Category Archives: Lifestyle Design

How to Create More Ease

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Overfunctioning has become the norm and it’s making us sick. In 2018, a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association found that 1 in 5 adults don’t think they’re doing enough to manage stress. It shows. Ongoing stress has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. But the truth is, life doesn’t have […]

Are You Overfunctioning?

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The first time I heard the word overfunctioning I was at a networking event chatting it up with a room full of other female solopreneurs. Eventually, the topic of self-care came up, and I shared that almost all of my clients were busy. They were juggling multiple roles and commitments at work, at home, and […]

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?

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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 […]