Minimalism + Intentional Living| Building Community

Being a minimalist changed from thinking about quantity to quality. It was difficult at first because my environment had hardly change. The way I started to process things have changed significantly since I started learning about minimalism. If I wanted to design a life that suited me, I realized I need to fight for it. It’s tough not…

Minimalism + Identity

Learning to develop a minimalist  mindset and adopting a more minimalist approach to life takes Intentionality. Pioneers like Joshua Becker, Leo Babauta, and The Minimalist duo live and apply the concept of minimalism to fit their current situation and desired lifestyles. The term minimalism is ever growing and many are finding that the concept is…

Self-Care at Work

During the week, some days are harder than the rest. When you’re trying to balance work, school, and social/family life, it may be hard to stop and take a moment for yourself.  You feel as though your attention is being pulled in every direction and nothing’s working out as it should. Moments like these can…

Intentional Living+ Social Media| Unplugged

Our world intensely pushes us to be in the know at all times; to drop what were doing and tune in to the latest happenings. Social networks like Snapchat, Instagram , and Facebook are constantly updating their designs and services to gives us first hand experience with what’s going on around the world. These new forms of connections…

Self Care 101|Finding Joy in Reading

In recent months, I started taking steps towards developing a sustainable self care routine. One, where no matter the circumstance provided the same results in establishing internal peace. By learning more about the concept of minimalism and drawing inspirations from others living it out, I’ve been able to cull and refine skills, habits, materials, and relationships that…

FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2016

We’ve come to the end of another year and tbh I don’t know where the year went. However, I know much was accomplished. This year was a year of ‘first’ for me as I attempted to challenge myself and take risks that seemed ‘unlike’ me. I’ve set to step out  of my comfort zone and…

Winter Break Library Haul

Winter break is finally here and I couldn’t be anymore ecstatic. This break is well needed and deserved. I have tons of catching up to do on my blog and other paperwork. BEST OF ALL! I’m excited to catch up on some reading. This year has had it’s ups and downs but without the unexpected…

Minimalism + Intentionality: Planning Habits Update

  So, if your following me on Instagram you’ve probably seen an evolution among my content that varies from books to planners. I would say my IG closely reflects what I gravitate to the most; and currently that’s reading. My overall message still remains as productivity and self development. A year ago, my planning reflected…

Why Meditate?

Peace!Stability!Groundedness! All trigger words for me that allows me to pursue my passions and live a life worth living for. When I make time for meditation my mind is in a state that allows me to slow down, relax, and prioritize. To many times we allow the opinions and wants of others cloud our minds,…

Weekend Reads Spotlight| Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

One of the greatest benefits of learning to live minimally is the extra time I’ve gained to read books of my own choosing. Don’t get me wrong my professors are providing some great reads but tbh it’s not the same as choosing your own. Reading is one of my stress management routines; and if your as introverted as me than…

26 Bookish Facts About Me

I recently celebrated my 26th birthday with a few close and wonderful friends. Since establishing a more minimalist mindset, I’ve been able to go back and enjoy what I love most. If you haven’t seen my snaps on snapchat or my tweets then your missing out on some great nature shots and vegan food recipes….

Weekend Reads Spotlight |Book Review| The Vegetarian by Han Kang

The Story “Father, I don’t eat meat.” In an instant, his flat palm cleaved the empty space. My wife cupped her cheek in her hand. “Father!” In-hye cried out, grabbing his arm. His lips twitched as though his agitation had not yet passed off. I’d known of his incredibility violent temperament for some time, but…