Multi-hyphenate millennial women: How meditative journaling helps working a millennial mom get through her day

September 2020--These times are extra difficult to deal with, especially when it comes to finding balance between our work and personal lives. Just imagine how a regular day unfolds for a working millennial mom, who tries to hustle while caring for her family, and herself. It may seem like a tough job really, but some of them turned to meditative journaling, also known as mindful writing, as a healing method to get through the day. But how?



It makes them start and learn something new. For working moms who are mostly busy with their responsibilities, there’s this sense of hunger for new discoveries and tasks but they need to be light, rewarding, and easy to maintain, too. The habit of regular writing itself is already a form of a new process – something that is not usually part of our daily lives. But it gives one the freedom to express emotions and create something as they feel it. No pressure. It’s just that joyful connection between the self and those blank pages – the kind of beginning that is comforting than intimidating.

It makes them become more open. Working millennial moms usually feel anxious, unheard, and unseen. It is a struggle to share their sentiments with other people because of the fear that they may not understand it, or simply because they don’t know how to articulate what they’re going through. For the times that they couldn’t catch up with their friends, journals serve as their perfect outlet. The beauty about writing an entry is that there are no rules or boundaries. They can acknowledge their feelings, rant, or even sketch what they feel. At the end of the day, it’s all about taking a pause, seeking comfort, and finding their light. 

It makes them remember more things. Juggling multiple responsibilities at the same time can really make us forget a lot. Meditative journaling can help us find our center and remember all the important things, the little wins, and even our failures. It’s like the flow and reminder they need every day. By turning various moments into written tangible experiences, they’re able to keep track of time, pay more attention to details, and regain this sense of control. 

It makes them respond to their needs quickly. Narrating your feelings and daily experiences is not only a form of expression, but more importantly, it gives you more signs and ideas on how to care for yourself. If you have noticed how the past few weeks have been consecutively rough, maybe it’s time to realign and change your routine or perspective. If you’ve noticed changes when it comes to your body, maybe it’s time to ask if you’re still okay, happy, or healthy, and make adjustments that are comfortable for you. Listening to yourself is an important element of meditative journaling.

It relaxes them and rewards them at the same time. Mindful writing is like a me-time that is easy to squeeze in every working woman’s hectic schedule. The key to a rewarding mediative journaling is to set a particular time for it, and treat it not as an additional assignment, but a form of self-care. Write based on your observations, feelings, reflections, and needs. It’s like talking to yourself – and choosing to be kind to yourself.

Whether you want to keep a journal for growth, self-love, reconnecting with yourself, finding your light, or simply capturing your thoughts and feelings through words, Viviamo offers different styles and formats that could match any undertaking. 


Belle de Jour (BDJ) Power Planner’s Earth theme inspires you to acknowledge your existence, struggles, and victories, through beautiful, motivational graphics and quotes. Everything Is Possible design encourages you to take little steps towards your goal, while NAVI’s Lighthouse theme embraces the wanderlust in you. FOCUS planner reflects ambitions and bold dreams through its geometric designs, while Essentials and Petit collections remain perfect for those on the minimalist, sleek, and elegant side. Go to https://go.crazyaboutpaper.com/viviamoplanners to view more of their products, and start your meditative journaling this 2021.

ADP Pharma Launches NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT

In line with NOVUHAIR's 10th year of fervent commitment to consumer health awareness on hair loss prevention and maintenance, plus a decade of partnership with Mercury Drug Corporation, ADP Pharma Corporation has launched the NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT.

 


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The NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT serves as a token of the company's appreciation and gratitude to the affirmative support of its loyal users and new trialists.

 

 

The continued consumer support, committed distributors and agency partners, dedicated brand ambassadors, passionateand hardworkingmarketing and sales teams spearheaded by Managing Director Mr. Bob Segovia, andthe full support of ADP PharmaCEO Mr. Martin Pascual and executives.



NOVUHAIR® has retained dominance in 2019 as the leading hair loss treatment in the Philippines.(Source: Passport Euromonitor International October 2019 Research)

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NOVUHAIR® Officially Launches NOVU VIP CLUB

What a great way to celebrate NOVUHAIR’s 10 years of success in the Philippines. With the aim of highlighting further the brand’s advocacy campaign Nothing to lose, NOVUHAIR® introduces Go for the Perfect 10! with the launch of its NOVU VIP CLUB. 


Review: Troiareuke H+ Cocktail Ampoule

One of the brands which really got me sooo curious to try is Troiareuke. Aside from it's difficult-to-pronounce-name, the brand caught my attention because it's a very expensive ampoule. You see, a $60 ampoule for a budget-mom like me is already very expensive. I have yet to try it before I divulge into spending so a sample or trial product is a good step to try it and see if it's really worth it. Generally, I knew that ampoule are kind of expensive but a Troiareuke bottle is just too much for me. Good thing I was able to have one.

