happy sunday 🥰
take care of yourself today, friend. banish any negative energy that built up from the week.
there's no right or wrong way to have a self-care moment. It can be as long or short as you like. It can be multiple times a week, or maybe you have a day that you dedicate to it. To me, the important thing is to -not forget- to do it.
We get so caught up-- we push ourselves to mental exhaustion all the time, without even acknowledging it. So this is your gentle reminder to take care of yourself. 🧡How do you like to unwind?
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i bloom just for you 🌸
Spirituality for me, and as a term in general use has many various meanings, but I only focused on one meaning today. The meaning of spirituality as connecting with yourself on a more higher level, leting go and allowing yourself to grow your soul. I didn’t always believe soul existed. It just didn’t seem rational, even though something always pulled me back into the belief that there is. I’ve realized that growing your soul is just like pumping up your brain. It’s all about the energy you put in. I’ve realized a long time ago that you don’t need to be religious to be spiritual. I really think it’s about believing in yourself and that the fact that there is no right path you should follow. There is no objective answer. We all need to find our own way. And we’re all souls having a human experience. Grow your soul.
I represented this as a combination of four elements that connect everything on Earth. Candles for fire. Wind in the hair. Dirt in my hands. Water in me. The spirit and self.
I was supposed to study but instead I ended up taking “advanced selfies” by connecting my phone to my cameras WiFi. I also spent way to much time editing away my kitchen tap. 😅 What else can you do when the lighting is good 🤷🏼♀️💓 #advancedselfie#canonselfie
Keep on a lookout for a new blog post AND video of my updated skincare routine 😌💖⠀⠀
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The hardest lesson you would learn, is the lesson of loving your presence and being okay with you alone!
Reposted from @sorelleamore - You are the result of the five people you spend the most time with. Have you checked in to see that who you aim to be is reflected by your friendship group?
When I was a young little grasshopper, I wanted to be everyone's friend and my friendship group was large but shallow. The older I get, the smaller and tighter the group is. Of course I still love getting to know people and smother them with love, reach out and get to know their soul (dope pic reference right there), but who I let into my heart needs to nurture my heart in return.
Ain't nobody got time for small talk, gossip or drama.
Who are your best friends that take care of your beautiful golden heart? Tag them and send them a little love note ❤️
Droppin that wisdom today like hot cakes because you're worth it.⠀
#AdvancedSelfie#SalvationMountain - #regrann#travel#vacation#honeymoon#trees#plants#agriculture#ancientsecretrecipes#naturalhairgang#natural#organic#honey#purehoney#skincare#herbalism#planttherapy
Went out for a little walk without gloves and scarf cos it looked nice and slighy warmer (since it was sunny in the morning). Big mistake, after less than 10min my face got all red and my hands were freezing. But it was still nice to spend some time outside walking along Amstel river.
Sometimes you have to keep your head up even when things aren't great.
Keep your head up no matter what. I love how this photo reflects my emotions at the time of pride, beauty and power. These kind of pictures bring me strength when I don't feel this way because I feel pride seeing myself stand so tall.
Title: Vintage Flower Boy 🌸💐⠀
This #AdvancedSelfie was highly inspired by @sorelleamore ✨⠀
In this shot, I attempted to defy gender stereotypes and shoot with flowers. In the fresh period of Humanism, men and women were given ample opportunity to express their creative sides without any labels attached, other than #AESTHETIC or #BEAUTY.⠀
Nowadays, things are a lot more sensitive. But if there's one thing we must take away today, it's that men like flowers too 😄⠀
I believe as artists, models, creatives, or whatever we call ourselves, we should really learn to shoot ourselves, because a photographer might not always be on ground. It's a really, difficult challenge, but definitely worth it in the end! ⠀
Oh, and I've decided to start adding titles to my posts, to really make it a gallery.⠀
She isn’t fragile like a flower,
She’s fragile like a bomb. ⚡️
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This incredible wall tapestry called “Straying Continents” by the talented African artist, El Anatsui, hangs in the Shreyas and Mina Ajmera Gallery of Africa, @romtoronto -
This piece is made out of liquor bottle caps that are discarded by the local distilleries, in Nsukka Nigeria, where the artist lives and creates. The bottle caps are flattened or twisted, before being tied together with copper wire into patterns, and shapes, creating a unique composition and social statement. -
Commissioned by the ROM as part of their permanent collection, “Straying Continents” welcomes you into the Gallery, where some of their earliest collections are on display for the very first time. -
I feel so lucky to have visited today to experience this exclusive collection, and I just can’t stop loving on this photo that Kyle took of me in front of it! -
‘To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” Today I turned 26. I’m OFFICIALLY over a quarter of century old at this point. Yikes, how did time fly by so fast! While the initial thought of getting another year older kinda stressed me out, I’ve since realized another year of LIFE is gift. It was one more year that I was able to travel and adventure. Another year that I was able to spend with my friends and family. Another year that I got to wake up and hug my dog. Another year that I was able to give my time to those in need and help people. Another year of being able to marvel at the world and another year to gain wisdom. During my 25th year around the sun I landed my dream job, interviewed my first celebrity, traveled over seas, went on my first girls trip, experienced NOLA, moved to a new city, visited the west coast for the first time, did the bourbon trail in Kentucky, experienced Cincinnati during Christmas, oh and took my first flight by myself. 25 was a blast and I can only hope that this year will be just as exciting and filled with new adventures. #advancedselfie
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Today I was talking to my coworker about social media and how disingenuous photos can be. These photos are the perfect example. Now I could totally play off that these were candid and I was staring off into the ocean but the truth is I planted my phone, set up a timer and took my own “candid” pics. I believe in being honest on social media because nothing irks me more than people being fake. These photos are staged but what you don’t see is that after I got my pics I actually sat in the sand with out my phone for a good 30 minutes. Soaking in that moment. The sound of the waves crashing. Feeling the contrast of the cold breeze as it hit my skin while also feeling the heat from the sun. While I’m all about catching a good photo I’m also an avid believer in being in the here and now. Make sure that when you’re capturing moments you also take the time to soak in the experience. You can’t live life through a lens. #advancedselfie
I’m turning 26 in a few weeks but I still get carded when buying lotto tickets. How do I stay so youthful? Well other than signing my soul away, I enjoy weekly facemasks. This one was made from pumpkins and I keep a little jar of it in my fridge. For the recipe you can visit @_eccentricsouls.#advancedselfie
Iceland you were out of this world. Literally. From driving through rivers, hiking on glaciers, camping under the northern lights and staying at my dream hotel...this trip has been an amazing experience. I can’t wait to come back and visit again. A huge thanks to my love for taking me on my first over seas trip. There is no else I’d rather adventure with. Till next time Iceland! #advancedselfie
7834:43 PM Sep 5, 2018
I came all the way to Iceland just have a valid reason to use one of @sorelleamore presets and take a bad ass advanced selfie. Hope I made her proud 😂😂 #advancedselfie
If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years it’s to honestly let go of any fear over what others might think. I took this picture alone in front of people passing and looking. While yes it was a bit embarrassing, it was also so much fun to just do my own thing in front of strangers. All this to say: be unapologetically you💕❤️❤️