Truth be told–my bucket list scares me. And that's exactly why I made it. One day I was sitting with my mind racing. Obsessing about my age, career, big life decisions, unmet goals, desires...you get the picture. The stuff we all worry about, but for someone with OCD: I obsess over the worry . . .
Feeling appreciated is a unique, yet fleeting emotion. It is easy to give and receive, but knowing how to show appreciation in the right way is tough. But it can improve your mood, strengthen relationships and build trust. We've all felt under-appreciated at some point in our life. A lot of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
The ability to let things go and focus on the good instead of the bad: positive vibes. It can be easy to get swept up into the everyday stresses or from the inevitable curve balls of life. We're all capable of training our brains to believe what we want. The power of thought is incredible. I . . .
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? . . .