Whitney Sims is the founder of Together Loungewear, the go-to brand for minimal, chic sets that are made sustainably and the perfect fit for remote working. She's sharing her tips & trips to living a slower life and reveals the way she stays motivated.
1. What is your life motto right now?
“To just be — Not worrying about what I should be doing, what people are thinking, or my future. I’m trying to just focus on living in the now!
2. What's your most-played song within the past week? Why?
Mona Ki Ngi Xica by Bonga. It was on a playlist I was listening to. It makes me feel like it’s summer, by the ocean, and I just feel serene.
3. Your Top Three Books of All Time:
I’m not much of a reader.. but I would say A New Earth, The Power and The Secret. The next three books I'm looking forward to reading are Untethered Soul, Atomic Habits, and Wake up Grateful.
4. Your Approach to Health in One Sentence:
I believe health is individual, and that health looks different on everyone. It’s not a one size fits all approach! (Hehe oops, two sentences).
5. Your Approach to Happiness in One Sentence:
Living for the little moments, and being in the present. We’re always so focused on the future or past, we miss what’s happening right in front of us!
6. Your Approach to Dating in One Sentence:
I truly believing when we focus on being the best version of ourselves, we’ll attract the right people into our lives. Whether that’s friendships or romantic relationships.
7. Funny/most cringe date:
When I was living at home I didn’t tell my mom I was going on a date — I wasn’t super excited to go on this date to begin with haha, and I told him I would meet him outside and he decided to knock on the door without telling me, and my mom answered. Super awkward and funny!
8. Your Most Used Word:
I’ve been thinking about this one for awhile… I’m not too sure? Texting maybe - “Omg” “For Real!” “True!”
9. Last screenshot:
I just hit 500 followers on Together Loungewear so I took a screenshot to show how far I’ve came!
10. What are 1-3 things you do when you feel blue to make yourself feel better? / or feel like you’re having an off day?
If I wake up in an off mood, a hot coffee will always brighten my day. If that’s not doing the trick, I’ll try and practice some gratitude, lately I try going for walks, or talking it out with my boyfriend or friends!
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12. Most inspiring quote:
I’m not sure quote, but my mantra the last year and a half has been “The slower you go the faster you get there”.
13. What was the last thing that made you laugh?
My cat, she follows and chases us around the house and it never gets old! So cute and funny.
14. Who’s someone who you can rely on to always make you smile? Why/what do they do?
My girlfriends from High School. We can go down memory lane, or call each other up and we’ll always have something to joke about. Doesn’t matter how long we go without talking we can crack jokes and make each other laugh any time!
15. Best advice you’ve ever gotten:
When I was thinking of moving away or travelling for a long period of time my dad told me to not worry about missing out or being afraid. He said, most of the people will be doing the same thing as they were when you left.
I always feel that way whenever I come back from a trip. We like to hold onto this familiarity but change can be the best thing for us
16. Someone/something that changed your life (for the better):
Travelling to Brazil. I’ve been there twice and it’s one of my favourite places on Earth. The culture, the city, and the people. It’s beautiful. A country that taught me patience and slow living.
17. Most overrated advice / trend right now (in your opinion):
I think a lot of people believe to be healthy or “well” you need all the fancy products to go with it. While they’re great and can enhance your wellbeing, they aren’t a must in your wellness journey.
18. Something you feel like saying:
Comfort kills ambition! Get outside of your comfort zone to grow and be the best version of ourselves.
19. Fave website / youtube video / link online at the moment:
www.togetherloungewear.com and I’ve been loving Jenn Im on Youtube!
20. Fill in the blank: I’m happiest when I: _______________________
I’m in my creative flow or after a great workout.
21. Tag a gem who inspires you:
My lovely friend Christina. Her journey and authenticity always inspires me! @evolvewithtee