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Minimizing Your Beauty Routine

What could we achieve if we weren’t chasing society's unattainable ideal of beauty? I recommend watching this entire video or at least the first 4 minutes. The video is geared toward women. But, for everybody else, I hope we can all agree on the benefit of putting ourselves in others’ shoes. Many women may … Continue reading Minimizing Your Beauty Routine

Do More in Silence (inspired by Thich Nhat Hanh’s “Silence”)

“Stop the noise in your mind in order for the wondrous sounds of life to be heard. Then you can begin to live your life authentically and deeply.” Thich Nhat Hanh Earlier in the week, I began writing a post about doing more in silence. As if it were “meant to be”, I happened upon … Continue reading Do More in Silence (inspired by Thich Nhat Hanh’s “Silence”)

“Skipping” Interruptive Thoughts During Meditation

If you’ve ever watched videos on YouTube, you’re familiar with irritating pop-up advertisements. Let’s say you’ve turned on a video of peaceful ocean waves, and it has lulled you into a quiet calmness. Then suddenly... “ARE YOU READY TO TRY A NEW MASCARA??” An advertisement ruins your moment. How annoying? The interruptive ad may only … Continue reading “Skipping” Interruptive Thoughts During Meditation

Why We Should Be Mindful of Our Media Consumption

“What we read in magazines, what we view on television, can also be toxic.” Thich Nhat Hanh  What an incredible time to be alive! We have access to innumerable sources of information, entertainment and communication. This can be very empowering! But danger can hide in powerful things. It is important to be mindful of … Continue reading Why We Should Be Mindful of Our Media Consumption

Travelling Light for a More Authentic Experience

If you’re like me, you absolutely love to travel. Changing up the scenery and exploring new places can be so inspiring! Travelling in a minimalist way leaves more room for those inspiring moments and a more authentic experience.  We can direct our attention to the bigger picture: how incredible is it that I’m here? I’m … Continue reading Travelling Light for a More Authentic Experience