Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of

I’ve seen so many articles, videos, and blog posts out there where a minimalist will mention pretty specific examples of items he or she believes everyone should get rid of. These range from stuffed animals to old magazines to anything you have more than one of. And while I understand the idea behind this type… Continue reading What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of

Lifestyle & Mindset, Money & Shopping

5 Inexpensive Hobbies to Try

I recently made the decision to spend less time watching TV shows and movies and more time picking up other hobbies instead. It didn’t really matter what, as long as it was something that would get me away from a screen. I already spend so much time looking at my computer and phone screens for… Continue reading 5 Inexpensive Hobbies to Try

Lifestyle & Mindset

6 Tips for Practicing Self-Care

Life can get pretty stressful at times, which is why it’s important to practice regular self-care. As someone who’s dealt with a lot of anxiety in the past, I’ve had to learn a lot about self-care and what does or doesn’t work for me. So here are some self-care tips that I hope you’ll incorporate… Continue reading 6 Tips for Practicing Self-Care

Lifestyle & Mindset

How a Routine Has Helped My Mental Health

I’ve dealt a lot with depression and anxiety in the past. I’ve had quite a few ups and downs, and what I’ve realized is that I always feel more in control and more settled when I have some sort of routine in place. When I talk about a routine I don’t mean that I do… Continue reading How a Routine Has Helped My Mental Health

Lifestyle & Mindset, Organization

Morning Routine Tips

I’m not much of a morning person and usually have a hard time getting out of bed. Working from home doesn’t make it any easier because I don’t have to be anywhere right away. But the truth is that the earlier I wake up the more productive I am throughout the day. This is why… Continue reading Morning Routine Tips

Lifestyle & Mindset

When Are You Minimalist Enough?

When I first started decluttering, I hadn’t really learned much about what it meant to be a minimalist. All I knew was that I was tired of owning clothes that didn’t fit right or that I never wore. I started slowly working my way through my wardrobe and getting rid of pieces were uncomfortable, didn’t… Continue reading When Are You Minimalist Enough?

Lifestyle & Mindset

On Post-College Life, Self-Care, and Helping Others

At the beginning of 2016, I had no idea what the next 12 months would be like. I guess we never really know exactly how a year will turn out, but this time it was my first year not being a student. At least, my first time since pre-K of not formally being a student.… Continue reading On Post-College Life, Self-Care, and Helping Others

Lifestyle & Mindset

How Minimalism Has Helped My Mental Health

A few months ago I decided to take the journey toward minimalism. I had already started decluttering, but it wasn’t until I looked into it a little more that I realized I really wanted to strive toward a minimalist, intentional lifestyle. If you’re unsure about what minimalism is, I’ve liked this particular definition best: “Minimalism… Continue reading How Minimalism Has Helped My Mental Health

Lifestyle & Mindset

Small Ways to Fight Anxiety

If you’re someone who struggles with anxiety, you know it can be difficult to make it through the day sometimes.   Carry a coloring book in your purse or backpack. I almost always have a small one on me, and it’s really helpful. It feels a little weird at first to just pull out a… Continue reading Small Ways to Fight Anxiety

Lifestyle & Mindset

Think Good Thoughts: Road Trips, Smoothies, Friends, Etc.

This month has been a productive one and a fairly busy one. I’ve been learning a lot and doing all sorts of fun things. Here are some of favorite things I either learning, experienced, or started doing. Road trips are always the best… And this month I got to take a short trip for the… Continue reading Think Good Thoughts: Road Trips, Smoothies, Friends, Etc.

Lifestyle & Mindset

Why I Love Writing Letters

Every so often, I dedicate a couple hours to writing letters to some of my friends. If you’re feeling down or disconnected from friends or family, I would highly recommend writing them letters. Most of my friends live pretty far away now, and I miss having them around. Writing letters to them is a fun… Continue reading Why I Love Writing Letters

Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

Decluttering on Social Media

Throughout this new journey toward a minimalistic lifestyle, I’ve found myself reevaluating my online life. Like most people, I have several social media accounts and spend plenty of time on the internet, both on my phone and on my laptop. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to figure out how I can cut… Continue reading Decluttering on Social Media

Lifestyle & Mindset

Some Ways I Deal with My Anxiety

I’ve been dealing with some level of anxiety for a while now. It comes and goes. Some days it’s so bad that just getting out of bed is a battle. Other days, I don’t even think about it or I wonder why I ever feel anxious. I think my anxiety sort of developed from the… Continue reading Some Ways I Deal with My Anxiety