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Start Your Day at 200%!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LuminousWhites #CollectiveBias Recently I went to dinner with an old friend. He is someone who I have known since preschool and he just happens to be one of the most inspiring, motivating people that I know. He’s overcome…

livelovesimple.com // autumn

One Thing At a Time

Recently I was standing in the shower, thoughts racing through my mind. I was anxious and overwhelmed, as had become my typical state this past year. Somewhere along the lines, in the craziness of this transitional time in my life, I completely forgot about mindfulness. A lesson that I had once known so well —…

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// leaning into joy

There are three ways to deal with a problem, I think. Lean into it. Lean away from it. Run away. You lean into a problem, especially a long-term or difficult one, by sitting with it, reveling in it, embracing it and breathing it in. The problem becomes part of you, at least until you solve…

Memorial Day Weekend // 2017

Memorial Day Weekend // 2017

Hello, friends! I hope that your week is off to a great start. Did you do anything special for the holiday weekend? We just returned home yesterday from a long weekend of family camping for Memorial Day. I’ll have a couple of full posts all about our trip coming up soon. In the meantime I…

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unfettered joy //

Yesterday, Roman, Marina, and I were out walking one of our usual paths. It was a perfect spring day. The air was sweet with the smell of flowers and freshly cut grass. While we were walking Roman was asking me the sweetest, most thoughtful questions, one after another. Mama, why are some tulips red and…