Author

Yaya

Browsing

There’s Something About Houndstooth – SHEIN Cyber Monday Flash Sale

Did you catch any good sales for Black Friday? I added a lot of things to my cart and then when it got to checking out, I couldn’t pull the trigger because I hate paying a lot for shipping. It doesn’t make sense to get workout pants for $15 and then pay $7 for shipping. However, today things change. Shein is having a Cyber Monday Flash Sale and shipping is FREE! If you’re looking for a great winter coat, they have a lot of good options. I fell in love with this Houndstooth Tweed Coat immediately. I’ve seen a few others online, but I couldn’t resist getting this one because the price is right. The great thing about this coat is that it’s lined, so it’s great for the cold winter air. The not-so-great thing for me is that the sleeves are tight, so for someone like me who has…

Cool in My Cardigan – SHEIN Black Friday Sale

Back in the day, I would be up early on Black Friday hitting the stores with the hundreds of other shoppers that were trying to catch all the good deals. The older I get, the less I want to run around to all the stores and the more I am ordering online. Shein has been one of my favorite online stores lately.  So when they started their Black Friday sale early, I had to get in on the deals. The Shein’s Black Friday sale runs until November 29 and they have some great deals. I have this Checkered Contrast Trim Cardigan saved in my favorites for a month now. The cardigan was originally priced at $28 and now it’s on sale for only $19. Initially, I ordered a 2XL knowing that Shein clothes sometimes run small, but I had to send it back because this cardigan runs a little big.  I ended…

4 Tips to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is one type of depression related to the change in season. The reduced level of sunlight at the beginning of Fall may cause winter-onset SAD. This decrease in sunlight may disrupt your body’s internal clock and lead to feelings of depression. You may also experience low energy, sleeping problems, feeling hopeless and changes in weight. Traditional treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder includes medications, light therapy, and psychotherapy. You can combat SAD symptoms without traditional treatments. If you think you may have the winter blues or you know you have the condition, try these four tips to combat your symptoms: Take in the Sun Rays Spend as much time as you can in the sun. Sit by a window or go for a walk when the sun is rising or is the brightest. Natural sunlight improves your mood and helps you develop a more positive outlook…

Seasonal Foods to Add to Your Fall Diet

Having a healthy diet, it isn’t all about calories and restrictions. You can still eat your favorite foods, but also focus on adding in more healthy options. This is easy to do when it comes to eating seasonally. For the fall, try to incorporate more of these fall superfoods into your diet. Greens Fall is the perfect time to add more greens to your diet. There are many greens that are considered superfoods in the fall season, starting with turnip greens. If you haven’t tried them before, now is a great time. They are loaded with nutrients, like vitamin C and vitamin A, as well as a lot of vitamin K. You can also get calcium in turnip greens. These are a little bitter, so combine them with a citrus-based dressing. Another green that is popular in the Fall is kale. Start making some kale salads (make sure you massage…

Here’s Why You Should Create Affirmations for the Fall

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know I am a big fan of affirmations. Affirmations are an amazing tool when you want to be happier and more optimistic, get the right focus, and improve your mental attitude. You get to choose what affirmations to use, whether writing them down or saying them out loud. Here is some more information about using affirmations in the fall season. Benefits of Daily Affirmations Here is a rundown of the main benefits of using daily positive affirmations: It promotes a positive attitude and change in your mindset. This is definitely one of the best reasons to use daily affirmations. They are always positive statements meant to put you in the right mindset. It helps you throughout the day when you start your day with more positivity and kindness. You learn to appreciate more and get disappointed in less. Affirmations not…