I Ditched My Morning Routine – Here’s Why

Morning routines… I feel like they’ve been a popular topic as of late. I dunno about you but I’ve read a blog post or 15 about the morning routines of successful women. Why having a morning routine will make your day better. Or some other inspiring stuff like that. But…

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…

6 Things To Do When Feeling Stuck

Hey friends. It’s been a while, huh? It’s been almost a year since my last blog post. I’ve just been feeling so… stuck lately. And for no reason in particular. I just haven’t known what I want my next moves to look like so I haven’t made any moves. I’ve…

6 Ways I’m Spring Cleaning My Life + You Can Too

Ahhhh spring is in the air! Kind of. I mean, aside from the once a week snow storm, we’ve been having some pretty amazing weather here in Aspen. It’s been sunny and warm-ish and I swear I can feel everything start coming back to life. Which makes me feel like…

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…

9 Ways To Deal With Life When You’re Depressed AF

Sweatshirt | Leggings With the year coming to a end, it’s only natural to reflect back on all that has happened over the last year. Or in my case, all that hasn’t happened… If we’re being honest with each other (which we def are) I spent a good amount of…

6 Ways To Cope When It Feels Like Someone Punched You …

Ever have those days when you wake up early sans alarm and you hop out of bed with this feeling like the day is yours? You head to the kitchen and while you’re waiting for your morning coffee you’re thinking to yourself “Gosh… I just have a good feeling about…

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,…