3 Mindful Ways to Soak in Important Moments + Vacation Reflection & Pictures

To my surprise (and my liking) 2018 was full of fun travels and adventures. I visited Boston (a bucket-list item) over the summer with my mom, drove to Daytona, Florida with my dad in December, and took many joyful trips to the lake with my family.

I was fortunate to have been able to start 2019 off with more adventures! Just a few weeks after a friend and I returned from Mississippi, my mom, boyfriend, and I hopped on a plane to Destin, Florida.

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The beach is one of many places that make me feel whole, secure, and present; something about large bodies of water that bring out my inner light, ya know? While my boyfriend and I were off on our own little adventures, I made a point to make sure I was really soaking in the moment, to really feel like I was living, breathing, and enjoying life to the fullest wherever God placed me. Have you ever felt like your body showed up, but you mind is floating somewhere in space rereading your to-do list? I feel ya, sister.

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De-cluttering Your Life: Getting Past the Guilt of Throwing Stuff Away

Raise your hand if your wallet has been personally victimized by your shopping addiction? (Insert girl with hand raised emoji). I mean, come on. Nothing beats the feeling of finding something you’ve been looking for and you’re so excited to bring it home!

Well, when I decided to adopt a simpler and more minimalist lifestyle, that shopping addiction had to go. I had to come to terms with the fact that I spent a lot of money on things that ended up in the garbage.

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