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”

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”

Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule

Are you constantly telling people you’re busy? Are you often late to events or have to leave early to get to your next commitment? Do you find that you let those who care about you down by not being available? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions, you may want to consider declutteringContinue reading “Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule”

5 Benefits of Mandala Dot Painting

When my normal techniques for quieting my mind failed to work on the repetitive sad memories that kept replaying, I decided to try something new. I stumbled upon Mandala Dot Painting by accident but I was intrigued as soon as I saw the beautiful, symmetrical art.  I would not say I am an artistic orContinue reading “5 Benefits of Mandala Dot Painting”