June 29, 2017

Reading Wrap-up // June, 2017.

Happy Thursday, everyone!

It's time for another Reading Wrap-Up and I know I do this every month, but.. JUNE is pretty much over! Where's the time going?! Can someone hit the pause bottom for a bit?! Time is going by so fast and I cannot possibly be the only one who thinks that! But, today we're going to talk about books and I'm kinda excited for that because it's been too long. I think the last book related post I did was a haul over two weeks ago.. insane! 

Anyway, this was a weird month for me. If you've been following me on social media (if you're not I don't blame you at all) you already know this, but I've been having a "quarter life crisis". I don't know why all of this just hit me now, but I'm stuck on a dead-end job that I don't like and I had a little panic attack about it over the weekend. I talked about it on my last post, so you can read all about the fun times I've been having! YAY!  

So, given the emotional rollercoaster I'm currently riding you can understand that reading has not been a priority. I only managed to read 3 books this month and I'll be honest and say that one was a audiobook so.. Not a very productive reading month I'll admit. I even lowered my GoodReads Reading Challenge because I don't need anything else adding to my crippling anxiety at the moment - maybe I'll change again if things get better, but for right now the goal was lowered to 50 books this month. So, enough with the rambles about my life.. Let's get to the book!
Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver // This was a big let down, the book and the movie. The book was a little bit better, the movie just sucked. I picked this up originally because I was super intrigued by the story. It's about a girl that lives the same day over and over again and she's just tying to figure out why. This is not something we see very often when it comes to YA (I read a lot of YA if you couldn't tell) and I thought this would be a nice change. But, as you can imagine, it got a little repetitive. I didn't relate to any of the characters and the ending (the reason why all of this is happening) was just stupid and really anticlimax. I was expecting a super big reveal and I was left with a meeeh ending. I think this is the first book I've read from Lauren Oliver and I'm not impressed. 

The Tennis Party - Madeleine Wickham // If you didn't know, Madeleine Wickham is actually Sophie Kinsella and you guys know how much I LOVE her books. This was a bit different, but still really good and funny. I think Sophie Kinsella writes more about the modern girl, living in a big city with a fancy job and this was more of a family drama filled with intrigue. It's basically about a couple that invites some of their friends for a weekend tennis party (which is something all of you already guessed form the title.. I'm a great book blogger!) It was a pretty fast read and I really enjoyed it. I'm planning on reading all Sophie Kinsella/Madelaine Wickham's  books and I'm slowing working my way through them. She's one of my favorite authors and I highly recommend this one! 

Crown of Midnight - Sarah J. Maas // This was the one I listened to on audible and I'm not impressed. I know this is a very hyped series on the internet, but this was not my cup of tea. I liked the first one in the series and that's why I decided to pick up book number two, but I'm kinda over this world now. The main character is starting to annoy me, there's not logic behind the magic system and all the other characters are boring. I know it's fantasy, but it's not a believable fantasy, if that makes any sense! I think I'm done with this series, at least for now.. Maybe I'll pick it up later in the future, but for now I need to go back to my YA Romances! 

Which books have you read this month?
What's your favorite genre?
What are you currently reading right now?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and come back soon!


June 28, 2017

Should I Start A Youtube Channel?! WHAAAT?!

Yep, I'm really thinking about it!

I'm definitely having a quarter life crisis. I'm 24, turning 25 in December, and I must tell you that I've started questioning everything in my life - my friendships, past romantic relationships, my living situation, the place social media holds in my life and my current job. I'm currently working on what you would call a "dead-end job", actually it doesn't even need quotations marks because I can't even get promoted where I am so it really is a dead-end job. 

I'm not happy with my job, I know I want a career, but I have no idea in what. I have no idea what would make me feel fulfilled and happy. I know I'm 24 years old and it's a little late for me to be having these thoughts. I mean.. I should be already on the right track, right? But, here I am bitching about my life on my blog like a true adult! Actually, I'm not bitching, I'm venting and this is why I have a blog, to talk about my life and my experiences, so let's move along. 

