Lifestyle Design Planning Guide

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Be honest: Has your life played out exactly the way you thought it would? Mine sure hasn’t. Or at least, not the way my 20-something-self envisioned it. In some ways, my life is better than I imagined. I’ve traveled to some beautiful places, I’ve been presented with opportunities I never dreamed possible, and I’ve learned […]

Why You Need a Personal Brand

Living Upp's Stacy Fisher

“What’s with the chicken?” That’s the question I often hear when someone visits my website for the first time. My response? Because I like chickens. Because I love their playful, easy nature, and that they don’t over-complicate life. But it’s also because chickens so aptly represent my personal brand, which I’ve distilled down into two words: […]

What is Lifestyle Design?

self-care coaching for better health

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 […]