Mind. Body. Spirit., Minimalism

The Obstacle is the Way

One of my friends recently shared, The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday with me. It was a powerful read. The book is full of principle-oriented reminders and anecdotes. They serve to teach us to embrace the lessons, opportunities for growth and change, acceptance, and many other maxims hidden in every obstacle we experience.… Continue reading The Obstacle is the Way

Minimalism, Travel

20 Beach Day Essentials

Summer is coming to an end. This year, our summer vacation was spent visiting our family in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a week. I booked a thrifty flight from Atlanta to Miami with Frontier Airlines. My two-year-old son flew for free, thanks to my Discount Den membership and being flexible with our travel dates. My… Continue reading 20 Beach Day Essentials

Mind. Body. Spirit.

Ten Safety Tips for Large Crowds

Mass social gatherings are enjoyable but they have become a target for disaster. We hear about so many senseless acts of violence that were committed during these celebratory gatherings. We cannot eradicate violence but we can mitigate the risks and dangers we and our loved ones encounter. Concerts, parades, festivals, and similar gatherings are fun… Continue reading Ten Safety Tips for Large Crowds

Mind. Body. Spirit.

The Nine Fruit of the Spirit

I love to reference various theologies to emphasize points on certain topics or principles. The Bible holds numerous golden nuggets on how we should aim to live a meaningful and impactful life. The nine Fruit of the Spirit are found in Galatians and highlight the areas we should focus on in order to maintain excellent… Continue reading The Nine Fruit of the Spirit

Minimalism

Mental Health and Minimalism

Taking care of our mental health correlates closely with minimalism. Decluttering our living spaces is just as important as decluttering our minds. When our mental health is in a good state, we are then able to perform well and have a great attitude. There are many forms of exercise to maintain and strengthen one's mental… Continue reading Mental Health and Minimalism