Take it Easy

Take it easy, slow down, and enjoy life.

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Life is meant to be enjoyed and walked through, not sprinted through like a race. We are meant to savor our down time by relaxing, doing something we love and showering ourselves in self care. In a perfect world, we would all set aside time each and everyday for ourselves to relax and wind down, but now, our version of relaxing is scrolling through out phones for ten minutes before bed- so relaxing, right?!;) The majority of us got in this habit of trying to fill every waking hour with work, friends, hobbies, and other little tasks, that we have forgotten about ourselves! This is this sigma no, that is you aren’t doing something productive, you’re doing something wrong- but in reality, it’s more than okay to do nothing at all every once in a while!

We are almost to the point where we fell uncomfortable in our alone time. We fear the silence, we fear the boardem, and we fear not knowing what to do with ourselves. We no longer know how to just “chill” and have a quite night in, rather we are more use to, and comfortable with, doing a million things and running a mile a minute. It’s like we are trying to fill a void in our lives that’s really not there.

It seams like we are all in competition with each other as to who can do the most, in the shortest about of time. I mean when was the last time you asked, “How are you?” and they didn’t say, “Oh, I am so busy”, or, “I just have so much going on”. If you can think of a time I am surprised and I applaud that person, because I can’t, and truly, I am a victim of this myself.

Whatever happened to the days were life was enjoyed and lived in rather than just skimmed on the top?! And I get it, some people don’t have the luxury to just slow down and take a day off, but that’s not the point. The point is, if you don’t have one hour a few days a week to yourself, then you might burn out one day soon- and that is one thing we all want to avoid.

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The beautiful thing with down time is that you can actually have time to learn about and discover yourself. You can actually dream about your dreams, think about your future, take a nap, reconnect with your family, and cuddle your pets. It allows you to be present and live in the moment. We start to associate more meaning and value to life, rather than just working crazy long hours and always being busy.

Mindfulness is key to living a happy and centered life, and isn’t that something we should all desire?! Take time and notice the crazy fast pace you are living your life( if you do), and decide to make a shift if you need to. Your happiness, health, and wellbeing are way more important than the 50 activities on your daily agenda, so take time to honor yourself and slow down.

Find comfort in your downtime and beauty in your alone time. Dive deep and really get to know yourself. Take it easy and slow things down.

Do you ever take time for yourself? Do you catch yourself filling your days with a million things? How can you shift your life to become more centered?

As always,

Have a great day! (And remember to take it easy ;))

-K

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You’ve Got the Power

You've-got-the-powerIf you’ve ever felt like you don’t have the ability to do something, stop right there and turn your thinking around! You’ve got the power to do anything you set your mind to- you just need to believe in yourself! Feel it in every ounce of you and truly believe it! You are capable of so much more than you know!

Naturally, some of us try to limit ourselves, or play ourselves down. We like to think that we can’t do something, when really we can. We trick ourselves into thinking this because we don’t want to try too hard for something we want, and then get frustrated when it takes a while, and then just give up. But man, doesn’t it feel good when you finally accomplish something or discover something amazing about yourself?! So why don’t we do this more and find even more amazing things out about ourselves?!- Like our true super powers! 😉

In order to unleash our full powers we need to be willing to put in the time and effort to discover them and get what we want. Maybe for you, you want to become a great artist or singer, or you want to be more positive, or mindful of your spending, just know you can accomplish anything with a little self belief and motivation. Be willing to put the time an effort in if it really matters to you and you want to strengthen your power! You can do it, becasue I believe in you!

Regardless of your age, size, income, or education you can still do what you want to do! Challenge the society norm and go against the grain- do what make you happy and unleash your super power!💥

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If you are still struggling with finding you power and making it your strong suit, ask for guidance and give your all up to the Universe. Put out what you want to receive and start manifesting your super power desires! You could even create a vision board to really amp up you capabilities 😉 Just know that your power is within you and you already have it! You just need to unlock it and set it free! Who knows, you could become the next big singer, have a wicked cool business, or be the best healer around! What ever sets your soul on fire, and unleashes your super power capabilities, it’s totally meant for you! Go with your gut and trust the timing with everything. Allow things to happen naturally and don’t force anything, otherwise you might not be unleashing your true power!

Know that you have the power to do anything and everything you set your mind to! Have trust in yourself, and believe in yourself, becasue I already believe in you! No get going and start working on your super power! 😉

Do you know your power? Have you been ignoring your true capabilities? How can you start today to unleash your super power?

As always,

Have a great day!

-K

Go Getter, Dream Chaser

Go getter, dream chaser.

