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Searching for Happiness – PT4: Supporting your Spirit

Hi there, it is me again. It is week four of this new super cool  Searching for Happiness series and now we are getting into the deep bits. Today’s post is all about the spirit. No not the holy spirit or the one in your basement, the cool kind, the fun kind. Is it just me or do people tend to look at you like you are a weirdo hippy, a nonmodern idiot or a judgmental hypocrite when you talk about religion or spirituality anymore? Ok, that may be a little dramatic. However, I do kind of feel…

Searching for Happiness – Part 3: Healthy Relationships

Welcome back, and to part three of this new series. Today I will be talking about healthy relationships. Because basically, I am an expert on those matters. Kidding. I am but a normal gal who is trying to find what works. So I wrote out this master list, a nonexpert normal person list about how to have healthy relationships. I hope you can find some honest and useful takeaways from this post. Cheers! Make date night a priority: Even if you can only squeeze it in once a month, it is important to spend quality time with your sweetums. Check…

The Book Lovers Tag

Hello, everyone! I have been seeing this tag post pop up everywhere lately and I thought I would give it a go. Why you may ask? Well because if there is one thing I like almost as much as reading it’s writing. So why not write about reading. You feel me?   Do you have a specific place for reading? My favorite place to read is in the cabin, with little distraction I can read a book in one weekend if it is chilly outside. So peaceful. Bookmarks or random pieces of paper? Bookmarks.  I have a few books…

Searching for Happiness – PT 2: Nourishing your Mind

Welcome to Part 2 of this new Searching for Happiness Series which is all about nourishing your mind and basically keeping your life on track. Through this post, I am sharing a list of all of the things I could think of in my personal life that helps me nourish my mind. I hope by implementing some of these lifestyle changes you can gain a little extra happiness, nourish your mind and enrich your day to day life. Part 2: Nourishing your Mind Start Journaling: Journaling is a wonderful way to work out your thoughts and feelings, releasing them in…

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…

Get to Know me Tag

I want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who sent me questions last week for this post. I was so shocked by the response and I am beyond excited to get answering these interesting, entertaining and thought-provoking questions. Are you ready to learn more about me? Buckle up… this is going to be a long one. About Writing How did you start Scale it Simple/your blog? I first thought about what kind of blog I wanted to create. After deciding I wasn’t really in it for the money I settled on a free…

Dear Bloggers, It’s not just about the money

  Dear Bloggers, Is it just me or is the blogging world quickly becoming a bit of a get rich fast scheme? It seems to me that more often than necessary there are posts all about making money blogging, public income reports and how to earn money on posts. Bloggers boast about how they made $20,000 in their first month of blogging and other crazy declarations. It is reminding me of those insanely unrealistic diet ads that so many people fall for. I am sure for those who are actually cashing in it is helpful to have these references…

16 Reasons to Travel Belgium

It has been a year since my trip to Belgium. (starts crying hysterically) Anyway moving along… As a travel obsessed blogger, I thought why not write yet another post about how much I loved this little country? What can I say I am feeling kind of nostalgic over here! 1. The Architecture Belgium was once one of the most powerful regions in Europe. You may be surprised when you travel through the country to see palaces, churches and other buildings with intricate details and amazingly preserved beauty. Dutch homes are freaking magical. In places such as Ghent and Bruges…

May Goals

Guys is it just me or did April freaking fly? Seriously where did this month go? It has been a kind of blah April for moi I must admit, my mood, the weather. It has just been blah. Not bad, just blah. I am still patiently waiting for spring days to inspire my soul, it has been a slow process up here in this icy windy land I call home. I guess all those dresses I keep buying will have to keep waiting for their time to shine. Anyway, I am excited and a little underprepared to head into May…

My Simple 10 Step Self Care Morning Routine

Hi there, welcome back! Self-care is something I love to explore and write about. When I have time/need a pick me up I make a conscious effort the night before to start the next day in the best way possible. Having a self-care morning routine can and will set up your day and spirit to be the best it can be. Starting the day with the intention to take care of yourself will go a long way. Often times it may be hard to find the time for myself during the work week or even the weekend…