Intro to Vanessa and LLAIA

 

If this is your first time here at LivingLifeAsIAm.com, let me introduce myself. My name is Vanessa and through LivingLifeAsIAm.com I hope to inspire and motivate you to live your #BestLife in your current reality.Now that you know what my goal is, let me give you a little more insight into who I am or who I was.

For as long as I can remember, I lived life day by day with a smile on my face at all times. If I was having a bad day or had a million things on my mind, no one could ever tell. I was always known as the always this “positive”, “happy”, “giving” person and I allowed people to take advantage of me in ways that I never realized.

Growing up I never wanted to upset anyone, let anyone down, or be a burden on anyone. You can say I was a “people pleaser”. I cared so much about what people thought of me and really valued their opinion of me, and of course, I wanted their perception of me to be positive. It got to a point in my adulthood that it really took a toll on me physically and mentally. But let me tell you…If I knew back then what I know now, I could be running the world.

As I reached adulthood, I truly felt like something was missing and I felt so empty. I went through a really tough time that gave me so much anxiety, and I would constantly be playing a reel of these questions through my head constantly.

  1. Am I good enough?
  2. Why Me?
  3. Is this where I am supposed to be in life?
  4. Am I pretty enough?
  5. Am I smart enough?
  6. Should I work harder?
  7. Why do they have such a better quality of life than I do?

It wasn’t until I got married, actually, it wasn’t until years into my marriage that I was able to just “Let Go and Let God”. Literally.

Mind you, I grew up going to church. Or shall I say, going through the motions of going to church with my family. I really never understood what was going on in church. I could never really follow what was going go on. I just knew that Jesus is the son of God, Jesus died on the cross for our sins, and I knew God spoke to me at the age of 10 and at that time I got baptized. And of course like most people growing up getting into the pre-teen and teenage years going to church and building my relationship with God was just not important as Cheerleading or being the best Dancer I could be.

It wasn’t until I met my husband that I would develop a whole new understanding of who God is, what Christianity really means, and who I am in the image of God. My everyday struggles slowly melted away as I grew my relationship with God, things in my life became so clear.

I will go so much deeper and open up much more as I share with you all how to live your best life where you are now.

I hope you enjoyed getting to know me just a little bit in this post. Through this blog/website, there will be support, fun, love, and all things positive shared weekly. There will be a few series that will be fun and for entertainment when you just need a break. There will be a few series sharing helpful information on how to get out of your own mind, how to be your best self, how to get the job that you want, how to start a virtual assistant business from home and be successful, etc.

I hope that as I begin to share with you, you will share with me and the other readers so that we can grow a beautiful and safe community for like-minded people.

If there is anything that you want me to write about or any questions that you would like me to answer please leave a comment below or email me at LivingLifeAsIAm@gmail.com

Hello and Goodbye, Time for something New

Goodbye VivaciouslySavvy.com and HELLO LivingLifeAsIAm.com!

It’s a sad, sad day, it’s time for me to say goodbye and farewell to VivacioulsySavvy.com *tear*. It’s been “real” girl, I am going to miss you so much…

VivaciouslySavvy.com is no more. When I started my journey of blogging, I felt like Vivacious and Savvy summed me up in two words. But as time has gone on, I have realized that I AM so much more and have so much to offer. I have grown up so much since I started blogging, and it is now time to move on and “grow up”. With that being said *drum roll please* my blog name is changing to…

Living Life As I Am

The new blog URL is www.LivingLifeAsIAm.com. This blog is a full-on Lifestyle blog centered around my life and my love for all things Faith, DIY, Beauty, Lifestyle, and Living the Life I have grown to Love. With this blog, I hope to help and inspire you to live the life you love and tap into your creativity along the way.

I hope you all enjoy the new look and the new content that is to come. If you have any questions that you would like me to answer in a blog post, have any suggestion, or would like to collab, please feel free to email me at livinglifeasiam@gmail.com.

 

 

Learning To Love

I figured now is a better time than any to share one of my biggest struggles that I have been fighting to over come for the past few years.

Over the past 5 or so years, my body has gone through some major changes, and I have had the toughest time embracing the changes that have occurred. I am ashamed to say that I am one of those girls that only post pictures from the shoulders up, so YES I am like the selfie headshot queen!

Learning to Love

I have come to the conclusion, that I have spent way to much time dwelling on the stupid stuff. I am not the same girl I was in high school, people get older and change. It’s life. Now I must focus all of my energy on living the life that I love and not worrying about what everyone else will think of me and how I look. If you have a problem with me or the way that I look, then that’s your problem not mine!!!

Over the past few weeks there has been so much going on around me, it seems like so many people have past away and more and more people are being diagnosed with  cancer or some kind of life threatening illnesses. I am so thankful that I am very healthy physically and mentally and I have been inspired to live my life to the fullest with no regrets.

Yolo

So lets make a promise to live every day like it’s your last and get rid of any negativity that is holding you down.

 

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