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Slow Living is about slowing down and enjoying life. It’s about making time for what matters most. In this article, we share nine tips on how to slow down and enjoy life again.

Slow Living For Beginners: 9 Ways To Live More Slowly

Slow + Simple Living

Are you looking for some inspiration to kickstart your morning routine? Read our top five suggestions for a great morning routine to simplify your life.

Create A Morning Routine To Simplify Your Life

Slow + Simple Living

Simple living is a way of life that promotes good health, financial security, and personal fulfillment. In this article, find out how simple living can help you live healthier, longer, and happier.

Simple Living Benefits for Your Health, Finances and Happiness

Slow + Simple Living

You don’t have to be rich to live a simple, happy life. In fact, there are many ways to simplify your finances. Read on to discover them!

Eight Ways To Simplify Your Finances

Slow + Simple Living

Learn the warning signs of too much stress and how to implement self-care strategies to help prevent burnout.

Do You Have Too Much On Your Plate?

Health + Wellness

Learn five easy ways to simplify your life so you can have more time to do what you love most!

5 Steps To Simplify Your Life

Slow + Simple Living

Learn the truth about simple living and how you can slow down and start living a simplier life today!

The Truth About Simple Living

Slow + Simple Living

Gardening is not only beneficial to your physical health, but your mental health as well. Gardening burns calories, reduces stress levels, improves nutrition, reduces the risk of stroke, diabetes, heart disease and more!

Why Gardening Is Good For You

Homesteading

Self-care is an important part of mental health and I’m sharing 25 ideas and activities you can do to upgrade your self-care routine this Spring.

25 Self-Care Ideas For Spring

Health + Wellness

Breaking down the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for seasonal affective disorder, aka SAD or seasonal depression.

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Health + Wellness

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hey there, I'm jen

You can usually find me playing in the dirt or the barnyard, hugging all over my animals.  I’m all about keeping it real and authentic- especially regarding my struggle with mental health. I hope sharing my journey of overcoming PTSD will help others who have lived through trauma and remind them they are not alone. Homesteading has been a game changer in my recovery, and I hope this blog can encourage and inspire other trauma survivors to embrace a simpler lifestyle with purpose and gratitude.

Combat Veteran, Wife x 17 years and Farm Mama to
48ish spoiled rotten fur babies...