• 3 ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays

    The holidays are just around the corner. And for every Christmas carol playing on the radio, I hear someone complaining about crowds at the mall and stressing over finding the perfect gift. Don’t let this time of year wreak havoc on your serenity. Here are three ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays. Don’t aim for […]

  • On my nightstand: Stuffocation

    In a good book the best is between the lines. –Swedish Proverb Here’s what I’m currently reading— Is clearing clutter the path to happiness? Is too much stuff causing stress and getting in the way of your serenity? Would prioritizing experiences over stuff add more meaning to your life? As someone who halved her square […]

  • There’s this whole world out there

    There’s this whole world out there Full of risk and hope Possibility and probability Optimism and expectation Chance and chance encounters There’s this whole world out there Full of sights and sounds Charm and chaos Streets to walk down Experiences to be had There’s this whole world out there Waiting for you to look up from […]

  • On the one hand, I’m all for less is more

    Many women are trying to subtract things from their lives. …eat less …spend less …get rid of clutter …be less stressed Less is more There’s a movement underway to get back to the basics. To move away from possession-cluttered, debt-overloaded, work-burdened, and time-starved lives. To make lifestyle choices that minimize the “more is better” mindset—and […]