Morning Routine (the Struggle is Real)

I’ve read so many posts and articles about the importance of a morning routine. It sets the tone for the day! A morning routine is energizing! You can’t be successful without a morning routine!

(They all seemed to say.)

I was sure these statements were true to some degree. I’ve had what can only be described as a non-routine for quite some time. It goes a little something like this: Continue reading “Morning Routine (the Struggle is Real)”

Simple Meals: The Bowl

We got back from Mexico City (which was amaaaaazing) a few days ago, and I’ve been feeling a little run down since. While I love exploring new places, traveling definitely takes a lot out of me. I’ve been tired and just meh this week. A little anxious, too – last night I dreamed that spiders had set up a small colony in our house. My head is in a weird place.

When I feel this way, first I try to remember that everything is temporary and it will eventually pass. Second, I try to be gentle and extra caring with myself. The last thing I want to do is plan meals or look at recipes, but I know I need to eat nourishing food. I also need something simple. So lately, I’ve been all about the Bowls. Continue reading “Simple Meals: The Bowl”

Soulful Simplicity

I recently finished reading Courtney Carver’s new book, Soulful Simplicity. Her blog, Be More with Less, has been a huge inspiration to me over the past few years, and her work has helped me simplify my own life in a lot of ways.

To be honest, I wasn’t planning to read her book. I figured it wouldn’t be all that different from her blog. But I found myself searching for it at the library anyway, and I checked it out. “Couldn’t hurt,” I thought. Continue reading “Soulful Simplicity”