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Did you know that we are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep? We’re so into this idea of being busy and wearing busyness as a badge of honor that we often lose out on one of the most important parts of our day: sleep. I believe one of the biggest keys to living a […]

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10 Affordable & Eco-Friendly Mattress Brands

Sep 16

Oh Friday, another week passed. It’s been full of adventuring, quality time with my husband, 3 solid runs, and counting down to today as my mother-in-law are going to see the Downton Abbey movie tonight! We couldn’t be more excited. This week I’ve found lots of online inspiration and I’m really leaning into the slow […]

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Friday Feels

Sep 13

I get it, I really do. You want to transform your closet. You want to make better choices for the planet through your clothing options. You want to live more simplistically and only own what you love. But dang, shopping sustainably is über expensive. One shirt for $120 when you can get something from Target […]

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Shopping Sustainably On A Budget: How To Save Money While Curating A Closet You Love

Sep 9

I believe there’s truly nothing more comforting than a big warming bowl of fresh food. It’s my favorite way to do lunch, and I find I always digest food easier if it’s something that can be “mixed together” or thrown into one pot. This recipe is a breeze to make and tastes delicious, plus it’s […]

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Simple Lunch Bowl with Garlicky Black Beans (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Sep 6

Everyone has their own processing style. Think back to when you were in school, how best did you learn? Was it visually, through what the teacher wrote on the board? Was it orally, through what was said or maybe a video you watched online? Was it through writing and taking notes? Or, did you process […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start A Morning Journaling Ritual + Journal Prompts for Personal Growth

Sep 1

Last night my husband and I settled in on the couch and decided to flip on a movie. We scanned through Netflix, nothing really popping out as us, and then we saw it: The Great Hack. I’d seen articles on this documentary and heard people talking about it, knew loosely that it was about data […]

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How Over Curation Has Led To A “Sheep Herd” Mentality

Aug 30

To me, slow living isn’t about actually being “slow” but rather being intentional. Choosing to fill your life up with things that are meant for you and to let go of those that are not. It’s about being in alignment with your truest, most authentic self. As a self-proclaimed bookworm, whenever I discover a new […]

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8 Books To Kickstart Your Slow Living Journey

Aug 26

Hi hi and happy end of the week! I love Fridays almosttt as much as I love Mondays (something about a fresh start and all the list-crossing to do!) because it’s the signal of the weekend. And during the weekend I get to do all my favorite things like spend time with family, do my […]

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Friday Feels

Aug 23

Welcome to my very first Sustainable Guide! I’ve had the opportunity to travel around the world and in recent years, I’ve really tried to take notes on sustainable/ethical/plant-based/slow-living/non-toxic options in the cities we visit. I figured I would start off with Los Angeles for two reasons: It’s the most recent city we’ve been to and […]

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The Sustainable Guide To Los Angeles

Aug 19

Hi. How are you? What’s new in your world? The last few weeks I’ve had this feeling, almost like a breeze fluttering through the window to wake me up in the morning, that has been nudging me to return to this space. I’ve been working hard to define what my online presence looks like and […]

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My Personal Values

Aug 12

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