This journey isn’t so much about eliminating the number of shoes or books we own, the square footage of our house or giving away every non-essential item we own. Simplicity, for me, has become the removal of the unnecessary things that tend to distract me from discovering and enjoying what […]
I don’t know exactly when I fully realized that what I really enjoy is a small, slow, simple life! It’s here where I recognize that truly special days can be a rainy afternoon and a good book, or a lingering lunch with a friend or loved one where we reminisce […]
Resisting the Hindrance of Resistance…Growth requires becoming an expert at navigating inevitable life change by learning to accept what you cannot change and to eliminate excuses for not changing the things you can. Reflecting on where you and how you are impacted by things outside of your control is an excellent exercise for some super new habits!
Contentment is the fundamental pursuit in each area of life. We want to get the house painted or our certification completed or the kids grown or something that we are convinced will enable us to finally be content. However, it is really a condition of our inner person. Sort of […]
Wow! Don’t you just love those times in your life when it feels like you hit one out of the park? Things just seem to fall into place like a well-greased gear and it is euphoria with sugar on the top! I have longed to lose some weight in my […]
Often, when we eat at really nice restaurants we get an excellent quality of food as well as a smaller portion. We often feel very satisfied because it is adequate in portion and calories. Cultivating simple joys in life was the major motivation for intentionally downsizing my schedule commitments and […]