As a content creator ( Content Creator is someone who is actively creating and publishing original content to an audience on one or more media platforms ) I think that we have all in one point in our creative lives been in a creative funk. Now maybe not everyone has been where I am right now but I personally feel burnt out. I have mentioned this before and I think living in the same area for so long and basically seeing the same scenarios makes me think...okay now what's now.

I have written a few blog posts in the past about what to do when you are feeling the creative rut but then I got thinking...what happens when what I talked about doesn't work anymore? I find to find new ways to get the flow going again. This also tends to happen when I am working from home alot. Normally I am sitting in a coffee shop creating content 2-3 times out the week but what happens when even getting dressed is a hassle? I don't want to shoot...& I don't even want to create any flatlays. I am just BURNED OUT!

1. Trying again- I know this one might sound weird but I tend to give up whenever I cannot think of anything and it has been happening a lot lately. I started teaching myself to stick it out and see if a miracle happens. 7/10 times something pops into my brain and I love the outcome and the other 3 is just like okay ... I will take a break and attempt this again in 15-20 minutes. I pass the time by either playing video games, blasting music or just watching a drama on Netflix.

2. Stepping out for a coffee- Staying home quite often stumps my creativity so whenever I need a change of scenery. I look up a coffee shop that I have never been and venture off to create something there! Although DC doesn't have as many aesthetically pleasing coffee locations as NYC. I still try and make do with what is around me.

3. Visualizing what I am shooting- I shoot lots of different content. From Beauty, Lifestyle, Fashion etc. So, I try to make each photo I create different and unique. Sure I draw inspiration from others but you have to add your own personal touch. Not be a copy & paste kind of person. This is where Pinterest comes in handy! Create those mood/inspirational boards and it honestly helps sometimes!

4. Take some time away from the city- THIS THIS THIS! I cannot begin to tell you guys the difference a short trip makes! Whether it's a few months in California or just a few days in NYC! Just the change in scenery alone does wonders for the soul.

5. Music- This is a big one for me because I tend to always have music on the in the background to listen to. If not then I have something playing softly on Netflix for background noise whilst I work.

Hello, all! Happy Monday!

I am coming back with a bang! I am kinda disappointed in myself for only writing 1 ( yes you guys read that right ) 1 blog post last month and 2 posts the previous month. Anyways, I am not going to jump into that because I have already made a commitment ( again yes I know ) to really get back into doing something I love which is blogging.

I wanted to give you guys a bit of a life update. Those of you who don't follow me on Instagram. No worries I am not telling you guys too. Okay, enough of that...let's get into what is new!

First things first...I am engaged. I know that this might come as a big shock to most of you guys. Why? Well because I always tend to keep my personal life...well personal. I don't really share anything about my fiancé. You guys have no idea how weird it is saying fiancé rather than boyfriend but then again it kinda already felt like we were married. We have been dating for a little over 6 years now. Which is a long time but to me it just felt natural being in a relationship with him. No relationship is perfect and of COURSE we fight but in the end we always work it out and I think that's how we lasted so long. So, with that being said. Yes, I am happy and blissfully stressed trying to plan a small wedding in the Bahamas next year. Don't be surprised if I come on here and tell you guys that we decided to elope to save ourselves stress and money.

Onto some super super exciting work related news!

I am currently working PR on a movie and it's my first ever movie that I am working on that will be in theaters! I am excited to go see it in the theater and see my name in the credits. It's not my first time being on set but it is my first time on a movie set. So, I kinda already know what goes into filming. It's always an exciting process. This time though I am working for the PR team which means I have nothing to do with Wardrobe. I am kinda excited about that because I can sit on set with my laptop with a notebook and work all day long sitting on the floor with my legs crossed. Doesn't that sounds great!?

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Before Instagram became as big as it is now...there was a time where everyone would turn to blogging for their course of inspiration. A peak into the lives of that person, what . they were wearing and what they were thinking. What inspired them to do the things they did etc.. you guys get where I am going with this. I am not sure when I first started neglecting my blog and putting all my of my focus towards Instagram because let me perfectly clear right now...Instagram is where I get majority of my business. It's where I work with brands and 8/10 times the brands don't require any blog work & just want something short and sweet to be posted on Instagram or Instagram stories.

This isn't the case for everyone though. There is a couple blogs I read all the time for inspiration and some of the others I turned to for inspiration or to just get a peek into their lives have all together forgotten that their blogs existed in the first place. Which is sad but I understand how it happens. You spend so much time and effort building up your presence on Instagram that your blog takes a seat on the back burner....only slowly to be forgotten or taken off the deep dark web a month later. You are paying for space on the internet for your website to be...what is the point dishing out money every year to keep your domain name and monthly if you are going through a hosting keep your website online?

I am 1000% guilty of forgetting to write anything on my blog. I have about a million drafts saves but for some odd reason I never hit publish! Why? My blog was how I started in the first place and this is a space where I can be free with my words without having to add anything "sponsored" or "ad" unless I am working with a brand. There are so many new rules and regulations floating around on Instagram that sometimes I want to take a step back and think is this really want I want? Do I want to be lost in a sea of sponsored content?

That's why I have decided to go back to posting regularly on the blog. Whether it is a short...what's on my mind, a quick what I am wearing and of course I will forever be talking about new coffee shops that are popping up around DC. I want to talk about my travels, my inner demons ( yes I have them to ) and just whatever is on my mind. I want to go back to where my words mattered I felt as ease writing everything down. I want to share my current obsessions and what are making me happy right at the moment. So, I just want to say thank you to everyone who still reads my blog. I am making a comeback!


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