defining yourself in a world obsessed with boxes

One of the first questions we typically ask when we meet someone new is “So, what do you do?” This one is always a tough one for me to answer. Like most people, I do a lot of things. I design, create, coordinate, write, manage, communicate, photograph, blog, etc. My day-to-day is never the same and my vision for Alysse Katherine / Designs is always evolving. But in a world obsessed with labels, that doesn’t seem to jive all the time.

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FAQ: how I stay motivated

One question that has been sliding into my DMs lately is all about motivation.  Whether it to be at work or at home or personal, staying motivated isn’t always easy. While I struggle with staying focused, I do have a few tricks that I use to help keep my eye on the prize – whatever that may be. Today, I’m sharing what has worked for me – but please feel free to share your own techniques below! As those cuties in HS Musical would say, we are all in this together.

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FAQ: my fitness tips

For those who don’t know, over the course of the last year or so I have lost over 30 pounds. It has been a lot of trial and error, but TBH I am super proud of all the progress I have made. I have gotten a lot of questions about my journey, but let me be the first to say – this isn’t a post about quick fixes or diet plans. That isn’t what worked for me. What kickstarted my healthier lifestyle was all about changing my habits and finding the right balance for my body.

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