9 Things To Do When You Just Can’t Adult

I don’t want to adult today. I haven’t really wanted to do it all week… or month, or year, to be quite honest. Adulting has just felt like too much for me lately. And I Just. Can’t. Even. Don’t get me wrong, I still get up and go to work…

8 Awesome Apps To Calm You Down

If you’re anything like me, you probably need to calm the f down. Like some days my anxiety gets so bad and makes me so shaky and sweaty that I need to change my clothes 5 times. I wish I was exaggerating. Sometimes I feel like I should have been the…

7 Signs You Need a Social Media Detox + 77 Things To Do …

Welcome to 2018 friends! If you read my Alcohol-Free Challenge then you probs know went a little rogue the past couple weeks but other than that, I’m pretty stoked about it being 2018. Honestly, after making it through last year… I feel like I’ve found the freaking promise land in…

6 Ways To Increase Brain Power + Health

I know at a first glance it probably sounds kind of weird to think about ways to increase brain power and improve your brains health, but trust me friends. It’s a thing and it’s super important! Why Even Give AF About My Brains Health? Ah, I’m so glad you asked!…

7 Tools To Help You Fight The Winter Blues

Like pretty much everything else in life, the ‘fall back’ part of daylight savings has both pro’s and con’s. Pro: It get’s lighter earlier so it’s easier to wake up earlier. Con: It gets darker earlier so your body/brain is all WTF is going on?  And that my friends, is…

10 Ways to Practice Gratitude and Why It’s Important

Happy November friends! I seriously cannot believe it’s already November. I feel like the snow was JUST melting off the mountains and I have no idea where this summer went! This whole year has been a weird one for me. And a tough one. And a scary one. I’ve lost…

How To Have The Ultimate Self Care Day

This post has been sponsored by Pamela Metamorphosis. As always, all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting brands that support She’s Not So Basic! I don’t know about you, but I feel like theres been this whole wave of self care lately. I can’t get through a magazine or…

7 Healthy Habits I’m {Re-}Introducing To My Life

For a long time there I was spiraling down a rabbit hole that I wasn’t sure I’d ever find a way out of. And to be totally honest with you, I wasn’t sure I wanted to. For years all I’ve had to hold onto were feelings of deep sadness, anger,…

9 Songs To Boost Your Mood Instantly

Sometimes I feel like blasting really happy songs in the car is the mental version of ‘putting on my game face’. Does that make sense? Like putting on my brain’s game face? Lol oh boy, I swear this post gets better. Okay, let me try again. I dunno about you,…

My Secret Weapon to De-Stress On The Go

Do you guys know what ruminating is? It’s okay if you don’t because I didn’t until a few days ago either. To ruminate is to go over something in your mind repeatedly. I do that a lot. But like in an excessive, unhealthy manner. Like when I have to text…

15 Distraction TV Shows for When You’re Sad

TBH, I feel SO awkward right now Awkward like you know when you aren’t 100% sure if your dress is stuck in your underwear as you’re leaving the bathroom? No? That doesn’t happen to you? Oh okay, well moving on. I feel awkward because I almost always write with purpose.…

3 Daily Habits for Happiness and Getting Out of a Slump

Disclaimer* I’ve been only doing these for like 4 days but boy do I feel a hell of a lot better! Truth: I’ve been riding the struggle bus for a while now and I haven’t been totally sure how to write about it. Up until about a year ago, I’ve…