You know what's stressful? Lack of communication with your partner. Overworking out. Always saying YES. You know what's NOT stressful? Communicating with your partner. Listening to your body and resting when needed. Learning to say NO. If it's anything I realized over the past couple of months is that it boils down to a mindset … Continue reading Stress: Part II.
It's been a while since I've done one of these posts. I figured, since I'm focusing on a "low buy July," I might as well share what I spend in a week being a bit more mindful of my spending. Let's jump right into it, shall we? Monday: $0As I mentioned in THIS post, I'm … Continue reading What I Spend In A Week.
My [right] knee got worse.The pain from my arthritis got so severe that on one of my work shifts recently, I knew there was no way I could finish the shift without taking medication. However the medication DOES cause drowsiness. If there was an emergency at work that included a weight falling on someone, I … Continue reading Slowing More.
As my 34th birthday approaches, I've had a lot on my mind; Looking over the past year and seeing how I've grown.If you would have told me last year that I would stop Crossfit, be diagnosed with arthritis, change my body with more Pilates classes and found a wonderful person to share my time with, … Continue reading Almost 34.
Lately, I've been watching many videos on being an slow and intentionally living. Helena Woods is a great person to follow is that is something up your ally. One of the beautiful things about social media is to find out that you are not alone. I remember when The Minimalists documentary came out and was … Continue reading Slow.
I've only been lifting once a week for almost two months. It's funny how with my injuries, my workout routine went from doing a bit of everything to now just focusing on bodyweight movements with Pilates [sculpt] and Yoga as I mentioned in THIS post. Here's what my current workout routine looks like: Mondays: Leg Day … Continue reading Stress.
Habits can be difficult. But if you are consistent and set your mind to it, you can accomplish ANYTHING. For today's post, I wanted to share FIVE habits that have helped me live a more simple lifestyle as a minimalist mom of three. I was inspired by Michelle Reed for this post, one of my … Continue reading FIVE Habits.
A few weeks ago, I opted to do the Minimalist Game. Again. You know the 30 day game where you get rid of one thing on day ONE, two things on day TWO and so forth. The total by the end is almost 500 items. I started and managed to get up to day four … Continue reading The Minimalist Game.
I'm not sure if it was the full moon from the 17th, the amazing sleep I get in the Getaway tiny house (almost 9 hours) or simply just being with in the woods; The next morning I felt a sense of calm. I'm a firm believer that the universe sends you what you need in … Continue reading Calm.
If you are apart of the "minimalist" community, you may have seen some of these "things I am no longer buying" videos and posts pop up before the New Year. Check out this one by Ashlynne, as she's one of my favorite minimalist YouTubers. I wanted to save my post until after to have a … Continue reading Six Things I’m No Longer Buying.