My living situation actually doesn't suck. My parents had this extra apartment they were leasing and the person decided to not renew the lease so they pretty much offered it to me. They didn't give an apartment, they gave me the possibility of living there as I'm getting my life on track.. But, who does one get her life on track? I don't know.. If you have any ideas, please share on the comments. I could really use your help in that department. Anyway, I'm happy with my living situations: I have a fun roommate who occasionally brings me cookies, the apartment is super nice and we get free wifi (from a neighbor whose password is 12345). 
I have amazing friends and amazing parents and an amazing sister, so I really lucked out in that department. All the pressure I'm feeling right now it comes straight from me. My parents don't really care about what I do as long as I'm happy and they are fine with me living where I am rent free. But, still.. I want to accomplish stuff, you know? I want to feel like my life is moving forward. I've decided to make some big changes this year. I'll be applying for a masters degree in Europe (I already started the process) and I've already decided that I'll be blowing through my savings account with a trip to Europe in November to see some of my friends that are currently living in London.
So, I'm going through all these things and making this big decisions in my life and then I thought: why not start a youtube channel? I know, how millennial am I? The main reason behind it is to document my life. The goal is not to be a beauty guru or share fashion tips or DYIs because let's face it, I'm not really good at it. But I do think I'm good at sharing my thoughts and I do believe I have so pretty good thoughts. Honestly, I just thought it would be a fun change of scenery and a good addition to my blog. I think my blog will always be my main platform because.. it's my baby and I love it so so so much, but I can share my attention with another kid. 

I guess what I wanted with this post is to know what you opinion is! If you think it's a good idea or a really shitty idea, if you think I should just keep going with the blog - I want to know, don't be shy on the comments! I think this is something I want to do for myself, to have a keep my memories and personal thoughts, but it'd be good to know if anyone is at all interested or if anyone would actually want to know what I'm going through?! Actually, let me rephrase it: do you think me sharing what I'm going through will help anyone? Yes, that's better! I don't want to be just another girl with in a room full of pastel tones with perfect makeup clickbating you into clicking on my videos.  

That's my quarter life crisis, I guess.. Hopefully, you've enjoyed this post and let me know your thoughts on this matter - I really appreciate your input. I know this might sound silly to some people, but these are all things I'm struggling with right now so please take my feelings into consideration!  

So, what do you think?
Should I do it?
Would you watch it?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading!

June 27, 2017

3 New Things Challenge // WEEK #3

What's up, everyone?!

No, you didn't miss anything! If you're looking for the WEEK#2 in this challenge, you're not gonna find it because I didn't have time to write about it. I know, I know.. I started this whole challenge thing and I'm the one skipping weeks, but I just did not have the time to document it here on the blog! We can talk about it now, but I've decided to just accept that I couldn't get it up and just keep moving forward with what happened last week. To be honest, you didn't miss much. I was super busy with work and studying, so I didn't take good pictures and I took very small steps. 
Hikes, hikes, hikes // I've discovered that I really love hiking, who knew? Well, if you follow me on IG, you probably already know that since I now only post pictures of me on hikes and beautiful views! I've been loving the exercise, the fresh air and the fact that when you go on hikes you actually meet people. Usually, at gyms people are always really focused on their work outs, but on hikes people are really nice and talkative - I even met a group of girls and we took turns taking each others pictures! I've been really struggling with my weight and the fact that I feel like I don't have time to do anything, so these hikes on weekends have been so good to just relax and take some much needed time out. 
New restaurant // This might sound really simple to you, like why is this girl making such a big deal out of going to a new restaurant?! But, I'm a creature of habit, specially when it comes to day-to-day stuff. I've been wanting to go to this restaurant for ages, but since it serves mainly vegan/vegetarian food not a lot of people wanted to come with me. So, I've decided to go by myself, on a Saturday afternoon.. I don't know about you, but having a meal by myself outside, specially on the weekends, makes me really anxious. But I did it and nobody died and what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, right?!

