In no particular order, here are the books that have changed my life that I treasure and smile each time I see them. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo started my minimalism and clutter free life during the summer of 2018. Marie started my journey to minimalism. Better Than Before by … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Books that Spark Joy
Been thinking a lot about stress lately, its impact on my body, and how often I say no in an effort to take care of myself. Sometimes no just rolls off my tongue like "oh fudge" rolled off Ralphie's tongue in The Christmas Story. It shocks me at times too! I grew up in a … Continue reading Minimalism Got me Here: Did I Really Just Say No?
A bit late in publishing this post but it happens. The best podcast of the week goes to Happier with Gretchen Rubin and Liz Craft! Podcast 223: Why You Should Step Off a Cliff, an Interview with Writer Ross Gay, and a Tribute to Someone Dear to My Family Try This at Home: Step off … Continue reading Best Podcast of the Week (5/27/2019)
Lighthearted but thought provoking as Gretchen tackles clutter in her own way. While she quotes Marie Kondo, I appreciate that Gretchen has a different method. Being a regular listener to the Happier podcast, I noticed several happiness hacks in the book (power hour, one minute rule). With that said, I attribute my change in happiness … Continue reading Book Review: Outer Order, Inner Calm by Gretchen Rubin