#FollowFriday: Five Authentic Lifestyle-Livers to Follow on Instagram

#FollowFriday: Five Authentic Lifestyle-Livers to Follow on Instagram

Each week, I share a small themed collection of people curating accounts that inspire me. I keep my follow count low so I can be sure I'm getting to see each person I follow on a regular basis. 

This week, I'm highlighting five ladies whose accounts may not look as "branded" as some of the highly followed 'lifestyle' accounts, but whose eye for beauty in the ordinary sets them apart from the masses.

Please check out and enjoy these five authentic lifestyle portrayals on Instagram. 

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5 Slow & Simple Living Accounts to Follow on Instagram Today

5 Slow & Simple Living Accounts to Follow on Instagram Today

I will be the first to admit: I follow a sum total of 5 - 7 friends on Instagram, out of my 200+ follows. I do that simply because I see all of these folks' posts on Facebook and prefer to save my Instagram as a place of artistry, curation, and inspiration. 

These five slow living accounts are my favorites, each for their own reasons.

Some have under 1000 followers while others are popular and run widely-read blogs. I'm not concerned with their audience, more how they choose to share their lives. Each of them inspire me and hopefully, will inspire you too.

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5 Female Travelers to Follow in Instagram Right Now

5 Female Travelers to Follow in Instagram Right Now

I get my wanderlust momentarily satisfied via these lady travelers from the comfort of my couch.

However I came across each of them, their individual journeys touch me in ways that spark my excitement and anticipation of what is possible. Whether traveling for fun, for lifestyle, for work, or once in a while on the weekends, the exploration of new places ranks high in my priorities. 

These women inspire me to go out and see the world my own way. 

It certainly doesn't hurt that their photography and creative style skills are off the charts! 

 

Photo of Freya Dowson found on Pinterest via Free People.

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5 Alt-Living Instagram's Inspiring Me Right Now

5 Alt-Living Instagram's Inspiring Me Right Now

I might spend too much time loving on skoolie - tiny house - alt living Instagram accounts.

It's the perfect time to join this budding community. People of all ages from all over the place are taking the plunge into mobile, alternative, off-grid living not as an escape, but as an opportunity for total freedom. The best part? Each person (or couple, oftentimes!) is making their living/way on the road in a totally unique way. 

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