Have you even just looked up and BOOM you're a whole year older? That's what happened to me last Friday. I am now 25 years of age. Which is weird because I remember the time when I thought 25 was old...now here I am. There are certain things that I've always considered myself not old… Continue reading Twenty Fine.
Although I'm not an official member of the beauty world. I know enough not to be clueless. Currently, my skin, hair and makeup routines are set in stone and they've been working for me. Here are my favorite products right now. FORM Beauty If you need a personal hair care regimen, here you go. … Continue reading My Top Hair and Skin Products
Balance. I never understood the importance of this word, until I lost it. Around July 2017, I lost my balance and in October of 2017, I totally gave up on trying to get it back. How did I get thrown off balance? There were a lot of moving parts. I moved, I started school, I… Continue reading Got Balance?
Recently, I have been evaluating my relationship with food and exactly what it means to me. For most of my life, I've had a very unhealthy relationship with food. It was a coping mechanism. I would eat to celebrate something, eat when I'm bored, eat when I'm actually hungry (and even when I'm not), eat… Continue reading What is food to you?
Recently, I've cut back on my meat intake. No, not because I watched the Netflix movie about how meat is bad for you. No, not because I watched some video on Facebook about how animals are taken care of and how the meat is processed. I decided to cut back on my meat intake because… Continue reading Meatless Protein
I've statrted new workout regimine! Now I'm warning you, its kind of aggressive BUT its working, so I'm going to keep going. So firstly, I'm a vegetarian. I lied. I eat meat when I feel like it, which is not often. It takes too long to digest and most of the time I get the… Continue reading New Routine Alert!
Episode 3 is here. Take around 30 minutes to listen to Sister Talks with Anaston and Alexandria here. Remember to like, rate, comment and share! Thank you in advance!
Its been awhile. I've been absent for almost 2 months (a long time, I know). But I've been busy! I've gotten a promotion at work, moved back to Memphis, gotten a puppy, grew my relaxer out and started wearing my natural hair, had a terrible skin breakout AND I gained 10 pounds. TEN POUNDS. My… Continue reading Hello, Again.
Its been a whole year! I did something a little different, watch my video here!
There's a new episode of Sister Talks with Anaston and Alexandria up! This months episode focuses on Mental Health and how to maintain your own personal peace. Click here to listen to our latest episode. Don't forget to like, rate, comment and subscribe to Sister Talks With Anaston and Alexandria on iTunes and… Continue reading M is for Mental Health
Lately, I've myself in multiple uncomfortable positions from my career to my personal life. I've been stressed and defensive most of the time. I even stopped working out for awhile, which isn't want I should have done (but I stayed consistent with my eating). I had ongoing headaches, my neck was hurting and I was… Continue reading Finding Comfort in Being Uncomfortable
Today is my birthday! At first I decided that I was going to lie and tell everyone that I was turning 21 and most people would believe me because they don't know any better. Then I decided to accept the fact that I was entering my mid twenties and eventually I'll be 50 (I'm being… Continue reading Im Twenty Four
Snacking is dangerous. So. So. Dangerous. You can plan all your meals. Drink all the water in the world. Workout for hours and ruin it all by snacking. Now don't get me wrong, snacking is important if you do it right. I've read numerous articles that recommend eating more smaller meals during the day, which… Continue reading The Art of Snacking.
Don't fall into the pit. What is the pit? You know that place your mind goes when you're in a negative mood or in a funk? You know when something goes wrong then you feel like everything else during the day will be terrible? That's the pit. Don't fall into the pit. I am notorious… Continue reading Beware of the Pitty Pit
We are human. We have human experiences. We experience heartache. Sometimes we don’t reach our goals exactly when we want them. Sometimes, we have to adjust our goals because they end up not being what we want. We stumble. We fall. This past weekend, my family and I went to Nashville to watch my… Continue reading A Lesson from my Brother
I've been asked more than once what I'm looking for relationship wise and being a 23 year old woman, entering the next phase of her life, this is a conversation that I'm all to familiar with. Honestly, I want a family. I want a wonderful, intelligent, caring, funny, and handsome man of God. I want… Continue reading Insert clever relationship title…
HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know I'm almost 2 months too late. I've been slacking, but I'm here and that;s what counts...right? Anyway, I was taking some time to reflect on my previous year and actually write down lessons that I've learned in 2016. I can honestly say that I have learned so much, and one… Continue reading Peace and Happiness.
NEW RECIPE ALERT! I LOVE Chinese and Japanese food. So when I had to give up rice, lets just say I had a big problem. I've been looking for alternatives for my addiction and I feel like I'm finally having a breakthrough. First, I tried the quinoa and it was okay, but it tasted funny. Cauliflower tastes… Continue reading Cauliflower Shrimp Fried Rice
So the New Year is around the corner, and we all know how it's going to go. We're going to make a New Years Resolution to lose weight and start the year off strong. We may invest in a gym membership, and we may even go to the gym for the month of January. But… Continue reading The 14 week Challenge
Over eating or eating the wrong things are all a result of a habit we created for ourselves at some point in time. However, I've found a trick that may help you turn your bad habits into healthy ones. At work, my team is currently reading "The Power of Habit: Why we do what we… Continue reading Got Bad Habits?
So I decided to try the Flat Tummy Tea that everyone has been talking about. I went to their website, used their 20% discount and ordered a $40 tea supplement. It consists of an everyday morning tea, and a detox/cleansing night-time tea. When I first decided to buy the tea, I read all the reviews… Continue reading The Tea on Flat Tummy Tea
Lately, I've seen multiple IG posts, Facebook posts, and random blog posts about body shaming. However, once I started reading these articles, I discovered that they weren't what I thought they were. I've always been used to smaller girls/guys making fun of me because I was bigger. So when I thought of body shaming, I… Continue reading Body Shaming?