We had the good fortune of connecting with Meagan Whitfield and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Meagan, what matters most to you?
The older I become the more I understand the principle of staying true to who I am. My mom always tell me, “Just do Meagan.” Whenever she tells me this, I have to reflect on what that means to me. Sometimes, I get so caught up in social media and compare myself to the “lavish” lifestyles portrayed by others. However, I’ve realized that my life is not meant to be like others. The only person I’m meant to be is simply Meagan. This principle has encouraged me to align every decision, thought, or idea with who I am. If it doesn’t feel, sound, or look like Meagan, then I simply don’t let it enter my space. I have found peace in knowing I am simply enough.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I am a new blogger and content creator based in Atlanta, Georgia. When I was in college, I would share my thrifted looks and people started asking me questions about thrifting. One day, I decided to start a blog and transform my Instagram page as a creative space to share my love for thrifting and give my best thrifting tips to others. I am most proud of the simple fact that I put myself out there. I am an introvert, so starting a blog and posting consistently on Instagram is out of my comfort zone. However, I believed in my brand and what I have to offer. I am proud of the hard work and growth I have seen with my brand. I’m so thankful for the positive responses I’ve received too. My journey to where I am today has been far from easy. I’ve struggled with believing in myself for years. To overcome this challenge, I simply made a choice to love myself each day through the good, bad, and ugly. I also made the choice to show up for myself and my brand. If you don’t show up for yourself, then who will? I want the world to know that Napturally Meg is a thrift and lifestyle brand that was created to inspire Millennial women to find their personal style through thrifting. Thrifting has shaped my personal style over the years and I want Millennial women to share the same experience.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Atlanta is home to amazing restaurants and museums! The first stop would be a restaurant called Cirque Daiquiri Bar & Grill. Not only are the food and drinks delicious, but the experience makes you want to come back again and again. My best friend and I enjoy the arts, so I would take her to the High Museum of Art, the Civil Rights Museum, and the Trap Music Museum. These three museums give the perfect glance of Atlanta history and life. We would also go to the Georgia Aquarium (one of my favorite places to go in Atlanta). Then, what’s a girls’ trip without shopping?! I’ll take my best friend to the famous Lenox Mall and Atlantic Station for a little retail therapy. Throughout the week, we’ll do small, fun activities like bike ride through Piedmont Park, go to a sip and paint, and get manicures and pedicures. Of course, we’ll visit more restaurants too, such as Restaurant Ten and Bar Vegan. I’m still very new to Atlanta (and still have a lot more to explore), but these are some of the restaurants and museums I love to visit. Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I honestly have so many people to shoutout, but I’ll take this time to shoutout my best friends since high school. Whenever I get discouraged about my content, they always send an encouraging message to keep going and keep creating. I cannot stress the importance of having a solid support system. A solid support system will remind you that your talents are worth sharing to the world (even when you feel your talents are not).
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