I received one from the loot we got from SkinfluencersPH MeetUp. Thanks to Lipstick_Plz for sponsoring. Here I am going to break down honest thoughts about it. 


Review: Candy Dollz Maggie Magic Cream Blush

I am a big fan of blushes because they always give me that color when people would tell me that I look pale. Yes, I always get that comment a lot because it's true. I lack of sleep, I always feel tired after a long day's work and taking care of two kids and all the hoolabaloos in the household. Plus the change  in this pandemic brought us a lot of worries which affects us overall. I feel that lipstick won't do it alone, I need to put a blush, especially now that lippies can't be seen under mask. 

So when I got this Candy Dollz Maggie Magic Cream Blush, I felt pretty amazed because this is the second cream blush in tube that I used and is super longwearing.


Damaged Hair? You Might Be Using the Wrong Products. Treat It with the “My Collagen Miracle” Habit

Is the lack of social activities making you care less about your hair’s condition? You might want to do a quick re-check on your hair condition. 

Being indoors does not necessarily mean your hair is completely free from the risks of hair damage. If your hair is showing signs of tutchang, dryness, dullness, and frizz, chances are, it’s damaged. Exposure to heat in the form of hair styling tools, humidity, and chemical treatments weakens your hair’s fibers and strips off nutrients, moisture, and color, causing more damage. Not to mention that continuous use of the wrong haircare products can also harm your strands.

Strengthen your hair’s core and keep it from further damage by using collagen-infused haircare products — the ingredient that has done wonders to the skin. 


Affordable Two-Piece Outfits at Jurllyshe

I've been a fan of wearing shorts and skirts be it summer or be it the cold days. I am a short/skirt kind of girl so you will always see me wearing short pieces almost everyday. At home, at work, anywhere. Unless I have to attend formal occasion and events where I really need to be formal and wear formal clothing. It's easy and it's comfy unlike jeans. So I always make sure that I have some sort of collection of those in my wardrobe. 

Quarantine season happened so I did a little clean up and I had to let go of most of my old pieces. Now I am welcoming new ones and as I was searching online for some pieces, I chanced upon this website called Jurllyshe for short sets for women which I really like. I definitely love their pieces and aside from being comfy, one would also look sexy on them. They have a wide range of sets which you will fall in love with. I am actually eyeing some pieces that would also look good on me while I am doing some work-out. Especially now that I am planning to join a work-out challenge online, their sets would be my best bet. 


Unboxing my Project Vanity 2020 Loot Bag

I can't remember how many years I've been a Project Vanity fan. Ever since I started discovering my niche on beauty around '13 or '14, I've been a reader of the site since then. I am a huge Liz Lanuzo fan. I've been watching almost all her GRWM videos every time I catch them online. Though I only just started joining their anniversary celebration 4 years ago but every year after then, I did not missed any gathering. (Oh I think I missed last year because I was almost on my 39th week then!)

Anyway, one of the most awaited part of the anniversary aren't the talks but the loots. Right?! PV fans would agree! Why? The sponsors are far more worth than the reg fee. I mean this is the bonus part of the celebration. it's like receiving your own gift too because you're part of the party. 


Review: My Bare Skin Specialist Max Perfect Blend Beauty Soap

My love for soaps is never ending. The reason is because we got so much soaps on our SkinfluencersPh MeetUp loot and My Bare Skin Specialist Max Perfect Blend Beauty Soap is one of those. I love how pretty and lightening this on my skin. 


Kocostar Unboxing

Just in time for my special day, Kocostar messaged me about some PR kit. If you aren't familiar, Kocostar is a Korean head to toe mask expert. They are a professional mask pack brand that creates unique products for hair, face, hands and feet.

Imagine my excitement when I received their message. If you follow me on IG, you know that in skincare products, I love sheet masking. This is like Christmas for me because they asked me to choose from their line of different mask. I can't wait to try 'em soon.


Colourpop Cosmetics Haul

It's been forever since I last purchased these Colourpop goodies and I totally forgot to share my haul. When I was cleaning my camera's phone, I found the photos and wanted to share them here.

Long time ago, I found out from a beauty group that Colourpop was having a sale. That time, they have a freebie on their website for every $50 purchase plus free worldwide shipping. Some lip products were also on sale individually so I grabbed the chance to meet the $50 mark.


Candy Dollz The Magic Tour 2020

I almost cannot remember signing up on this event on one of the blogger groups I am part of on Facebook. Good thing,  a few days before the event I was reminded when an invitation was sent to me by Candy Dollz. The event was held at Robinsons, Angeles last January 18, 2020. My work schedule was only until noon that day so I confirmed my presence. I discovered that it's a beauty product event, and as I am always open in discovering new beauty products in the market, I'm glad that I was chosen to experience it. I always get giddy how these companies can develop these beauty products which somehow helps consumers feel great about themselves by using such items. 

