contributors

Noch Noch worked as an international executive for 7 years after graduation, travelling the world and living the life she dreamt of, or so she thought. After an episode in stress-related major depression and other illnesses 2 years ago, she is redefining the priorities in life. As she battles with depression, Noch Noch is now on a quest for clarity and self-awareness to be true to herself, jotting down her reflections at Be Me. Be Natural.

 

Patri Hernandez runs Spiritual Awakening by Patri; a website dedicated to exploring spiritual issues that range from metaphysics to recovery as well as discussing the works by Emmet Fox and Anthony de Mello amongst others. Her website features a plethora of original quotes that explore a variety of spiritual topics.

 

Roo Mulligan is a certified fitness specialist and a Confidence Coach with a Master’s in Counseling. She specializes in incorporating fun into our health to increase our energy and bring joy into our lives. Learn more about Roo on her website, www.healthylivingisfun.com or find her on facebook at www.facebook.com/healthylivingisfun.

 

Lauren Stewart is a freelance writer and marketing consultant from Michigan. She has a personal blog called Lauren’s Thoughts where she discusses relationships, technology, beauty, fashion, health, fitness and much more. You can also find her active on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Sheila passionately believes in everyone’s ability to open their hearts and heal their hurts in order to discover and share their Light. She follows this passion as a psycho-spiritual therapist and wishes to help people on their journey of self-discovery. Learn more about her at www.lookingwithintherapy.com

 

Jamie Hoang is a Los Angeles based writer, designer, world traveler, tea drinker and lover of the great outdoors. A firm believer in trying everything at least once, she’s always learning. Her work can be found at heyjamie.com or tweeting as @heyjamie

 

Tim Brownson is a Life Coach, NLP Master Practitioner and published author who specializes in unsticking people. He also owns the A Daring Adventure blog where he doesn’t take life too seriously and isn’t afraid to call a spade a spade.

 

Chad is a video editor, writer, philosophy enthusiast, and (quite recently) an indie game developer. Learn more about this multidimensional (or perhaps just plain mental) storyteller at www.ChadleyDavis.net.

 

Maria Mooney, MSW, LSW, is a licensed social worker, high raw vegan blogger diagnosed with and healing from a progressive neurological disease, RSD/CRPS. She enjoys reading, writing, yoga, the sport of long distance running, spending time in nature, and being with her loved ones, especially her Goldendoodle, Shorter. You can find her on Twitter @HappyHealing44 and follow her at her blog prefontaine44.blogspot.com.

 

Anne – Sophie Reinhardt is a world traveler, an anorexia survivor, a positive body image advocate, podcaster, blogger, digital entrepreneur, speaker, wive, lover of books, aspiring yogi and social media enthusiast. Her blogs My Intercontinental Life and Fighting Anorexia are focused on living a purposeful, free, healthy and passionate life.

 

Amber Milne runs www.bluvd.com which is a relationship blog covering all sorts of relationship issues for men and women.

 

Mima is the author of Fire, a fictitious novel that takes place in the middle of the 90s music scene. The prequel, A Spark before the Fire was released in October 2011. The pen name Mima is derived from the initials of the writer’s name. She started writing during her childhood on Prince Edward Island, Canada. In the future, she hopes to write a screenplay for this novel. You can find Mima at mimaonfire.com and on Facebook. Mima currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

Sam is a twenty-something novelist in the making from south east England, and a lover of yoga, meditation, books and cats, and has written for Tiny Buddha for almost two years. You can see what Sam’s up to at: cackhanded.wordpress.com for life related stuff and tracesof.tumblr.com for novel related stuff.

 

Gretchen Knox is a writer and leader of global corporate communications for a Fortune 500 company. Last year she decided to follow her dream and write fiction. She wants to tell stories that compel and entertain the reader by revealing basic human truths. These days peanut butter and jelly sandwiches make her ridiculously happy. She can be found at www.gretchenknox.com.

 

Kate Swoboda is a Life Coach, speaker and writer who helps clients to lead unconventional and revolutionary lives through practicing courage. She’s the author of The Courageous Living Guide, and creator of the Courageous Play and Create Stillness retreats–as well as The Coaching Blueprint, a resource just for Life Coaches. Learn more at http://www.yourcourageouslife.com, sign up for her free newsletter, or follow her on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/YourCourageousLife.

 

Ani Chibukhchyan has left her 10+ year career behind and is in the transitional period of transforming her writings from a hobby into a lifestyle. Her blog Life Probabilities is about increasing possibilities of fulfillment, happiness and success in life. Ani is also the author of Emotional Moments – book of short stories about life.

 

Janny Chang is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University. In her spare time, she loves to read and write about the simpler life — bliss, contentment, meaning and peace.

 

Cheryl Magyar is a sustainable life designer who writes about living a simple life at home and away. Her thoughts are cast weekly on handcraftedtravellers.com, a blog lovingly shared with her poetic husband, you can also visit their Facebook page for more inspirations of happiness and simplicity.

 

Hannah runs Becoming Who You Are, the guide to authentic living. She is passionate about helping people create the lives they want from the inside out using a rational approach to personal development. Download the free ebook “The Five Most Common Blocks to Authentic Living and How to Overcome Them” and find more resources for authentic living at www.becomingwhoyouare.net.

 

Lisa Tully ditched the corporate world a few years back and headed to India on her last few sheckles. She had a burning desire to see the Dalai Lama in person and learn from him. Blown away by the Tibetan culture she was simultaneously overwhelmed by profound inspiration for what she should do for her next job incarnation! Fast-forward past some serious doubts, the odd flood of tears, and nothing short of a few miracles—she now runs successful spiritual group tours to Dharamsala & Ladakh in Northern India. Lisa loves nothing more than to take folks to experience the exact same life-changing trips she did. Visit her site here & join the adventures!

 

Akshata is a writer and doodler with a strong interest in slow, focused, simple living. She is a scanner by nature and is always attempting to learn something new. In addition to writing about her slow living experiments, which she chooses to call her personal Undustrial Revolution, she writes for a popular technology blog.

 

Vlad Rapoport is the founder of Simpler Life Today. He believes that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Follow Vlad on Google+ and don’t forget to read the submission guidelines if you’de like to contribute a guest post.