Love Yourself Enough To Keep Growing

This journey of self-love has been the most beautiful one for me, to fully embrace myself as I am and want to show the world the true Ivy, without holding back for fear of being judged, like I used to in the past. However, even though I have learned to love myself exactly as I … Continue reading Love Yourself Enough To Keep Growing

My Imperfection Is My Favorite Part About Me

Today I turn 26! 25 was a really great year for me, and at 25 I realized that most of my entire life I was searching for perfection, but that my search for perfection kept me from recognizing that I needed help and kept me from telling my story. The chase for perfection began at … Continue reading My Imperfection Is My Favorite Part About Me

Who You Are is A Gift

For so long, I wanted to be someone else. I spent hours scrolling through social media thinking, "She is so pretty, I wish I was pretty like her", "I wish I was fast and skinny like her", "I wish I had money like them". I kept chasing a reality of someone's else's life, because mine … Continue reading Who You Are is A Gift

There is Growth in Change

Growing up, I hated change. My parents went to an open-house once, just to have something to do one afternoon, and I spent hours crying, begging for us to not move, I couldn’t stand the thought of that change. My mom changed the layout of the furniture in our family room growing up, and I … Continue reading There is Growth in Change

Show Up For Yourself

How often do you show up for other people? Is it the same amount that you show up for yourself? How often are you complimenting others? Is it the same amount that you are complimenting yourself? How often do you show compassion to others? Is it the same amount of love and compassion you show … Continue reading Show Up For Yourself