Learning german // Like I've said on my introduction post (you can check it out here) for this challenge, learning German is something I've always wanted to do. Right now, I don't have the time to join a proper class or anything like that, so I've been making do with the internet. I've decided to go with Duolingo on this and I'm very pleased with the website and app. I usually take two evenings a week and for one hour I just focus on learning German, kinda like a class, but from the comfort of my own bed. I've been really loving it! 

Positive side effect #1 // GETTING OUTSIDE. I don't know why, but I have been finding myself outside a lot, maybe it's a side effect from all the hiking.. NOW I'M ADDICTED TO THE OUTDOORS #notreally. Jokes aside, this is really good for me because I'm totally a homebody, I don't really enjoy going out unless I have set plans. Like, today I'm going out this specific friend, to do this specific thing, on this specific place - when that's the case, I'm good. But just wondering around with people I don't know it's not really my cup of tea, which I know it's a bad thing because I need to meet new people otherwise I'll end up single. 
Positive side effect #2 // CUTE BABY LITTLE ADORABLE CHICKS + MOMMY. 
I saw this family on my walk and I'm just gonna leave their picture here so you can enjoy the cuteness it provides. 
That's it for today, guys! I hope you're enjoying this little challenge of mine and I really hope this inspires at least one of you out there to try out different things. I still haven't had my "movie moment'', you know when the girl wonders inside a new bookstore and finds the love of here life just sitting there reading her favorite book, but this has been a very rewarding experience to me so far and it has been helping me a lot. I'm still hoping something wonderful is going to come out of this challenge. Fingers crossed!

Have you tried anything new this week?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and have a wonderful week!


June 26, 2017

Weekly Mantras #8 + Emotional Breakdown.

Can you believe I've been doing weekly mantras for EIGHT week?! 
And also, this is my 400th post! WHAAAT?!!

If you've been following me on IG, you've probably hears that I had an emotional breakdown this weekend. It actually started on Friday and it lasted all the way 'till Sunday. Oh, fun times! You guys know I tend to be a little dramatic sometimes, but this weekend really was extremely hard for me. I had been feeling kinda bad all week. I was sad, I was feeling alone and borderline depressive. So, I called parents asking if I could come over on Wednesday and stay until Sunday and being the extremely supportive parents they are they actually got super happy, witch made me feel a little better already. 

I arrived and everything was fine. On Friday, I don't know what happened, but I just lost it. I started crying for the smallest of reasons (the wifi stopped working for like 5 min) and I just couldn't stop. I talked it out with parents, and I'm better now, but I'm still not 100%. I'm not really sure how to put it, maybe it's just a quarter life crisis, but everything came to me all at once - all my fears and anxiety about my future, about having a dead end job, about not being in a relationship and dying alone.. It was too much! 

But, my parents are very wise people (most parents usually are) and they really put some sense into my head by telling me the obvious things that we all forget sometimes, like.. I don't have to figure out everything in my twenties, I can actually do whatever I want to do with my life and they'll still be proud and the fact that ''getting your life together'' actually takes time (decades really, according to my dad). So, these mantras are inspired by their advice and I hope you enjoy them as well!
ONE // Whatever you give power to has power over you. 

TWO // If it costs you your sanity, it costs too much.  

THREE // Trust the process and never forget why you started.

FOUR // If you're not happy, then you're doing the wrong thing.

FIVE // You're the only person standing in your way. 

SIX // Love yourself every step of the way. 

SEVEN // Be gentle with yourself. 

That's all for today, folks! If you couldn't tell already, I've been going through a hard time so bear with me for a little bit. I was seriously contemplating stopping with the blog all together, but this blog is a reflection of my life and I'm hoping that one day I'll look back at these posts and laugh at how confused I was in my twenties - fingers crossed! And if not, I can still look back and see that really nothing has change - with the way things are going anything could happen, guys!

