Learning How to Celebrate Our Wins

Learning How to Celebrate Our Wins

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The question on my mind? Why is it that we don’t celebrate our wins more often? Is it because we don’t have time to celebrate?…

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Facet of Change: Next Steps

Facet of Change: Next Steps

Speaking of, my plans for the start of 2020 and a new decade was full of adventures and experiences. However, these past six months have…

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Redefining Success

Redefining Success

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When you hit a roadblock that you can’t control, the process of achieving your goals should change. A few weeks ago, my best friend, Sarah,…

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Happy Three Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy Three Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

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I CANNOT believe yesterday marked the three year blogiversary of the launch of She Sweats Diamonds! Time has certainly flown by because I’ve had a…

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My 2019 Fall Reading List

My 2019 Fall Reading List

When I was growing up, reading was a huge priority in my home. Books have been instilled in me since I was a little girl…

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Learning to Celebrate More

Learning to Celebrate More

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Do you celebrate everything, even little achievements? I can honestly say that I don’t.After a workout, I just pack up my stuff and head out…

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5 Personal Growth Instagram Accounts to Follow

5 Personal Growth Instagram Accounts to Follow

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As promised, I want to share more value with you, not just fashion and beauty. In the past, I’ve shared fun Instagram accounts to follow…

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I’m Not Just a Blogger.

I’m Not Just a Blogger.

To be honest, I absolutely detest being generalized into this group.  And this leads me to today’s article. I feel like I need to be honest…

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Choose Your Life

Choose Your Life

Late last week, while I was in the middle of attending a conference, listening to a speaker, I learned that my friend, Phil Young, passed…

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The Necessity of Dreaming Big

The Necessity of Dreaming Big

Mondays are always my favorite day of the week. With a clean slate, you get to decide how your week is going to pan out…

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International Women’s Day: My HERoes

International Women’s Day: My HERoes

From my friend Hoang-Kim launching her two tops with Nordstrom she designed to celebrate today to seeing women celebrate one another by sharing fellow boss…

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My #1 Tip For Becoming More Fearless

My #1 Tip For Becoming More Fearless

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We’ve all had our moments where we hesitate to do something we know is right for us. Whether it’s walking up to meet someone new,…

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What Does Power Really Look Like?

What Does Power Really Look Like?

When I think about who I’ve become, sometimes, it overwhelms me. The young, timid Huong would’ve never believed the more independent, bold Huong if she…

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Happy 2nd Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy 2nd Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

I’m literally laughing out loud as I’m typing this because for the second year in a row, I’ve missed my own blogiversary! Last year, I…

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How to Inspire Yourself to Go For Your Dreams and Stay Motivated

How to Inspire Yourself to Go For Your Dreams and Stay Motivated

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Yesterday, when I shared the meaning behind She Sweats Diamonds, I touched on what this space is all about, especially for people who have a…

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The Meaning Behind She Sweats Diamonds

The Meaning Behind She Sweats Diamonds

If you feel like you have trouble going for your goals and dreams (which a lot of you responded ‘yes’ to my poll on Instagram…

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Heart, Hustle and Hard Work

Heart, Hustle and Hard Work

This past weekend, my friends and I were discussing about people asking us if we have a word for the new year. Looking back, I…

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My Most Epic Failures as a Fashion Blogger

My Most Epic Failures as a Fashion Blogger

Why? I’d create a short The World of Fashion Blogging: What Not to Do guide to keep as a reference. I’m a firm believer in failing…

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Dreams, Destinations, and Expectations

Dreams, Destinations, and Expectations

As we enter into the last quarter of 2018, I felt a strong need to write this post. Today’s words come from a place of…

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How to Be A More Interesting Person

How to Be A More Interesting Person

If you’ve ever been scared to attend events because of #ButPeopleAreGoingToBeThere, I’m with you. Whether it’s meeting a celebrity you love, a friend inviting you…

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7 Keys to Staying Consistent With Your Goals

7 Keys to Staying Consistent With Your Goals

About a week or so ago, I was up late and happened to hop on Lewis Howes‘ Insta-Live he was doing. So many people were…

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Facet of Change: What’s Next for She Sweats Diamonds

Facet of Change: What’s Next for She Sweats Diamonds

Today, SSD is just like a diamond, a multi-faceted blog where I write about faith, fashion, wellness, beauty, personal growth and leadership. Since my health…

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Transformation Thursday: June 2018

Transformation Thursday: June 2018

And just like that, we’re back for our monthly Transformation Thursday series! Once again, this month’s post is more blogger-focused so if you’re a new or aspiring…

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You Can’t Tell Me Who I Can or Can’t Be

You Can’t Tell Me Who I Can or Can’t Be

To me, this is what my best “confidence” look looks like. My hair is somewhat smooth. I have makeup on (not an expert at contouring…

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How to Kill Your Dreams in Three Easy Steps

How to Kill Your Dreams in Three Easy Steps

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On this Monday, I’m just going to be blunt and give you three easy steps on how to kill your very own dreams. Let’s not…

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Blog

10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Blog

I say this because the delay of my consistent, heart-driven blogging came from my fear of success and caring too much about other people’s opinions….

