Casual, Cozy & Cold Monday Mornings

calvin klein sweatshirt, hieleven bucket bag, adidas superstars, white sneakers, flatlay

Wearing

Calvin Klein Jeans Sweatshirt – Similar Here

Garage Clothing Ripped Boyfriend Jeans – Similar Here

All White Adidas Superstars – Here

Hieleven Bucket Bag – Here

Kapten & Son Watch – Here

Marble Phone Case – Similar Here

Good morning and happy new week everyone! Hope you all had an amazing weekend! Unfortunately mine was spent finishing up a history assignment that I left till the last minute ( #procrastinator ) and studying while sitting in my pajamas watching the snow fall ( yes that’s right. SNOW ) but it’s the beginning of a new week, the start of new adventures and new opportunities!

Today I decided to keep it casual and cozy with my favorite Grey Sweatshirt from Calvin Klein Jeans and a pair of Distressed Boyfriend Jeans. I added on my All White Adidas Superstars ( of course ) and my hold-everything Hieleven Bucket Bag, completing the outfit with a simple Grey Watch from Kapten & Son and a pair of glasses ( or else I would be walking around blind )

Happy Monday!

Joy xx.

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood

Garage Clothing Lace Up Sweatshirt

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Lace Up Sweatshirt c/o Garage – Here

Good Morning sweethearts! I hope you are all having a wonderful week so far! Today I wanted to post something a little different, if you have been a reader of my blog for some time now you know that I used to incorporate health/wellness into my weekly posts and I kinda miss them! So today we are starting simple with just 5 Simple Ways to Boost your Mood!

This time of year can be extremely hard: exams are coming up, the winter blues are seriously setting in and you are already wondering how it is already the 3rd month of 2017 and you haven’t really accomplished any of your New Years resolutions yet…Well no worries, because these tips are sure to put a smile on your face!

Tip # 1 Go off of social media

Probably the hardest, yet the simplest tip I have on this list. We are a generation attached to our phones, and sometimes it can become to much. Now don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love my Insta-fam and am just so thankful for every single one of you, but sometimes the simple act of logging off and putting down your phone can do wonders for your mood!

Tip #2 Eat Some Happy Foods

Weird I know, but there are some foods that have been proven to improve one’s mood because they increase the levels of Serotonin and other happy hormones in your brain. Try eating some Popcorn, Salmon, Dark Chocolate or Bananas for a simple mood boost!

Tip #3 Go Outside

This tip strongly relates to tip #1, but I find that by removing myself from what is frustrating me instantly puts me in a better mood. So take your dog for a walk,  go for a coffee run or maybe do a little bit of shopping. Anything to take your mind off whatever is bothering you!

Tip #4 Do Something for Someone Else

Have you ever seen that episode of Friends where Joey and Phoebe argue if there is in fact a selfless deed because you always feel better about yourself after? Well Joey is right in this sense, you always feel happier helping someone else. So go and volunteer at an retirement home or a Humane Society, cook dinner for you Grandparents, or simply go to the local park and pick up some trash. It’s the little things that will make the biggest difference!

Tip #5 Watch a Mood-Booster

Tip #5 relates to tip #4, watch a TV show or a Movie that you know will put a smile on your face and make you forget about your problems. My favorites are Friends, Corner Gas, The Pink Panther and Morning Glory! These are all great things to watch when you are in a little bit of a slump!

I hope that these little tips were useful, and today I am wishing you all an amazing day :)

Joy xx.

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Plaid Scarf & Camel Coat

Plaid Scarf & Camel CoatPlaid Scarf, Camel Coat, White Sweater, Wax Coated Jeans, Converse Sneakers, Winter Fashion

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Plaid Scarf – Similar Here

White Sweater c/o Bluenotes – Similar Version Here

Camel Coat – Similar Here

Wax Coated Jeans – Here

Converse Sneakers – Here

Black Cross-body Bag – Here

I think I jinxed it the other day by putting away all of my winter coats. This past weekend we were hit with a serious snow storm and freezing temperatures ( I’m talking -20 here ). I guess I have to pull out all of coats again, at for at least a few more weeks….

Going for a casual and classic combination with this outfit, a simple Camel Coat paired with my beloved Converse Sneakers. I kept the base monochromatic with a White Knit Sweater from Bluenotes paired with these Wax Coated Jeans. To complete the look and add a pop of color and pattern I threw on this beautiful Plaid Scarf.

Joy xx.

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