October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On August 23, 2013, I received a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ. This is my story.
If you frequently toss and turn or stare hopelessly at the clock ticking away another good night’s sleep, you know quality sleep is the holy grail of a healthy, happy life. Sleep helps us better manage stress, enhances our mood, boosts our immune system, supports healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health, and gives us theContinue reading “Make One Simple Change for a Better Night’s Sleep”
Friends, I think it’s time we gave our weary selves a little TLC! What do you think? If you’re ready, read on!
When I think of self-care, I think of a day at a spa with a massage or a facial along with hanging out in a sauna and finishing up with a soak in a whirlpool. But, often it’s the little, simple things we do day-to-day that can make the greatest difference in our inner and outer well-being.
The title of this blog post makes me think of that catchy song that Julie Andrews performed in the Sound of Music ☺. While I like “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens,” these aren’t the items that pop into my head as my “favorites” this time of year. I don’t know about you, butContinue reading “Nourish Your Winter-Weary Spirit: These are a few of my favorite things….”
BONUS: A Comforting Soup Recipe to Soothe Your Winter Weary Spirit! As someone who loves to cook fresh, whole foods, my VitaMix blender is a genius kitchen gadget that I can’t imagine living without. If you’re looking for a cooking accessory that makes healthy living easier than ever, consider adding this workhorse to your kitchenContinue reading “Living a Well Life: The One Kitchen Gadget I Can’t Live Without”
Meditation room at Timber Creek Retreat House in Drexel, MO. Meditation has been studied and proven to reduce anxiety and depression, as well as improve digestion, sleep issues, focus, memory and attention. Who doesn’t need to change one or more of these aspects of our lives? With the pace of life today, I know itContinue reading “Make Time for Meditation”