Cheers to New Beginnings

Hello everyone! My name is Shannon but Shanna has been a nickname that I have come to love. I am a nineteen year old college sophomore studying interior design. I am an avid lover of the visual and performing arts and have recently become addicted to sushi and Panda Express.  Simplyshanna is a pre-fulfilled New Years Resolution and I am extremely excited to finally have a place in which I can express myself.

Throughout the year of 2016, I was in an internal battle that I was too busy to be aware of. This did not resonate within me until Christmas Eve where I laid awake in my bed until 4am picking apart every flaw I found within myself, and every event or occurrence I deemed a disappointment to myself and those around me. I realized that these emotions have always been prominent in my mind, but was only disregarded due to the strenuousness of my college courses. My Christmas gift to myself was realizing that I hated who I was and vowing to dedicate my efforts to bettering myself in the upcoming year.

Therefore, simplyshanna will be a blog of vulnerability. I want to use 2017 to understand exactly who I am, and make healthy/positive changes to the aspects of my being that I desire to improve.  I created this blog to not only document my growth, but to provide myself with an outlet in which I could be completely honest with my emotions; 2017 will be my year to eliminate internalization and practice constructive honesty.

Throughout this year, I will be blogging about my fitness/health journey, my college and working experiences, my life and helpful tips/tricks that I learn along the way.  I invite all of you to join me on my journey, as I am done attempting to walk through life alone.

What areas of your life do you seek to improve in this upcoming year? Feel free to leave comments below or connect with me through social media! ♡

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