Be In the Moment

Happy Wednesday babes, I feel like I’m still recovering from Memorial Day Weekend and the fact that I feel SUPER sore from my yesterday’s workout but I’m off today so I have time to relax, write this blog post and I’m also heading to a blogger event this evening.

My birthday is next week and with that being said I want to talk about being present in the moment which is something I definitely want to practice especially this weekend when I’m out celebrating with friends and loved ones. We are all consumed by social media and constantly being on our phones and I find myself constantly being on social media, texting, talking on the phone, reading emails etc. I’m always on the go and always multitasking but I randomly thought to myself, when was the last time I put my phone away and enjoyed myself?! I love creating content so don’t get me wrong but I’m always thinking ahead, taking pictures to post or thinking about the next picture I’m going to post when it really shouldn’t be that serious. So I bring this up because as I previously mentioned, I do want to practice being in the moment and it is definitely possible to accomplish. I have already started, so the next time you’re watching TV pay attention to what you’re watching. If you’re out with friends or spending time with family, enjoy their company and engage in real life conversations. There are so many ways to put this into practice so I challenge you to do this as well.


For Memorial Day I went to Hermosa Beach, I got to spend some time laying in the sand so the tanning has begun! (Let’s get toasty) I got to walk around and had some good food by the pier. If you’re ever in the area I definitely recommend Hermosa Beach because you can bar hop during the day and night as well. They had food trucks everywhere with music playing, it was a good vibe all around. I am wearing this new top via SHEIN which you know I am always bragging about because of their awesome prices. Now that it’s warming up, it’s perfect to tuck into any bottoms to accentuate your waist and I love the criss cross details on the front for sex appeal and you can dress it up or down. I will link it down below to shop.

P.s. It’s only $7!!!!

Link to shop:

https://bit.ly/2kvozWj

I wore it casual this time around so I will definitely style it again this summer multiple ways. I am becoming the queen of styling things more than once and I have no shame in my game.

xoxo,

Genesis A.

Living Unapologetically+ Robert Wayne Footwear Collaboration

Happy Tuesday babes! I can’t believe we are halfway through May which means summer is around the corner and before we know it we’ll be back celebrating the holidays and ending 2018!!!

I want to get into the topic of living unapologetically because I am a firm believer that everyone should live this way. This topic can mean numerous things to different people so I want to share a little on how I interpret it and how I learned to live this way. Read more down below.

I think for the most part people worry about what others will think or say about them including myself but I quickly snap out of it because I would say that within the last year I started telling myself that people will talk regardless so might as well let them talk based on me showing others who I really am. So when I say live unapologetically, I literally mean with EVERYTHING! I have no shame in speaking my mind and sharing my feelings because at the end of it all I’m the one that has to go through situations on a daily basis. I’d rather go through life letting things out and not bottling up emotions etc. I believe in staying true to myself in all situations and with everyone which is also a huge reason why I love fashion because I am able to express myself through my style of clothing. I enjoy being versatile and experimenting with different looks, as long as I feel confident in what I’m wearing then that’s all that matters. Being confident and feeling unapologetic feels so good, try it and you can thank me later!

*Say what you want, what you feel and do as you please because life is too short to worry about putting others in front of your happiness!!!


I want to share this awesome collaboration I did with @robertwaynefootwear sharing my new kicks, I will link them down below to shop and let me tell you they are super comfy and go with any kind of style.

Link to shop:

Adidas Swift Run

 

I’m all about taking one item and creating endless looks, I spent the day in Venice Beach with Robert Wayne Footwear to catch up and talk about fashion, fitness and lifestyle. I am the queen of comfort and being casual so I hope you enjoy these looks that are easy to recreate.

Look #1: Shades of Grey

I love love love wearing leggings, sweats, jogger pants etc. because I feel in my element not to mention confident in my body. I enjoy dressing this way because I basically live at the gym or I’m busy running errands etc. so I live for comfort. How perfect do these shoes match with my outfit?!

Look #2: Denim & Crop Tops 

Let me start off by saying that these are my favorite pair of denim jeans, I’ve had them for years now and we all need that one pair that fits just right. For all my curvy girls out there, high waist denim jeans are the perfect style to accentuate those curves! My go to style when wearing denim is to pair it with any kind of crop top and since we are blooming for the spring time, I thought I’d pair it with a light pink top and vintage sunnies for a fresh look. Cuff up those jeans and rock them with comfy shoes and you’re good to go!

Look #3: Better in Black

For all my girls that have a whole wardrobe filled with black clothing, this outfit is for you! I decided to pair my edgy leather jacket to spice things up but kept the rest casual to be true to my style and threw on some leggings and a tank top for a day at the beach! I also threw my hair up in a messy bun because that’s just how I like to roll on a daily basis. I love that this whole outfit is black but the shoes make that pop and are a true statement with anything I wear.

