Low-Information Diet: Five Tools You Need to Kick Your Phone Habit to the Curb

Low-Information Diet: Five Tools You Need to Kick Your Phone Habit to the Curb

by Jess Thore August 16, 2018

When you think about what's going to matter to you when you're 80 years old, where does your cell phone fall on that list? If you're anything like me, there's a good chance the amount of time you spend on your phone is disproportionate to how important it is in the big picture of your life. Little by little, it is possible to break the attachment we have towards our phones and replace them with the things that matter most to you.

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How to Create a Cultivated Day [FREE DOWNLOAD]

How to Create a Cultivated Day [FREE DOWNLOAD]

by Cultivate Team August 07, 2018

There's a good chance if you're on social media, you've seen this post floating around Instagram. It's been reposted numerous times, and there are more than 600 comments on the original post. Halloween decorations are filling the shelves at my local grocery store, and the hobby stores in my area are already putting up holiday decorations. There is a sense of overwhelm beginning to creep into the air, and we're here to say it can be different. You have ...
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Cultivate Your Calendar with Lara Casey

Cultivate Your Calendar with Lara Casey

by Cultivate Team August 03, 2018

Feeling overwhelmed? Like you don't have time for the good stuff in your life because your days are full of the to-dos on your list? Are you exchanging celebrating the people you love and adventures with the things that don't fill you up?

If that's you, you're not alone! And we want to encourage you to do something about it!

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Low-Information Diet: 11 Ways to Eliminate Digital Overwhelm

Low-Information Diet: 11 Ways to Eliminate Digital Overwhelm

by Jess Thore July 10, 2018

We can’t say we’re surprised the introductory post for our Low-Information Diet series struck a chord with you! In the summer season where days get a little bit longer and everyone tends to linger a little bit longer, we’re very excited to have a conversation about spending more time cultivating the most important things in your life (which […]
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Three Lessons Lacoya Learned from Giving Up Social Media

Three Lessons Lacoya Learned from Giving Up Social Media

by Ashlea Carver June 28, 2018

Here at Cultivate What Matters we’re big believers in social media-free weekends and intentional time away from our phones. This spills over into everything we do, including the Making Things Happen Conference! One of the core components of the MTH Conference is being able to dig deep into what matters most free from any distractions. […]
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Less is Actually More: What is a Low-Information Diet, and Is it Right for You?

Less is Actually More: What is a Low-Information Diet, and Is it Right for You?

by Jess Thore May 22, 2018

The end of 2017 rolled around, and I felt myself craving margin. Life was full–full of some really good things–but full nonetheless. As I sat down to do my PowerSheets Prep Work, I started to see a theme. I had too much stuff. I felt unsteady, wavering back and forth based on circumstances instead of truth. I […]
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46 Productive Things to Do Instead of Scrolling Social Media

46 Productive Things to Do Instead of Scrolling Social Media

by Cultivate Team May 15, 2018

We’re big fans of social media when it is used purposefully! It is, after all, how we connect with so many of you on a regular basis! Like so many things in our lives, when used purposefully, it can create a beautiful home for encouragement and support. However, we know there are time when we are […]
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How To Be Present

How To Be Present

by Emily Thomas April 17, 2018

At the most recent Making Things Happen Conference this spring, as I sat in the back listening to each of our attendees share over their two days at The Carolina Inn, I noticed something… Over and over, a theme emerged: women want to be present in their lives. They want to be present for their […]
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Our Favorite iPhone Apps

Our Favorite iPhone Apps

by Cultivate Team October 20, 2017

We’re big believers in boundaries when it comes to technology and social media (have you seen our social media-free weekend tips?) But we also know that when used properly, our iPhone apps can make our lives more efficient and streamlined, leaving room for us to spend time doing the most important things and being with the […]
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How To Create a Cultivated Calendar with Emily Ley

How To Create a Cultivated Calendar with Emily Ley

by Cultivate Team September 21, 2017

Feeling overwhelmed? Like you don’t have time for the good stuff in your life because your days are full of the to-do’s on your list? Are you exchanging celebrating the people you love and adventures with the things that don’t fill you up? If that’s you, you’re not alone! And we want to encourage you […]
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Our Best Tips for Working From Home

Our Best Tips for Working From Home

by Jess Thore August 10, 2017

A few weeks ago I asked for Cultivate blog content ideas from many of you on Instagram, and you didn’t disappoint! I’ve added a few of them to the queue for the coming months, and I wanted to start with one I’ve been asked a lot more recently: I just found out I will be […]
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How To Use Stickers In Your PowerSheets and Planner

How To Use Stickers In Your PowerSheets and Planner

by Jess Thore July 27, 2017

If you’ve seen my PowerSheets or calendar on Instagram, you know that I’m a big fan of my favorite black pen. A year ago, I probably would have scoffed at the idea of using color in my planner or PowerSheets, but I’ve been converted after using our Cultivate What Matters Sticker Book for the past […]
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