SIMPLE SELF-CARE

You Are Your First Priority

If you don’t take care of yourself, you won’t have the resources and energy — or even the ability — to take care of anyone else. So, regardless of your other responsibilities, your first obligation is to yourself. Always.

This means staying healthy physically, mentally, and emotionally. It means taking time. It means experiencing stillness in the sea of turmoil and stress that often synonymous with modern life. Self-care comes first.

May 26, 2017
Decisions and smart actions

Living Small Makes You Smarter

Making good choices is a smart thing to do, right? Decision fatigue occurs after a number of decisions are made in a short period of time. […]
March 12, 2017
busy is not better

Busier is Not Better

I’m a busy person, just ask me, I’ll tell you. I’ll tell you how very, very busy I am all the time… how there is never enough […]
August 5, 2015
The Psychological Poison of Negativity

How To Reduce Negativity in Your Simple Life

  My Ah-Ha Moment A couple weeks ago, I had this revelation while tidying up my space. As a result of this revelation, I tossed a […]
March 12, 2014
Best bar shampoo

Sudsy, Super-Awesome, Solid Shampoo

The Trouble with Bar Shampoos I’ve probably tried a dozen or more solid shampoos in the course of trying to find one that’s actually tolerable. Until […]
March 29, 2013
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Free Audiobooks Make Exercise Easier

I’ve been a member of Audible for years, although I don’t still pay a monthly fee. It’s been years since I’ve purchased anything from them — […]
March 27, 2013
Losing Weight

Simple Way to Visualize Your Goal Weight

Want an easy way to stay motivated as you eat healthier, exercise and resist all most temptation? Try http://www.modelmydiet.com/. It’s a cool little tool with lots of […]
May 11, 2012
Pretty DIY Hair, Quick and No Cost

Easy DIY Fancy Hair

My daughter’s 8th Grade Dance was last night. She wanted something special for her hair and I wanted to do it myself. This is what we […]
August 25, 2011
My low-cost hydration system

The Easy Way to Drink More Water

  I like soda. Granted, I don’t drink the sugary stuff — I prefer the cancer-inducing diet variety. I also drink A LOT. I switched over […]