What's up with you? 
Do you also struggle with anxiety?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for stopping by and come back soon! 
(I promise I'll be a better blogger)


June 21, 2017

BOOK HAUL // E-books and Donations.

Well, I believe we've already established that I have no self-control when it comes to books. I can justify buying pretty much any book just for the fact that it's culture and that it's helping me with my English, but let's be honest for once... I buy books because I love them. I love reading stories, I love supporting authors I love and I love talking about it here on my blog. With that being said, I'm not encouraging you to be a hoarder of books like me. It's too late for me, but maybe you can still save yourself. 

This book haul is different though, all of these books came from different places and this never happens. I get most (almost all of) my books from Amazon - I have a Kindle and usually when I'm having insomnia I go to town on the Amazon store, it relaxes me and its one of the things I allow myself to buy guilt-free ever since I became a "minimalist". And it's a very nice arrangement if I do say so myself, I'm able to release my shopping urges without creating clutter in my life. I mean.. I do create clutter on my mind and kindle, but hey... I never claimed to be a perfect minimalist. Anyway, let's get to the books and I'll tell you where they came from as I'm talking about them!


The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch // I borrowed this one from a friend, so I'm actually going to have to give it back, which is good for my wallet. I didn't even know you could borrow an online book, but apparently it can be done. I don't like to admit it, but I decided to read this book because everyone was talking about it on the internet. This is not the genre I usually go for, but it's good to spice things up, right?! I have really high hopes for it, people are saying it's impossible to put it down and I'm down for that! 

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood // This book is everywhere right now and I really wanted to get it. I was browsing around online, but the price was always too high for what I'm comfortable with spending on an ebook. So, I was talking about it with my dad and he was like.. "Hold on, let me see if I have it, this book is really old and I remember buying it!" And, as it turns out, he really had it. I'm super excited about it, I've already read the first few pages and it is gooooood, my friends! 

Stop Saying You're Fine - Mel Robbins // One of the few books I bought with my mom this month! Mel Robbins TED Talk really change my life. I've talked about it two time already on the blog (here and here) and I've been meaning to get her book ever since the first time. Like I've said before, I'm really into self-help books right now, maybe because I've been feeling very lost in my life and I'm opened to try anything that might help. I'm really expecting great things for this book, I just need to take the time to actually read it.    

The Circle - Dave Eggers // There's nothing like a movie coming out with Emma Watson for me to read a book. I've heard about this book before, but the movie is what really pushed me to go ahead and get it. I'm one of those people that if Emma Watson has anything to do with it, I'm gonna read/watch it! I even joined her book club on GoodReads, no shame. And also, it sounds like it's a going to be a good one.    

The Probability of Miracles - Wendy Wunder // The next two books came to me in the most unexpected way ever. We have this little nook in my parents apartment complex where people can put books they don't want anymore and, lo and behold, these were just chilling over there. I never check that area, but I was visiting my parents on Sunday and I thought: why not? The weird thing is that there are never any current/YA books there, specially in English - I'd like to believe this was a gift from the universe. Anyway, I don't know why someone didn't want them anymore, but I'm so glad I have them now and I promised myself I would put it back there as soon as I finish them. So, I just got this one because of the cover and the fact that it was free, I know nothing about it, but I'm super pumped for the next one.   

When Dimple Met Rishi - Sandy Menon // This books is so hyped up on the internet is has to be good, right? That's not usually the case, but one of my reading resolutions this year is to read more diverse from diverse authors. I've never read anything related to the Indian culture and I'm really excited! It's an YA Romance (I think..), so I'll be able to get to it really soon!

Those are all the books I'll be adding to my growing collection this month! I'm pretty happy with myself because I didn't spend a lot of money on books, which is always a plus and more money going towards my savings account. Let me know on the comments if you've read any of these books and what did you think of them, without giving any spoilers please!

Did you buy any books this month?
What are you currently reading?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and come back soon!


June 19, 2017

Weekly Mantras #7

Heeeeello, everyone! 

