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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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Spring Rituals

It goes back and forth here, day by day, between spring weather and decidedly winter temperatures. But it is officially spring as of this past Saturday. And regardless of the outdoor fluctuations, it certainly feels like spring, in that it feels like things are changing and I have the itch to get the needle moving. W…

Blue Zone Living

I'm about a month into my goals and making steady progress. I plan on sharing an update next week about my January Tending List and also share what I have planned for February as far as those baby steps go. But I wanted to take a post specifically to explain the Blue Zone Living Challenge , which appears both on m…

Want to be Happier? Boundaries

Let's talk guarding your mind and mental health. In our modern society, we are consuming more content than ever. And these things we consume have a profound effect on us, whether we realize it at the time or not. Of course, we can't control other people or the type of content they put out, but we can control o…

Finishing Touches: Creating a Cozy Home

I've always thought of my home as a place of rest and grounding. Numerology supports this, our house is a four . But as a minimalist, it wasn't feeling quite as cozy or 'finished' as I would like. Just not totally lived in, if that makes sense. I'm very particular not only about what fills a space,…

How I Slow Down the Days

I know I've mentioned slow living a lot. In my diet, my routines, even in the content I consume. So many people are disillusioned with the breakneck speed of our modern world, even more so after the various lockdowns we've had, and slow living sounds like a lovely alternative. And so I've shared the detail…

Producing versus Consuming: Active Slow Living

I think we all just spent a few months experiencing slow living - a stark contrast to most of our lives before any sort of lock down order. People dealt with this in a lot of different ways. It may have started with Netflix binges and 24 hours of pajamas, but then morphed into something different. A lot of banana brea…