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Live By Your Design

A lifestyle and self help blog that encourages readers to knowlove, and be themselves, authentically!

Your life is yours and yours alone. Own it! Make it what you want!

Know Yourself

Do you know who you are? Really know who you are? Check out these posts that will help you get to know yourself better!

Love Yourself

All things Self Love and Self Care. Need a confidence boost? Some encouraging words? Tips on growing your self esteem? Read on!

Be Yourself

Put your authenticity to action! From tips on planning to motivation and inspiration, these posts will help you live by your design.

Recent Posts

  • Starting Something New… and Sticking With It!
    Last week, I wrote about various things you can do to spice up your life a bit. But what good is starting something new if you don’t know how to start something new and stick with it? As someone with ADHD, I know full well that starting something new can […]
  • 13 New Things to Try if You Want to Liven Up Your Life
    Whether it’s the start of a new year, a new chapter in your life, or you’re just plain ol’ bored and longing for some change, you may find yourself looking for new things to try. Trying something new isn’t just good for adding a little more passion to your life; […]
  • What To Do When It Doesn’t Feel Like Christmas Anymore
    “It doesn’t feel like Christmas this year.” I’ve said it, my friends have said it – and we’ve been saying it for years! Christmas just isn’t the same. And it’s not only because of the events of the past few years… For me, Christmas has lost its magical feeling a […]
  • 28 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Knowing Yourself
    After last week’s post full of quotes on being different and true to yourself, I thought it might be helpful to do one on quotes about knowing yourself. How can you embrace your authentic self if you don’t even know who that is? Let’s look at some thought-provoking quotes to […]
  • 37 Inspiring Quotes About Being Different
    We are all wondrously unique, but we don’t always feel confident in our originality. Here are some inspiring quotes about being different, and embracing the parts of us that make us unique. Pssst. Do you know what makes you different? Check out these guides on getting to know yourself! Be […]
  • 33 Everything Will Be Okay Quotes to Lift Your Spirits
    Life is rough. We have our good times, certainly, but we also have times like I’m assuming you’re experiencing right now. Times where we’re feeling the need for some self care, and looking for a sign that everything will be okay. Quotes can help us in those times. Disclaimer: Inspirational […]
  • 9 Easy Eco-Friendly Swaps for a Sustainable Home
    The ongoing climate crisis has motivated many to look for eco-friendly swaps that will reduce their carbon footprint and help them cultivate a more sustainable home. Before we start off, I want to be clear: the majority of responsibility for the climate crisis falls to corporations, not the consumer. But […]
  • 21 Inspiring Affirmations for Artists
    Are you an artist? These affirmations for artists are here to inspire you to bring more of your unique creation to the world. If you’ve been drawing every day, but find yourself doubting the quality of your work – or questioning whether you should even pursue art, saying these affirmations can […]
  • Are Bunnies Good Pets? Here Are 5 Reasons to Get a Bunny
    They’re pretty damn cute, that much is for certain. But are bunnies good pets? I might be a bit biased, as a bunny-parent myself, but I’m here to make a case for your next pet to be a rabbit. This post is dedicated to Lea, my elderly Lionhead bunny (pictured […]
  • 21 Monday Affirmations to Kickstart Your Week
    Ugh, Mondays. The dreaded start of the workweek. Here’s some good news: If you hate Monday, affirmations could help. Starting off the week with some positive affirmations is always a good idea. And with the general disdain so many people have for Mondays, it can really make a difference to […]