How to Spend Your Time Alone?

I spend a lot of time of alone. I am a natural loner; my daddy, uncles, and grandpa are all loner. I got it honest. On top of it all,  I am a only child so there you have it I spend a lot of time with myself. I am also an ambivert, I like being around people however there are times I need to be left alone. Sometime last year, I was super lonely. I addressed some of the side affects of being a loner, here. Honestly, I was not spending my time alone like I should. I rely on people, and not using that time for self discovery. I had to be mix and I had to be around somebody, even if they were not right for me. Now, I can say that am truly getting use to my own company. On today’s post I am sharing a few ways on how you spend your alone. To add there are a lot of benefits to using your alone time, this is something I am going to share as well. If you want to learn the benefit, please continue on reading this post. Alone by herself she built the …

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20 Small Ways to Improve Your Life

Improving your life does not have to be hard. Small changes are very beneficial to improving my life.  A sis is getting older and she can’t be doing the same thing she was doing in her early 20s. It is something that I constantly and consistently work on -Day by day.  It does not have to be super big gesture.  Small steps in the right directions can help with personal development. Forming good habits can lead you into developing a better life for yourself. On today’s post I sharing 20 quick and simple ways to help improve your life. These steps range from stress relievers,  help you become a better “you”, forming better relationships,  and healthier lifestyle. As of lately I noticed that I have been make small changes with what I eat. I have been drinking about 64oz of water everyday, eating oatmeal, and having salad consistently for the past few weeks. I noticed that small changes have been making me feel so much better.  When my gut is happy I am happy. SMALL CHANGES TURN INTO BIG IMPROVEMENTS! Check out the list below to see more. 20 Small Way to Help Improve Your Life Drink plenty of water …

Money Talk: How to Budget for the Holiday Season?

Now, you might be thinking that it is too early to start thinking about the holidays or setting a budget up for it. Well it is mid September, and the earlier you start the better the outcome will be. For me, I want to have a stress free holiday.   The giving of holiday gifts can take a toll on me.  My goal this year is to have a stress free holiday and a better relationship with my money.  Keep it AFFORDABLE and ENJOYABLE. So lets discuss budgeting, sis. We have to have a little discipline with this one. On today’s post I am going to share with you how to budget for the holiday season and few tips to consider when spending. Before I continue, let me not act brand new.  The Christmas season comes around the same time and day every year. This did not sneak up on me out of no where.  So whats up! I just was not prepared and showed up in my finance. Back to the regular program:  I just want to make sure I give my mother and father the best gifts every. I also put a a lot of unnecessary pressure on my …

8 Ways To Be A More Confident Person

Time and time again I get in a bit of a funk with how things are going in life. I want this.. I need this to.. Simply, I just want to be well established in my blogging career. When I see others making waves, I start doubting myself and my abilities. Next thing I know I start comparing myself to others, leaving me feeling less confident! Often times I have remind myself who I am and how many things I have accomplished in life and as blogger. You can’t compare your successes and what you’ve done to others works and triumphs.  I have to stay in my lane and work hard to get to where I want to be. I have to be more confident in myself and my abilities. So on today’s post I will share 8 ways on how to be more confident person in your everyday life! Take Care of Self: Start by adopting a healthier lifestyle by eating healthier choices and/or working out . You will feel amazing when your body is working at its absolute best- boost self confidences.  To start I have been watching what I eat, and drink. I drink 2 34oz of …

4 Reason Why You Should Follow Your Own Path

Everyone wants to live a life that is uniquely theirs and loving it! I know that is something I want for myself. To live a life that I love, doing things I love.  When I was younger I had my life completely plan out differently. I knew I was going to go art school. I was going to be married with a child and have a successful career as an art director by age of 25.  I believe this to be true for me because I was following my parent’s model (what they laid out for me) & societal pressures. To be honest, I put a lot of pressure on myself on what society thinks of womanhood.  To be right type of black woman, you have to be smart, save yourself for right on, be modest, fix your hair, go to school, don’t be so aggressive…. The list goes on. I figured out now,  that I can choose my own path. I do not have to follow a particular path to satisfy my parents or society. I am my own person! All my parent’s had to do was raise me up. Simply society is all over the place, they don’t …

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 …

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 …

How To Stop Taking Things Personally? |For the Highly Sensitive Person

Most people know that I am highly sensitive/empath.  So you would not be surprise that I often take things PERSONALLY , even the small things.  Let me tell you I dealt with some triggering stuff and took it straight to heart. How can I stop taking things so personally? Those that have strong personalities can make me feel bad in an instant. Sometimes I misread into a joke and take it as an insults.  A simple critique can make me feel worthless. I rush to conclusions and the next thing I know I am a sobbing mess. I am highly sensitive and those that are highly sensitive process information very deeply and intensely. If you want to hear more about me being a highly sensitive person click here. Know this words really matter to us. This is a part of me however over the years I  have been working with my emotional response and how I process information. Taking things personally is often times left me emotionally drained and constantly seeking out  for reassurance. Does this sound like you? Do you take things personally? On today’s blog post I am going to being sharing a few tips on how now …

Money Talk: 7 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Saving Money

Living a stress free life is really important to me. I love to maintain a certain level of  balance in life. However, my life can get a bit off balance due to finances. One of the main reasons why I am so stressed at times, is of money.  It seems like I don’t have any wiggle room to save. I have gotten into the cycle where I am living paycheck to paycheck. It start off that way but living is hard. Rent cost and other expenses goes up every year.  How can I save anything?  It hard trying to stay afloat with a fixed income. Speaking of staying afloat, my job just rolled out more overtime. Hooray! I am currently working 50 hours a week. Now they added on extra 10 hours. Did I forget to mention that I have been working overtime for 2 months straight. Money Money Money!  I wouldn’t be me if I was not complaining about it. A sis is super burnt out. I was ranting about it on Instagram a day ago. Anyway, a few of my friends and followers help me see the light. I have to trick myself into saving. They gave me …

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