enjoy your content as well.

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Use your creativity

Being creative is something that comes natural regardless. Sometimes a lot of people feel they aren’t creative, but don’t understand that everyone is in there own way. Find different things to post on your social media that will bring attention to your social media. Host a giveaway, have a poll on your Instagram story, or go live and interact with others.

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Make videos on (Insta story, Insta post, Igtv)

When you make videos, it just helps brings more audience, and also a good way to show your authentic self. Let people get to know your personality, and be able to visually see you. Sometimes by just posting pictures aren’t just enough. Talk about your upcoming blogs, what do your readers want you to blog about next, or just whatever that comes to mind. You are the host remember that, so think of some of your good skills you have, and put them to use. The more you stay active, the easier it will get to start getting people to notice you.

Be consistent with your followers

Yes, consistency is the key. When using social media, your social skills are important. People adapt to those who are communicative & open. Make sure you reply to comments, & DM’s, because that’s what your audience would like. No need to act sassy and ignore those who are asking a simple question, or just want to shoot you some advice. Not even that, but what if a company is interested in working wit you and like your content. You don’t want to pass up good opportunities.

Post daily

Stay active by posting everyday. Even if it’s a simple quote, picture, or just something that you want to discuss. Especially until you build your social media following up, eventually you can make a routine on what days you post, but save that when you elevate & actually have a good amount of following.

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High Quality Photos

Photos is another way to bring a large audience. Make sure you download good photo editing apps like Photoshop ExpressPicsArt, and many more. Even myself can admit that when i see awesome photos it brings my attention right away. Sometimes you have to think as if it was you who will be interested.

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Use HASHTAGS!

Hashtags is another way to build up your following, actually a quick way. There are billions of users who use hashtags, be one of them. Make sure you use the right hashtags and also switch them up. Sometimes using the exact same hashtags for months & months, will make it hard to get your page noticed. So yes use hashtags! You can search up viral hashtags on google of course.

I hope these tips can help, they definitely helped me in so many ways. Screenshot so you can have them in your phone. 

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Free way to grow an audience for your blog on WordPress

What’s up everyone?! It’s almost Friday and i am feeling good!

I know a lot of bloggers even myself is either having a hard time or had a hard time trying to build an audience. First off, building an audience may seem hard but there is easy ways that can at least get you started on gaining some readers.

Now that you are a blogger, it’s time to interact with other bloggers. As you know that WordPress has over millions & millions of users, basically like an Instagram but it’s a website based platform for bloggers & entrepreneurs.

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First off what are you into? Beauty? Fashion? Travel? Lifestyle? Food? Gossip?

I can go on… I can truly say WordPress has it all.

So i made a screen record video and also will put it in writing, so here it goes:

 

Find Reader, Go to search. Type in whatever kind of bloggers blog site you want to see. Follow, Like, & comment asking for a follow back. Don’t just follow all one kind of bloggers, try to follow different ones. Like poet bloggers, photo bloggers, travel bloggers, etc. Be different, try interact with as much people as you can as if you were on Instagram or twitter.

Get your blog noticed. This is exactly what i started off doing. It’s really simple, and also it;s cool because you get to follow people and they can follow you. You want to build audience on WordPress & off WordPress, because if your blog is monetized you will start making revenue by getting visits & clicks on & off WordPress. Patience is important, especially if you are ready to move forward with your blogging journey, I promise this will help a lot! 

Don’t feel your being desperate, or don’t feel to good to go looking, because starting your own brand or getting into this field isn’t an easy walk in the park. It’s a process, and it’s dedication. Also, being yourself, posting good content, & communicative is a PLUS! People want to feel like they met you before, people want to relate, people want to be able to connect with you if they enjoy your content. So keep it up! 

 

HOPE THIS WAS HELPFUL, WILL BE ADDING MORE TIPS ON HOW TO GROW YOUR AUDIENCE FOR FREE SOON! TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS & SUBSCRIBED TO STAY UPDATED!

 

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                 XoXO -SB

WHAT TO DO WHEN STRESSING?

As an adult we may cope with our stress differently from one another. And it’s pretty damn annoying when you consistently try to work on getting over your stress but everything just comes falling down at the same time. Sucks right?! I mean i always try to practice ways to get over my stress, and yes i found plenty of solutions to help with that, but why can’t life just be peaceful and stress free?.. I guess it’s part of humanity huh?!

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First off take time to follow through thisΒ stress roller coaster you are going through.Β It’s ok to talk to yourself, we have to figure ourselves out first before anyone else. So don’t feel like something is wrong with you. I mean you will be surprised how many people talk to there selves. Anyways… Ask your self simple questions

For an example:Β 

Why am i stressed out?

What can i do to relieve this stress?

What stress level i am at between 1-10?

You don’t have to specifically ask yourself these questions but i advise you to figure out the main problem first.

 

“We can repeatedly tell ourselves we aren’t stressing, but holding it in and not being truthful only makes things worst…live your truth, and fix it” -SB

 

So we have different ways how we handle stress one way or the other. Some people like myself show there most tempered side, and some show there emotional side. Either way, you can find different ways to help lower your stress level.

