Category: Simplify & Self-Care

Staying Grounded

Grounded: the feeling when everything is in balance and in place. You feel calm and sure. Many things can bump us off our rhythm, and it can be hard to get back in the groove […]


Prep for Spring

Guys, I am so excited, because this week, March happens! I don’t know about you, but I have been embracing these warmer temperatures in Nashville. I am fully ready to say goodbye to February and […]


5 Ways to Get Out of Your Winter Funk

Around this time of year, I usually get into a funk. I am tired of the short days and the cold. I crave spring, and the longing for it gets stronger every day. If you […]


5 Ways to Make Life a Little Sweeter This January

Most years, I do not enjoy wintertime. I am usually partial to warm weather, sunshine, and beaches. However, this year I have been enjoying winter way more than usual! Maybe it is just getting older, […]


4 things I’m not shopping for (and the 1 that I am) in 2018

After reading Ann Patchett’s “My Year of No Shopping” in the New York Times, I started thinking about the reality of not shopping for an entire year. Would I want to do that? Could I? […]


8 Ways to Alter Your Life in 2018

Pictured Above: Parnassus Books For the most part, New Year’s Resolutions can be unrealistic. They are often lofty goals such as “eat healthier” or “work out every day” without a plan and can easily lead […]


Dealing with Post-Christmas Letdown

You know the feeling. Christmas is much-anticipated and -prepared for. Quite a bit of work is done and numerous festivities are had leading up to the big day. Then, Christmas Day often feels still and […]


3 Easy Ways to Share a Slow Moment

Omni Hotel, Nashville Christmas is almost here, and amidst all the hustle and bustle, I would encourage you to slow down and soak in time spent with loved ones. I am highlighting 3 easy ways […]


For the Joy Guest Post

I’m so excited to have written a guest post on For the Joy! If you’re a teacher, mama, or full-time employee with a side hustle, you’ll love her blog. I wrote about balancing teaching with […]


5 Ways to Declutter Before the Holidays

The holidays are upon us: Thanksgiving is little more than a week away, and Christmas will come flying soon after. This weekend is the perfect time to declutter, clean, and rejuvenate your home before it […]