Last night, I had the urge to open a bag of potato chips and eat until it’s empty. I like those hand-cooked thick chips from Kettle or Tyrrells. I almost grabbed a bag, but I decided to grab a small cup of Greek yogurt instead. It was the smarter choice. A week prior, I went… Continue reading The Smarter Choice
Zero-waste living is more than just tossing something into the recycling bin with all the best intentions and crossing our fingers that the item will get recycled into something useful. It is about making a commitment to reduce waste in all aspects of our lives. But we also like to think of zero-waste living as a… Continue reading 5 Tips for Zero-Waste Living this Earth Day
Everyone wants to get regular exercise. If we’re not, often there are only little things standing in the way—finding some time (it may not take as much as you think), not knowing what to do, and not having a gym membership, to name a few. Each one of these can steal some of our motivation… Continue reading 4 Benefits of Having a Workout Plan
How to set up a budget and why you need to do so? You need a budget if you want to know how much you are earning and spending and where you money is going to. Setting up a budget helps you make wiser choices, reduce unnecessary expenses, and also save money. Do you know… Continue reading How to Establish a Budget – 8 Tips
In a world full of distractions and fears of missing out, it’s very hard to be consistent. And when you’ve got the feeling that you are, you can’t even keep that consistency claiming that you’ve lost motivation! In this article, I talk about how to stay consistent without even being motivated. Why Motivation not Necessary? Lacking motivation… Continue reading How to Stay Consistent Without the Need for Motivation
I just finished reading Erin Loechner’s new book, Chasing Slow, and it was one of the best decisions I have made this year—without question. I felt affirmed and encouraged by her words in practically every chapter. Let me confess that I don’t love to read, and I can literally count the number of books I’ve read… Continue reading Chasing Slow: a Journey Worth Pursuing
At the end of the day what we really want is to be understood. Because the way we think and feel cannot be understood by others we feel completely isolated. We feel stuck and helpless. We feel as though we have nowhere to turn. We are left to cope on our own and figure things… Continue reading Reasons To Stay Alive
What Is Happiness? Happiness is an emotional state characterized by feelings of joy, satisfaction, contentment, and fulfillment. While happiness has many different definitions, it is often described as involving positive emotions and life satisfaction. When most people talk about happiness, they might be talking about how they feel in the present moment, or they might… Continue reading What Is Happiness?
You hear lots of advice from many sources about what it takes to live well and keep your body in good working order. Sorting out what that means for you could seem like an overwhelming task. Let’s break it down into a few simple, easy-to-remember ways for adults to stay on a healthy path.
How much clothing is on my packing list You really don’t need too much clothing Clothing usually takes up roughly half of my bag, maybe slightly more. I strongly believe that you only need a week’s worth of clothing no matter how long the trip is. If you’re packing for a weekend trip, you’ll need… Continue reading What to Pack for a Trip: Travel Packing Checklist for Carry-On Only