Taste Of Conejo + A Giveaway
Nov10

Taste Of Conejo + A Giveaway

  The 9th annual Taste of Conejo event is just around the corner and I can’t wait!!   Taste of Conejo is an event put on by the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce at The Four Seasons Westlake. It is a gathering of over 60 local food and wine vendors offering tastings of their finest creations. On November 17, 2017 from 5-8pm at the Four Seasons Westlake, over a 1,000 people will gather for delectable food tastings, incredible...

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Ecotherapy: How Nature Benefits Our Health
Nov08

Ecotherapy: How Nature Benefits Our Health

You know that feeling you get when you have been couped up inside for too long? That itchy craving to get outside? Turns out, just as with many of our cravings, there is a big reason for it! Science has proven that nature has a major effect our on health and wellbeing. They even have a name for it – Ecotherapy: Nature Therapy. Ecotherapy is defined as a wide range of therapy programs which aim to improve your mental and physical...

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7 Ways To Find Your Path Today
Oct08

7 Ways To Find Your Path Today

‘Sometimes the bad things that happen to us put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us’. Though it can be hard to see through the bad times, I do believe they make the good times that much better! Bad times can be great learning times, if you have the right perspective and motivation. It can be hard to find your path, especially with so many different options (and hurdles) that modern society offers us...

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6 Common Skincare Mistakes That No Conscious Beauty Should Ever Make
Sep28

6 Common Skincare Mistakes That No Conscious Beauty Should Ever Make

Summer has just ended and so too must our time for being slack with our skincare. From getting too much sun, to not washing our faces enough (or too much from so much swimming), to not changing our sheets enough, summer time can wreak havoc on our skin! So, with fall well under way, it is time to focus back on our skincare and treating ourselves well. Check out how bad these 8 common skincare mistakes are for your skin and how you can...

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How To Disinfect Our Indoor Air
Sep13

How To Disinfect Our Indoor Air

Something that we don’t often think about is the air we breathe and how that affects us. With the introduction of using extremely harsh chemicals in cleaning products, furniture and clothes around the second world war, our homes have been on a steady incline to being very polluted. Indoor air pollution is at an all time high. In fact, as of 2002 it is estimated that 20% of deaths in children under 5 around the world are due to acute...

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Feeling Beautiful, 5 Easy Ways To Feel It Now!
Sep11

Feeling Beautiful, 5 Easy Ways To Feel It Now!

Everybody likes to feel beautiful and attractive – men and women alike. Sometimes we feel like rock stars… and sometimes we don’t. Everybody experiences slumps where we just aren’t feeling it. It is completely normal. The exciting news is that there are several small things we can do for ourselves to change our perception of ourselves in that moment. Because it does come down to our perceptions of ourselves, we can be our own worst...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Travel During Labor Day Weekend
Aug25

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel During Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is a bittersweet long weekend. On a sad note, it signals the end of summer, on a good note the beginning of fall – one of my favorite seasons, while celebrating all of the social and economic progress our American workers have made to better our country by increasing our quality of living. Clearly the good outweighs the bad here so… My friends, this is not the weekend to sit at home! It is the perfect time to get up...

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7 Ways to Show Support To A Single Mom
Jul30

7 Ways to Show Support To A Single Mom

I have always respected single parents. Parenting is hard enough when there are two parents involved, but when you are maintaining a career, running a household, and being a 24 hour a day taxi service/chef/housekeeper for your kids on your own, that takes parenting to a whole new level. I had always known being a single parent is hard, but I never fully understood how hard until I became one myself 10 months ago. After being a stay at...

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Out of the Darkness, Into the Light, Let’s End Domestic Violence
Jul07

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light, Let’s End Domestic Violence

I thought it was hard to write the Behind The Scenes post, but this one is proving even more difficult to write. Telling the truth can be really hard sometimes. Speaking up about some things can be really scary. But after you take that first step, after you reach out for help for the first time, an incredible sense of relief comes over you. A realization that we are not as alone as we had thought becomes clear. The Darkness I spent...

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6 Ways Travel Is Healing
Jun27

6 Ways Travel Is Healing

One of the many things I love about travel is how healing it truly is. Life can be overwhelming, scary, painful even – how many times a week do you mutter the words “I need a vacation” in response to these emotions?! I think I may say it daily… Sometimes the pain is so strong, the overwhelming feelings are so deep that travel is the only way to heal, allowing you to leave everything behind and give yourself some space to refresh...

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