How I’m Becoming My Best Self

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Nowadays, with everything I do, I’m consciously trying to evolve to become a better version of myself. In-between eating healthier, sleeping more, reading books and listening to my beloved podcasts, I’m always trying to learn and grow. But, being as busy as I am, making sure I can seamlessly integrate these changes into my lifestyle is extremely important. So here’s how I’m currently working toward becoming my best self:

1. Tracking Steps

After coming back from Europe, I realized just how little activity I get in a day. In Europe, I walked everywhere, whereas in LA I tend to drive everywhere because its so spread out. It’s so easy to miss out on your daily dose of exercise unless you intentionally go (and by go, I mean drive) to the gym to work out! Thanks to my new Fossil Q Smartwatch, I actually look forward to walking around DTLA and racking up as many steps as I can.  I love that the watch is super chic and matches all of my outfits. The design is sleek and classic so you would never guess that it’s actually a smartwatch! The app hooks up to your phone via Bluetooth, and beyond tracking my daily steps, it lets me know when I have a notification on my phone, lets me control my music, and then some!

2. Quit Sugar

You guys might remember me announcing that I was giving up refined sugar for a month a few weeks ago. It’s crazy to think how much sugar has controlled my life without me even realizing it! So far, it’s going well, but not without some challenges. Becoming more conscious about what I put into my body has really helped me feel better all around, not to mention I feel like I’ve bene able to focus more! I’ll go into more detail about my diet without refined sugar in a blog post coming soon!

3. Sleeping More

Sleeping is one of the most underrated and overlooked things ever, especially for young professionals. These past two years after having Chloe has definitely put it into perspective for me. So now, instead of going to sleep super late and waking up super early like I used to, I’m now consciously going to sleep earlier to give my body and mind the proper rest time it needs. Another perk of the Fossil Q Smartwatch is that it tracks your sleeping patterns which you can monitor on the app! We can all admit that we can afford to sleep a little better.

I love that this smartwatch meshes seamlessly in my life, and it’s such a treat to look at the app at the end of the day to see my progress! Like I said, I’m constantly trying to better myself in everything I do every single day, and this allows me to be my very best self.



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  • Diego Lopes says:

    It’s inspiring to see how people feel better after small changes, and these are great tips. 🙂

  • Yarina says:

    Great tips especially quit sugar! Actually works for me!


  • KARLA says:

    I think this a great post. It is always important to improve ourselves.
    Life can get so busy that we forget about the most important thing, Ourselves.
    Great post, thanks for share

  • Alisha Ricki says:

    Well good for you!! Keep up the good work xo, Alisha Ricki | Life(Style) &Travel,

  • This is a great post Chriselle! I am all for getting enough sleep! As I age, I find myself needing to sleep more to really relax and recharge.

  • Kay Nguyen says:

    Beautiful outfit as always! Your style is always on point <3

  • Mireia says:

    Absolutely love it!

    Mireia from TGL

  • How awe inspiring <3 Definitely a good read! Working on myself every day!

    XOXO //
    SINCERELY OPHELIA | NYC Petite Fashion Blogger

  • Elizabeth T. says:

    Loving all of these tips, especially the sleeping more one! I’ve been sleeping late and waking up early to try to fit both working full time and blogging in to my life, and after two years of doing it constantly, I can feel it slowly burning me out. I’ve recently started resting a little earlier, and I really noticed the difference! <3 🙂 Thanks for these great tips, Chriselle!

    XO, Elizabeth

  • Vivian says:

    such a cool watch! I’ve also resolved to eat less sugar!

    Vivian | LIVE . IN . LOVE


  • Brooke Alexa says:

    All wonderful advice! I love that the watch has smart functions without looking too sporty. Awesome outfit!


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  • Olivia says:

    I just love your daily lifestyle as well as style inspiration! You’re such a motivator– keep killing it!

  • Annie says:

    I love tracking my steps too! It’s so important to stay active 🙂

  • Natali says:

    I’ve been tracking my steps and I have been trying to sleep better by going to bed earlier, etc. but I still have big problems in
    trying to regulate my sugar intake… I have a big sweet tooth!

  • Jandrew says:

    Remaking your life is not always easy but always worthwhile!
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  • Eva says:

    Sleeping more is actually such an underrated self care step! It’s definitely something I’m hoping to implement in my own life, too often we try to fit in doing more in our lives by cutting time out of sleep, but it’s actually very negative!
    Also, I love love love this outfit!

  • La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    Quitting sugar is something I love to do … it’s just so hard, I love anything 🍫 🍭 sweet. Would love to read in your next post more about this too. 🙂

    🌸LA BIJOUX BELLA 🌸| By Mia | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

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