We're still here! It's Monday and we're going to kick some assss this week, I'm feeling really positive about it! I thought I'd give my week a jump start and for once work on a blogpost in advance, so I'm writing this Sunday night. I know a lot of bloggers do this and I'm not judging, it's just that it's extremely hard for me to be organized enough to plan out my posts - I can't even plan out my weeks. I'm just one of those people who needs to take things day by day in order to not loose their minds with everything that's going on. If I sit down and think about all the things I need to get done on the next two months, I might actually cry. 

Anyway, needless to say, I'm in deep need to these mantras. They're keeping going, they're keeping me positive and they're helping not to freak out. I feel like I'm in the constant battle of feeling overwhelmed but I also feeling like I'm not doing enough. I think this is pretty much an universal feeling and most people also feel this way, so I thought maybe these mantras could help. I usually take my mantra from blogspots I've read in the past, articles, self-help books or even online talks - I have an entire post about my favorite TED Talks (you can check it out here) - but some of them are just quotes that I enjoy and that have helped me throughout my life. 

I know sometimes they may seem very cliche or common knowledge, but I believe it's good to be reminded. In our everyday lives we can forget the big picture or the point to all of the things we're doing, maybe we forget to be positive or to be present, it's very easy to get lost in the confusion. I really encourage you to take some time everyday (maybe just 2 minutes if that's all you have) and really think about these mantras and how you can apply them to the situations in your life - kinda like meditation, I'm telling you: it REALLY helps. 
ONE // I have the power to change my life.  

TWO // I'm in charge of how I feel.  

THREE // Everyday is a chance to start over.  

FOUR // Everything happens to teach you a lesson. 

FIVE // I am focused and persistent. 

SIX // I forgive myself and I promise to do better. 

SEVEN // I am worthy of the person I want to become. 

That's it for today, guys! If you get the chance to implement these mantras in your day-to-day life, let me know on the comments how they work out for you. Don't forget to be grateful for the day ahead of you and I hope you achieve great things! Life is happening for you and not to you, we're always capable of change - habits, people and feelings are in your life because you allowed them to, they can just as easily leave because you're the one in charge.  

Do you have any mantras or positive affirmations to share with us?
Are you enjoying the ones I'm sharing?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and come back soon!

June 14, 2017

What I'm Looking For In a Blogger + Why I'm Not a FAN.

Just like many bloggers out there (if not all of us), I decided to start a blog because I was obsessed with reading blogs. I took this task so seriously that I even had a little notebook where I would write down my favorite bloggers and their social media pages, that's how committed I was them - don't judge me, that was before we even had Facebook and Instagram (now you can easily follow me on both, sorry shameless promo). What I loved most about blogging was the fact that everything looked so glamorous, yet so relatable. There were this beautiful girls with interesting lives living in amazing cities all over the world, but yet I could connect with them so easily, they would respond to my comments and I even remember a blogger  responding to an email I sent to her blogging account. 

That's what I miss most about blogging. I feel like today, bloggers and youtubers are being put on a very high pedestal by their followers and sometimes this goes up to their heads. They start to see themselves as celebrities and they believe that being unreachable is good for the business and this really pisses me off. If you are famous because of your work on the internet it's ONLY because people cared enough to support you. They could just consume the content you put up and not share it on social media or give you the "thumbs up" you ask for in every video. But no, they cared.. And God knows why because some influencers out there are really rude to their supporters. 

This really pisses me off. We created this great space where you can not only be yourself, but also get paid for it. If you really think about it, youtubers and bloggers are paid to be themselves and talk about the things they're interested in. Sure, it takes work and I'm sure it's not as easy as it looks. But, the internet gave you an opportunity to connect with people all over the world who want to support YOU. And then, you are rude to them, you don't respond to their comments or you completely ignore when someone wants to take a picture with you in public. I know that some people are really big, like millions and millions of followers and that it would be hard to answer to all of them, but there are always ways for you show that you care about the people who have literally put you where you are.

