Today I'm handing the blog over to my good friend Cristina. She is new mama to a totally handsome little man named Bowie and takes an ultra cool, modern approach to motherhood over at Love Child. For new moms, balancing the needs of friends and babies can be difficult and disappointing. The same . . .
Feeling appreciated is a unique emotion that can be greatly influenced by a number of external factors and is unfortunately a rather fleeting emotion. It is easy to give and receive, but often overshadowed. Yet, if you can shift your mindset to put this at the forefront of your thoughts and begin . . .
When I first met Kelly, I couldn't help but feel instantly energized. It was a business meeting, but I all I kept thinking was dang... I just want to hang out with this chick, she's awesome! Her energy and kindness is totally contagious. Kelly Krause is the conference programming manager at SXSW, an . . .
When I connected with Feel Beauty (or just FEEL) on Instagram I was of course a bit skeptical. A lot of brands will reach out to me offering to send me product in exchange for a post or gram. 80% of the time I turn them down. Sure, free stuff is great, but the minimalist in me just can’t justify it . . .
This topic is pretty timely for me as lately I haven't felt quite as confident with being confident as I should be. Does that make sense? Being ok with confidence is an idea that I tend to struggle with from time to time. There is absolutely no reason why I shouldn't feel completely confident with . . .
Ever have those mornings where you just feel able to spring out of bed and hit the ground running? *cue eye rolls... Ok, so sometimes the best mornings aren't the easiest to come by, but I'm going to share 5 simple tips to having your best mornings on a regular basis. The start of the day is the . . .
Since downsizing and moving into my tiny space close to a year ago, it's been surprising to notice the unexpected benefits of minimalism having an impact in my daily life. While a lot of my motivation for downsizing was to reduce my physical belongings to make everyday life less chaotic and . . .
Have you ever met those people that just seem to ooze positive vibes - Their energy, outlook on life. . . their ability to let things go and focus on the good instead of the bad? You know who I'm talking about, we all have them in our lives. They're not immune to the stresses of everyday or from the . . .
Last week I got incredibly sick. My WebMD diagnosis is that I had walking pneumonia. On top of feeling like death, the week was... of course, packed full of meetings, photoshoots and obligations that I simply couldn't bail on. I just didn't have 'time' to be sick. It was chaotic, busy and . . .
There will always be things that happen to us that are completely out of our control. So just forget about it. Don't let the things you can't control affect the things you can. Easier said than done right? Trust me, I feel ya. Letting go of control is HARD. But you know what is harder? . . .