Minimalism + How it Can Bring Abundance to Your Life

Herman Miller chair graphic | Minimalism ideas | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: rmgdesign: Herman Miller x Armin Hofmann

I am the opposite of a hoarder. My closets are regularly purged and very few objects hold sentimental value to me. Remember my article about my dear old roommate Aynsley Campbell? She used to describe our home decor styles as “lived in” and “just visiting”. Ha! So guess which one I was. Truthfully, I wasn’t always this way! I have […]

Quick Reads for January

Quick Reads that change your perspective | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Sarah Vickers

Are you addicted to your cell phone? There is an interesting video going around of Simon Sinek discussing the plight of millennials. He attributes the problems this generation is facing to parenting, technology, impatience, and environment. Check out the short video clip below. I wanted to include it because what he says about millennials really applies to most of us. […]

Keep Portland Weird/ A Touristy Guide

Portland, Oregon travel guide | Girlfriend is Better
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Let’s just say I was super impressed with Portland this last trip out. I’ve never really gotten in to the city and checked it out, which is unfortunate. I’ve been missing out! My brother invited me up for the weekend, so I started doing some research online. I read up on Portland’s hot spots and tourist traps (I like them […]

Feng Shui 4th: Knowledge + Wisdom

Knowledge + wisdom center home decor | Feng Shui guide | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Terilyn Fisher via Style by Emily Henderson

In Feng Shui, the Knowledge and Wisdom area deals with higher education as well as inner study and growth.  If you are a student or are wanting to broaden your perspective through learning, this is a living area you should consider focusing on. Likewise, this may be an important area for you to enhance in your children’s rooms.  Help those kids […]