How To Find Balance In Life

Have you ever noticed how “career bloggers” post pictures from the coolest places, like, all the time? I know of so many people who fly out to Paris for Fashion Week, to London to stay at a new boutique hotel, or to Wynwood Walls in Miami just for the photo ops. When I was in Texas visiting family in August, my cousin, our friend and I drove 3 hours from San Antonio to Houston with a trunk full of outfits to take pictures with colorful walls all over town. I felt like a real blogger (I just said that out loud in my best Pinocchio voice and laughed hysterically for 2 whole minutes)! It was a lot of fun! We’re not shy, we’ll totally change in a crowded parking lot, NBD. Anyway, we took tons of pics- some to correspond with immediate blog posts and some to save until I had something specific to talk about.

The specific topic today: Balance. (Get it?)

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I have been on the search for Zen since I turned 21 and my prefrontal cortex finally finished developing. I’ve read books by Buddhists and Zen Masters, but sometimes life just gets in the way. I make excuses for my stress and say things like “this too shall pass,” and it usually does, BUT what if there’s a way to balance out your life to make it stress-free and, well, balanced?

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I’m definitely not one with the universe yet, but I’m learning to be one with myself. For me, balance is fueled by the power of contradiction. I only eat pizza and drink on the weekend while during the week I meal prep. For every dark, murder-y book I read, I have to read something light, i.e. Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter was contradicted by reading Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert for the second time. It’s the little things, people.

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If you take nothing else away from this post other than the knowledge that I stood with one foot (in heels, mind you) on that yellow thingy for over 5 minutes, then fine. You can see how balanced I’m becoming.

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