 

 

 

Here are a few things that helped me and might can help someone else:

  1. Write in a journal
  2. Get professional help (Therapist, Counseling, Coaching sessions)Β 
  3. Go on a social media diet. Meaning, stay off social media for a couple days “It works”.
  4. Talk to a close friend/family member
  5. Go on a self-care outing. Find something you like to do that you don’t do often but it makes you feel good.
  6. Boxing + Yoga Class + Zumba Class + Gym
  7. Sip & Paint class.

 

 

For the most part, I think through out our lives we will have stress that will come in and leave. We will go through the bad, we will go through the good, and sometimes we will go through both at the same damn time! Finding your happiness and your peace of mind should always be your focus. Sometimes overwhelming yourself and who the person you are becoming can take a toll on you. That’s why no matter what i try to mentally work on myself first. It was a point of time in my life that i didn’t focus on me like i should have. I’m sure a lot of others relate. Focus on caring for your self, and finding out different techniques that will help you in the long run. Stress is a silent disaster, so lets work on making stress less of an issues instead of one. Practice mindfulness, practice self-care, practice on how to be a better you.

 

This Article was inspired by one of my readers :). They were curious on how i react to stress and wanted me to give out some tips i use to help me through out this journey. Hope you enjoyed this blog and please feel free to go to my “Ask” tab and ask whatever questions you like and ill definitely respond!

 

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Leaving the past behind: Tips on learning to move on

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LEARNING TO FORGIVE + LETTING GO

Forgiveness is important when learning to move on and leaving the past behind. It’s not just about forgiving others for the hurt and pain they might have caused you. It is also about you forgiving yourself overall. When we consistently remind ourselves those situations in our heads, over and over again, we fall into that mental state of staying stuck in the past. It’s a on going cycle that will not stop unless that thought is broken. The only person who can break that though is you.

But also forgiving is not only about forgiving others, letting go isn’t just about letting go of the past. It’s also about letting go of toxic relationships, negative thoughts/surroundings, bad habits, and bad beliefs. It’s about letting go of the false things we keep re-minding ourselves with, over and over again. Be committed to letting go, self discipline is needed sometimes.

 

 

HAVING AN UNDERSTANDING + GETTING RID OF THE PAST

There comes a time when everything you go through in life might just repeats itself. Usually, it’s things like:

  • Being argumentative
  • Being in denial
  • Holding on to the past
  • Refusing to let go
  • Blaming others for your actions
  • Using your past circumstances as today

 

Sadly to say, some of the things we forever hold on to and the cycle we tend to create are ruinous and will lead a negative impact on our lives. Now there are some that actually use their past as motivation to move forward and to keep going, but their is also others who make up excuses to continuously be at stuck mode. Why? Because it’s more simple to make up excuses and living a lie, which we know we shouldn’t be doing at all.

 

BE WILLING FOR CHANGE

Change doesn’t necessary always happen right when you want it to. Most of the time we are forced into change. Accept that things aren’t going to always go your way and move on from it and just hope for better. Sometimes things aren’t just meant, but you have to realize that change is part of our lives. It is growth.

We can go through the most toughest storms but you definitely never want to stick in the past, be willing to let go of anything that’s not worth holding on to.

 

EXPRESS OPENLY

Sometimes expressing how you feel openly can be a good choice. Hiding your feelings honestly can make you feel worst. Be free, be open to express yourself in whatever way makes you feel good, just do it without no fear. Self-care is very important. It is tiresome holding up balled up feelings and not getting any kind of relief. Top three things i do to express myself openly.

  • Write in journal
  • Counseling
  • Call some one close

Growing up and making changes is a big effort, but it definitely takes a lot of work. Be patient, beΒ authentic,Β be willing to move forward and more open to new things in life.

 

NO BLAMING + BE COMMITTED + NO EXCUSES

Stop blaming others of your actions. We all have our own mindset and the way we look at things, and can’t no one stop the way we think, unless you see a DIFFERENCE!Β Own up to mistakes, and always remember that failure comes with all of this. Don’t put yourself down and blame yourself for anybody actions NOT EVEN YOURS! I use to blame myself for everything because i didn’t believe in myself or anyone else. All i did was put pressure on myself and blame me for every problem, when i know i shouldn’t have.Β 

I was so insecure but now i found myself. I learned to put the past behind me and move forward. You can’t control everything that happens because maybe it was meant for it to happen that way. Leave the past, blaming, and negative energy somewhere else. You are wise enough to find peace and happiness within yourself and others. Remember you have the power, you have the strength, use it. NO EXCUSES!Β 

 

I hope this blog was helpful or some what helpful. Please feel free to check out my other blogs, and contact me personally if you have any inquiries.

