Tag Archives: environmental

Mindful Organizing with Ellia Harris

an organized desk by arnel hasanovic at unsplash

In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, I talked with Ellia Harris of Mindful Organizing about the process of decluttering as an act of self-care. If topics like perfectionism, procrastination, and productivity stir up some emotions for you, this article may be just the reality check you need. In this interview, Ellia […]

How to Create More Ease

boat on lac leman in rolle, switzerland

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 […]

Top Self-Care Idea Lists of 2019

pacific northwest forest overlooking a blue green lake

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 […]

What is Living Upp?

8 dimensions of self-care wheel

What is living upp exactly? For starters, it’s knowing how to invest your time and energy so you can bounce back from life’s heavy moments and live up to your highest potential. Living upp is about expansion, and it involves reclaiming your joy and independence regardless of your life circumstances. It helps you slam the […]