Emotions

2018 – Year of Accountability

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown So many of us make resolutions every New a year and fail by the end of January (if not before).  I have in the past years talked intatead about yearly intentions… Read More 2018 – Year of Accountability

Time Managmeent

Declutter your Social Media

Social media is so common place now you almost can’t go online or use a smartphone app without an account.  Globally, we spend over 2 hours on social media daily.  Yet many people also complain about the lack of time to engage in hobbies or family activities.   All this time can actually impact our physical and mental health and… Read More Declutter your Social Media

Emotions, Health

Fall Equinox: Feel the Balance

So the Fall Equinox has just passed and for me it feels like a great moment to pause and reflect. The business of summer has come to a close and the routine of fall (especially if you have school age kids) has finally taken it’s place. Night and day are essential equal and at least… Read More Fall Equinox: Feel the Balance

Emotions, essential oils, Health

5 Tips to Boosting Energy During Stressful Situations

Going through a stressful situation will often leave you exhausted and and even physically sick.  One reason is because your “flight or fight” mechanism is triggered.  This cascade of hormones including epinephrine and norepinephrine and will increase blood pressure, increased blood sugar, and a suppressed immune system.  Stay in this state for an extended period… Read More 5 Tips to Boosting Energy During Stressful Situations

Emotions, essential oils

Emotional Application of Essential Oils

This July,  I had the opportunity to listen to D. Gary Young speak at the Young Living Convention. He spoke about using the oils for emotional support. As I am on my journey of personal development, I have found myself going back to my notes again and again.  I thought I would share some of… Read More Emotional Application of Essential Oils

Emotions, Health

Just Do YOU

This week has been a mess, I will readily admit it!  My husband has been at a search and rescue conference since Wednesday.  To all you single moms out there, bless you.  It is hard work being everything to a toddler and getting no break! Plus add the joys of potty training and stressful work… Read More Just Do YOU

Uncategorized

Year of…

As I have said before, I don’t do resolutions. What I will do is set an intention for the year and I have picked mine for 2016.  For me, 2016 is the Year of Determination.   What is Determination? de·ter·mi·na·tion dəˌtərməˈnāSH(ə)n/ noun 1.firmness of purpose; resoluteness. “he advanced with an unflinching determination” synonyms: resolution, resolve,… Read More Year of…

Health

Why Fitness? 

As my personal journey to finding balance progresses, I find myself thinking about fitness a lot.  Why do the experts recommend it? Why is it so hard for me to stick with it?  How do others make a career out of it?  If someone has all those answers, comment! I’d love to hear it!  I… Read More Why Fitness?