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Dream-Chaser2Be a go getter who chases after their dreams. Chases them like you’re on fire, and make them happen. See your dreams, feel your dreams, and make them your reality. And if you aren’t doing it already, start doing it now. You are entitled to achieve all your dreamsk and then some, so what’s holding your back?!

Be open and honest to people about your dreams, don’t keep them in the dark. Put yourself out there and be vulnerable. Dreams are meant to be personal and intimate, but at the same time, we should be expressing our dreams to others. Talk with your loved ones about how passionate and ignited you feel towards them. Describe how you want your dreams to become your reality and how you are going to make it happen.

Some people shy away from their dreams becasue they fell they aren’t “realistic” or “important” enough, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth! No dream is wrong, too small, or dumb, they are all perfect and important in their own way. We are all entitled to our own dreams and our own reality. We as individuals just need to create it and pour our whole heart and souls into them, big or small.

Or lives should be filled with happiness and fulfillment and if going after our dreams gives us that, then why are we holding ourselves back?

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And I get it, trust me, chasing after a dream can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! Heck, I wouldn’t even be writing this if I wouldn’t have gone after one of my own dreams! But I did, and I am living in my reality now, and I am so glad I did! One way to do this is we just need to start small and work our way up from there. Even if it’s doing something little everyday like looking at your vision board, that’s still working on it and manifesting your reality. You could even start saving $1 a day for a dream home, or write 100 words a day on that book you’ve been creating in your head. Whatever it is, find a way to shine a little light on your dreams everyday, in any way.

We are all dreamers, some of us just need more help unleashing it. If you think about it, when we were all kids we loved to have big dreams and big ideas. We would dream up some of the finest things and bask in the glory of telling them to our family and friends. We were dream chasers, we just didn’t know it. With time, we only learned how to wall ourselves off from our dreamer quality and became more “realistic”, but what’s the fun in that? We need to be constantly thinking and dream because it helps us become more creative, playful, happy, and youthful- we need to find our inner kids again.

Find your inner kid and dream big. Start chasing after your dreams and putting them into action, even if your just start small. And remember, always keep your dreams in the light.

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Are you a go getter and a dream chaser? When was the last time your worked on accomplishing your own dreams? How will you start today if you haven’t already?

As always,

Have a great day!!

-K

Trust the Timing

Trust-the-TimingHave you ever had something happen to you when it wasn’t suppose to? Or have you ever had something really big just pop up out of nowhere, or worse, have it get canceled? Yeah?! don’t worry, me too.

When this happens it can be discouraging, or even fearful, but we shouldn’t let it be. We should not let something so minuscule, such as timing, get in the way of letting us live our best lives. We just need to take a moment, pause and breath, accept it, and move on. We need to learn how to roll with the punches and just go with the flow.

Trust the timing and everything will be okay…

Trust-the-Timing2Eventually, everything works out in the end- always. And, if it’s not how you pictured it to be, just know that it’s meant to be. Understand that the Universe must have a different purpose and plan for you than what you thought it to be, so just roll with it! Trust the timing and let yourself be guided.

Release your fear and control and give your all up to the Universe. Have faith that the Universe’s timing is scheduled and intended for you to follow your path. Be patient and willing to understand. If your are trying to manifest something, just know, it might comer sooner, or later, than you expected- and that’s okay! Not everything happens when we want it to, but rather, it happens when we need it to- and that’s all in the Universe’s timing.

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Learning to give up our control can be a hard thing, but, it helps us live a more balanced life. We remind ourselves that we cannot control every tinny, little detail that surrounds us, and the more we try to push something, the harder it repels. We need to stop pushing ourselves to control and learn to relax. Relax and give everything we’ve got all up to the timing of the Universe. If this is a scary thought for you, try it just for one day and see how you fell. It doesn’t matter how you want to approach it, but just try it out in some way. It could be releasing the timing of getting a new job, creating a relationship, or adopting a new dog. Your thoughts are intended to be free and just let the Universe work for you. You’ll get all of your desired but only when the timing is just right and perfect for you.

Have faith that the Universe knows your greater good and always knows the perfect timing. Learn to release your fears and controls to live your best life.

Do you micromanage your timing? Or do you go with the flow?

As always,

Have a great day!

-K

p.s. check out my Outfits from September post here.

Outfits From September

Two words, FALL FASHION! Oh my, oh my, my heart be still. I am in love with all the fall fashion! Even though I am miles and miles away, this girl is still getting all her fall fashion runway fix. I am keeping up to-date with all that is going on and I am loving all the new trends! Do yourself a favor right now and go check out the new Tory Burch collection, swoon, you’ll love it! Some major things to keep an eye out for this fall are: earthy tone florals, reconstructed button-downs, velvet and suade everything(!), and oversized bows and prints! Yes, yes, all of this is SO good!

