Don’t get me wrong, I’m doing my best to live in the NOW and appreciate the little things, BUT that doesn’t mean I’m not still dreaming about life after quarantine.
In fact, I’ve recently caught myself day dreaming about the food I’ll eat, friends I’ll hug, and places I’ll travel post quarantine and THAT’S OKAY! I mean, we all need something to look forward to, right? Personally, I think as long as we allow dreaming about life after quarantine to motivate us rather than discourage us, it’s absolutely healthy and OKAY!
And like the true fashionista I am, I can’t help but dream about what I’m going to wear after quarantine, too! Creating outfits that express my personality and mood is an artistic and inspirational outlet for me, so it seems like a fair addition to my list of post quarantine dreams!
But the question is…what am I wearing after quarantine?
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Five easy & FREE things you can do TODAY to be more positive in times of uncertainty.
It’s no secret times are tough. And to make matters worse, we all know it! In fact, it’s all EVERYONE is talking about!
Concerning conversations are FLOODING our LIVES, and it’s easy to let it get the best of us. And GIRL, I don’t know about you but this influx of negative energy has led me to wonder how we will ever recover from, much less SURVIVE this trial?
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And just like that, New York Fashion Week has come and gone (AGAIN!)
February is fashion month (I know, that happened fast right?) and I’m still on a high from last season! September’s NYFW was the VERY best yet, not only providing me the opportunity to attend a dozen INCREDIBLE shows, but it was a space to network with inspiring and empowering women in the industry, too!
And don’t worry, this season has lived up to the expectation AND MORE!
One of my FAVORITE things about NYFW…
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How writing out your dreams into an actionable plan leads to success…
Okay, I know it sounds too easy and very cheesy but when you set goals, write them down, and REALLY plan them out, dreams DO come true!
Let me explain…
It’s 2020! And on New Year’s Day I spent my time reviewing the goals I had set for myself in 2019. WOW, was that ever a rewarding experience! At the start of 2019 I FINALLY applied the advice of SO many successful women; I wrote down my goals. This list of goals spent the entire year prominently displayed on the front of my planner, reminding me of my purpose DAILY. If I’m REALLY honest, this small action truly defined the trajectory of 2019 and led to so much success!
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I’ll never forget…
In 8th grade my math teacher asked us to write down our goal for the year. My classmates wrote things like “to get good grades”, “make new friends” and “to excel in sports” but I vividly remember writing “to make a positive difference in the life of one person” …and some goals never change.
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The top 3 trends I’m loving moving into warmer summer months.
YES! There has been a bit of a pause in sharing my monthly style favorites here at A Grim Sense of Style BUT that doesn’t mean my passion for discovering, styling and wearing the latest trends has stopped! In fact, it has made me even more excited to share with y’all exactly what trends I’m currently loving!
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Is it just me or has anyone else noticed our millennial “living for the weekend” mentality? Recenlty I’ve been thinking about how we work 5 days a week with our sole motivation being to reach the weekend–when we do, we spend the weekend dreading the work week ahead. It’s a vicious cycle causing us to live in a constant state of longing and anxiety.
Why is this? We don’t (all) hate our jobs. Some of us even love them, yet we destroy a beautiful Sunday dreading what is to come. We live in a constant state of “Sunday Scaries”.
And I’m over it.
Continue reading “Sunday Scaries & Selfcare Sunday”