It all started one day after a yoga class. I felt relaxed, calm, stretched, and overall pretty darn awesome. My legs and hips were relaxed and I wasn’t in any pain from too much running and not enough stretching. I said to myself that I wanted to have that feeling every day. Not the once … Continue reading How I Started a Daily Yoga Practice
I’m terrible at making good decisions. First thing in the morning brain power, while well rested, does not work well. I’m awful at making good decisions first thing in the morning. If left to my own devices, I would more than likely go back to sleep or sit on the couch reading a book rather … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Have a Morning Routine
Show of hands. Who does their taxes as soon as you have all of the information? I do! Thank goodness I did our taxes the first weekend in February. I found out that I personally owed $2,462 because my current employer wasn’t withholding the proper amount of taxes in my weekly paycheck. Uggg. I’m not … Continue reading Exercise for a Minimalist
Sugar. That single little word may cause more contention amongst humans that many other words used today. Does eating sugar actually hurt you? Could you live your life without sugar? Is it necessary for survival? Does it actually cause you to get fat or does fat make you fat? Is sugar the new heroin? Could … Continue reading April 2021 Experiment Inspired by Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub
Before I started my first no spend year in 2019, I swore that borrowing books from my local library wouldn’t work for me. I had this weird narrative in my mind that the library book had to stay home, couldn’t be read during breakfast, I could only check out old, dusty and dated books, and … Continue reading I Have a Book Problem But My Librarian Disagrees with Me
Recently I have been coming home from work, getting the little tasks done around the house, and feeling this overwhelming sense of calm around me. All of those little tasks haven’t felt like a mountain to climb over. I don’t feel that I’m spread too thin. I’m sleeping amazingly well. My body is feeling great. … Continue reading Why Do I Feel So Calm?
What makes someone rich, Boomer? It’s a question that has been on my mind. Here in the United States a stimulus package was just passed. The government says you are rich if you make $80,000 as a single person or $160,000 as a married couple. If your income is above that amount, you receive $0 … Continue reading Boomer, What Makes Someone Rich?
Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier & Healthier for Less 5 star book Who this book is perfect for: New homeowner, recent college graduate, or someone starting off their debt busting journey. If you have been on your debt busting journey for a couple years, this book might not offer any new suggestions for you. … Continue reading Book Review: Suddenly Frugal by Leah Ingram
A couple months ago, I woke up early to get to the grocery store when it opened. I love to walk around my local Wegman’s and smell the bread baking with only a couple of other customers when I do go shopping in person. It’s my most favorite time of the day to grocery shop. … Continue reading Meal Planning: Review of The Vertical Diet
Early Monday morning I posted my final post about being off Instagram as an experiment for March 2021. And then my day went on. Sure I had some weird urges to check Instagram but I stopped myself. I wouldn’t negotiate with myself. There was no middle ground. I was off Instagram for the month. My … Continue reading Day 1 Without Instagram: What Happened?