Intentional Living: Moving Forward

As you go about your journey. Its so important to remember why you’ve started. With all the talk of of simplicity, intentionality, and minimalism its easy to reach a stalemate. A place that can dangerously lead to complacency and comparison. I had to take a step back to remember that everyone is on a journey…

Intentional Living: Developing a Heart of Gratitude

The minimalism and slow living movement is gradually making its way mainstream. More people are realizing that the habits they’ve developed are not only contributing to their unhappiness but is also having negative environmental effects around them. The need for instant gratification made us empathetic to the events and causes taking place around us and provided a…

Intentional Living: Learning to Set Boundaries

Do you struggle with saying ‘No’? I use to find it hard to set boundaries with most people. I wouldn’t say I reached a point where I didn’t hesitate but its become easier recently. I attribute it to these three habits that I’ve managed to maintain consistently since beginning my minimalism journey:     Meditation–…

Spring Reading List 

Spring is here! Who else is looking forward to this season. Bright colors, great energy, good vibes, and so on. For me, this means taking advantage of the sunlight and fresh air. I believe my reading picks this year expresses my mood for this upcoming spring. My last posts I explained my challenge to read…

2017 Reading Goals 

This year has been a year of finding balance. Balance to connect my mind, body, and spirit. The previous year was focused on decluterring and downsizing; leading up to learning about authenticity and intentionality.  With that, my journey still continues and requires more intentional steps; meaning not waiting for when things align. To set the…

How To: Slow Down

To: You From: Me This is my wish for you. You are more than enough. You have everything you need to succeed.   If this message resonates with you, please share. Thank You, Kat   Stay Connected:   Youtube| Instagram| Twitter   Posts You’ll love:  Life Changing Book Recommendations Learning To Live Intentionally  Minimalism, Time…

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…