An Art of Gratitude

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Wool Cape: Funmi Alabi | Dress: Zara | Shoes: Missguided |Necklace: Gift

Basic T-shirt, Rings, Brooch & Purse: H&M

Hi all, hope you’re well as having a great bank holiday weekend! Mine has been awesome. You should follow me on snapchat (@fumzfumz) to see what I get up to.

As of late, I’ve had the idea of gratitude lingering on my mind. In this day and age where it’s easy to glorify every feeling of discontent, thanks to social media, I feel it really has taken away from the art of living – intentionally.

Bad weather, time schedules, the mundane things of life so easily distract us and take away attention from the many blessings that we are daily beneficiaries of. Being grateful provides a different perspective to life. Whist things might not be going as hoped for, a heart of gratitude keeps one hopeful and grounded in a more positive light. Also, knowing that God’s plan for us are of good and not evil encourages one to rest in His saving grace, acknowledging that His timing is best.

I’d like to encourage you to maintain a lifestyle of gratitude. It’ll make a ton of difference – not just going through the motions of life, but living it intentionally, and steadfastly through storms and challenges.

Onto today’s look, the 90s are back in town! Lol. If you’ve been with me from the start, you might remember this dress on a birthday post. Haven’t worn it since that birthday actually. Thought of ways to rejuvenate it, and here’s what I came up with. Hope you like it.

Enjoy the rest of the bank holiday, and have a great week all!

Be right back,
Funmi xx

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Pictures by Jon Osibo

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  1. Gosh I love your outfit, it’s a great throwback to the 90s! T-shirts underneath dresses is up my alley! Haha! I love you coat too!

    It’s so, so true that you should find gratitude in everyday life. We are blessed with what we have now, and for that, I am lucky <3

    xx Bash | http://heybash.com

    1. Thank you darling, I’m so loving the 90s trend also. T-shirt underneath dresses are super comfy; love it!

      We really all are blessed to have all that we do; and for that, we need to remain thankful.

      Have an awesome weekend girly xx

    1. That’s absolutely a great idea. I’ll try to incorporate that also; I’m certain there’ll be lots to be thankful for.

      Hope you have a great weekend xx

    1. Thank you hunny. I’m glad you’re with me on this post. I’ve noticed a difference in my general outlook of everyday life since making this decision.

      Hope you have a lovely weekend xx

    1. Ah, I’m glad someone agrees. It really has changed my outlook on things. Even when they aren’t going too well.

      Hope you have a lovely weekend xx

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