7 Ways Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health
Jan27

7 Ways Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health

Just as we need to be conscious of what we are eating – our physical health, we need to be mindful of our mental health. Balance is very important and if any part of ourselves falls out of sync, we may need a reboot. Mental health is never as black and white as we would hope. It takes a lot of learning, understanding, patience and forgiveness to keep ourselves in balance. Today I want to talk about travel and the benefits to...

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Conscious Parenting: Finding Balance with Self-Love
Jan21

Conscious Parenting: Finding Balance with Self-Love

Stop and think for one second. Imagine you are another person in a relationship with yourself. Notice what you say to yourself. How do you treat yourself? How do you speak to yourself? Would you want to be in a relationship with that person? It is quite common, and yes I do this myself on occasion, for people to beat ourselves up with hateful self-talk; have unrealistic expectations causing depression, deprive ourselves of what we...

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The Fresh Start Effect
Jan13

The Fresh Start Effect

Whether you are ready for it or it is being forced upon you, fresh starts can be amazing. Tomorrow, my children and I will embark on a fresh start, a new beginning. And the science behind the fresh start effect has me excited. Nervous, scared, anxious… but really excited! What is The Fresh Start Effect? The fresh start effect is the idea that people can disassociate their past performance outcomes finding the motivation to change...

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20 Ways To Travel Consciously in 2020
Jan06

20 Ways To Travel Consciously in 2020

It’s a new decade and one of the things hot on my mind is how to travel consciously now. I really believe that to stay on a conscious living path, you must travel. See the world, solve problems both for your community and others, experience all life has to offer, meet new people. Being conscious incorporates awareness on so many levels. This is not just about reducing your carbon footprint, or voluntourism (a travel trend to volunteer...

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My Power Word of Intention For 2020!
Jan01

My Power Word of Intention For 2020!

Happy New Year! Can you believe it is 2020? We are so glad to see 2019 go and 2020 get here. We have so many new exciting things ahead for this year – like moving in 2 weeks. Its time for a fresh start and we are so blessed to have the opportunity to make one together. It’s been a tough road. 2019 threw so many curve balls my way, it did knock me down for a bit. But one word kept me going. My intention word, the one I had set at...

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Goodbye 2019
Dec31

Goodbye 2019

I used to think that the older I got, the more peaceful and easier my life would be. As I became wiser, I would find peace and make better choices leading to happiness. Right? Well they forgot to mention all of the curve balls life throws at you and boy has the universe had a lot in store for us this past year… Peaceful? Hah, I don’t even know what that is anymore!! Let’s see, we started off 2019 with a bang and very positive. Being a...

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5 Ways To Be Conscious This Holiday Season
Dec23

5 Ways To Be Conscious This Holiday Season

The holiday season comes and goes so quickly and often leaves us (well me anyway) in a whirlwind! The gifts, the amazing food, the events… there is so much to see and do it can often times overwhelm us. Something I started doing 4 years ago was setting intentions for the New Year. You can read about that here (and I would love to have you join me this year in doing it on January 1, 2020!!) but today I want to talk applying that to...

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Domestic Violence During The Holidays
Dec16

Domestic Violence During The Holidays

Some say the holidays are the best time of year. All of the gift giving, socializing with friends and family, the foods, the festivities, seeing our children’s eyes light up in joy, the decorating, our own expectations… it all brings an air of mystery and fun. Of course along with this comes all of the pressures for everything to be just right – financial pressure, getting the right gift pressure, serving the right foods and...

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Conscious Party Food Ideas Sure To Please Any Crowd
Dec09

Conscious Party Food Ideas Sure To Please Any Crowd

With the holiday season in full swing, I’m very conscious of all of the heavy party foods I love and have a hard time eating in moderation…!! They seem to be everywhere I look!! And though they are delicious, often times I feel so heavy and just ugh.. afterwards, you know what I mean? So this year, as friends stop by and I entertain more, I have been trying different, more conscious versions of our favorites and have been pleasantly...

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8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019
Dec05

8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019

Gift giving is one of my favorite things to do. I love thinking about the person and coming up with something that would make them smile. Choosing just the right gift for mom is a very important part of the holidays. You know what your mom likes the best, but just in case you need a little guidance – here are some fantastic ideas I know you can customize to make perfect for her! 8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019 A Vacation!...

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