To enter this giveaway, head over to my instagram @segagenesis_ and

@robertwaynefootwear to see rules on how to win a $100 gift card by Robert Wayne Footwear + some awesome accessories by me!

xoxo,

Genesis

Real Life vs. Social Media

Happy Tuesday babes, it’s a new week and I know tons of you are recovering from celebrating Cinco de Mayo! We are back to reality and that means kicking ass during the week so I want to get straight into the topic of real life vs. social media and give you some insight into how things work in my life.

My real life consists of working as a behavioral therapist Monday-Thursday, my schedule is scattered all over the place during the week but I am lucky enough to have found this job after graduating last year from CSUN with my B.A in sociology. I know it is completely different from my passion of being a fashion, fitness and lifestyle blogger but that’s where real life kicks in and I’ve learned how to balance them both. I’m busy with my clients during the week so I only have time in between to run errands and make it to the gym. I work my butt off at work and to be honest sometimes I don’t feel like working out and I just want to be lazy at home and stay away from social media and posting but I remind myself that I do my blogging because it’s my passion. Whenever I have blogger events, I take time off work and fit it into my schedule and I somehow I make it all work. On weekends, I take time to create content and spend time with friends and family. As far as the gym goes, if you follow me on Instagram @segagenesis_ then you know I make it to the gym 4-5 times a week, it’s my stress reliever so even when I feel lazy I make it a point to go because it feels rewarding afterwards to know I’m doing something good for my well being. So that’s a little insight to the real things that go on in my life.

Let’s be honest, social media is a platform where everyone shares their “best” moments and I say duh why wouldn’t I share that with everyone? I am one that likes to think positive so why would I sit there and mope around on social media?  That’s not to say I discredit anyone else who likes to keep it raw with their emotions but for my preference I’d rather keep things to myself and work through things with my support system of close friends and family. I love being cheerful and good spirited so yes when it comes to social media I like to share my good emotions with all of you. Life is way too short so I always tell myself to smile and be happy to even be alive as cliché as it may sound. I don’t have time or the energy to let negative emotions get the best of me.

I share this with you all so you can get to know me on another level besides sharing my OOTD’s so I hope you enjoy reading my blog posts.


Here’s a new #ootd I am sharing for spring, I have been trying to step outside of my comfort zone which I feel like I do a pretty good job because my style is so versatile so I am sharing another item from SHEIN with this little plaid number. I love that the straps are adjustable, it’s a wrap dress mixed into a romper so it’s definitely a statement piece.

Link to shop:

https://bit.ly/2L1D3ZT

Sunnies & Boots via Go Jane

xoxo,

Genesis A.

Self Love & Coming First

Happy Tuesday loves, let’s start off by saying how weird this LA weather is, hot and cold like my attitude. LOL

It’s a fresh new week which always gives us all a chance for a fresh start to get our mind right and set our goals to conquer. I like to set short term goals for the week to keep myself accountable for what I am trying to accomplish and slowly but surely I am getting there. I also have my long term goals that I like to set as well to look at the bigger picture and to remind myself that I got this!

Setting goals begin with self love because it all starts internally. The worst thing someone can do is throw themselves a pity party because no one likes a negative Nancy! You must remind yourself that in the most difficult of times you push even harder to rise. Self love can mean a lot of things to different people so I want to share some of my thoughts and what it means to me, I will list them down below and I hope they can make a difference to someone.

  1. Take care of your body (gym and food) I know that not everyone is perfect and we all have our moments of caving in and going for that dessert or something you’ve been craving but consistency is key so I try my best to make the gym and what I eat a priority so yes, that means cutting out junk food 90% of the time. *You got this!
  2. Getting a good night sleep, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve stayed up late doing nothing but fighting my sleep by being on my phone or watching TV and then I’m hating life the next day because I’m acting like a monster! LOL…I like to give myself a time where I am just forced to go to sleep because in the long run it does really help to make you feel better and refreshed so you should definitely try this out!
  3. Make time for your hobbies, for me this includes working out, spending quality time with friends and family. I love the outdoors so I love to go on hikes, trying new places to eat and just be out enjoying life! Make time for the things that make you happy and you will see a huge change in your life, I promise! (:
  4. Let go of negative energies that no longer serve a purpose in your life whether it’s people, situations, your job, etc. you have to recognize how it makes you feel internally and if you’re feeling negative then it’s time to let go and move on. Being positive is far more important than putting your energy into things that will only bring you down.

Now moving onto my outfit details, I am loving this new top via SHEIN, I normally don’t wear graphic tees but I love how this outfit turned out sporty, chic and casual. Here’s another item that has a great steal for only $9 and how cute is this top?! The girly print, the heart and material of this top, I love it all! It comes in a thick and stretchy material that you can wear multiple ways like I did here tucked into my denim skirt via Go Jane or with shorts, overalls, jeans, etc. This top is also available in black and white.

Link to top:

https://bit.ly/2GNthvX

I love how this outfit turned out and it was perfect beach weather as well, I am wearing my new Adidas Swift Run and OMG they are comfy. I will be sharing a special collaboration with Robert Wayne Footwear soon along with a giveaway so stay tuned because you don’t want to miss this!

xoxo, Genesis