Domestic Violence Awareness Month During Covid Quarantine
Oct01

Domestic Violence Awareness Month During Covid Quarantine

October is domestic violence awareness month and as always we are going to be talking about domestic violence awareness all month! Because it is important to keep the conversation going, especially now during the Covid Quarantine – when domestic violence is at an all-time high. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before the Covid-19 quarantine and with this quarantine it has seen a tremendous spike in incidents of abuse,...

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My Purple Tree – A Story of Projection
Sep21

My Purple Tree – A Story of Projection

Something incredible has happened in our lives, in my life. And I have to share this story. 8 years ago when we relocated to Southern California from Rhode Island, I discovered the beautiful purple trees native to SoCal. I instantly wanted to live in a home with one. Our realtor at the time thought I was funny, but humored me and helped us look for one. I made a list of 3 houses and when we arrived back at her office to go through...

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8 Ways A Home Garden Will Improve Your Health
Sep07

8 Ways A Home Garden Will Improve Your Health

Whether you live in a city apartment, a country condo, a house in the suburbs or a farm and anything in between, planting a home garden will improve your health. Gardening is not about making your living quarters look good (though curb appeal is always a plus), it is no longer just a hobby, nor is it just about growing things. An exorbitant amount of current scientific research shows us that caring for plants will do wonders for your...

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Knowing How To Say No
Aug24

Knowing How To Say No

Saying No is the hardest thing for me. There is the fear the person will not talk to me ever again, there is the possibility of hurting feelings, there is the option that I will miss another opportunity… so I always try to do it all. And then I fall. Hard. Because the fact is no one can do everything. We need to be realistic with our commitments. So I have been working on saying No… sometimes. It is important toknow when to say no and...

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Mindful Breathing – What You Need To Know
Aug10

Mindful Breathing – What You Need To Know

Ever notice how when you get stressed, angry or are feeling anxious that you start breathing more rapidly and heavier? Which in turn causes your heart to flutter, your blood pressure to sore and your gut feels like it is literally trying to jump out of your body. This feeling is just awful. And when I found out that it is just a chemical reaction to our emotions and there is a way to control it… it changed my world!! Our physical...

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Knowing When To Say NO
Jul27

Knowing When To Say NO

I don’t know about you, but I have struggled with saying no for my whole life. As an empath, I want everyone to be happy and healthy and I will go to any length to help that happen for them. Yes is my jam!! It should be super simple to say. Yet when it comes time, the no just gets caught in my throat. My brain says no and my heart says yes! Guess what comes out of my mouth?! Which occasionally (ok, more often than not) gets me into...

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7 Signs You Need A Break From Work
Jul13

7 Signs You Need A Break From Work

The Covid-19 Quarantine has changed everything. Suddenly many are working from home who have never had to before with a whole lot more time on their hands. Using some of that time to get work accomplished is great, but using all of that time can quickly cause us to burn out. Not sure where you fall? Here are signs that you do need a break from work – even if you are at home!! 7 Signs You Need A Break From Work You start making small...

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20 Conscious Things To Do During Quarantine
Jun29

20 Conscious Things To Do During Quarantine

With the whole world shut down, we are learning a new way of life. As everyone is recommended to self-quarantine to slow down the spread of Covid-19, an equally distressing problem is on the rise – stir-crazy boredom! Thank God for the internet, right? At least we can stay connected on this level and share our great ideas on keeping busy, on reinventing our lives, on helping our children cope with this. We have been keeping pretty...

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The Truth Behind A Letter From Albert Einstein On The Universal Force of Love
Jun15

The Truth Behind A Letter From Albert Einstein On The Universal Force of Love

My sister-in-law (owner ofHand, Heart and Soul) recently posted a letter she found from Albert Einstein supposedly to his daughter on the Universal Force of Love. It touched me so much, I had to do a bit of research into it. This is what I love about the internet and social media postings – you start researching interesting topics you had never even known existed! Most places you find this letter, it is prefaced to his daughter...

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20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Divorce
Jun01

20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Divorce

Not that it would have changed my mind, but it may have prepared me a little bit for what lay after the divorce… I mean let’s be realistic. I was the third wife to my first (and only) x-husband – who is already onto his 4th wife! He had a pattern that I was blind to, like many young women in love. After 12 years together, we are now four years into our divorce. Here is what I wish someone had told me about divorce – just to prepare...

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