July 2017 Beauty Additions and August No-Buy

I don’t know why it feels like I went a little nuts buying makeup this month. I went to gather all of my new additions and it ended up being only five items. It’s still a lot considering they’re almost all palettes!

I will be doing a no-buy in August to try and ease up on my spending habits. Plus lately I’ve been thinking about how I’d much more easily describe myself as “messy” rather than “minimalist” and I’d like to change that around. My daily makeup routine is pretty minimal and I’ve been working away at panning a few items I’d like to get out of my collection. I’ll do a separate post on those this month. I actually have a few beauty related posts I’d like to get up this month so stay tuned my fellow beauty lovers!

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Notes on Busyness and Mental Illness

Lately I’ve been keeping busy. Some days are better than others, but I’m slowly learning how to hustle one baby step at a time. There was a woman in my outpatient program who had matching stationery that all said “I am very busy,” on it. She explained to us, “I’m not very busy but I’d

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What I Want My Simplified Life to Look Like

Boy have I neglected this blog. I have been making huge strides in my recovery so I haven’t had the time or the inspiration to write anything. I’m just here to update you all a little on my life! It’s time again to reevaluate my minimalist aspirations and make sure my life is headed where

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Twenty Three

There are many articles on why 23 is the worst year of your life (which I mentioned last year), and I must say this year is not off to a great start.

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