💗 SELF-LOVE 💗 Playlist for Valentine’s Day

self-love playlist valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day, lovelies 💗 Even though I’ve been in a relationship for a few years now, I’ve never really been crazy about Valentine’s Day. Jeremy and I usually use it as an excuse to hit up a fancy restaurant in the city that we wouldn’t go to otherwise. On Saturday we’re treating ourselves to dinner at Union Square Cafe, …

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Hacks I Use to Edit My Instagram Photos

How I Edit My Photos for Instagram

A few weeks ago I chatted about creating an instagram aesthetic and why that’s super important these days. On that same topic I wanted to chitchat today about editing your photos for instagram. Everyone has their own method — I know a lot of bloggers that now swear by lightroom and are selling various presets. Me? I’m super lazy. And cheap. …

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Thoughts On What It *Really* Means to Be Successful

thoughts on success

I’ve been thinking a lot about success lately. Am I successful? What does it even really mean to be successful? It’s a question I wrote about a few years ago while I was still in grad school. At the time I definitely didn’t feel successful. I felt like a hot mess. Even now, 2 years later, I still pretty much just feel like a hot …

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Growth Mindset and Deciding Your Purpose with Tom Bilyeu

Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder or Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 BILLION dollars. He is ALSO the  co-founder and host of the WILDLY popular Impact Theory.  What you don’t know about Tom is that he was once REALLY stuck in a “fixed mindset” He described his past days as “laying in bed. Wasting time and …

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Dealing with Relational PTSD with Jackson MacKenzie

Jackson MacKenzie is the co-founder of, an online support community that reaches millions of abuse survivors each month. Driven by personal experience, his mission is to spread awareness and give survivors a safe place to validate their experiences, so that every empathetic person can find happiness and love after abuse. He is also the author of Whole Again: Healing Your Heart …

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How to Grow Your Blog With Google Analytics

google analytics for bloggers

I’m about to drop some KNOWLEDGE and give you a peak behind the curtains of Kayla in the City. Ya ready for this!? I’ve never talked about this before on the blog but there’s a lot of strategy that goes on behind the scenes here. Sure, sometimes I write about whatever I feel like writing about. It’s my blog and I’ll …

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The Three Healing Pillars with Danette May

After losing her son during childbirth, Danette found herself in a deep depression. The depression worsened when her marriage ended in a divorce and she found herself raising her two daughters alone. Finding herself with $47 to her name, she recalls scouring through drawers looking for loose change, Danette knew she was meant for more. It was then that she …

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