First of October

Happy October! I am really looking forward to this month! The reason is….. I am happy to announce that I have started YouTube and my first video is LIVE! Click here to check it out. Queue the Music! Time is certainly flying but I plan to make the most out of this month. October is going to be a great month.

I feel like October is going to be the month full of great things. September was very hard month but I still able to push through my days and come out of victorious. My focus this month is to continue in giving myself grace, quality over quantity, self awareness, and follow through. I want to be more intentional. Overall, the goal is to work on setting my intention in every facet rather it be personal life or social media presences.

So let’s get into this blog. In today’s post I am keeping it brief; I am reflecting and sharing my personal goals for the month of October!

Related: First of September
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PERSONAL NOTE/ GOALS

LETS REFLECT FIRST, MADE A LOT OF CHANGES LAST MONTH 🙂

Last month was hard one. I did not realize that I was triggered in so many ways. In therapy I been uncovering a lot of unhealed wounds. I thought they were healed but I had to understand that grief never really goes away. Also had to understand that I was in survivor mode. Usually we try to fix everything with a bandaid, you know that quick fix to help you feel better fast. However you can’t just put a band-aid on something without treating the problem area. Handling grief from my perspective is how we grow around it and cope with it. So I had to do the work, although it is exhausting. Healing is so hard, but I love myself more and I will do the work to be and feel better.

On the next note, I mention early that my goal is to be more intentional this month. The intention I set for the month of October is to have a level of awareness of self.

I intend to do my best today to achieve my goals

I accept myself as enough

Lifehack – 15 Daily Intentions to Set for a More Driven Life (link)
IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER MY GOALS ARE…
  1. Give myself time to pray and meditate in the morning and at night.
  2. Continue to journal everyday 
  3. When I am feeling stress out at work, take a day off or use my coping skill technique I learn for anxious moments
  4. Improve on following through for myself. Take action and trust in my skillset
  5. Commit to buying from 1-2 black owned business or donate to organization that benefits the Black community, or the underprivileged once a month.
  6. Say no- stand up for myself.
  7. Remember to be kind to myself, Giving myself grace. Say one thing you love about yourself everyday.
  8. I FINALLY START YOUTUBE. Produce 1 video each week to help grow my channel and influence.

BRIEF BLOG FASHION BLURB…

YOU KNOW I CAN’T FORGET ABOUT FASHION…. IT MY FIRST LOVE

On another note, My name is Alayna also know as FashionLayn and FASHION is my game. It is not complete post until I share some fashion styles and trends. Today, let talk about the essentials, the staples we need in our wardrobe for the fall. Check out the list below of all the key fashion essential we need for the fall. I had a lot of help from Jenee from HighLowLuxxe. She created a video on YouTube of 13 staples pieces for the fall.

My goal is to incorporate more of my favorite fall essentials into my wardrobe and share throughout all my platforms in October. So stay tuned the blog post are coming! Make sure

Fall Key Essentials Must Have Are:

  • Denims
  • Cardigan
  • Wrap Dress
  • Satin slip skirt or Satin slip dress
  • Sweaters
  • Oversized button up
  • Faux leather something. Try it in a different color
  • Oversized structured blazer
  • Chucky Boot and/or Combat Boots. Try it with a different sole color
  • Open Or Closed Mules
  • Classic White Sneaker

You can shop all these pieces on the affordable size. Some of my favorite places to shop these pieces are thrift store, H&M, Amazon, Boohoo, SheIN, and Zara. Where do you like to shop for affordable fall essentials

What are your fall essentials you are loving so far? Where do you li

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My flatlay design for the month of October. Follow Me on TikTok! (link)

Overall, month of October is going to be great month for me. The goal is to be aware, stay positive, and focus on being intentional. What are you looking forward to this month?


HOW WAS LAST MONTH FOR YOU? WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS MONTH? WHAT ARE YOUR OCTOBER GOALS?

Share with me in the comment section. Let’s talk about sis!! I hope the month of OCTOBER is an amazing month for you.

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