still i rise

image of still i rise tattoodear kristin,

when you came across the inspiration for your tattoo, you just knew that it was speaking to your soul. you knew it was the one even though you kept searching for other “small inspirational wrist tattoos”. you knew right where you wanted it so that it could provide inspiration in those moments you needed most to remember just how awesome you are.

it’s your daily [Read more…]

Merging Into One Girl

image of changeTwo lives. One girl. One deep desire to merge the two, but scared as hell to do it. Desperately seeking the place of vulnerability so that I can show my authentic self to the world. Why? Because deep down in my heart I have the feeling that I am destined to do something great. Be someone great.

I am a dreamer. I am a glass half-full girl. I have this wild idea and belief that I can be relatable by sharing my own struggles and triumphs and, in turn, help add to someone’s life out there. To show them there is a light at the end of the tunnel. To prove that we all make mistakes, some really big, but [Read more…]

SQUIRREL: How to live in the present

image of a squirrelSQUIRREL!!

This is me just about all of the time! I like to think I’m multitasking, but, if I’m honest, it’s complete BS. I’m just busy being busy. I’m pulled in a million directions and jump from one thing to another… just like a freakin’ squirrel.

I’m not a fan of feeling like that. I love to feel productive and I love to accomplish things and check them off of my list. (Speaking of lists, I have lists about lists even so it’s probably a bit [Read more…]

4 Simple Ways to Find Balance in Your Life

How to find balance in your lifeHere’s a confession for you: I’ve been slacking on the “Fit” part of my blog name. It’s been more like “FabBeauty” instead of “FabFITBeauty”. When my husband asked me to think of a name for my blog, we went back and forth with different ideas. It was important to me that the name really said who I was and what I like. I like things that are fabulous, whether it’s sparkly gems or just trying to live a good life. I love beauty tips, tricks, and products. And, I love me some good exercises!

If I’m being completely honest, finding balance in my life is tough. I like to go at things 100%, but inevitably there’s always an area in my life that suffers… and [Read more…]