My New & Improved Morning Routine

I am so, so excited to write this blog today - because after feeling like I hit an absolute low with burnout and not feeling joy in my business for a few weeks -- I feel like I am BACK and better than ever. 

I realized that something had to change for my mental health - something had to change to prevent me from starting the day feeling stressed out and anxious, and finally I realized that there was one thing I needed: a morning routine.

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Managing Anxiety As An Entrepreneur

Alright guys,

Entrepreneurship can be really damn hard

And when you add anxiety into the mix, sometimes it feels like you just can’t get ahead.

Anyone who knows me knows I’ve struggled with anxiety disorder almost all of my life. It really started to show itself when I was young and my mom was sick with cancer and my sister was sick with a life-threatening disease at the same time. Since then, I’ve been on so many different anxiety medicines, and trying to find ways to naturally help my anxiety attacks that would seem to show up more often than not. 

Sometimes I find that entrepreneurship amplifies my anxiety on small things- just because there are so many things that are going on in the day-to-day that sometimes I feel like I can’t keep up, or that I am not doing enough, which triggers a lot of things for me emotionally.

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Sneak Peek of Our New Home

A lot of you who follow me know that the last few weeks I have been moving and SHEW am I glad it’s over. I wanted to share a little behind-the-scenes sneak peek of our home so far with you, even though it’s not even remotely close to being finished (but, lets be honest, are our homes ever reallyyyyy close to being finished?) Sebastian and I have SO many exciting projects in store for this home and I can’t wait to see how we truly make this place ours. But, I think we are off to a good start. :)

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My Top 25 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Everyone who knows me and who follows me knows that I am always shouting self-care from rooftops. I think business boils down to one thing: mindset. And mindset all depends on how well you care for yourself throughout this journey of business. I am constantly (unapologetically) prioritizing my self-care.

Self-care isn’t selfish. Wellness is a business decision, people.

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18 Lessons I Learned in 2018

This last year I quit my 9-5 job. I broke off an engagement and relationship. I launched a successful web design and branding business where I’m now booked out for months (!!!) I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina from Louisville, Kentucky. I learned how to live by myself and pay the bills alone for the first time ever. I got off all my anxiety and depression medicine by practicing mindfulness. I doubled my corporate income by working with my dream clients in my own business, doing work I love. I adopted a dog I couldn’t love more if I tried. I made new friends. I fell in love with myself again. 2018 was so good to me and I learned SO many lessons along the way.

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It's figureoutable.

I’m following my dreams, and I am so lucky to have an amazing job allowing me to work remotely. I just visited Raleigh for the first time ever recently and found an apartment and now I am just trying to figure the rest out. My new mantra for life and all it involves is “it’s figureoutable.”

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