chelsea avery

About chelsea avery

...our Relationships expert and contributing guest blogger. We're so glad we found her and we think you will be too! Chelsea Avery, MSW is a speaker, writer and the founder of The New Wifestyle, an online community empowering women and our relationships. She is especially passionate about reinvigorating relationships to be a partnership between two people who are making conscious choices and not living in outdated expectations. She resides in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado with her dreamy husband and believes a warm chocolate chip cookie can solve most problems, at least temporarily. She's thrilled to working with Maid Brigade to help us all enhance our relationships!

5 Fun Ways to Express Gratitude in Your Relationship

with thanksgiving just days away, hopefully you are not only getting excited about eating three times the caloric recommendation but also taking a moment to express gratitude. “thanks” and “giving” are both vital pieces to marriage and really all relationships. in fact i would go so far as to say that thankfulness and giving are essential to a healthy soul.

17 fun (and cheap) Autumn dates

i am not sure about you, but when the air turns crisp and the leaves start to turn into gold and red, i get giddy. there is a feeling of coziness and the overwhelming urge to buy flannel, not to mention pumpkin spice everything. autumn is one of my absolute favorite seasons in which to nurture a healthy soul and

9 Ways to Remain Sane with a Newborn

becoming a new parent is no joke and not an easy task. you are constantly tested, consistently tired and continuously changing diapers. it is flat out hard, for both of you. i used to shake my head when people us to tell us things like, “no matter what you do you can’t prepare yourselves for children.” now…i completed understand what

7 Sentences to Enhance Your Relationship

we can agree that when it comes to relationships, it truly is the small gestures that make the most significant impact. sure, jewelry or flowers are nice sometimes but i find that it is the every day moments that continue to build the connection between myself and my husband. we have started incorporating these sentences into our conversations (both in

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Soul|Tags: |0 Comments

Planning a successful staycation

The 'staycation' brings new meaning to the phrase "wish you were here." the ‘staycation’ has been growing in popularity in the past few years and not just because it’s a fun, new word to say. one of the top reasons is because it’s less expensive to stay home (or near home) than buy plane tickets and accommodations for

21 Fun (and Cheap) Summertime Date Ideas

it’s that moment we all (at least those of us in the northern hemisphere) have been waiting for… S U M M E R! i don’t know about you, but often times my husband and i spend way too much on saturdays doing the ping-pong game of “what do you want to do tonight?” followed by the ever helpful response

By |June 9th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments

3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Relationship

with spring in the air, it isn’t just our homes that need a refreshing cleanse but more importantly – the people inside! these three ideas will help you “spring clean” your relationship (and no, it doesn’t require any special cleaning solution)! 1) de-junking built-up emotions most of us have been to that point of breaking when we let too many

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Renewing Your Vows is A Good Idea!

have you ever considered renewing your vows? when i got married 5 years ago, i planned on saying my vows once and calling it good. however, now i feel like renewing your vows is a great idea! we will probably wait until a more milestone year like 10/15/25 because as we saw in the case of mariah carey and nick

By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments