The Dos & Don’ts of Online Clothing Shopping: How to Avoid Returns & Scams

In the time of COVID, lots more people are shopping online for their needs rather than going to a store, and even if you do shop in person, there are limits to the availability of fitting rooms and returns might be impossible. If you're staying inside but still find yourself in need of new clothes, … Continue reading The Dos & Don’ts of Online Clothing Shopping: How to Avoid Returns & Scams

5 Tips To Overcome Loneliness While Social Distancing

As COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of millions around the world, Americans are being urged to stay home and practice social distancing to help slow the spread. That means that numerous non-essential businesses have closed, non-essential events canceled, and people are limiting their interactions with one another. While all of this is for the … Continue reading 5 Tips To Overcome Loneliness While Social Distancing

How to Keep Your Body and Mind in Check When at Home

Keeping up with your mental and physical state is extremely important, especially during times of uncertainty like these. Luckily, there are at-home tools to help you do just that. From a pain tracker that records your hourly symptoms, to a mindfulness tracker that marks your head-to-toe sensations, there are plenty of options available no matter … Continue reading How to Keep Your Body and Mind in Check When at Home

Understanding and Living with a Loved One Who Has Mental Illness

Mental Health is a Critical Issue Nearly half (46.4%) of the American population will experience a mental illness throughout their lifetime. And only 41% of those people are receiving care for their mental health needs. I've written before about the need for access to affordable therapy, and the sobering statistics on mental health in the … Continue reading Understanding and Living with a Loved One Who Has Mental Illness

Embracing Hygge at Home to Live a Mindful Life

  As the weather continues to get colder and less pleasant, we look toward our homes as a haven. Here we can barricade ourselves from the elements and find some much needed peace of mind. What you’ve included in your home and have chosen to be a part of your daily surroundings plays a major … Continue reading Embracing Hygge at Home to Live a Mindful Life

How to Take a Minimalist Approach to Holiday Shopping

The holidays are hectic—with everyone rushing to stores and advertisements being shoved in our faces, it can be difficult to maintain a minimalist approach to shopping. Everything is made to seem like the best deal or the next must-have gift. But the holidays are supposed to be about giving and togetherness. We should focus less … Continue reading How to Take a Minimalist Approach to Holiday Shopping

8 Ways Cooking is a Form of Self Care

Cooking can be both meditative and calming for the mind. Creating a meal gives you something to contemplate and focus on, and preparing food can be meditative. Plus, when making a meal, you’re creating nourishment and fuel for your body to move through the day. Everything from an increased sense of calm, developed focus, to … Continue reading 8 Ways Cooking is a Form of Self Care

How Your Surrounding Space Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

Whenever there’s an opportunity to make yourself feel better, seize it! The world is a hectic place, but your life doesn’t have to be. Therapy isn't the only way to improve mental health. There are some things you can do on your own to make yourself feel better – the space around you plays a … Continue reading How Your Surrounding Space Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

How to Simplify Your Life Right Now (And Make Room For What Matters Most)

Life can get overwhelming at times. We all have our own struggles that we deal with on a daily basis. We tend to waste a lot of stress and energy on things that don’t really matter.  When you lose sight of what’s truly important, life can feel more hectic than it needs to be. Once … Continue reading How to Simplify Your Life Right Now (And Make Room For What Matters Most)

How to Repurpose Old Textiles Into Home Decorations

Today's blog is a guest post from Brenda Kimble.  Your old shirts, pants and scarves don’t need to end up in the garbage because of a stain or a rip. If you can’t donate your old items, try upcycling and repurposing them to decorate your house. Or, if you’re lucky enough to find vintage scarves … Continue reading How to Repurpose Old Textiles Into Home Decorations