3 things I’m focusing on this year

New year, fresh start! I’m so excited about this year! I feel like I’ve been laying the foundation for the past two years, and now it’s time to level up. I couldn’t be happier about the progress I’ve made so far, and I’m ready to take on 2020. Here are 3 things I’m focusing on this year. Launching an online course I’m launching an online course! Whoop, Whoop! I write my blog posts in advance, so by the time you read this, I would have already launched The Influencer Masterclass. Creating an online course has been a dream of mine for the past year. In fact, I started working on it in July...

3 Powerful ways gratitude has changed my life

I’ve been on a spiritual journey for just over a year now, and practicing gratitude has been an essential part of that journey.  For the longest time, I didn’t know the benefits of practicing gratitude. But what if I told you that practicing gratitude has changed my life? I typically write 3 things that I’m grateful for in my journal daily, or I’ll get on my knees and list all the things I’m thankful for in my prayer. Developing a gratitude practice has changed my life. I'm more content Here’s the thing, as human beings we tend to get caught up in this vicious cycle of always wanting...

How to plan your next photoshoot

As an influencer or blogger, photoshoots are part of your job description. You’ll need images for your social media platforms, website or blog. Today, I’m taking the guesswork out of planning your next photoshoot by sharing my top tips on how to show up as your best.  Here is how to plan your next photoshoot. Decisions, decisions Decide whether you’re using a professional photographer, a friend or a good old tripod and a self-timer. If you decide to use a professional photographer, do your research. Check their portfolio. Make sure you are happy with their editing style, for...

5 Ways to stay connected as a family

Even with all this technology, finding ways to stay connected has never been more essential. We’re all so busy—it gets hard to create strong families when everyone is being pulled in different directions. Over the years, we’ve picked up good habits that keep us connected as a family. We don’t have it all figured out, but I’m pleased with the progress we’ve made. Here are 5 ways to stay connected as a family. Have at least one meal together Growing up, we seldom sat down to eat dinner as a family during the week. So it was essential for me to break that pattern when I had my own family. We...

4 ways to stand out on Instagram

How to get brands to notice you

The way that the IG algorithm is set up these days— most of your followers don’t even get to see your post. The first 30 minutes after you post is critical, and if you don’t get enough engagement during that time, your post will fall flat, and nobody will see it. That is the harsh reality.  I’m a firm believer in focusing on the things that I can control instead of worrying about things that are entirely beyond me. So instead of worrying about the algorithm, rather focus on how you can use your content to stand out on the gram. Here are 4 ways to stand out on Instagram. Bio and...

5 habits I’m keeping for a successful year 2020

2020 has just started, and I’m determined to make this my best year yet. I want to look back at this year, knowing that I did my absolute best to make the most of it. They say if you want to see results, you need to commit to doing things differently. It’s so important to check, evaluate your habits, and see what’s holding you back from living the life you’ve always desired. In today’s blog post, I’ll be sharing the 5 habits I'm keeping for a successful year 2020. Feeding My Mind I’ve always loved to read. I was one of those kids that were always buried under a book. And then life...

4 places for influencers to find campaign opportunities

If you’re new to the influencer/blogger industry, you’re probably wondering how influencers are able to land brand deals or sponsored posts. What if I told you that you don’t have to sit around and wait for brands to reach out to you? As an entrepreneur, you have to be proactive and create your own opportunities. You are in control of your destiny! In this blog post I would like to share 4 places where influencers can find campaign opportunities. Webfluential Webfluential is essentially an online Influencer Marketing Agency. You simply sign up online, link your social media accounts, and...

Parenting habits I’ve had to unlearn

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Now that I’m a parent, I can’t help but look back at the way I was raised. I’ll admit, there was a stage in my life where I found myself judging my parents for some of the parenting choices they made. But I know that they did the best they could. The way that I was raised will ultimately affect the way that I parent. I don’t want to parent on autopilot, so it was vital for me to actively unlearn any toxic parenting habits that I was conditioned to believe are correct. Here are some parenting habits I've had to unlearn. Don’t compare, ever! My mom used to compare us with our cousins, her...

6 habits of a successful influencer

It’s the small habits that change your life, how you spend your mornings, how you talk to yourself and the kind of content you consume. While there are many habits that successful influencers may have in common, here are 6 habits of a successful influencer. Passion As an influencer, you are seen as an expert in a particular niche. You considered a thought leader in your industry. But most importantly, you must be passionate about your specific area of interest. If you display passion for the content that you create, you will attract others that are passionate about it. If you are...

5 TV Shows to Binge Watch Right Now

Binge-watching my favourite shows on Netflix over the holidays is my version of self-care. There's nothing better than switching off from the rest of the world for a few hours. So I'm always on the lookout for funny, witty and relatable shows. I've discovered a few gems that I would love to share with you. If you're looking for good quality series or movies to watch over the holidays, I've got you covered. Here are 5 TV shows to binge-watch right now. Working Moms Working Moms is by far the best series I've watched on Netflix. This show tells the story of 4 different...

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