Overcoming Fear Can Save Your Life : My Breast Biopsy

Overcoming Fear Can Save Your Life : My Breast Biopsy

I (Shannon) had a goal for 2021. It wasn’t a traditional resolution, it was a goal that I had set for myself to stop saying words that revolved around fear. I often find myself saying, “I’m scared,” or “I’m afraid” and even though I like to be adventurous and experience new things, I am a… Read More »

Wellness Wednesday: Cultivating a Healthy Life with Healthy Boundaries

Wellness Wednesday: Cultivating a Healthy Life with Healthy Boundaries

One of the most difficult lessons I (Shannon) have had to learn in my life is that of creating boundaries. Listen, I can cut someone out easily before I can create the boundaries I need to keep them at a safe distance to keep myself safe, healthy, and both parties happy and in a healthy… Read More »

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Quick & Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Quick & Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

As we wind up Stress Awareness Month, we thought we would share some quick and easy ways to reduce stress. Now look, we get it, stress is something that isn’t always a quick and easy fix. You don’t have to explain that to us, but often, there are some easy ways to help diffuse the… Read More »

How Minimalism Helps My Mental Health

How Minimalism Helps My Mental Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and we cannot think of a better time to reflect on ways we reduce our stress than another edition of Wellness Wednesday. I (Shannon) thought that I would take this time to consider one of the most important ways that stress is alleviated in my life- our minimalist lifestyle.  We’ve… Read More »

Wellness Wednesday: How to Avoid Psychic Numbing

Wellness Wednesday: How to Avoid Psychic Numbing

It seems as though this past year, when so many terrible, catastrophic events have gone on in the world, Gerry and I have either called each other during the day (if we are apart) or gone into the other room and said, “did you just hear about...” or “oh my gosh, you won’t believe what… Read More »