Thursday, November 24, 2016

Zakiyah Candles: Review + Giveaway!

**SPONSORED BY Zakiyah Candles**

Lighting candles throughout my apartment is one of my favorite ways to stay warm during the chilling Boston weather. Coming home from work and stepping into a room that ACTUALLY smells like pumpkin spice (and everything nice) is one of the highlights of the winter. Your home will start to smell like home. There's nothing better than feeling *extra* cozy at home ESPECIALLY during the holiday season. My goal was to discover the BEST candles and I am sharing one of the best CANDLE SHOPS of 2016: Zakiyah Candles. Here's Why:

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

How To Motivate Yourself When You Are Unmotivated

It's 2:00 AM on a Wednesday. Summer is looming and it's humid. I'm using my bundle of blankets as an improptu desk. Pandora is blasting at the same wavelength as my box fan. My bedmates are a pair of red sunglasses, crumpled clothes, my purse, charger cords AKA a mess. I'm sitting on an island of opportunities and I have absolutely no compass, no guiding passion, no motivated flame.

Here's How To Reignite Your Flame of Motivation:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Winter Skincare 101 - Feat. Clarisonic

Winter is coming! For most, that means hot cocoa, Christmas movies, and gingerbread. For others -like myself- it warns me to prepare for the dreaded dry skin season. Despite the chilling temperatures and the impending snow, you control your skin and can handle these battles with winter weather. Before you proclaim "Bah humbug," while checking your skin in the mirror, keep in mind there are ways to prevent your skin from suffering during the freezing winter months. Here are a couple of key, insider tips and skincare product suggestions that you can use to revitalize and revive your skin during the winter months.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

How To Push Forward + Not Give Up

From my own experience, sticking to one project is a challenge. My mind constantly brainstorms new ideas and from there, I often get lost in a flurry of my own thought. This affects my current projects negatively and thus, makes me want to give up. In a world full of perfection, it is easy to get caught trying to configure the best, most perfect way to accomplish a goal. I've spent days journaling about this, reflecting about how to push forward and not give up. It seems self-explanitory. But it's not. Here are 3 personal tips to not give up on your goals:

Friday, September 16, 2016

How To Create A Budget [For Beginners]

[This post is brought to you by Groupon Coupons. All opinions and advice are 100% mine.]

Money money money. You cannot LIVE without it. As great as it is to spend money, you need it for rent, late-night Chinese food, shopping for clothes, and of course, fun money. College students and working people both share the struggle of budgeting. Truth is, it doesn’t need to be a struggle. Here’s how I approach saving money: