Conscious Living: 6 Tips To Stay Healthy During The Holidays
Nov12

Conscious Living: 6 Tips To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

Worried about packing on the pounds this holiday season? I always used to be! All of the events and parties with the delicious party foods and desserts… oh my.  And the dinners…, just the thoughts have my mouth watering! I used to put lots of weight on during the holidays. Until I became more conscious. My body is my temple, I need to treat it right. But that doesn’t mean I can’t splurge here and there, it just means I need to...

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5 Ways To Stay Organized & Ahead This Holiday Season
Nov04

5 Ways To Stay Organized & Ahead This Holiday Season

The holidays always seem to quickly creep up on us, don’t they?! As much as I love them and look forward to them, I could do without all of the stress that comes with them. From planning to entertaining to gift buying to gift giving to travel planning to coordinating schedules, it can all be completely overwhelming. So I am constantly on the lookout for great conscious hacks that will de-stress and still dazzle my holiday season. It...

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What Is Domestic Violence Abuse?
Oct28

What Is Domestic Violence Abuse?

The word domestic violence floats around a lot and covers a huge amount of territory. We never seem to specifically identify the type of violence, just that it exists. I do get asked periodically, my partner never hits me, but they know how to make me feel really bad and do sometimes, is that abuse? YES! And because this is such an important question, an important thing to try to define, I have turned to the US Department of Justice...

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The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
Oct21

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

No matter how well domestic violence survivors think we are hiding it, we are not. Whether the domestic violence is physical or emotional, guaranteed, your kids know something is not right. I thought I was hiding it. I thought I was doing the right thing and a good job keeping it to myself too. I now know it’s not true. When we stepped Out of the Darkness, I took each child aside alone and told them the one thing I was the most scared...

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Conscious Parenting: 6 Ways To Talk To Your Children About Domestic Violence
Oct15

Conscious Parenting: 6 Ways To Talk To Your Children About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, violence in the home, is one of those topics that no one really wants to have to talk about. It brings out so many raw emotions – anger, fear, frustration, love, shame, sadness, hope – to name a few, that even when it is brought up, it is a challenge to know what to say and how, especially to children. If your child has witnessed abuse, or perhaps has a friend who has confided in them and is confused, then...

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5 Ways You Can Get Involved In Domestic Violence Awareness Month Today!
Oct07

5 Ways You Can Get Involved In Domestic Violence Awareness Month Today!

The ugly truth is that we all know someone effected by domestic violence in some way,behind the scenes or otherwise. It is common to think ‘well they are staying in that situation, so I’ll just let them deal with it’. It is easier for some people to just pretend it is not going on. But the easy way is not always the best way. In fact some of the best things that have ever been accomplished in this world took an incredible amount of...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Here is How You Can Help
Oct01

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Here is How You Can Help

October 1st marks the start of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. So we are going to be talking a lot this month about survival, getting help, resources, how to help our family and more because honestly, we never truly know what is going on behind the scenes. Domestic violence effects 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men, this sadly has become a common fact. So chances are, there is someone in your inner circle who is being hurt and...

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My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 4 Results
Sep30

My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 4 Results

I was 21 days strong in into the Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge and feeling great. Week 3 was an emotional one that started off with me detoxing, feeling weak then left me feeling strong, toned and ready to take on the last 7 days of this awesome conscious challenge I took with Laura – the best ever Arbonne Rep click here to meet her! Before I tell you about my last 7 days, I want to note how easy it is to fall off of most...

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5 Travel Apps That Will Help You Find And Plan Your Next Vacation
Sep28

5 Travel Apps That Will Help You Find And Plan Your Next Vacation

Having a hard time figuring out where to go next and then planning it? I do too, there are just so many options and so many places I want to see and experience. When it comes to finding and planning things, we are turning to our smartphones now more than ever. Thanks to technology, and many creative people, travel planning has been made so much easier. Here is a list of 5 travel apps that will help you find and plan your next vacation...

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My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 3 Results
Sep26

My Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge Week 3 Results

This was the emotional week. The one where it all comes out. The week where everything seemed so much more than it was as my body detoxed. As all of that nasty buildup came out, so too did the emotions that had been building up in me. It all came out in the third week of my Arbonne 28 Day Clean Eating Challenge with Laura. I cried. I laughed. Sometimes at the same time…!! And with each day, I felt stronger and stronger. I could feel...

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