The True Pursuit of Happiness

This post contains one sponsored item from Tobi and some affiliate links. I shared some of this on my instagram and had it in mind to go further with a blog post: The true “pursuit” of happiness is searching for and finding it within. Choose happiness, receive joy. When I was 18 years old, blogging was very new.  With an affinity to writing, I readily embraced this new way of journaling.   I liked the idea that…

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Cute & Casual Summer Outfit | OhYesItsV x Tobi

This post contains ONE sponsored item from Tobi. The team at Tobi contacted me earlier this month to collab and I was so excited to do it.  This is the first time in a long time that I’ve wanted to work with a company despite the many offers that come via email.  For this collab, I shopped the site for items that interested me and I knew right away that I wanted to create a…

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Why I Stopped Dumbing Myself Down

Picture this:  Two great sprinters running the 400 yard dash, both high-stamina, fast and powerful but one (Runner A) even more so than the other (Runner B). As they’re running, Runner A is running neck and neck with Runner B whose clearly giving their all, yet Runner A hasn’t kicked it into high gear.  In the last 200 yards, Runner A has a decision to make, let Runner B win so they won’t feel bad or…

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Tiny Habits, Big Impact

I’ve had a problem with consistency these last few years.  For over two years it’s been a never ending struggle of writing zero to three posts per month–ridiculous!  Last year was the absolute worst with a whopping 12 posts the entire year.  I’ve spent more time wanting to write than actually writing.  I had a habit of logging in, sitting in front of the computer and just staring.  For months.  Then as the new year…

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3 Tips to Follow Through on Everything

In December, I dedicated a day to creating a vision board for 2017.  In the past, I would create a board and toss it in the back of the closet, never to be seen again.  That is, until the end of that year and I’d evaluate the board not surprised that I hadn’t achieved half of what was listed.  At my core, I didn’t believe in those things.  It was something to do and I…

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