TAKE TEN AND MAKE SPACE

In one of my former lives, I was a Professional Ballerina. Yes, really. I worked six days a week, 10 hours (or more) a day, striving for the kind of perfection that can only be achieved by perseverance, tenacity, and sheer-willed stamina. When I just couldn’t seem to “get it right,” I would try, over […]

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DO LESS AND BE MORE PRODUCTIVE

Are you as productive as you’d like to be? On job applications, I used to pride myself as an avid multitasker. The ability to juggle many balls in the air whilst keeping my cool was a skill set that left my ego feeling elevated but left my adrenals feeling overworked. I was stressed out, often […]

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DWELL IN THE SPACES IN BETWEEN

Buzz. Ding. Ping. Ring. These are the noises of our modern-day life. We are bombarded with sound everywhere we go. We can blame our circumstances for making us busy, but it is really we who are choosing to be overcommitted. I remember a conversation when I was still living in Los Angeles where someone was […]

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WHAT IS MINIMALISM ANYWAY?

Owning 100 items … TOTAL? Living in a tiny house? Having a “capsule wardrobe” with only 33 items? Minimalism CAN be based on those guidelines above, but it doesn’t only have to be about those. Rules like that are somewhat extreme examples, and are fun games on the road to living with less for some, but […]

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