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Searching for Happiness – Becoming Fearless

“The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source. Instead of trying to escape from our fear, we can invite it up to our awareness and look at it clearly and deeply.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I recently completed level two Shambhala training. For those of you who do not know what Shambhala is, allow me to explain myself. Shambhala is a form of Tibetan Buddhism in which I have been practicing for over a year now. Last fall I attended level one training, a meditation retreat on…

Your Invite: Blog Improvement Series

Hi everyone, I have a big announcement and some pretty exciting news. I will be releasing a brand new blog series! What is this new series all about you ask? This series will consist of 5 posts, one every Monday starting in September. These posts are designed to help bloggers who are looking to improve their social media influence, blog traffic, and organization. The promise of this series is to give you action oriented ideas, tricks, and tips that will help you to develop your social media influence from scratch, improve the networks you currently have and help you manage…

13 Blogging Tips from 2 Years of Blogging

It has been a whole two years since I began sharing with you all on ScaleitSimple. Hooray! To sum up my current thoughts on my blogging skills I would say I kind of feel like a toddler. Sort of cute, eager to learn and moving forward in the mystery of life all while looking clueless and stumbling like a drunk person. You know what I mean? Regardless, of my mixed feelings, I have learned a lot over the past couple of years, and although I have a long way to go I wanted to share the lessons I have learned…

Your Invite – Spring Blog Party

You have been invited to Scale it Simple’s Spring Blog Party! What better way to spend your Easter Sunday than by chilling out, eating chocolate and avoiding family commitments by reading some awesome blog posts and meeting new blogging buddies? 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, goals, recipes, activities, tips, you name it…

Featured Friday

Happy Friday lovelies! I have an announcement today that has everything to do with you, my blogging pals! I am inviting you all to take part in a new project of mine called…. Featured Friday’s! Maybe you guessed by the title of the blog, but allow me to explain further. What is Featured Friday? Every Friday I will be sharing a post on my  Facebook page by one of you lovely bloggers. How do you become featured? Follow my facebook page. I am looking for lifestyle, travel, motivational, inspirational, health, fitness, or food blog posts. Comment…

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…

4 Books for Meditation Beginners

Congratulations. You have decided to enrich your life through the practice of meditation. The benefits of meditating daily are numerous. Reducing depression, anxiety, and stress and improving relationships and focus being only a few of the many scientifically proven benefits. If you are at the beginning of your meditation journey then there are a few things you should be aware of. First, this is a practice you need to work into your daily life. Secondly, this is not a “quick fix” but a practice that can help you open spiritually and help you see the benefit in every…

Your Invite: Be Mine Blog Party

You have been invited to Scale it Simple’s Be Mine Blog Party! To celebrate reaching 2000 followers I want to invite you all to be my Valentines date this year! You won’t be disappointed. What better way to celebrate the energetic and over the top day of love which is Valentine’s day than to read some awesome blog posts and meet some new blogging friends? No need to worry, you won’t need any boxes of chocolates, flowers or heart-shaped cards to join this blogging party.  This blogging party will be an opportunity…

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…

Sending Gratitude

Hello lovelies, today I want to share some big news. Brace yourselves… Today is a huge day for my blog ScaleitSimple. A wonderful milestone has been reached thanks to your love and support. ScaleitSimple now has over 2000 WordPress followers! Can you believe it? I am actually still a little shocked.  Less than two years ago when I started this blog I was in kind of a funk and at the beginning of a journey of self-discovery. A journey I have since found out does not really end. A journey that led me towards new passions and helped…