Sometimes, when you’re pursuing and working on something you love you expect things to be easy. But the process is often a long one with difficult moments and things to overcome. One of the things I’ve been struggling with lately is sacrifice. I’m not always in the mindset that I have to give up something for something else…why can’t I do it all? Whether its time, money, interactions with people, or sleep all of it comes into question at some point. But in this season I’ve definitely learned that sacrifice is an integral part of reaching your goal. In the end, it’ll be worth it…I’m sure of it.
Face Flawless Skin is a wonderful movement. Three lovely ladies have combined their beauty experience to help women get to the core of beauty: skin care. This past Saturday, I was able to attend their clinic which consisted of a Q & A with a beauty/skin care panel and a few product experts. It was an enlightening event and I’m definitely looking forward to the next one! For more information head over to their website.
Housing Works has been on my “Thrift List” for a while. There are several locations throughout the New York; you grab a bag, fill it up, filter and you get a bag full of thrifted items for $25. In addition, the profits go to support HIV/AIDS fighting endeavors throughout the state. So when I got the word about Afroista’s Diggin for Gems event I was in! It was an interesting yet fun time digging through various bins throughout the warehouse and finding some great pieces.
Over the past few weeks, things have begun to transition for me…positively. And I’m going to continue to make these transitions my reality. Here are a few quotes to keep pushing!