Small Steps to Big Achievements

A new year is upon us once again, and many of us could not be happier. 2016 was a rough ride, but so much hope stems from a new year.    With the coming of the new year, comes the swarms of new year’s resolutions. Resolutions are absolutely an awesome, and positive tradition. Everyone does […]

How to be Comfortable being Uncomfortable

I am not a yogi by any means of the word, and one of my favorite things about this blog is my average Janeness…  but I have dabbled in Yoga on several occasions. My favorite takeaway from my minimal experience with yoga, was that the practice challenges you to be “comfortable with being uncomfortable”.   […]

Quiet & Still, the Universal Holiday Gift

No matter how you spend today, what holiday you may or may not be celebrating in whatever way you do or don’t celebrate, there is one universal awesome thing about today. This morning I had to drive through town to take care of some dogs I am sitting, and there was something very unique about […]

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3 Benefits of Digital Detox

This will be a topic near and dear to my heart that I will address more than once, and I hope it resonates with some of you too. The Zenful Urbanite movement was essentially born out of my distaste for cell phone addiction and how I felt it was harming society. It’s not a secret […]

Keep your Zen over the holidays

How to Holiday, the Zenful Urbanite Way

Fam, I love the holidays. I do. For lots of different reasons. But I can absolutely say, these reasons have changed and fluctuated in level of importance each year. This holiday, I would like to emphasize a few things to keep in mind as we celebrate and spend happy holiday feel good time with loved […]

5 themes of the Zenful Urbanite Movement

5 Themes of the Zenful Urbanite Movement

I say it and I say it and I say it again. Every day when we wake up and go out into the world, we make hundreds of choices that can contribute to good or the not so good. For no reason that I can think of, would anyone choose willingly to contribute to anything […]

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How Self Care Affects More Than Yourself

The happier, you are, the kinder you will be. The more peace you feel, the more patient you will be. The you live from a place of love, the more compassionate you will be.   None of the above statements are rooted in any scientific proof that I am aware of, but in my own […]