Amanda Cade

Worth It! (Things to try, read, watch, hear, and discuss)

So the other day I happened to mention to a friend I had been feeling very tired this week. She responded by saying “You know what you should do?” and then proceeded to answer her own question. At length. She suggested changes to my diet, daily routine, use of essential oils, and shoes. Essentially, she …

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Back in my post about low-stress gatherings and social activities, I listed a few fun activities that you can do with a group of family and friends. In the past year, escape rooms have become one of my all-time favorites. If you aren’t familiar with the concept of the escape room, it’s a room where …

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Valentine’s Day can be a seriously polarizing holiday. Some people absolutely adore it and look forward to an annual celebration of love and affection. Others find it a frustrating reminder of their single status, and some of those in relationships find themselves feeling anxious because of their desire to “get it right”. Then there are …

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Last Sunday, I wrote about how the universe had conspired to force me to stop stressing over hosting the perfect parties, by throwing some truly insane monkey wrenches into several events. I did take that lesson to heart, and started to relax more. What I still needed to get through my thick skull, though, was …

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Back in November, I shared my tips for low-stress parties and gatherings. Lest anyone think that my life always goes smoothly (although if you read my post about wrapping Christmas presents, you already know better), I have to tell you that I only learned to relax about these things through some very strong lessons. Here …

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When I got home on Christmas Eve, I was surprised and excited to see two messages containing a Liebster Award nomination. One was from Dee at Ntroverted Xtrovert, who described the award like this: “The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers, whose …

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