I also really hate when youtubers and bloggers use the word ''fan''... Like, girl you are not BeyoncĂ©. The whole reason why people started to follow your work is because they related to you, so don't give yourself the celebrity status. I love BeyoncĂ©, I'm huge fan of her work, but I don't relate to her at all. Like, if she told me to buy a lipstick I would be intrigued obviously, but I don't think I would be able to afford it and I'm pretty sure it wouldn't fit my lifestyle, so I probably wouldn't buy it. See where I'm going with this? This is where a lot of bloggers lost me as their follower. They started to promote products and services that I can't afford. It's great that they are being taken on tropical vacations and flying on private jets, good for THEM, but that kind of lifestyle doesn't apply to me so I'm not really interested in watching your video about an expensive trip you took FOR FREE. 

I think there's a way to find a happy balance, but I still haven't found a blogger or youtuber that managed to do it. To me, the whole point of reading a blog or watching a video is to feel like I relate to the person on the other side of the screen in a way that makes me feel understood, happy or entertained. Maybe you're giving me some tips or recommendations that apply to my life, maybe you're teaching me something (like how to do a smokey eye) or maybe you're just making me laugh because your personality is amazing and you're really funny. Showing me the five star hotels you stay in or the all-paid vacations you go to does next to nothing for me. I mean, it's cool and it's great for you like I said, but I cannot afford it. I'm not looking for things that are out of my paycheck on youtube or in a blog, if I wanted that I would just watch E! and Keeping Up With The Kardashians.  

I guess all I'm trying to say is, people followed you because they related to you. They related to the girl or the boy sitting in their room with a crappy camera talking about their shitty day at school. They related to the single mom that's telling us how she raises two kids on her own. Or even the couple that decided to live on their van. They related to real people. Bloggers and youtubers are starting to not look like real people anymore and that bothers me. Blogging is a platform where we can share our real lives and connect with real people by doing so and I feel like some bloggers are forgetting the connecting part.

That's all I have for today, guys! I hope you understand where I'm coming from. I love the fact that bloggers and youtubers are being recognized by their work, that's awesome! I just don't like the fact that nowadays it looks like they are portraying themselves as celebrities and forgetting the people who cared so much about them. That's all! 

What do you think? 

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and come back soon! 


June 13, 2017

Weekly Mantras + Catchin' Up.

Whaaaat's up, everyone?!

As I'm writing this, it's Tuesday morning and I'm at the library. I came here in the hopes of getting shit done and I have a thousand things to read for school and whatnot, nevertheless.. Here I am writing a blogpost because priorities, right?! I know I usually do my weekly mantras on Mondays, but life happened and I couldn't get it up. I'm not gonna lie, I had the time to blog but I decided to go out with a friend that I hadn't seen in a while. It was great, I had an amazing time, but I'm here right now to make it up to you all. 

You guys know that I like to take this time to do a little catch up and talk about what's going in my life and let me tell you: it's not really fun to be me right now. I'm feeling really stressed out and overwhelmed. It's not like anyone else is pressuring me, I feel like I'm putting a lot of pressure on myself and I don't really know how to stop that. It's been a hard couple of months, but things are bound to get better, right? RIGHT? I've been doing a lot of meditation and I'm not gonna lie again.. I've been reading A LOT of self-help books. I've been feeling weird.. like I don't have anything to stress out, but I feel like I should be stressed out because I'm not where I want to be in life, you know? Anyway, that's enough rambling about my first world problems. 

This week's mantras are going to be all about embracing where you are right now, about enjoying the journey and not freaking out about the destination. Today we're going the  "life is what happens when you're busy thinking about tomorrow" vibe or something along those lines. We'll get there - and by there I mean wherever it is you want to get. We have to, everyone does! 
ONE // I have enough. I do enough. I am enough. 

TWO // Feelings are not facts. 

THREE // You only fail if you quit. 

FOUR // Be the energy you want to attract. 

FIVE // You are exactly where you need to be. 

SIX // Be positive. Be patient. Be persistent. 

