What’s Happening, May?

Happy May! Another new fresh start. Is it me or was I the only person that thought we had another day left in April. Ha ha ha. Anyway, time is flying and it time to get back to business. After, a challenging April I am ready to tackle what May has to offer. So what are you looking forward to this month? I know for myself, I am looking forward to actually clarity, peace , and trusting my abilities. In addition, diving in launching my OWN business and improving my credit. So what happening in May? In today’s post I am sharing the springs trend you can take into the summer, and my own personal goals & reflections! Let get into it. Related: What’s Happening, April? FASHION BLURB… WHAT’S HAPPENING? WHAT ON TREND OR IN STYLE… ESPECIALLY IN MAY !! Fashion is just like spring, it comes it go. Now we are discussing fashion trends for the summer. I am looking forward to having HOT GIRL SUMMER. Wanting to get back to dating, and having a better personal life; wardrobe is a great start. I have done some research , and according to Who What Wear site, these are some spring …

What’s Happening, February ?

Happy Tuesday! It is a new month, new goals set, and new things to take on. I am so happy to have made it through month of January. It was so many great experiences. I celebrated a birthday, I tried some new things on my social media post, and thrifting has been so much fun. In addition, therapy has taken me so far. I can’t wait to see where I’m at in February. I am declaring that is going to be great month. It the first day of Black History Month, and the month of love. So what is happening in February? In today’s post I am reflecting, Winter fashion trends, and sharing my own personal goals for the month of February! Let’s get into. Related: What’s Happening, January? FASHION BLURB… WHAT’S HAPPENING? WHAT ON TREND OR IN STYLE… ESPECIALLY IN FEBRUARY!! Lets talk about a few winter trends. It has been so cold lately. Now I know it winter however the cold weather has made it a bit hard to be stylish. In today’s post I am sharing a few winter trends that will elevate any winter outfit of yours. AFFORDABLE WINTER TRENDS: Half Zip Fleece Sweatshirts Small Tote …

What’s Happening, January?

Happy New Year! Pop the champagne, and queue the music because we have made it into a New Year. If you reading this now, then a few days or so into New Year. After taking a hiatus from blogging and being influencer is was well needed reset to get my head together. Honestly, I have missed. I am on my own terms, or no obligations. I am grateful to be in this space. It is time for me to get back to the blog, and talk about what I love the most, myself and affordable fashion. So what is happening in January? In today’s post I am reflecting, Winter fashion trends, and sharing my own personal goals for the month of January! Let’s get into. Related: First of December FASHION BLURB… What’s happening? What on trend or in style… Especially in January!! Now I know you maybe saying to yourself, I don’t want to shop for anything, especially after shopping for the holiday. Well, my name is Alayna also know as FashionLayn and FASHION is my game. January is great month and time to be shopping or at least staying within your budget. Sale, Sale, sales. A lot of in store or …

First of November

Happy November! How was your Halloween? I hope it was good one for you. Let me tell you, I am so excited for the next two months. It is going to be great month and great time to spend with family. The time is certainly flying but I plan to make the most out of the this month. I feel like November is going to be month full great things, such as good food lol, and spending time with the most important folks in my life. Now, October was starting a little rough however being totally honest with myself put things into a better perspective. My focus this is month is continue to give myself grace, quality over quantity, and TIME MANAGEMENT. For the past couple of weeks I have been struggling with make time for all the many things I do and have in my life. Overall, the goal is work on setting my intentions on being better with how I manage my time. 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 moth of November? RELATED: FIRST OF OCTOBER FASHIONLAYN YOUTUBE CHANNEL PERSONAL NOTE/ …

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 FashionLayn YouTube Channel 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 …

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Dear Diary… I Struggle With Self Advocacy for Myself

Dear Diary… I want to welcome you all my diary. Where I will share all of my personal thoughts and things that I struggle. Self Advocacy is personal skillset that I struggle with all of my life. I can only remember a handful of times that I actually stood up for myself. Most of the time I avoid confrontation and anything causing me to feel uncomfortable. Anyway I was reintroduce to the topic of self advocacy in therapy. For the past few months my mental wellness journey has uncover a lot of things. One being that I rarely ever stand up for myself… In other words, why do I struggle with self advocacy/ standing up for myself In today’s diary post, I am going to share my thoughts of self advocacy and why at times it was hard for me. Self advocacy is the act of standing up for oneself, or views or interest. I like to think of it as standing up for your wants and needs. LifeTime Struggle With Self Advocacy As far as I can remember standing up for myself was always a hard thing for me to do. I am people pleaser so I always wanted …

First of July

Happy July everyone. This year has been flying by so fast. At this point I am just holding on to my head. I hope you all had an amazing time last month. I hope you stay hydrated, and stayed out of negative self talk, and anxiety and depression. If that is okay, you still rock anyway! Anyway, I am feeling super excited and I am really looking forward to July. So let’s get into this blog. In today’s post I am keeping brief; I am reflecting and sharing my personal goals for the month of July! Related: First of June PERSONAL NOTE/ GOALS LETS REFLECT FIRST, MADE A LOT OF CHANGES LAST MONTH 🙂 The past month I have been month I have been really working through my mental health. Being more aware of my triggers, working with affirming myself, and working through my anxiety. Yesterday I was so thankful that therapy is available for me and that I can afford it. I definitely understand that it not for everyone and that is not accessible resources at time. I want to talk about advocating for yourself. This is something that has been the hardest thing for me to do. I plan …

First of May

The first Monday in May. It feels pretty good to be back on my blog. So what has been going on with me? Why did I not post all April ? Well, April was such a rough month for me. I started off so hopeful and then……. I was battling with my anxiety, bout of depression, and stress. It was all taking a toll on my mental and physical. I felt nausea, tired, cranky, and scared. Also, I cried almost everyday. I felt so defeated. Simply, I just couldn’t post. My mind was mess. So I told myself its okay and I took a break. Honestly, I felt so guilty for abandoning the things I love to do. So, I used that time to write out affirmations, pray & meditate, and lastly journaling. All not quick solution but they definitely help me understand where all the stress was coming from. Also stress was the main reason why felt sick to my stomach. My body was under stress and it was telling me that I need to slow down and get center again. I also had understand that I could not control everything. I was letting fear paralyze and swallow me …

First of April

Happy Thursday! Yess it is the first day of April. Ahh so great to walk into a new month. New month, new goals, and new intentions. Man this year is really flying lol. Can you believe it ? Anyway I looking forward to having a stable month. I want to have a good month, and really focus on what I can control and surrender to the things I can’t. Listen, yall it is going to be great month. I am manifesting this!. In today’s post, I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note. Let’s get into ! Related:  First of March  Personal Note/ Goals LETS REFLECT FIRST, MADE A LOT OF CHANGES LAST MONTH 🙂 First and foremost, I am really looking forward this month, however my goal is not put so much pressure on myself to accomplish everything. I had so many plans but of course LIFE happens. I was so bummed out that I could not get to the things that I want to do. So, instead I give myself grace and find joy with all the things that I did accomplish. Last month I did a lot, and …

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