The Calm Before the Storm – Proactive Stress Relief

There are phases which are extra tough and push us in ways we never thought was possible. It could be a new job that is at a higher skill level, becoming a parent or moving to a new country. Looking at these changes and not get overwhelmed is hard. Choosing to look at life’s challenges as opportunities and push them to thrive can make us stronger. I believe life’s challenges can bring out the best in us. Being aware and taking care of our mind and body can make a huge difference in energy levels and…

3 Ways to Thank Yourself

To all the women out there.  You’re tired, you’re hitting a certain age, you’re worn out, you’re worried.  You’re stressing, you’re overworked, you feel like your kids don’t appreciate you, maybe your partner just doesn’t “get it.”  Not getting anywhere in your career, or you feel completely lost on what to do with your life still.  Going through a separation or divorce, you’re taking care of aging parents, your teenagers want you to drop dead.  Does any of this sound familiar? You go through so much stress as a woman in…

Who is this Person? Self Love & Dating

  A few weeks after I locked the door on my husband for the last time, I went out with friends to a bar. After twelve years in a relationship, I had no intention of dating anyone for a very long time.  I wanted only a nice night out, away from all the worries of filing for divorce and the hard conversations I knew were coming. I don’t even know if he came up to me, or I to him. But I remember he wore a soft, white turtleneck sweater, and he spoke with the most glorious accent. His…

Fall Beauty Essentials 2017

We are well into Fall now and there is really no turning back. It is going to get colder, drier and darker from this point on. It is true! But hey, it is not all dark and depressing. Fall is also pretty cozy, cute, festive and warm. Although I consider myself nowhere near the kind of beauty guru who knows about the trends of seasons. I still wanted to share what I am loving so far this fall. Mainly because I love reading these kinds of post and because I need to share this with someone! I hope you find…

Goodbye for now – NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that October is almost over? Can you believe that NaNoWriMo is almost here? I am in a little bit of shock over here. After watching all the horror movies and reading all the spooky tales, I feel like I enjoyed this month to it’s fullest. However, I am still a little sad to see it go. I just love October! But it is not all snots and tears. With the ending of October, this can only mean that November is almost here.  Oh yes, that is how the almighty calendar works! And for me, November…

Now Live: Fall Feelings Blogging Party

Welcome to Scale it Simple’s annual Fall Feeling Blogging Party! To me, fall is such an inspirational time for blogging. And there is no better way for me to get into the creative spirit than by throwing a blog party! There is simply nothing better than writing, reading, and connecting. If you agree then this is the place for you! So grab your favorite steamy beverage, turn on a festive flick and let’s get this party started! The rules are simple. 1. Choose one of your favorite blog posts from your own blog. Any and all kinds of…

Fall Self Care List

For many falls is simply the best time of the year. The world seems to transform into a crisp colorful scene in a romance novel. Or a horror flick. Whatever tickles your fancy. The business of summer fun starts to dwindle and the coziness of a slower season starts to set in. There is a certain amount of romance that is associated with Fall. Pink cheeks and red noses. Warm blankets, thick scarfs and sweet scents. Fall is also one of my favorite times of year to get back into a self-care mindset. Through spending more time at home…

Your Invite: Fall Feelings Blogging Party

You have been invited to Scale it Simple’s Fall Feelings Blog Party! Yay! What better way to embrace the beautiful and cozy feelings of fall than to bundle up with your favorite fuzzy blanket, read some awesome blog posts and meet new blogging friends? This blogging party will be an opportunity for you to share your blog posts with a larger community. And connect with like-minded creative people! There is no theme for this blogging party, all posts are welcome as long as they are tasteful and the content is appropriate! Fashion, crafts, lifestyle, fiction, beauty, recipes, blogging…

5 Spine Chilling Book Recommendations

Fall is in full swing. The leaves are finally turning the most beautiful shades of red, orange, brown. The air is crisp. I just love fall and all its spooky magic. It’s spooky and spine-chilling magic. Another perk of Fall is of course reading! When fall rolls around my reading endeavors usually amp up a bit. You know fuzzy blankets, tea, and all that reading coziness. It is not only my reading habits that change but also the material. October is the perfect month to start a spiritual or spooky read. Nothing too scary of course, a…

E-Book Release Date & Giveaway

Hello everyone! I am excited to announce the release date of my new E-Book! Getting your Blog Brand Ready – A Beginners Guide to Working with Brands Release Date November 1st, 2017 Who is this E-Book for? Travel bloggers Beauty Blogger Lifestyle Blogger Food Bloggers Aspiring Bloggers Aspiring product reviewers Bloggers searching for content-rich topics to write about Bloggers hoping to build and improve their brand relationships Anyone wishing to up their social media game If you are thinking about starting a blog of your own, are wondering how to get free products, produce awesome content, build…