Self-Development All Year Round

The importance of observing Yom Kippur or acts of kindness and forgiveness all year is essential. Change (for the better) is a process. It takes steps, it takes lots of introspection, dedication, recognition and continual connection to the higher-self, the universe, and for some, continued connection to one’s temple, church

Meditation and Pregnancy

Pregnancy Meditation by Mindworks Pregnant women have to cope with a number of emotional and physical challenges. Hormonal changes can lead to mood swings, increased appetite and nausea, to name but a few. Meditation during pregnancy helps mothers-to-be cope with these changes by fostering relaxation and re-centering. In addition to

Busting Through Stress

Stress. It seems to be the constant that we can’t escape due to our busy lives, the news, and everyday challenges. If you’re like me, stress can sometimes take over, draining the mind and body. While I do practice mindfulness, stress can be triggered easily by what’s going on in

Four Keys To Mindful Parenting

Back-to-School Prep: Emotional and Mental Safety By Jennifer Freed, Ph.D. via GOOP Katy is sobbing as she says goodbye to her summer friends. She feels worried about the coming school year and how she will fit in with her new buzz cut. On top of a challenging school schedule for

Grapefruit-Mint Sugar Scrub

Looking for a new bath essential for your wellness cabinet? This incredible sugar scrub will leave your body smelling fresh with nourished and silky skin. Ingredients: – 1/2 cup of coconut oil – 1/2 cup of sugar – 20 to 25 drops of Grapefruit EO – 10 to 15 drops

Nail Serum

If you’re like me, your cuticles are dry and nails are brittle, particularly in the cold and extremely hot seasons. Or from being a mom dealing with multiple baby wipes, hand cleaners and other drying solutions. Well, because time is of the essence this easy-breezy DIY nail serum is this

Sparkling Jewels

Life’s busy for everyone, but if we can get one thing simply done, Amen! When it comes to our precious jewelry, keeping them sparkly-clean is essential. An easy-breezy DIY cleaner I love (as does my mother) is the Thieves-Vodka mix. ITEMS: 2 tbsp Thieves Household Cleaner 2 tbsp vodka DIRECTIONS:

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