She's the girl who has notoriously been known as a perfectionist and a work-a-holic. Beyonce pens her very first cover story, " Eat, Play, Love", in the July issue of Essence Magazine. After a much needed nine month break Mrs. Carter found new inspiration in life's simple pleasures. Check out this little snippet from the article.
"I had talked about taking a vacation before, but always ended up in the studio after two weeks, so no one believed me. This time, though, I was serious. I was going to give myself a year to do the things I never get to do. Simple things like play with my nephew, pick him up from school, visit museums, go to concerts, see some Broadway shows, learn to cook a meal and spend time with my husband... Yes, I needed some relaxation, but I wanted inspiration too, from regular everyday things. They did not have to be over-the-top productions. I was looking for tiny moments that would speak to my heart and make me smile..." --Beyonce, ESSENCE