the alchemist
SPIRIT

HOW “THE ALCHEMIST” MADE ME A BETTER PERSON

Whenever I think about it, 2018 taught me a whole lot and reading “The Alchemist” by Paulo Cohelo was one of its highlights. Ironically, reading has become more frequent in my life seeing as I used to hate books. Growing up, I was encouraged to read but I refused. I preferred math: English was for losers and books were a lot of big words.

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CONNECTIONS

BLOGMAS DAY 8 – DATE NIGHT IDEAS

It’s BLOGMAS Day 8! I’m still super pumped.  Yesterday, I had a great time at Date Night – an elegant event put together by the Twenty Two Zero Spot team. It was filled with so many beautiful moments. Sooo Romantic and fun at the same time. In the Spirit of Romance, I decided to put …

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KNOWLEDGE

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO LOVING YOURSELF

I had this misconception that when I start to love myself, people will start seeing it on my skin, my makeup game will change. At the time, I just thought, I’d magically be a size 2 and then boom! I loved myself. Boy was I wrong. I used this method and I must say – …

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CONNECTIONS

10 LESSONS FROM “ME BEFORE YOU” BOOK

Typically, I would read novels just for the trips. I’ll pay attention to the story lines with lips filled with “awwwws” and eyes with tears (I’m such a mush ball). If you’ve watched the movie, Me Before You, you’ll agree to most of the lessons in this post. I watched the movie a while back …

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HEART

HAPPY HEART

It’s been months and no piece from me. Nothing that seems like mine. The last time I wrote, they were letters, letters blurting out how I felt love in my heart.   I never write of love, only hurt. I never write with smiles, only anger and pain. Was I becoming jolly or masking it all in …

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CONNECTIONS

LOVING YOURSELF

Up until last year, I didn’t think much about self-love. Not like I didn’t show myself small acts of love, I just didn’t consider it a big deal. The self-love journey for me has been eye-opening, to say the least. I have loved the experience and I am still on my journey. Learning and loving …

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CONNECTIONS

DEALING WITH GRIEF: ONE YEAR ALREADY?

Today marks one year since I lost my Dad. Grief has become something I can say has been too close for comfort and I just want to send him a letter because I miss him so much. Dear Dad, Hey! I know it’s been a long time: I stopped writing the moment I could find …

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