Mindfulness, Personal Growth

A messy life is a beautiful life

Hi there!   For quite some time, I’ve done extensive research on how to put my life together. My life has always been quite scattered, my attention darting from one task to the next, the path before me never a straight line but a zig-zagging loop that descends into the deep unknown. While I always knew I wanted to be…

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Mindfulness

The importance of silence

Hi there! This past weekend, Jared and I stayed in a tiny home in the woods for two nights. It was a cozy, cabin-like place, tucked away in the trees. The air was so still, so quiet, and so dense with life and nourishment. During the day, squirrels would prance along the branches of the towering trees, their leaves swaying…

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Mindfulness, Mindset

Tuning into our emotions to connect with ourselves

Hi there!   I’m not sure about you, but I have a tendency to overthink things. I recently finished up the book Turtles all the way Down by John Green, and the main character, Aza, experienced thought spirals, a tornado narrowing in on itself indefinitely. While what I experience is not so dramatic, I easily related to that description. Sometimes,…

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Mindfulness and finding direction

Hi there!   Happy Birthday to my dear grandmother, who always reminds me that life is about the little things, and helps me slow down and enjoy life for what it is. This post is dedicated to her! I didn’t mean for today to be a cleaning day. It just… was. I wasn’t feeling the most productive on this rainy,…

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Mindfulness

Simple mindfulness practices for returning to the present

Hi there! I’ve been obsessed with the mindfulness podcast, The Mindful Kind. I’ve been listening to it while showering, working on my bullet journal, and while on long walks, feeling a sense of calm with every episode. I realized a few days ago that, although my blog’s name is called Mindfully Brittney, rarely do I write about mindfulness. And, when…

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