Lifestyle Design does not mean there will be no up’s and down’s in life, but it will bring more joy.

There is a common misconception that if you take control and design your life, you will be forever in a state of happiness. There is also the misconception that designing your life excludes working 9 to 5.


Lifestyle Design can look like a million different things because every person designs their own. And for some people their life feels great knowing they have a purpose Monday to Friday; and for others it’s living like a nomad.

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Lifestyle Design is about being conscious of the fact that YOU have choices. 

When was the last time you sat down and thought about how you spend your time day to day?

Chances are if you are searching for the term “Lifestyle Design” you are curious about making change in your life. The secret to designing a lifestyle that you love is … answering A LOT of questions.

STEP ONE: Define your Ideal Lifestyle

When you design your lifestyle you want to make sure you don’t leave anything out. Headings or Categories can be very helpful to make sure that you’re thinking about all aspects of your life.

Here are our 7 Key Categories. 

  • Body
  • Mind
  • Family
  • Social
  • Work
  • Stuff
  • Giving Back

You can read more in-depth about these categories in our earlier blog.

STEP TWO: Understand your Break Even

No, this is not a step for only those who are in business. Understanding your financials are HUGELY important for living your ideal lifestyle. Write down all the expenses that you have or will have to find out exactly how much money you need to make your ideal lifestyle a reality.

STEP THREE: Take Action (Step by Step)

There will be no red carpet laid out for you to make your way towards living your ideal lifestyle. You will have to work hard, stay positive, and stay focused. Progress will happen by taking baby steps or in Spanish: poco a poco. 

We recommend having a plan or a breakdown of the small tasks that you need to accomplish in order to achieve your desired outcome. No matter how you do it, it is possible!

Any person has the ability to create the life they want to live.

Please share an example of why you believe this sentence to be true or false.

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Samantha provides personal, home and business organization solutions for individuals who are ready for change. She is a Co-Founder of KW Professional Organizers, a sought after public speaker and blogger.