Anyway, a little side story. I actually went at Robinsons Starmills first that day only to find out that there's no event on that particular mall branch. Upon rechecking, I saw that the event poster stated its at the Angeles branch. (This is why reading is very crucial!) Perhaps I was so bombarded with other things when I read the poster that's why my focus was missing that time! 😜


SkinfluencersPH Grand Meet Up Event

I didn't know that my once online skincare community will also be like my family.

I've been part of this group called SkinfluencersPh on Instagram around September last year. When Ruby (@marikitbyruby) invited me to join the group, I gladly said yes. Tbh, I got giddy receiving the invitation knowing that I'll be part of a group where we can share the same interests. I've been really hooked with skincare and beauty stuff in general ever since I started my blog and being able to be part of that particular circle somehow excites me. Looking back now, I believe it was one of the greatest things that happened to me on IG.


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Style Your Nails Affordably

I started to love painting my nails years and years back. To be honest, I am a gal who's not interested in beauty stuff when I was still in middle high. I am one-of-the-boys type of gal. Who would imagine I now have a beauty blog and page. Not exactly me before. But since I develop the love in beauty and skincare, I also started prettifying my nails.

I found myself upgrading my skill from polishing to creating nail arts whenever I have the leisure of time. Somehow it feels so therapeutic for me. So then, I started to build my stash of nail polishes and tools so I can hone this particular skill more. 



After some time though, I found myself stopping because my once hoby of playing with my nails somehow became a little pricey for a mom who budget household expenses like me. Good quality nail polishes and tools also keep on getting higher and higher in price. 

Good thing I found this shop online called Stylesnails which sells multiple varieties of polishes, tools, equipments and a whole lot of products which are nail-related. 




It's so great to browse and shop at Stylesnails because aside from wide variety of products, they also provide discount on your first purchase on their site. They have lots of beautiful products in different ranges you can choose from. 

As of this writing, I am now waiting for my items to arrive and excited to try some of their nail polishes. Imagine, for only $15, I'll be getting 6 nail polishes that are Semi Permanent Led Nail Gel Lacquer. I can even imagine how that would cost a lot at salon. Now, I am so curious and excited to try them! Will post my reviews of their nail polishes soon! 


If you want to purchase at their site, you can visit Stylesnails.com and follow their procedure in purchasing. Happy shopping! 

Which Body Shaper is the Best for Weight Loss


All types of shapewear that compress the fat zones of the body increase sweating in those areas to reduce excessive fat. The design of the shapewear s meant to support the weight loss programs as well, but the main focus was to give a slimmer look to the ladies instantly without running to the gym for months.
In this article, you will know about some of the different types of shapewear that supports weight loss.
Open Bust Shapewear
Here, the bust portion is left open to fit in your bra, but the waist portion is tightly clenched and compressed to give an instantly slimmer look. The waist portion is the major fat zone of the body, and the compression due to the shapewear will warm the fats and cut them off in the form of sweat.
https://www.feelingirls.com/products/feelingirls-latex-tummy-control-shaper-panty

Tummy Tucker Shapewear
Tummy Tucker is designed especially to target the waist portion. It tightly compresses the waist and the back fats to give an hourglass figure instantly. It is comfortable to wear for a long time that also works effectively in shedding some weight off your tummy.
https://www.feelingirls.com/products/feelingirls-latex-tummy-control-shaper-panty

High waist shorts shapewear
The best waist trainer shorts control the thigh fats along with waist and tummy fat. It compresses these fat zones making you look slimmer and sexier in just a few minutes. You can wear it on a daily purpose throughout the day without experiencing discomfort.

https://www.feelingirls.com/products/feelingirl-high-waist-tummy-control-butt-lifter-shapewear-mesh-thigh-slimmer-shorts



Waist Trainer shapewear
Waist trainer or Waist cinchers are widely known for targeting the tummy and waist portion for hiding the exposure of excessive fats from outer clothes. People today make use of best waist cincher for women for weight loss as it is giving magical results in actually cutting off extra fats.
https://www.feelingirls.com/products/feelingirls-fashion-waist-slimmer-with-sticker-instant-slim

Thigh and Waist shapewear
This shapewear starts from the bottom of the bust line and goes down to the thighs compressing the major fat zones. It covers waist, tummy, back, and thighs all in one. It is very comfortable to wear for an entire day that helps release sweat from the covered areas. Hence, weight loss is experienced with this shapewear.
https://www.feelingirls.com/products/essentialhooks-crotchless-unpadded-bodysuit-lace-slim-shape-large-size



These are a few of the types of shapewear that are widely preferred and known for weight loss. You can go for the feelinGirl brand for the best in class quality of shapewear. Avail the benefits of using shapewear for weight loss. Shapewear becomes the major need of the ladies in today’s era.