Now on to the real reason for this post, my outfits from September. Man! This month flew by!! I think I blinked and it was over, ha! 😉 For me this month was filled with fun outfits. At the beginning of the month I wasn’t quite sure what to wear yet because it was still in the 70s, but I still wanted to dress fun- becasue it’s fall now, obviously 😉

Now onto October and I couldn’t be more excited! I am so ready for chilly nights and a cup of warm tea in my hand at all times! Another reason I love this cool weather is becasue I can bring out all my cute sweaters and show them off- ahh a fall fashion lovers dream ❤ Also, if you haven’t been to Target resonantly to need to go ASAP! They have the best selection of boots and booties right now, run! Ha!

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This fun top in from Old Navy and I am loving it!! I love how fun and flirty it is. The ruffles make a statement but aren’t too overpowering so it’s a win-win, right? I paired it with my new favorite pair of jeans from Gap that I am obsessed with! And of course, a pair of loafers 😉

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This top is the same shirt as above but just in stripes! Hey, if it isn’t broken don’t fix it, right?! I did, however make this look different. I paired it with my go-to pair of white jeans and sparkly loafers. I also tried something new and belted my look for a change. Usually I forgo a belt becasue I don’t like how they look on me, but I thought it would be fun for a change. 

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You can’t really see it but this shirt has the cutest little pom-poms on the hem! I thought it was so fun and cute! I paired it with the same jeans in the first pic and a fun pair of nude heels. 

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It’s sweater weather- yay!! I got this sweater off of ThreadUp and I am obsessed! This site is an online thrift store that sells name brand clothing for a fraction of a price! You need to check it out! On top of that, I am loving this turtle neck for the cooler weather, and this color is my fav! 

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I got this top the other day from Targets new clothing line A New Day. They have the most amazing items all for a great price! They have everything from business professional to casual clothing. Again, Target for the win 😉

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OMG, this sweater is everything! How fun are these bishop sleeves?! I am in love with anything that has a fun and loud sleeve. I love the statement they make and how fun they are to wear. If you haven’t tried out this trend before you need to! 

And there ya have it! All of my favorite looks from the month of September. Be on the look out for even more fall fashion in the coming months from me and I am so excited! I hope you all have a great month of October and you get to enjoy this fun fall weather. Carve a pumpkin and do something fun!

Enjoy your day!

-K

Work it With Charisma

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Charisma- do you know the meaning of it? I always though I did, but after reading The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John C. Maxwell, I feel like I have a better understanding and appreciation for it. If you don’t know what it is, allow me to explain…

Basically, the textbook definition for charisma is having the ability to draw people to you, but it is oh so much more than that!

It’s having the ability to make others feel confident about themselves, sharing your wisdom, seeing everyone as equal and giving hope to others. Sometimes, charisma can be viewed as a mysterious and magical thing that only certain people have, and others wish they had. They believe that you’re either born with it, or you not- but that’s false, anyone can acquire this trait, and I’ll give you some tips on how…

Work-it-With-Charisma-2But first, let’s really understand the big picture be hide this little word of charisma

I found the true meaning while I was reading this book, and of course, it was in a quote, becasue how else would I get my inspiration, duh?! ;). This one quote really stuck out to me, like wow, really stuck out to me, and it goes like this; “How can you have charisma? Be more concerned about making others feel good about themselves than you are making them feel good about you”- Dan Reiland. And boom, now that is the meaning behind charisma! In order to have it, you must be an excellent leader who is more concerned about how others think of themselves, than you are with how others think of you. You need to give them all of your time and actually listen to them. Show them you care and be willing to reassure them about themselves. You make them feel better and more confident about themselves, than they did before talking to you.

Along with that, you need to be willing to share yourself with others and be open. You have the ability to help others learn from your past mistakes and successes. You need to steer them in the right direction and give them the extra little nudge they need to get off on the right foot. Be the person to them, that you wish you had had in the beginning. But most importantly, be there for them at all times and be ready to build them back up in a moments notice. Never stop encouraging them and helping them grow, then, you will really have charisma.

Work-it-With-Charisma-3If you are having a hard time with this whole charisma thing, then here are a few pointer from the book The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader that John C. Maxwell suggest:

  1. Love your life and enjoy your life. People like to spend time with others who are up-beat and positive.
  2. Expect the best out of everyone and choose to only see the good.
  3. Give hope to others in all situations.
  4. Be open and share your journey with others.

I hope after reading this post you finally have a better idea behind the word charisma 😉 I loved reading this book and the charisma chapter was by far, my most favorite. I couldn’t suggest this book to you enough if you are looking for a good quick read!

Do you have charisma? If so, how do you display it? Will you work on it now if you don’t think you do?

As always,

Have a great day!

-K