How I’m Trying to Be More Patient, Especially with Myself

I am not a naturally patient person. I’ve always been impatient. As a child, I would count down to summer break and movie releases. I was at the bookstore as soon as each Harry Potter book was released. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve gotten more patient about some things. I understand when a chronically ill … Continue reading How I’m Trying to Be More Patient, Especially with Myself

Reflecting on How Living Simply Prepared Me to Change My Career

Recently, I wrote about our experience when our apartment’s floors flooded during the holidays for No Sidebar, one of my favorite sites about simple living and minimalism (my article is here) Sites like No Sidebar helped me to realize that I was literally making myself sicker—mentally and physically—on the path I was on. Becoming a … Continue reading Reflecting on How Living Simply Prepared Me to Change My Career