Happy Monday! Today I'm kickstarting a collaboration series called #5DaystoMinimalism with my friend Brittany of Naturally Thrifty Mom. Every day this week, we'll be uploading a video where we declutter a small area of our lives. Day 1 begins with the purse.
9: Be True to Yourself, But Don’t Get Attached to Any Identity
If you know me, you know that I love to play with different hair colors. Today I share my hair story and the drastic moment that made me realize that I am still me, no matter what I have or wear on the outside. Often times we depend on the things we “think” define us (i.e.: our … Read more
7: Embrace Your Failures
Today I reflect on a series of failures that altered the course of my life. It was a time in my life where I felt incredibly stuck and overwhelmed with self doubt and fear, but I had to get honest with myself about what I truly wanted in life, even if it wasn’t easy. Looking back, I see … Read more
5: Minimalism Can Change Your Life
There are 300,000 items in the average American home. Think about everything that you own. How much of that stuff is just dead weight, taking up space in your home and cluttering your physical as well as mental space? Today’s episode of The Lavendaire Lifestyle highlights minimalism and its life-changing benefits. Listen as Aileen shares her personal story … Read more
1: Be Stronger Than Your Fears, Bolder Than Your Insecurities
Welcome to the first episode of The Lavendaire Lifestyle! In this new podcast, I will be diving deeper into my personal life stories, and sharing all the lessons that I've learned and wisdom I've gained about creating your dream life. New episodes will be released every Sunday.
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How it feels to live your dream life
Lately I've noticed a shift in my career, like a new energy has started to come my way. This experience is all new to me, so I wanted to share this moment in time with you.
Speaking at TEDxYouth @ Walnut
Over the weekend, I had the honor of speaking at TEDxYouth at Walnut. Speaking at a TED event had been a life goal of mine since college, so this experience was quite literally a dream come true.
My 2016 New Year Theme
I love to start my new year with a theme in mind. In 2014, my theme was Patience & Perseverance. In 2015, my theme was Flow. This year, I have two themes, one theme to guide my daily life and another to guide the big picture of my year.