 

 

38 WAYS TO PRACTICE SELF-CARE

A lot of entrepreneurs, bloggers, bosses, and college students work so hard that they forget about focusing on there self-care. Focusing on ourselves will keep us motivated, determined, and not so stressed. We tend to always put business before pleasure, but if we don’t please ourselves first, who will? NO ONE! There is nothing like pleasing you and making sure you are goin down the right path. Have faith and be willing to try new things and figure out what is best for you and what is not. Well i have a list of 38 ways to practice self-care. Although some might sound corny, but i promise you it works. 

 

 

 

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38 ways to practice self-care:

 

  1.  Take a long bath or shower
  2. Burn your favorite candle
  3. Have a small pamper day (by yourself)
  4. Go for a run or walk
  5. Create a vision board for yourself
  6. Treat yourself to a movie date
  7. Have a deep intense work out
  8. Relax and listen to soothing music
  9. Read a book
  10. Stretch out (A good stretch)
  11. Organize your closet, bedroom, or office
  12. Do something creative
  13. Write down a long list of things you love
  14. Read a interesting book
  15. Do Meditation
  16. Go to a massage spa
  17. Have a game night with pizza, and a few drinks if you drink
  18. Buy yourself something nice
  19. Cook your favorite dish
  20. Give yourself a manicure and pedicure
  21. Turn off your phone and just go a little without picking it up
  22. Take a long nap
  23. Cuddle with your pet or your bae
  24. Go to a museum
  25. Go have lunch with a close friend and have some laughs
  26. Write 5 things you are grateful for
  27. Give someone a compliment
  28. Find a good movie to watch
  29. Get up and make a really good breakfast, like go way out as if you are the cook at a restaurant
  30. Go out side, get a chair, or get a blanket and watch the sunset
  31. Go to your favorite coffee place and have some good ole coffee
  32. Take things more slow
  33. Treat yourself with your favorite desert
  34. Do something for the first. It can be real simple like trying out a new restaurant, or going out to a bar alone
  35. Go to the zoo
  36. Go to the museum 
  37. Go to the aquarium
  38. Go through your clothes in play dress up

 

 

I feel we all need a few ideas, tips, and even a push! Self-care is important. Hope that this can motivate someone and maybe can give them some ideas on self-care. Feel free to contact me regarding this post. Thanks :).

48 BLOG POST IDEAS

Today i am going to share 48 Blog Post Ideas I’ve categorized them all in order. Hope you enjoy, and caught a few ideas that might catch your eyes ;).

 

LIFESTYLE

Lifestyle blogs have always been my favorite, I love it when lifestyle bloggers keep it interesting and colorful.

  • Share your favorite couple books
  • talk about your favorite podcasts
  • share some of your weekend ideas
  • things to do on a “Whatever the weather you choose from day”
  • Talk about your favorite T.V. series 
  • Date night ideas
  • Share inspirational/motivational blogs or quotes
  • Blog about a upcoming giveaway and share some photos of what your giving away
  • Home work outs. Share your home work out routines and apps you use
  • Home/Room/Office tour. “I love those”
  • Talk about a recent event you attended

 

 

 

   PERSONAL

Getting a little personal might seem intimidating, but it can help you and your readers connect. Opening up can really pay off sometimes.

  • Talk about self love and happiness
  • Share experiences on how your life changed good
  • How i met my | boyfriend, best friends, long lost sibling “Crazy story”. Share with your readers it brings the right attention.
  • Share your goals, fantasies, & dreams
  • “Things you didn’t know about me”
  • “10 things you need to know about”
  • Share what inspires you
  • Talk about the reason why you started a blog

 

 

 

 

 

    TRAVEL

 

  • Share your travel essentials 
  • Share your next place you want to travel to
  • Make a travel guide
  • List a few places where to go when they travel to that destination 
  • Share photos wherever you traveled to  

 

 

            BEAUTY 

Naturally, I had to include some ideas for all my fellow beauty bloggers! When it comes to beauty, the possibilities are truly endless and you’re not limited to only writing product reviews (although who doesn’t love reading those?).

  • Quick cute hairstyles
  • Favorite beauty essentials to pack
  • Make up tutorial 
  • Before/After photos/blog
  • Share make up tips 
  • Show your new make up collection
  • Share your look from an event you went to
  • Share how to get more clearer skin
  • What hair products you use for health, growth, & more
  • Favorite nail colors for the seasons 
  • Share reasonable places/websites where you purchase your beauty products
  • Night time beauty routine/ Morning time beauty routine 

 

 

 

 

 

  FASHION

There is so much more to fashion blogging than just OOTDs. Anything that’s β€œbehind the scenes” is also very fun to read.

  • Date night outfits with BAE
  • Celebrity inspired look 
  • Share your top stores you shop for shoes
  • Write about your favorite fashion stylist
  • Talk about how you are inspired by fashion
  • First date outfit ideas/tips
  • Play dress up with clothes that still have on tags
  • Share your most stylish pictures and the reason why you loved that fit
  • What styles to wear to certain ideas
  • Share your top stores you shop for apparel
  • Talk about your favorite fashion magazine
  • Share your favorite fashion blogs