What Is Hygge?

If you aren’t familiar with the Danish word, Hygge (hoo-ga or hue-gah depending who you ask) describes a comforting and cozy atmosphere. Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, wrote a whole book describing hygge which is called The Little Book Of Hygge Danish Secrets To Happy Living. Many people have become interested inContinue reading “What Is Hygge?”

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”

July 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.* July has been a fun and relaxing month forContinue reading “July Happiness Highlights”

What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?

I would love to be able to provide a list of rules to follow to help others become Happily Decluttered but it doesn’t work that way because every one of us is unique. What I can provide is some insight on how I became Happily Decluttered. Hopefully, this will help spark an idea for youContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?”

Life Lessons I Learned From Camping

I love camping! Growing up, both of my parents were teachers so we spent most of the summer months traveling as a family in our camper. All of my best memories from growing up took place on a camping trip.  I didn’t realize it at the time but all of those camping trips provided aContinue reading “Life Lessons I Learned From Camping”

30 Reasons to Declutter

If you have already begun decluttering, you most likely have experienced some beneficial side effects that you weren’t expecting.  The following list includes the benefits that I experienced after decluttering my home. Some I noticed immediately, and some happened over time. Although some may not seem directly related to decluttering, they all stem from owningContinue reading “30 Reasons to Declutter”

3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life

Do you find yourself rushing around throughout your day and feeling overwhelmed or anxious? You may want to consider simplifying your life.  By living a more simplified life, your days will feel calmer and you will be able to live more in the present. The moments of your day will flow more fluidly and youContinue reading “3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life”