I think, more than anything, it's really important to let the people in our lives (or the people we don't get to see as often) know that we love and appreciate their presence on this Earth.
For the past year I've been really great about my diet...er, my health, rather. And then I let myself go a bit. I've gained five pounds. I feel... Round. Bloated. Fatigued. What I eat is everything for me, so I need to get on back on track. 1. Keep a Food Journal Keeping a food [...]
Well well well, winter decided to come early this year! Anyone else still have leaves on the ground under all the snow? Me too...didn't even have a chance to mulch them into the ground before the snow flew. I barely got my gardens cleared out before the snow. It took me forever, considering seasonal depression [...]
What's amazing to me, as a parent, is that as I'm working so hard to help him in every way possible, he's actually helping ME.
"Ahimsa is one of the five yamas, which are the ethical, moral and societal guidelines for yogis. Ahimsa can be distilled into a practice of non-violence in all aspects of life, from the physical to the mental and emotional."Dorna Djenab - What is Ahimsa and How to Practice It in Everyday Life In a recent [...]
"He pulled me out and reminded me that I'm not a failure. I couldn't possibly be failing him, especially when I work so hard to help him. "
“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul”
― John Muir
One of my favorite meals with Grandma was a simple chicken salad. It got to the point that anytime my family was coming to visit she made sure she had all of the ingredients in stock because I would BEG for us to make it.
Have you ever had something holding you back but never really realized it? Have you ever used something as a crutch so much that it just became a part of your life? Well I've had some experience in that realm, and in my realm, that substance was alcohol. I started drinking at an early age. [...]
Love yourself enough to care about what you eat, who you spend time with and how you look and feel each day.