We love connecting with other bloggers in the lifestyle space, especially the ones who are promoting the Best Kept Self lifestyle. We’ve taken the liberty of giving you our top 12 blogs for 2016 that you should add to your blog reader. We’ve broken them down into our signature categories of your health, your look, and your mind. Check them out:
Deliciously Ella: We’re obviously all about self-care here at BKS but Deliciously Ella takes things to a whole new level, especially in terms of what you put in your body. All of the recipes on her site are gluten, dairy, sugar & meat free. According to the site, the recipes use the purest, most natural foods to create the most delicious meals. You can also find tips on fitness, beauty, happiness, philosophy and general life lessons.
On a Pink Typewriter: This is one of our favorite blogs to source healthy living inspiration on the web. Joelle, the blog’s author, houses her collection of personal essays along with tasty (and healthy) recipes and tips for staying physically fit, especially for runners or aspiring runners. Check out her favorite posts which also happens to be ours as well.
StrateJoy: If you’re facing a transition in your life, this is the place to go. From a quarter-life crisis to a new mom going back to work, Molly Mahar specializes in getting you through it. We love her intimate and inspiring posts and we’re sure you’ll love connecting with Molly too.
The Fit Foodie: “Your body’s new best friend” and we couldn’t agree more. The sole mission of this blog is to show you how being fit and eating healthy truly can be delicious. She takes your favorite food and gives recipes and new ideas for up-leveling them into healthier versions. Her recipe section is a gold mine!
Theeverygirl.com: For those women wanting a life better lived, The Every Girl is where it’s at. We love them for all of their content, but we especially love them for their fashion, beauty, and living sections. Their practical and insightful advice caters to a busy lifestyle and the woman on-the-go. We appreciate their wide scope of content that’s stylish and fashionable but not out of reach in terms of execution.
Stacia’s Success-n-Style: You know as well as we do that if your environment isn’t right – from your office to your clothes – it can affect everything. Stacia covers this all to ensure you’re running a business in style. Her blog features posts like, “How to decorate with intention” and fashion forecasts for upcoming seasons. When you’re looking to up-level your look in all respects, Stacia is who you want to see.
Simply Stylist: Another great blog for those women who like to live in style. Simply Stylist offers everything from gift guides to how-to articles. For example, learn how to streamline your morning routine or how to style your button-down shirt. Simply Stylist is also a great place to connect with other like-minded bloggers and experts in the style world.
A Cup of Joe: We love A Cup of Joe for a lot of reasons but we’re marking it under the LOOK section here because we especially love her posts regarding fashion. For example, “How to get comfy on a long flight” and her practical tips for traveling in style AND comfort.
Female Entrepreneur Association: When you’re feeling stuck or need just the right answers regarding your business, FEA has you covered. Their blog houses video and posts on all aspects of your business, from giving a great Tedx talk to acquiring great case studies. It’s a great go-to for practical advice on taking your business to the next level.
Go Girl Finance: Their tagline, “Helping women gain confidence when dealing with money” puts it better than we could. With a special section dedicated solely to entrepreneurs (in all stages of their business), this is a site you want to frequent regularly to ensure you’re staying on top of your financial health. We believe in getting excited about money, not shunning it. Understanding your financial landscape, both in your personal life and your business, will make you a more empowered entrepreneur. YOUR LOOK:
One Woman Shop: Specifically for small businesses and as the name suggests – one woman shops – this site covers it all. The concept stems from the reality that operating a business solo can be lonely but you shouldn’t have to go it alone. Their blog sections cover marketing, productivity, operations, and general motivation and inspiration. For
She Takes on the World: The website’s curator, Natalie MacNeil, is a rockstar and we love her for it. Her site features video and helpful articles for building your empire. From inspiring interviews to videos featuring “Money Talk”, the real-talk for what you need to make your business successful can be found here.