Scratch the resolution lets set goals

Scratch the resolution lets set goals

The month of December always flies by for me and I’m sure everyone else. Christmas is so fun yet so stressful that before we know it, the New Year is here. A new year means a fresh start, new opportunities, and resolutions. I personally am not a fan of new years resolutions. Instead I create a goal list for the year and give myself reasonable guidelines to follow. Resolutions are extremely difficult to follow because many people put such heavy pressures on themselves.

People who have skipped the gym for the last five months are deciding that they want to go to the gym every day starting January 1st. I don’t know about you guys, but on January 1st I plan to be hung over in bed eating a greasy burrito and watching Netflix all day. If you push yourself too far, you will inevitably fail! If you’re one of the few people who don’t fail, then CONGRATULATIONS cause you’re a damn rock star.

Instead of setting RESOLUTIONS lets set GOALS!

I’m going to give you guys some tips on how to be successful in the New Year to come.


The most successful way to achieve the goals you desire for the upcoming year is to write them down. Now don’t just write them down and then forget about it! Write them down and put it somewhere that you can see and read these goals at least once a day. Even better, CARRY THEM WITH YOU! Some of the most successful people in the world write down their goals and keep track of them.

The reason writing down your goals is such a positive idea is because you will remember them and hold yourself accountable. Successfully completing a goal is such a rewarding experience and it pushes you to want to achieve even more. Keeping your goals in your head means that you are more likely to forget what they were.

The key with this is also writing down goals that are attainable and descriptive. Don’t write down I want to lose ten pounds this year. Set a date for that goal weight! Say “I want to lose ten pounds by May 15th, 2018” and do everything you can to achieve that goal. You will see that and read that every day which will give you more motivation to reach that goal.

The reason this is so successful is because you are giving yourself goals that are attainable and not putting heavy restrictions on yourself. When I was younger I used to create resolutions for myself and I would ALWAYS fail. I would say “Okay starting January 1st I’m not going to eat any sugar.” Well it worked for a while, maybe a week, and then I would stay over at a friends house and we would bake cookies and watch movies all night. I ruined my resolution a week in and just said screw it for the rest of the year. Instead I should have said “I’m going to minimize my sugar intake each day and by October I want to be completely off of sugar.” The goal is more realistic when you don’t restrict yourself because let’s be honest, No one likes to be restricted.


So what are your goals for this year? I would love to hear some of your goals that might create new ones for myself! Here is my goal list for 2018 so far…..

  • Create blog posts once a week that will be posted on Wednesdays
  • Read books for development and success at least one every two months
  • Grow my blog following to 6,000 followers by November 2018
  • Maintain a healthy and active lifestyle by going to the gym as frequently as possible and incorporating more healthy foods in to my diet

As the year goes on, I plan to add to this goal list and cross off some of the ones I’ve started to create. I hope this blog post helps you and that you guys truly take this to heart! Make 2018 your year of success!

xoxo Ashley



Floral Kimono

Floral Kimono

Fall is coming and part of my is ready, but part of me isn’t. I always love lounging around in a bathing suit all day, or high-waisted shorts. Thankfully Los Angeles never gets any crazy season changes. I got a little excited to pull out some of my fall pieces and decided to throw this outfit together. Lets just say, the decision was a dumb mistake. It’s still 80 degrees in LA and I was sweating like a nasty little piglet. Aside from my sweat filled body, the outfit was killer!

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The tassels on this kimono are like an accessory on their own. I decided to wear very minimal jewelry to keep all the focus on the kimono. Sometimes minimal jewelry is the way to go!! These shoes are also EXREAMLYYY comfortable. Clearly the wrap around my jeans wasn’t showing off the shoes as well as it should, but they would be great with a dress.

As always I will link all products below, or try to find similar ones for you babes!

xoxo Ashley

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I saldy can’t find the kimono! It was from asos, but you might be able to find one that’s similar.




Facial oils to help improve dry skin

Facial oils to help improve dry skin

Lately I’ve been suffering from very dry skin due to the dramatic weather changes in my area and also because of stress. I used to be totally against facial oils because my initial thought was that putting oil on my skin would only cause it to become oily instead of dry. I began researching about facial oils after seeing numerous reviews of people stating that face oils made their skin feel and look amazing. After many diligent hours of research I finally decided to try an oil from I read the description of their product and what they were trying to accomplish with this oil and decided to give it a shot. Continue reading “Facial oils to help improve dry skin”