Food & Recipes, Travel

#TasteyTuesday: Viva La Vegan (Atlanta, GA)

Let's address the elephant in the room: it's not Tuesday anymore. I know, I know. I have a few things in the works right now and they are taking up my time coupled with Biggie Smalls (my baby boy). So, this #TasteyTuesday is going up today. I visited home for a brief moment a few… Continue reading #TasteyTuesday: Viva La Vegan (Atlanta, GA)

Mind/Body/Spirit

Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

We are all motivated by different factors. Who we are to our core and our self-concept is where we draw our motivations. The image that we see of ourselves is developed from our personality, capabilities, and characteristics. When we are younger, the self-concept is moldable because we are still on a journey of self-discovery. As… Continue reading Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

Mind/Body/Spirit

3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

Solar Plexus Mantra: "I DO" In total, there are seven chakras. They are said to be the source of where all energy flows through the body. It is said that blocked energy can lead to imbalances in life and illnesses. The third chakra is located where the diaphragm rests. The solar plexus, the third chakra,… Continue reading 3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

Food & Recipes

What I Eat In A Day | Plant Based ​Lifestyle

I have been plant based for roughly 4 months now and transitioned into it from being Vegan for a year. I have my moments where I indulge. Overall my diet is plant based with mostly fruits and vegetables. I am finding new ways to eat with this lifestyle and I love it! If you rely… Continue reading What I Eat In A Day | Plant Based ​Lifestyle

Fashion

Outfit Of The Day: Off Shoulder Crop Top

The weather had been so beautiful! I love the beginning days of Spring because it isn't too cool and it isn't too hot, well after the afternoon arrives. This past weekend I attended a grand opening event for an artist here in Nashville. She has a business on Jefferson Street and I love to support… Continue reading Outfit Of The Day: Off Shoulder Crop Top

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Daily Habits To Become Your Authentic Self

Did you know that exuding your authentic self is directly correlated to your happiness? There is an extreme amount of power in knowing, becoming and representing your most authentic self to those around you. When you are authentic, you do not allow a person or situation to change you, unless it is for the better.… Continue reading 5 Daily Habits To Become Your Authentic Self

Motherhood

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart… Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained

"Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time" - Debbie Ford When I look back at my life, I realize that in some of my darkest times of stress it was creativity that helped me to balance it all. I… Continue reading 5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Daily Questions To Develop A Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck, professor of Psychology at Stanford University, states that "a growth mindset is when students understand that their abilities can be developed". Carol Dweck and her colleagues completed research on the behavior of children to understand human motivation over 30 year ago. She coined the terms fixed mindset and growth mindset. Carol Dweck's study… Continue reading 5 Daily Questions To Develop A Growth Mindset

Fashion

Outfit Of The Day: Feathers Front Slit Romper

I was always hot and sweaty during my pregnancy because I was carrying around pounds of extra weight during the summer. When I was invited to my cousin's baby shower, I wanted to wear as less clothing as possible (lol). I just could not take the blistering heat and adding layers of clothes on top… Continue reading Outfit Of The Day: Feathers Front Slit Romper