The Confusion and Chaos behind Minimalism

Betcha that title caught your attention? Confusion? Chaos?…..Minimalism? Not words we would normally associate with one another, right? In today’s fast paced, consumer driven, mass produced environment the word Minimalism seems to mean something different for everyone. It would appear (in contrast to the very basis of the Minimalism movement- according to The Minimalists )…

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You are enough (without all the extra)

Let me repeat that- YOU are enough, just as you are. Now, let that sink in for a minute. You don’t need that lipstick to make you feel better. You don’t need to say Yes to whatever is asked of you. You don’t owe anyone anything. Most importantly of all just be you, do not…

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The power of a nap (aka The soft-reset)

It’s no secret, I love me a nap. I’ve always been that way and I am sure I always will be. There is nothing better than tucking under a blanket and having nap on a cold afternoon while the snow falls outside. Or a nap after a really intense Mountain bike ride (fresh air mixed…

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The consequences of setting intentions

Starting this blog is definitely something that scared me (and to be honest, it still does). I’ve never been one to share thoughts and feelings, let alone with complete strangers, yeah I’m talking about you, dear reader. So WHY did I start now? You could say that it was an experiment of sorts. A few…

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What’s hidden in your closet?

I don’t know about you, but my closet was a spot to put everything I didn’t have a home for or it was a place to store things I was not sure if I still wanted/needed anymore. My closet was a virtual “Island of misfit toys“. My closet Even though the closet was organized- everything…

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Forest bathing (and just what the heck is it).

Just what the heck is Forest Bathing you ask? It is not what it sounds like…you are not running naked through the trees, free as a bird. You COULD do that but I don’t recommend it for like, a lot of reasons. Pine needles stuck in your feet for example. Tree sap sticking to your…

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