Fitness, Fundamentals, Minimalism

Consistency: the Key to Personal Growth

Consistency.  Lately this word has been leaving my lips more often than usual.  I'm a new R&F customer and while perusing my friend's VIP page, I noticed a discussion regarding usage and the necessity of being consistent in order to the get desired effect.  That made me think back to my Beachbody days and how you can sell… Continue reading Consistency: the Key to Personal Growth

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Minimalism Helped Me Let Go

My rocking chair.  This beautiful piece of workmanship rocked both my sister and I as infants, as well as my own two children.  I have vivid memories of Chloe piled on this chair, reading her first books with her many stuffed animals. Or being up at 2am with Neil, nursing him sweetly while looking out at the… Continue reading Minimalism Helped Me Let Go

Minimalism

Minimizing Kid’s Clothes

There's something that happens when you become a mom.  Suddenly, you get to dress another person.  Not only that, he or she is adorable and small. And you're in complete control! Over the years I've noticed that buying the kids' adorable outfits gives me a little high. When Ryan was deployed clothes shopping for the kids… Continue reading Minimizing Kid’s Clothes

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Minimalism: a Continuous Journey

If I could sum up my journey with minimalism thus far, it would be with the word "continuous".  Minimalism is not a one-time, clean-out-the-house-and-be-done kinda thing.  Rather, it's a shift in mindset and with that comes a continuous evaluation and re-evaluation of everything that you bring in and take out of your life. I've noticed… Continue reading Minimalism: a Continuous Journey