How to Deal When You’re in a Slump

Have you ever felt off, but you weren’t able to explain why? Sometimes it lasts a day, or sometimes it lasts a week or longer. There’s that nagging tug at your heart that you know too well and your mind feels heavy. Someone says or does something that rubs you the wrong way when normally it wouldn’t bother you at all, you’re feeling particularly moody, and your confidence seems to be lacking. This is the vivid description of a slump. A slump mustn’t be confused with depression. Though the symptoms seem the same, the main difference is the length of time; a…

Why You Should Take Time to Pamper Yourself

We live in a fast-paced, ’round-the-clock world. Right out of high school, I got a job, went to college year-round (yes, 3 years of summer classes, too!), and worked both a full-time and part-time job right after I graduated. It has always been my personality to live for the grind. I like to work, stay busy, and be productive. Procrastination is my enemy. College was the most stressful block of four years I’ve had so far, mostly because I’ve always had high expectations for myself. I was so stressed that by my junior and senior year, the mental strain was creating…

How I Decided It Was Time to Revamp My Content

I have never understood why the word “change” oftentimes refers to something negative. “She sure has changed” or “I miss how she used to be” seem to escape the lips of many people when someone takes charge and decides to do something a little different. People evolve over time; it is a part of life. As long as you stay true to who you are and what you believe in, I think a little change is healthy and productive. So that’s what I’ve decided to do. Months of putting my blog aside to focus on planning my wedding has given…

First Post – Hello!

Hello! My name is Alison, and welcome to my blog. I can’t wait to start on this little endeavor! I plan on making this blog about fashion, beauty, and a few lifestyle things here and there. Thanks for stopping by!