15 Simple Living Tips for Parents

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in Simple Living | One Comment
15 Simple Living Tips for Parents

Becoming a parent is a big change. Suddenly, you are not just responsible for yourself, but also the life of another human. Life isn’t getting simpler… However, don’t believe when people say that becoming a parent is a life sentence to a busy and complicated life. By parenting intentionally, you can continue to embrace simple […]

5 Effective Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
5 Effective Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

Feeling down is something that is part of our natural human emotions. We have good days, and we have bad days. As somebody living in the north who experiences the seasons, I’m well aware that the variances in life are part of what make it great. It’s important to remember that your current emotional state […]

How to Simplify Your Finances

Posted by on Mar 3, 2018 in Simple Living | 2 Comments
How to Simplify Your Finances

A sure way to make your life more simple is to take control of your finances. Money is a double edged sword when it comes to simple living. On the one hand, it can be a cause of major stress and disfunction in your life. On the other hand, money can provide you opportunity and […]

Proactive vs Reactive

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Proactive vs Reactive

One of the ways that simple living makes your life more effective is that it allows you to be proactive, instead of reactive. Our bodies respond to stimuli. When we see, hear, or feel something, that sends signals to our brain to respond. Chemicals are released and we react. With our busy modern lives, we […]

How To Live Simply and Still Have Friends

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
How To Live Simply and Still Have Friends

How do you balance the people in your life with your simple living intentions? Will it be hard to maintain relationships if you make your life too simple? What do you do about that one person that makes your life difficult? People can be complicated. As you try to live a simple life, the relationships you have […]

The Problems of Social Media

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
The Problems of Social Media

A system designed to make you seek positive feedback from other people. A system designed to provide instant gratification. A system designed to take you out of the present. A system designed to compare yourself to others. A system designed to optimize advertising to you. A system designed to encourage biased and click-bait news reporting. […]

10 Ways to Stop Buying Shit You Don’t Need

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Simple Living | 9 Comments
10 Ways to Stop Buying Shit You Don’t Need

Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t buy shit you don’t need? We’re all guilty of it to some varying degree. We lose money, space, and a bit of our sanity when our lives are filled up with items that sit idle and no longer bring us pleasure. Below are 10 tips on how to […]

The Simple Workout

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
The Simple Workout

Your body and mind are absolutely connected. How you feel physically, how well your body performs, will impact how your mind functions. In order to live a simple and effective life, you need to not only be working on the way you think and perceive the world, but also how you physically move. Working out […]

It’s You

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
It’s You

I’m going to let you in on a secret – the most important secret. Once you know this secret, you are able to live your best life. The secret? You. You are the answer to most of your questions, problems, and solutions in your life. It’s very easy to credit or blame external factors in your life, […]

Debt Free Living

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Simple Living | 6 Comments
Debt Free Living

When my wife and I graduated college 5 years ago, we entered the working world with a little over $75,000 in debt. Like many in our generation, that number mostly consisted of student loans and some auto loans. “Normal debt” as our culture has come to call it. But here is the the thing about […]