how i’m choosing to simplify (quarantine or not)

There are a million ways to strip things down, cut them in half, pare them in pieces, and minimalize. Whatever words you choose to Google to find the magic antidote that will work for you will likely bring up one of a hundred different methods. From Konmari to The Minimalists, from the 10×10 Challenge to…

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go viral on yourself

There’s been a lot of talk at home over the last two weeks about “going viral.” Like, how does it happen? How do you maintain it? And most importantly, how do you guarantee that it happens again? I wouldn’t be surprised if a few of you out there have recently seen a video of a…

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have yourself a mindful little christmas

As our Christmas morning festivities drew to a close sometime around 3:30 PM on December 25th, I felt that familiar sensation of post-yuletide sadness beginning to set in. Many of our extended family celebrations just aren’t what they used to be (or cease to exist), the holiday gifting/decorating inspirations that gave me hope a week…

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nashville –> cali

Most of this won’t make sense unless we go back to the beginning. So, let’s start at Square One. Last week, I joined friends and family in Los Angeles, California for a 3-day Disney fan convention and a 2-day Disneyland spree. I was well-prepared for the trip: I’d made a “Secret Disney” playlist on Spotify…

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