Book Review: The Art Of Making Memories

While searching the shelves at the library, I came across The Art of Making Memories by Meik Wiking and was immediately intrigued. I don’t attach memories to objects so recalling happy moments from my past occur through sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and touch. The book incorporated various studies and experiences to show that memories areContinue reading “Book Review: The Art Of Making Memories”

September Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* My Happiness Highlights: Spending time with my nieces toContinue reading “September Happiness Highlights”

Mystery Blogger Award

A few weeks ago Heidi nominated me for the Mystery Bloggy Award. Thank you, Heidi! Check out Heidi’s blog here. The mystery blogger award was created by Okoto Enigma as a way to help people discover new blogs. I love this idea because the best blogs I have discovered were all found through the suggestionContinue reading “Mystery Blogger Award”

My Don’t Want List

Earlier this month I read a great post by Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist. It was called, Expand Your Don’t Want List. The article stresses the importance of being happy with what you have. Right away I started to think about what I would put on my don’t want list. I took a few minutesContinue reading “My Don’t Want List”

20 Ways To Live More Simply

It may be time to simplify your lifestyle if you feel like your house is always a mess, you feel worn out and overcommitted, or if you feel like you constantly need upgrades for the things you own. A more simplified lifestyle allows you to live in the present, find joy in the simple things,Continue reading “20 Ways To Live More Simply”

End Of Summer Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* Summer is coming to an end and the schoolContinue reading “End Of Summer Happiness Highlights”

8 Month Review Of Practicing Daily Yoga

One of my new year’s resolutions was to add yoga to my daily routine. The decision for this was made to help me gain control over my thoughts. I could never have imagined how quickly I would see results. In addition, I was surprised by all of the extra benefits I hadn’t considered. I’m thankfulContinue reading “8 Month Review Of Practicing Daily Yoga”

Minimize Back-To-School Shopping And Trade Wasting Money For Family Fun

School is starting up again soon, so that means you have probably been seeing back-to-school sales going on the last few weeks. All the new school supplies and new clothes look appealing and the deals may seem irresistible, but before you go out for your back-to-school shopping, check out the tips below so you don’tContinue reading “Minimize Back-To-School Shopping And Trade Wasting Money For Family Fun”