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What Being a Fashion Blogger Has Taught Me

What Being a Fashion Blogger Has Taught Me

It’s no secret that blogging is my true love. I even love blogging about blogging, haha! Within these last 18 months, I’ve shared some blogging lessons,…

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Transformation Thursday: May 2018

Transformation Thursday: May 2018

And just like that, I’m a week late on the halfway mark of 2018’s Transformation Thursday series, haha! In my defense, my back office wasn’t letting me…

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Intentionally Evolving

Intentionally Evolving

A few weeks ago, I talked about being apologetically me. I’m not going to lie, I re-read my post over and over again. After the…

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Learning How to Dream Again

Learning How to Dream Again

Was all the work I put myself through for the last two years worth it? A single blue and white carnation nestled in a small…

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The Impact Of Our Choices

The Impact Of Our Choices

Nearly two years ago, one of my friends said something at dinner that I didn’t understand until yesterday. I can’t go into what happened, but…

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How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

I often get asked how I balance blogging with a full-time job and make it look so easy. I usually laugh because here’s the thing:…

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Transformation Thursday: April 2018

Transformation Thursday: April 2018

Transformation Thursday is back once again so let’s get started so I can share with you my finds for the month of April! Article – Skincare (2…

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Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Oh don’t mind me, I’m just two weeks late on this monthly Transformation Thursday post, but you’ll forgive me right? If I’m listening close enough, I think…

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Transformation Thursday: February 2018

Transformation Thursday: February 2018

Today is all about resources I’ve found within the last month to help you live a better life now and in the future! Let’s dive…

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Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Let me preface by saying that I did make an effort by curling my hair for these photos, haha! However, my shiny and wavy hair…

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10 Things You Need to Stop Wasting Time On

10 Things You Need to Stop Wasting Time On

Stop wasting time. There. I said it. But this post isn’t just directed at you. I’m preaching to myself too. When I was sick last…

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Transformation Thursday: January 2018

Transformation Thursday: January 2018

Happy February, loves!!! Ya’ll the first Transformation Thursday post of 2018 is here!!! Say whuttt?! Was it me or did January felt like it was crawling and went…

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What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

She Sweats Diamonds hit the one year mark last Friday! I’ve had so much fun in my corner of the internet that it all seems…

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Transformation Thursday: December 2017

Transformation Thursday: December 2017

I know what you’re thinking. What? Another Transformation Thursday already?! Yup. I know, right??? This year has flown by so fast that I don’t even know what…

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Book Review: Mask of Masculinity

Book Review: Mask of Masculinity

Gosh, where do I begin? To be honest, today’s blog post of this book review almost didn’t go live. Why? I have SO much to…

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Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

  Earlier this year, I talked about Instagram best practices. What I’m about to talk about in today’s post is quite possibly my biggest pet peeve…

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Transformation Thursday: November 2017

Transformation Thursday: November 2017

And we’re back with Transformation Thursday! This month has gone by quicker than I expected. In a sense, I’m ready for the holidays and in a…

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Diamond Spotlight: LIVELY

Diamond Spotlight: LIVELY

Happy Friday, loves!!! To pick up my Diamond Spotlight series (I know, I’m such a slacker), I wanted to share with you a brand I’ve been…

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Transformation Thursday: October 2017

Transformation Thursday: October 2017

And we’re back with the Transformation Thursday series! October has whizzed by faster than The Flash! The weather is finally starting to cool down here in Dallas so I’m…

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How to Deal With Feeling Inadequate

How to Deal With Feeling Inadequate

Lately, I’ve been feeling inadequate. Maybe it’s because I let what others (and by ‘others’, I mean superiors in the workplace) have said to me…

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How to Make Your Dreams Come True

How to Make Your Dreams Come True

Have you ever looked back and wondered what happened to your dreams? Like how you ended up in a cubicle (or like me, a windowless…

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Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned Watching I Love Lucy

Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned Watching I Love Lucy

With leadership on my mind lately, I couldn’t help, but see it everywhere. Yep, television included. It hit me about a year ago that the…

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Transformation Thursday: September 2017

Transformation Thursday: September 2017

Welcome back to my Transformation Thursday series, loves! October is almost here so I’m hoping Mother Nature starts cooperating here in Texas! I WANT cooler and cozy…

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How to Know If You’re a Terrible Leader

How to Know If You’re a Terrible Leader

As I was growing up, I never wanted wanted to be a leader. I was a follower. Always. Maybe it was because I was extremely…

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