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My successful morning routine for a mindful + productive day

How much do you hate peppy people in the morning? The ones who have no business being so happy so early and especially the ones who have no business being so cheerful before your first (or third) cup of coffee. Those people are the worst…they also so happen to be many of the most happy … Read moreMy successful morning routine for a mindful + productive day

Candied Citrus Peels: A Zero Waste Kitchen Recipe

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Americans waste about 30-40% of their food every year. That’s just ridiculous. Not only is that super bad for the environment, think about all the money wasted that is! Candied citrus peels are a great zero waste cooking recipe. You get to use every part of the citrus without having to put anything in the … Read moreCandied Citrus Peels: A Zero Waste Kitchen Recipe

10+ Realistic ways to Mindfully start living your dream life

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We often think that our dream life we want is so hard to attain. We think that we’ll have to make drastic changes to get the ball started. Or even worse, we think that we’ll be happy when… Happier when you have more money, more time, a better job, etc. You know the shtick. But … Read more10+ Realistic ways to Mindfully start living your dream life

Why Being Mindful of Your Appearance is a Good Thing

Often times we hear that we all care too much about our appearance or we shouldn’t care so much of how we look. I’m here to tell you that I disagree with that sentiment and in fact, I don’t think we are being mindful enough about our appearance. *GASP!* I know, right? Here’s the thing, … Read moreWhy Being Mindful of Your Appearance is a Good Thing

5 Mindful Financial Wellness Habits

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Being aware of your money; where it goes, how much you have, and how much it’s growing is an important skill to know. Mindfulness extends to all areas of our lives including our financial well being. Being mindful with your money is so important to keep yourself out of debt, maintaining a financial safety net, … Read more5 Mindful Financial Wellness Habits

Mindful Living + Minimalism: 7+ Similarities

Mindful living can come in many forms. Mindful breathing, awareness of emotions, being mindful with words, being mindful with how you spend your time, the list goes on and on. But I didn’t even know what mindfulness was when I realized that my life was crap and I had all the power to change that. … Read moreMindful Living + Minimalism: 7+ Similarities

The Meaning of Wabi-Sabi + why you’ll love it

Besides being a fun word to say, wabi-sabi is a beautiful Japanese philosophy that can encompass almost every aspect of life. It is very similar to minimalism but has additional aspects that can help people overcome perfectionism, doubt, and fear. The meaning of Wabi-Sabi is simple, and like with most simple things, transforms your life … Read moreThe Meaning of Wabi-Sabi + why you’ll love it

The benefits of Alone Time + 50+ Self Date Ideas

Why you should do more things on your own Self dates are becoming a thing more and more and it’s so wonderful to see! Carving out some time to spend alone is an important part of growth and personal discovery. It can make you feel calmer, more mindful, and more confident. For many of us, … Read moreThe benefits of Alone Time + 50+ Self Date Ideas

6+ Reasons you should be packing light + how to do it

Why should you be packing light? As I am writing this, I am preparing for my 6am flight tomorrow for Victoria, BC, Canada. My friend came over today to get some instructions for taking care of the zoo while we’re gone for the week and she asked me “is that all you’re bringing?” I kind … Read more6+ Reasons you should be packing light + how to do it