Best Blog Posts of 2018

Hello Loves,

Every year brings about challenges which can be used as opportunities for growth. Overall, I can say the year 2018 was pretty good to me and I am glad that I made it through the challenges which were brought on. I am thankful I was able to share some of my growth opportunities and happy moments with you. In case you missed any of the following blog posts, here are my top ten from 2018:

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My Favorite Books of 2018

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One of my goals this year was to read 8 books.  Although I did not meet my goal I started 6 books but read 4 of them entirely which is 2 more books than I read last year ūüôā 

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3 Tips For Surviving This Holiday Season

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Christmas is just a few weeks away and the holiday season is already in full effect. Although Christmas is glorified as a fun holiday the pressure to buy gifts for people, host dinner parties, attend holiday events, and etc can make this season a little stressful for some.  But don’t let the pressure of this season suck the joy out of it for you.

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My 2018 Christmas Wishlist

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Christmas is just around the corner and of course I am already getting asked what I want, so I decided to share my 2nd annual wishlist. Check out my list below:

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Having Gratitude Is The Right Attitude

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Imagine your life without internet.  How would it feel to have no cell phone? What would life be like without all those things you feel you cannot live without?  More importantly, what if you woke up and you had trouble breathing, walking, or even trouble eating?

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How to Get Out of Your Own Way

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The year 2018 is almost over which means 2019 will be here in no time.  With a new year comes new goals to accomplish.  If you are naturally a planner like I am you are constantly thinking about your next goal anyway. But pause for a second.  What about now?  What about today?  Why do you need to wait until a certain time to start focusing on creating a better you? Too many times we hold on to excuses like I can do this next year, I will do that tomorrow, or this can wait until later. Read More

Restaurant Hopping in Shaw DC| Weekend Recap

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This past weekend I had a wonderful outing with my girls Farah and Sarah. We started off by going to see the new Tyler Perry movie, Nobody’s Fool. The movie quite hilarious, however the ending could have been a little better in my opinion.

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Accepting That Which You Cannot Change

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The leaves are falling, the temperature is dropping.  Fall is inevitably here.  

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Being Grateful Even in an Unfavorable Situation

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This past weekend I got a chance to visit one of my college besties while she was attending a conference in Philadelphia, which turned out to be only a 2 hour drive from my home in Maryland.  I truly never knew Philly was that close to where I live.   Read More

Dye Your Hair Naturally| My First Henna Treatment on Natural Hair

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As a naturalista, for years, I’ve always thought about using henna in my hair to dye it.  However because of the long drawn out process that I have seen others go through, I always put it off for a later time.  I even bought henna from an Indian grocery store a few years ago and allowed it to expire.  Even though henna is pretty inexpensive, I feel bad about it because that decision was a waste of money. Read More