Glow Up Essentials

I believe in the power of affirmations and declarations. There is power in speaking things into existence. Like most m, knowing my purpose was something I desired, and now that I know, I am focusing on sustaining the foundation for my brand and biz.

Photographer: Amy Hvostal

If you are like me and you are preparing for a Glow Up, here are the essentials that you need to help you navigate through every transition toward living in purpose:

1. Ask God First

Taking matters into my own hands is something I am guilty of, and it never has worked out in my favor. I have made the commitment to asking my source for guidance before I make any move for my biz or brand.

You were created by a God with intentions. Seek the answers before you make decisions for your brand.

Seeking the guidance from God is a requirement for me in order to truly live in my purpose.

2. Prayer + Meditation

Prayer and Meditation are connected. When I meditate I pray and when I pray I meditate. Instead of only praying for what I want to happen or asking for Gods grace, I am praying and meditating when I am winning and when I am failing.

Photographer: Amy Hvostal

Stay mindful through prayer and meditation and receive connectivity and a peaceful heart.

I am meeting myself where I am by embracing my journey as it is and making mindfulness a priority.

3. Stay Grateful

It’s easy to be grateful when I have, but I am challenging myself to be grateful when I am struggling. It’s not easy, but it allows me to focus on the progress that my brand has seen, big or small.

Be grateful even when you win and when you fail.

I am giving myself the opportunity to celebrate small victories so that I remain humble and live in my gratefulness no matter where my journey leads.

4. Ask for Help

I have learned that if I don’t have the answer, someone does. Staying quiet for fear of looking inexperienced or naive is the biggest mistake I made when starting my brand and biz.

Photographer: Cristin Goss

Being afraid to ask for help will hinder your brand and biz.

I ask for help with everything and I do not care how I may look asking any questions, as long as I get the answer.

5. Strong Tribe

Every community is not supportive and every tribe is not helping you glowup. In fact, many of the people I surrounded myself with did nothing to empower, challenge, and motivate me in building my brand.

Photographer: Elizabeth Craig

A strong tribe helps build a strong brand.

I am surrounding myself with people who have the same goals as I do and those who have been doing it longer than I have.

Photographers Featured:

Amy Hvostal/Pittsburgh, PA:

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Cristin Goss, Goss Boss Photography and Videography/Pittsburgh, PA:

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Elizabeth Craig Photography/Pittsburgh, PA:

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8 thoughts on “Glow Up Essentials

  1. Good read!


    I absolutely love this, because learning this early on instills preparation and creates room for God to move immensely when you win and also when you fail.

    Great content!

    1. say it sis! Yes yes yes. Learning it early before that glow up comes 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽

      Thank you for reading

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