Blog Topic: Minimalist

Minimalist Monday: Focus on Yourself (because you matter)

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A few weeks ago my friend Kait sent me a link to an unfavorable write-up about me. She wasn't trying to bum me out or anything, she had the best intentions: A good friend, Kait was looking out for me and wanted me to be aware of it.

I really appreciated her taking the time to tell me, and having my back, but this ...


Minimalist Monday: Look For Reasons to Say Yes, not No

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Scott (my husband) sent this article to me, Give it five minutes and no joke - it changed my life.

I'm guilty of pushing back -- looking for a reason to say no, than to say yes. I realized I should look for what's right about something, not what's wrong with it.

hourglass filled with purple sand

For example, my designer sent me a draft for a new logo ...


Minimalist Monday: No Regrets, part 2

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Earlier today, my sister Courtney shared a post that she had written about relationships and friendships. Like a true sister, she wrote it the same time I wrote this, and neither of us knew what the other was doing!

The last few years have been a mad dash for me. Every morning I wake up to see what fire is the biggest and put that ...


Minimalist Monday: No Regrets, part 1

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Here is a testament that Courtney & I are related: I sat down to write a post about keeping in touch with old friends when Courtney shared the following post with me (without knowing I was writing the same thing!). I love the point she made, and took it to heart.

All relationships are a 2-way street, it doesn't matter if it's a friendship ...


Minimalist Monday: Random Acts of Kindness

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A few weeks ago, I shared an experience on Facebook where I told a cashier to have a nice day and the cashier thanked me saying she really needed to hear that.

It made me realize what an impact small gestures can have. How a smile or a thank you can turn someone's day around.

When I shared my experience, dozens of comments poured ...