Hey guys, welcome back to Be the Sunshinee! Today I am SUPER excited to be sharing 5 things I've learned from blogging on Instagram for 1 year! If you didn't know, I started blogging back in the summer of 2016 but kept it a secret for almost a year! I really only told Andrew (my boyfriend) … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned from Blogging on Instagram for 1 Year!
Hey guys! Welcome to Be the Sunshinee! I can not believe it is officially January 1st and it's a new year. I know this is how the world works and it happens every year but I just can't believe the time is already here! I am so excited for the new year. A clean slate. A fresh … Continue reading 2019 Goals: My New Years Resolutions + How I’m Going to Make 24 Life Changes in 1 Year!
"Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master." Over the course of the past few months I have been making an effort … Continue reading Top 3 Tips for How to Unplug without Completley Disconnecting
Four or five years ago if you had walked in my bedroom at any given moment you would always see my bed messy and unmade. I didn't "believe in making the bed". I thought it was a waste of time, what's the point if I'm just going to crawl right back in it when I get home anyway? … Continue reading Why Making Your Bed is Important.
Recently, I have been dealing with the need to forgive but feeling as if I have the inability to do so. And this is something I have struggled with all my life-- it has always been difficult for me to forgive. I tend to hold grudges against others even though I know doing so is only … Continue reading Learning How to Forgive When Forgiving Feels Impossible.
I read something a few days ago from one of my favorite people on Instagram @em_carey and this is what she said: "So I have a theory. My theory is that whatever compliment we most like hearing about ourselves, is the thing we should become. I think that everybody has a favourite compliment, not necessarily … Continue reading Happiness journey.
"I hope you aspire to be so much more than a pretty little thing that decorates the room you walk into." Something about this entire passage just spoke to me and I knew I had to write about it. When I posted my Part 1 and Part 2 "Self-Confidence" blog last month I had … Continue reading Self-confidence part 3.
I went to church this morning and I am so thankful that I did. I got up, got ready, and was about to walk out the door when I thought to myself, "maybe I should just stay home today" but I walked out the door and drove away anyway. Even on the way to church … Continue reading How is your heart?
Part 1. Something that has been sitting heavy on my heart the past few weeks is self-confidence. And social media. And comparison. And how they all can go hand in hand. The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everybody else's highlight reel. And that is so … Continue reading Self-confidence part 1 & 2.
I always catch myself saying, “life has a funny way of working out.” And today is no different. Just a few days ago I posted about how uninspired I’ve been, how I’m stuck in this “grey area” and this morning I woke up feeling the total opposite of that. Well actually, it kind of … Continue reading Day 1.
"Aspire to inspire." When I get an idea or a thought into my head I obsess about it. It's all I can think about and I can't stop thinking about it until I actually do it. I've had a lot of ideas enter my mind and leave as quickly as they came and then I … Continue reading inspire.
I bought the book #GIRLBOSS a few months ago, started reading it on a trip I took back in December but didn't make it past page 20 something. I was texting with my sister this weekend and she texted me about a new show on Netflix called Girlboss saying I HAD to watch it. "It's … Continue reading How to have a good & productive day everyday!