What is Lifestyle Design?

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You’ve undoubtedly heard the term, but what exactly is lifestyle design? Depending on who you ask, you’ll hear a lot of different answers. And that’s because, much like self-care, lifestyle design is personal, and each of us is a unique individual with differing desires when it comes to how we experience life. At Living Upp, we […]

Top Self-Care Idea Lists of 2019

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Have you searched for new self-care activity ideas lately? When I first published this article back in 2016, there were about 17,900,000 results on Google. In 2018, there were 23,400,000. Any idea how many there were today? 344,000,000! There are countless ways to practice self-care, and that number will likely continue to grow. Once again, I’ve scoured […]

Lifestyle Design and Traumatic Brain Injury

In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, I talked with Jennifer Soames of Santosha Body Work about lifestyle design strategies related to Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, a topic that seems to be popping up more and more in the media recently. Scroll to the bottom for the full video interview. As someone who has […]

Balance: Truth or Myth?

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Is the idea of balance truth or myth? Most of us feel overwhelmed by the idea of work-life balance and the continuous juggling of personal and professional responsibilities. I mean, life can feel downright chaotic at times for all of us. But what we may not realize is that living in a constant state of over-functioning […]