What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now: #2 What to Wear

Clothing is a mode of personal expression, personal style, culture and history.  They keep us warm and dry. And without clothes, we'd all be walking around naked. We cannot escape these simple facts.  For me, however, I'm starting to feel like making clothing choices is taking too long. As I researched my Fashion for Minimalists … Continue reading What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now: #2 What to Wear

What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why, #1 Your Weight

I wanted to do a 10-part series on the things that we stress over but really shouldn't.  Over the next five weeks, I'll cover Ten Things You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why. I'll post one every Monday and one every Thursday. (Yes, I'm getting started a little late, but why put my … Continue reading What You Should Stop Stressing About Right Now and Why, #1 Your Weight

How Stress Affects the Body

So I recently saw this awesome infographic on the Secrets of the Fed website. I know the site can be a bit provocative, but you really can't argue about this image. Every time I see something about the negative consequences of stress, it reminds me to stay focused.  I'm minimalizing and slowing down for a reason. … Continue reading How Stress Affects the Body

Completing The Proverbial To Do List

We all have them. You know, that list of things to do that you've been tallying up in your head for weeks, months even. I’m not talking about the things on your daily to do list, like taking the dog out or washing the dishes. I’m talking about those items that are relatively low in priority on … Continue reading Completing The Proverbial To Do List

Managing Stress: Where to Start

Conquering stress is not as easy as it sounds.  If we had the resources, we could remove nearly all stressors by quitting our jobs, and buying a first class, one-way ticket to a quiet island in the Caribbean. We could spend our days sipping mojitos and sunbathing. Now, that is a stress free life. Most of us, … Continue reading Managing Stress: Where to Start

The Key Ingredient to Reducing Stress

Over the last few weeks, I've been feeling so stressed that I've been experiencing the tightness in my chest again. At 26 I shouldn't be having these symptoms.  And it got me thinking.  Here I am, publishing this blog and telling all of you what you should do about your stress and how to avoid it. … Continue reading The Key Ingredient to Reducing Stress