As I was making breakfast this morning, I dropped a freshly peeled avocado half on the floor.
As I tried to catch the avocado, I yelled: "God, you are so stupid!"
It's hard to believe how hard I am on myself. If it were anyone else, like the BF, I would be like "oh, no worries babe, let me just wash it off quick." Squeeze lemon juice for extra sanitation and let the day move on because dropping an avo on the floor isn't a big deal.
But I never cut myself any slack. It's all or nothing baby.
I've been going nutty sitting in front of my computer trying to write this blog post. Between not getting all of my thoughts down and my mind taking me on 1,000 different tangents, I am in need of a mental detox to get rid of the mental clutter.
As it's the start of the new year, the internet is buzzing with excitement, hopes, and motivation. For this reason, I have been resisting a detox for fear of falling behind the pack.
We just arrived home a few days ago, and I was so relieved when we walked in the door, and it was clean. Sheets washed, laundry done, counters empty. It was like stepping into a spa, all that was missing was the smell of eucalyptus. Want to Master the Art of a Clean Home? Read more at SimpleGoldLife.com
25 days from now, we will be huddled around the tree, waiting to open presents.
But if you’re anything like me, your anxiety is building! Why? Because you may receive gifts that fall into the "Don’t need this,” "Don’t want this,” or “Don’t like this” categories. I'm not ungrateful, I am eternally thankful, but I just don’t know what to do with stuff that brings overwhelm and guilt for not liking it.
Here are tips to help you have a clutter free holiday!
Fantasy me, wants to buy gifts three months ahead of time for the people I love. Leaving me with plenty of time to wrap, write the most epic cards, and deliver them accordingly. I would bask in the joy and excitement when my loved ones open their beautifully wrapped presents, cry at my sincere words, and tell me the gift is perfect.
In reality, this isn't happening!
Why isn’t there a gift that helps me relieve the stress? Helps me enjoy the holiday season?? That is so thoughtful, incredibly inexpensive, but awesomely rewarding?
Have you ever looked around your home and felt stuck? Walls feel like they are caving in. Every surface and corner is filled with papers and objects stacked on top of each other. A desk so completely disorganized that a keyboard and mouse are barely peaking through.
Now first things first, Montréal is an old city with tons of history and beauty. Like New York City, it’s a hub for immigrants and has been since 1642!! Insane, right? Making Montréal a vibrant city for all things culture, food, music and more! (I’ve only just left, but I already want to go back!) It has many building old and new, and it's continuing to grow year after year.
So how do how do you plan a trip in an epic city like Montréal? Well here’s my simple travel guide to Montréal!
We hear it every day, global warming is real! And it seems like we’re a long way away from seeing major shifts from the government, but it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do anything!
There are simple changes we can make that will not only contribute to saving earth’s resources, but will also help you declutter your home, save your hard-earned money, and create space in your home and life!! Including zero-waste kitchen swaps, zero waste for when you're on the go, and zero waste personal use items. Read More at SimpleGoldLife.com
Many say that September is the new January. I think it’s the start of the second half of the year. This is why today I will talk about habits.
I’m a firm believer that habits simplify your life and help you become productive. Habits require patience, time and focus. Which is why I haven’t been able to keep several habits in the past. But once I figured out what was holding me back in creating habits, I was able to stick to them! Here are some tips I’ve learned over the years to create and keep new habits.
It is super easy to overpack for your move abroad. Being over prepared is a natural response to such a big change like living overseas. Get the Moving Abroad Packing List Essential Dos and Don'ts PLUS your free Moving Abroad Checklist! Read More at SimpleGoldLIfe.com
The Australian WHV was an opportunity to move abroad to travel and not fear being broke. A chance to have work-life balance! A chance to feel excited about walking around every new corner! As a young professional that’s exactly the motivation I needed to break free from my cubicle.
Here’s everything you need to know about applying for the Working Holiday Visa so you can live in Australia and break free from the walls of your office!
If I could go back and do it all over again, I would have adopted simplifying in college. I had a great college experience, but aspects of minimalism would have enhanced it. Check out the 6 Ways Simplifying would have changed my life college.
Is something holding you back from achieving your dreams? If this sounds familiar, you need to know this hidden secret to reach your goals and start creating action in your life! Read more at SimpleGoldLife.com
Ever dream about living in another country? Well now is your chance to learn about three countries Americans can live and work legally! SimpleGoldLife will give you the requirements and where to apply!