Inspiration is Right Around the Corner

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You Do you ever feel frustrated with yourself for feeling uninspired? Feeling uninspired can be frustrating, especially when we have a deadline or want to get something done, and we just absolutely are not mentally there. To be honest, these days I have been feeling a bit uninspired. I feel like I am in a …

The Strength in Speaking Your Truth

For most of my life, I was terrified to tell my truth for fear of being judged, labeled as weak, or ridiculed. For most of my life, I have craved external validation and acceptance from others. During the majority of my past relationships, I was made to feel small after I spoke up about how I felt. Even though I …

Within Every ‘No’, There’s a ‘Yes’

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You So often we begin to chase after a goal that we have, and all we hear from everyone is no. “No you can’t do that, no you shouldn’t do that, no that isn’t possible, no we can’t help you, no, no, no, no”. Hearing no from people when we present our ideas is discouraging, …

Be Kind. It’s Free.

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You Every morning I take the train to work. I am surrounded by people who are constantly yelling at each other or shoving each other all for their own sole purpose. I can’t lie and say I haven’t said a remark under my breath after being pushed by someone, and I can’t say I haven’t …

The Power of Listening

by Ivy Watts from Beautifully Simply You Listening, something so easy to do but yet something that we often have difficulty doing. We are distracted by our phones, by our own problems, or by other people in the room, that we often are not truly listening, not giving our friends and loved ones our full attention when they come to …

Loving the Body You’re In

by Maritza Marciano from RitzaWonderfulLife Get skinny quick! Lose the love handles! How to get a bikini body in time for summer! Any of those sound familiar? Everywhere I turn I feel the pressure of the standard society has set for women. To be a medium height, thin but not too thin, curvy but only in the “right” places, and …

Be Good Enough for Yourself

Ivy from BeautifullySimplyYou share’s her positive vibes for the week: Have you ever stopped and thought about what it would feel like to be good enough for yourself instead of good enough for everyone else? Have you ever stopped and thought about how liberating that would be? How it would feel to be good enough exactly as you are and …