SEVEN // I honor myself and my achievements. 

I hope you enjoy the mantras and I really hope they'll help you out throughout the week. Trust me, I know embracing where you are in life is not an easy task. We just need to keep reminding ourselves that everything is temporary and that things have a way of working themselves out. That's not to say that working hard is not important. All I'm saying is to trust the process. All things take time to happen and comparing your life to others doesn't help anyone achieve anything.. Just keep swimming, we'll all get there in our own pace!

What's going with you?

Let's hang some more!

Thanks so much for reading and come back soon! 


June 9, 2017

Links I'm Loving // My Favorite TED Talks.

What's up, everyone?!

It's been a hot minute since I've done a Links I'm Loving and I've missed them. These are one of my favorite posts to write because I'm a millennial and I love the internet - I love finding cool, hidden gems on it and I love sharing with you guys my favorites, sharing is caring and that's what's we're doing right now. Like the title says, this post is all about my favorite TED Talks. I've been low key obsessed with TED Talks for a while now, I think I've talked about them previously on the blog, but I've never listed out my favorites. 

You know how some people do Google Deep Dives, you can google it if you don't know what I'm talking about.. Well, I usually do YouTube Deep Dives! That's how I found the mermaids documentary and that's how I've come across these great TED Talks. Actually, I think I did a TED Talk Deep Dive because the amount of videos I watched from these conferences is insane. I would go as far as saying that I've watched probably more them 70% of the videos on their channel and they have A LOT of videos. What can I say? They really do help me. It's true that some of them are stupid, some talk about topics I don't really care about and some are just dripping with cliche and catchy phrases, but some really truly help. Sometimes you just need to hear the obvious from an impartial third party to really get it through you. So, I thought it would be cool to share my recent top 5 with you guys today!   

Stop Searching For Your Passion // Terri Trespicio.

Fake It Till You Make It // Tina Glenvik. 

Those are all the links I'm sharing today, guys! Hopefully, you guys enjoy them and they help you out in one way or another. You don't have to watch all of them right now, just come back whenever you're lacking motivation or feeling uninspired. Like I always say, don't mock it till you tried it. I've found all these talks very interesting and I truly believe they're very empowering and helpful. I'm strongly considering buying Mel Robbins book, that woman is really good at selling herself and her work! 

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June 5, 2017

Weekly Mantras // #5

Happy Monday, everyone!

It's Monday and you know what that means: we have a new set of positive affirmations to help ourselves kick some ass (all of the asses that need to be kicked will be kicked, ours included). I'm not gonna lie, these posts have been helping me. A LOT. I know it's not cool to admit that self-help and positive affirmations are helping me, but they are and I'm not ashamed of it - at least not anymore. 

Don't get me wrong here, I'm not saying they're going to drastically change your life - maybe in the very long run, but they help. The keep me focused and present. Whenever my mind starts to wonder and I feel like I want to take a break (that's usually when the break turns into taking the day off), this bring me back to a positive and present mindset. They also really help me with my big procrastination problem and staying on top of things. If staying on track were easy, everyone would have their lives together, so there's no shame in getting some extra help and motivation wherever you can!  

(in honor of pride month, we're doing a little rainbow over here)

ONE // I will do what has to be done to accomplish my goals.
TWO // Life is only getting better. 
THREE // I can do anything I want to and I will. 
FOUR // I spread love and kindness with everything I do. 
FIVE // I honor myself in everything I do. 
SIX // My life is the result of my actions.
SEVEN // I haven't succeed YET, but I will. 

These are the mantras for this week, guys! I hope you are enjoying them as much as I'm enjoying putting them together every Sunday night. It really sets the mood for me, it makes me feel more excited about the week and come down my anxiety levels. I usually have an easier time waking up in the morning and focusing on what needs to be done, less procrastination, you know? I hope this post finds you whilst you're slaying the day, but if you're not currently living your best life and achieve maximum levels of success, I hope this helps a little. I'm rooting for you and you've got this!  

How is your day going so far?

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