Posts Tagged ‘simplified living’

What do I do with my children’s year-end school work?

If you are looking for an alternative to the piles of papers and tubs of art projects, here is a simplified minimalist approach to turn mounds of clutter into masterpieces. This is a purposeful and beautiful way to cherish and share your children’s creative work. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways to More Vacation Time without Busting the Budget

You may travel the world looking for beauty, love, and happiness. You will come home empty, unless you carry it in your heart.

Blisscipline is my practice of maintaining mind, body, and spirit.  It’s like being on vacation every day.  I wake-up early to prepare my mind, body, and spirit for the day.  It usually includes a short yoga and meditation, and planning my day with intention and purpose – to maintain this alignment throughout the day.  Who says I can’t live like this, guilt free? Read the rest of this entry »

How to Break the Shyness Epidemic

Have you noticed what seems to be an increasing number of shy children?  Experts are now suggesting we have a worldwide shyness epidemic.  What can parents do to help their children overcome shyness and lead a fear-less life? 
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Remember the Sabbath?

Remember the SabbathIt wasn’t so long ago that we had a mandatory day of rest.  Well, I suppose that was 30 years ago and something my children will never know, at least by mandatory standards.  Times have changed, and over time we have gradually done away with the day of rest.  So much to do and to consume, we have no time to rest for fear of missing out on something more.  What just hit me, the “more” that we are scurrying to find, is right in front of our eyes.   If we would only take a rest and be mindful enough to see the beauty and love among us. Read the rest of this entry »

Love Never Fails

My intention for today was pure potential.  When I come from a place of love, it never fails me.  With an open heart and an open mind, it was a day of connection and spiritual oneness. Read the rest of this entry »

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Last week I made the opportunity to do some minimizing.  Steadily, we are reducing and recycling before the little, big move next year.  (I’m a both-and kind of gal).  It’s little because there won’t be much to move.  It’s big because it is a huge leap of authenticity, trust, and personal power.  I love sharing our story – if it helps you in anyway, then I serve my purpose in writing this blog.    Read the rest of this entry »

The Gift of No

We are intended to have a life of love – loving what we do and doing what we love.  This is the simple business of love, and Life Entrepreneurs keep their Return on Investment (ROI) in the forefront of the mind.  They do it with love, or it’s not worth doing. Read the rest of this entry »

Maintain your Physique

A Moment of Mindfulness

A Moment of Mindfulness on the Continental Divide

In response to the blog post, The Anatomy of a Life Entrepreneur, I received a few questions, each asking the same in essence: how do I build-up and maintain the physique of the Life Entrepreneur?  Read the rest of this entry »

Less to Need and More to Be – Part II

I am using a comment from the tribe to springboard more depth into yesterday’s blog post, Conscious Parenting | The Call to Raise Yourself.

Michelle,
I have been very happy to see your blog and watch it’s growth. I have sent several people to it over the last couple of weeks. I think you have really found something that suits you and that you have a gift for.  I wanted to share a bit of my experience and thoughts about Maslow’s work.  I find his work compelling but I feel it leaves out a lot of what makes us human.  Read the rest of this entry »

Conscious Parenting | The Call to Raise Yourself

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Thank you to a loyal reader who sent in this question: At what point is the sweet spot for implementing simplified living and conscious parenting?

The short and sweet answer is the sooner the better, and a simplified life is your ticket to conscious parenting. Read the rest of this entry »