Hi, I'm Stephanie. I believe that simple living is the key to long term health and happiness, so I try to live my life according to Blue Zone principles. I'm here to encourage you to consume less so you can live more.
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The Idea of Purpose

I don't know how closely you pay attention to my goals lists, but last month and this I played around with the idea of 'purpose.' I've been working steadily at the Blue Zone Living Challenge , and they highlight what they they dubbed ' the Power 9 .' These are the 9 things that the world's …

This Week's Chat

Today is a weird day and a landmark time - 6 months since my dad died. We finally ordered a headstone, that was a long time coming. My mom struggled with that so it's nice that it's done. I'm sure more things will come up, but I just have to take them one at a time. Mentally and emotionally, I'm probab…

Temporal Landmarks for Achieving Goals (and a Brain Dump List)

Temporal landmarks are those points in time, like January 1 or the start of a month, that you're more likely to take action and make changes in your life. When you hit a temporal landmark, your motivation is high before fading out. It's our natural rhythm. So the key is taking advantage of those moments of hig…