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Now Live: Friday Follow Blog Party

Welcome to Scale it Simple’s Friday Follow Blog Party! If you have been looking for the perfect way to start the weekend off right then you are in the right place! So grab the bevy of your choice and let’s get all snuggled up and connected… shall we? The rules are simple. 1. Follow the host’s social media accounts listed below. (Hey, that’s me!)  2. Paste up to 3 links to your own social media accounts that you wish to be followed, or your blog into the comment section below. 3. Share…

Searching for Happiness – PT 1: Body Gentleness

I have been making some small changes lately that have been impacting my overall happiness in big ways. Naturally, I wanted to share them with all of you, so I poured up a cup of coffee and wrote my little heart out. I wrote a master list of everything that has been adding to my overall happiness and wellbeing until I could not think of anything else. I was surprised by how many things I came up with, my list ended up being pretty long with over 100 tips and tricks to be exact. After I wrote it all out…

Searching for Happiness – Connecting with your True Self

  Who are you? I mean really, who are you? I have been asking this question to myself a lot lately and I must admit the conclusions I came to were a little startling not to mention deep. I realized that any search for happiness, love, and goodness begins with this simple question. Who are you? We are male, female, young, old, daughter, Canadian, married, single, thin, successful. We are categories. We are also our relationships to those categories. At least that is what we identify with at the end of the day. When searching for who we are in…

Searching for Happiness – The Value of Suffering

If you have been reading this searching for happiness series on Scale it Simple then you may be under the impression that my views on searching for happiness include actually finding pure happiness, free from pain or suffering. Perhaps in an oddly perfect world. In a perfect world, no one would suffer, no one would feel pain or heartbreak. In that perfect world, no one would grow, gather wisdom, be able to practice the beautiful human emotions of compassion or empathy either. You see through our suffering we can connect with each other and ourselves in the most amazing and…

3 Book Recommendations

  Due to the unnatural state of rain, drizzle, and fog that I have found myself hidden under this summer, I have taken my rather resourceful and introverted self to the book store. Well, not just one bookstore. I actually found myself buying books on my lunch break, buying e-books on my I-Pad and reaching out to friends and family requesting to borrow books they have read. I then consequently found myself in the position of having many a book to read. Success! So here I am, 2 months into summer, successfully reading, reading, reading. So what has…