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Practicing What I Preach

CONFESSION:  I’ve not been practicing what I preach. I’ve spent so many years on this blog talking about loving your body, chasing your dreams, loving yourself, and much more, and if I may be honest, I’ve not been doing any of those things lately.

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While, my outfits have still been fab ;-), I haven’t blogged in 4 months.  I’ve been struggling with insecurities about myself, feeling unattractive at times and inadequate.  I started working on a business idea in November, and until last week, I hadn’t worked on it since 2014.  The list can go on and on.  I’ve simply been in a funk!  However, yesterday I decided to be in a funk NO MORE.  I decided to get back to practicing what I preach…to loving my body, to unapologetically appreciating my quirks, to not being consumed with what others think (even if they mean the world to me), to doing the creative things that make me happy, to working on making my dreams a reality, to simply being ME.

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I was tempted many times to stop writing this post because it’s hard to be honest about yourself to others, at times, but if I am getting back to myself and what makes me happy, then I must start with blogging, as it’s brought me so much happiness through the years.  I know it’s been a while, but I hope that you’ll rejoin me for this blogging adventure!

  • Welcome back, and I love that you’re honest about your feelings on this blog. I was in a funk as well, and making up excuse of why I wouldn’t update the blog, torn between really using it for it’s full potential even if it’s a hobby for me. I hope you’re always able to be yourself on this site. I think that’s why people like me love coming on here because you are one of the few bloggers who are open and honest about your style, your faith, and your goals.

  • Chioma

    welcome back to blogging girly! Everyone has been there and I appreciate you for being transparent 🙂

    Chioma

    C’s Evolution of Style

  • Finally!
    been peeking on the blog waiting to bump into a new post. Ever girl has been there & it’s good to be honest.

    http://www.kayiniafrika.com

  • Phyllis L

    I know the feeling. I’ve been struggling in some areas since the first of the year and have been limited in my writing as a result of those less than positive feelings. Thanks for your transparency here and for getting back to your wholeness.

  • So glad that you are back! I have missed your uplifting words and fun and funky outfits!

  • Naa-Dei Kotey

    Welcome back. We have all been there. Sometimes the only person that can you get you out of your head and the funk you are in, is yourself. I was just in one myself and I am picking myself up.

  • Crystal

    Welcome Back! It takes a lot of courage to be honest with yourself about yourself. I struggle with these same feelings because sometimes it’s easier to encourage others than encourage ourselves. Thanks for your transparency.

  • So glad you are returning! You have been missed and your light is very much needed!

  • Patricia Jernigan

    Welcome back! You’re words and amazing style have been missed!

  • imperfctconcept

    First, welcome back to blogging. Truly have missed your post. Second, those are feelings that everyone has and it is honest to feel that way. I go through that. However, I am glad you are working on yourself and figuring out how you can approach it! I pray you connect more with your source and He continues to be guide your steps. Be a ray of sunshine and nothing less!