Essays

How to Take A Compliment

How to Take A Compliment
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Have you ever done the following in response to someone complimenting you?… Put yourself down Deflect and give someone else the credit Assume the person didn’t actually mean it Attribute it to luck Change the subject All of the above…yeah, same.

The #CleanSwapChallenge

The #CleanSwapChallenge
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Just to give a quick recap, in the last week I’ve committed to eliminating these harmful fabrics from my wardrobe and using (only) clean beauty products going forward. Of course these are only a few of the ways I’m working towards a greener, cleaner, more…

How to Survive As An Introvert (in Business and in Life)

How to Survive As An Introvert (in Business and in Life)
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How can you be an influencer/blogger and an introvert? Well, it’s actually a lot easier than one might think. Sharing things about yourself on the internet is quite different than interacting with 50+ people at a meeting or an event. Granted in the beginning, I did go to a lot of blogger events, and they…

On Dealing with Rejection

On Dealing with Rejection
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A few days ago I shared on Instagram that I was not chosen to be part of the SephoraSquad. It was sort of a long shot but I felt pretty confident because as part of my application, so many of you had written testimonials on…

On Body Image and Health

On Body Image and Health
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Inevitably anytime I post a photo of me in a bathing suit or anything that reveals my body more than normal the messages, comments and emails start pouring in (I’m being slightly dramatic but it’s a significant amount). How do you stay so slim? What’s…