Learning to Slow Down: Finding Space to Love Yourself During the Chaos of Your Life

Have someone ever said something to you randomly and you’re like, dang, I really needed to hear that today? Literally me today and it was great. I actually learned a little about myself today through a conversation with a close friend and it’s helped me work through a rough patch I’ve hit recently.

When something doesn’t work out in my favor, I tend to spin into a non-violent blind rage (if that makes sense). I immediately start to problem-solve by finding the next best thing before I can even think about the situation. I didn’t like my major, so I changed it right away with little thought. I went through a breakup, so I jumped right back on a dating site. I lost my job, so I sent out 100 job applications within an hour.

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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.

furniture

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