5 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

As of lately I have been so uninspired.  I have nothing to write about. My mind has been else where and I just can’t get it together. I am experiencing writer’s block! Bloggers, Content Creator yall  know what writer’s block is. It can transpire due to timing, fear, and striving for perfection.  Now writer’s block had creeped  on me right at the end of July! Creatively I am a little exhausted.  Literally, I have been creating different flatlays hoping that would inspired something for me to write about. Hey that’s what bloggers do, we write!  However, I am burnt out and I have absolutely nothing to say. Since I have nothing to say, lol,  let talk about 5 creative ways I use to break out of writer’s block. 5 Creative Ways To Overcome Writer’s Block  Read Other Blogs: Find inspiration from your sis.  This is one of my favorite ways to overcome writer’s block. I get away from my world and read articles from others. I read fashion, inspirational, or travel blogs to help me gain some inspiration. So yes, check out your favorite bloggers, or website to get the creative juice flowing. Listen to Music: Good music always get …

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Chapter 8 | August Plan and Goals

August is the summer’s Sunday.  Yes, we are in the home stretch of summer. So it is time to put all your summer plans in motion. We gotta get it all done. Anyway I survived the mercury retrograde! Girl yes! I know I made it by the grace of GOD because I have been transitioning. We are going to say transitioning instead of struggling. So many good things revealed itself in July. I relaunched my blog. The energy that I received from this relaunch is amazing.  I am feeling so good about everything, and I excited to see what’s to come this month. On today’s blog post I will reflect and share my personal goals,  what’s coming to FashionLayn.com, and a brief fashion report. Fashion Note Since we are towards the end of the summer you can definitely catch all the end of summer sales!  Awesome deals… these stores are trying to make room for the fall  inventory. This is your time to get all your summer clothes on sale for next year or for the reminder of the summer. Hot girl summer girl! For myself, I start researching and reading up on the fall trends and styles. Fall is …

The Cover | FashionLayn’s Picks of the Month

On the cover of August’s issue is Alayna. Yayyyy!! LOL  Just trying to give myself a boost of self confidence. My dream has always been to be on a cover of someone’s fashion magazine. When People’s Style Watch was a thing, I always knew that one day I was going to get featured.  However, that days has not came yet and the magazine is discontinued. I decided to design my own magazine cover and put myself on it. Why not? You know, just having fun, bring creative, and boosting myself in the process. Anyway, the reason why I designed a cover because I noticed that  most cover star have a section in the magazines that they showcase all these favorite picks. Since I am on the cover lol, on today’s post I am sharing with you  all my favorite products & colors for the month of July. I think I am going to make this a monthly thing. These products and colors have been my holy grails for the month. So scroll down and check out the fictional cover and check out all the items I am loving. “These are a few of my Favorite Things.” Milk Cosmetics Hydro Grip Primer …

Summer Monochromatic Style

“We on da River wit it”…. LOL just a little Detroit humor.  Recently I was on the Detroit Riverfront  soaking up the sun. Omg the weather was amazing this day I was so happy that I was able to shot. This moment was so full circle for tMalaika (photographer) and myself. A few months back we were taking  pictures on the riverfront, however it was kinda cold, the lake was frozen over, and it was a muddy mess. We finally made it back around to riverfront to capture these amazing photos. This time around we were shooting for my new website launch. I came up with this cute monochromatic look that went so well with the riverfront. On today’s post I will be sharing with you all, how I put together this monochromatic outfit for the summer. August is near and it time to make the last of summer weather count. I am giving y’all timeless classic pieces hear.  Okay ! So proud of this look that I put together. Most of yall know I really don’t have a plan when in mind when I come up with my looks. I just do it.  Well this time I had a …

Embrace Change | Welcome to the New & Improved FashionLayn

Yessss y’all !!! FashionLayn got a new and improved look! She is bring sophistication and fun to the website world. Okay! This has been 2 months of saving money, working with others and such to get this new paint job off the ground. I just know I did not have any intentions to change the way FashionLayn looked before. I was content with it and proud of what I already had.  However, one day my sister ask, HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT REBRANDING!  This statement rang in my head for a few days. “Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” -Robin Sharma On today’s post I will share my story on rebuilding and rebranding my blog and how I embrace and accept change. This quote, above really explains how I felt during my trails with creating and finalizing my blog, and also to EVERYDAY LIFE. “Change is hard at first, Long story short, I was texting my line sister, Richelle, to see how she was doing. You know just checking in. I asked her how everything was coming along with her entrepreneurial endeavors. She told me and ask me about my blog. Anyway, she …

10 Simple Ways to Stop Overthinking

So, I can create a whole climatic event/ story in my head, and that is because I am an over thinker. Overthinking is exactly  what is it, thinking too much. I overthink everything and guess you can say that I am addicted to thinking. Positive thoughts or negative thoughts (mostly negative), I think all throughout the day. Worst of it all I have not made any type of action.  The constant ruminating and worrying definitely takes a toll on me mentally. Clearly I am living in my life too much in past and the future. I need to be present today. As a highly sensitive person a strength of mind is deep thinking. My thoughts can translates into some great things. On the contrary, often times we can get bogged down and stuck on unnecessary things because we overthink.  Next thing I know my mood is shot, drained, and sad. On today’s post I will share a 10 simple ways to counteract overthinking everything. “Overthinking will destroy your happiness and your mood. It all make everything worse than it actually is. Take a deep breathe, exhale, and have faith. What’s meant to be will be” Why highly sensitive people over …

Black Girl Sunscreen| Will This Protect My Melanin?| Product Review

Black does not crack! Well what I have to say to that is if you do not take care of it properly then it will certainly wear. Drinking water, minding your business, and a good SPF can have you skin in tip top shape. Speaking of SPF I purchase the Black Girl Sunscreen from Target. This product is just in time for the summer. Detroit is seriously heating up, Okay! I need all the protection I can get from the hot sun. Hmm, maybe Jackie Ania, a Youtuber, brainwashed me into using SPF lol.  I have not use SPF in quite some time. Anyway I am trying out sunscreen, on my body, for the first time since I was a young girl in summer camp. On today’s blog post I will be reviewing the “Black Girl Sunscreen“. Before I get into this review, let me tell you a few reasons why I never wore sunscreen. I know my kinfolks can understand my gripe with sunscreens, in general. First, I believe that my darker skin already protected me from the sun. Sunscreen protection was not something we discuss as much growing up Sunscreen I though was another product to waste my …

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