What Does It Mean To Be Green?

With Earth Day 2019 a week away I started to think about what it means to ‘Be Green’. Of course the first thing that came to mind was being Environmentally friendly, but I wanted to dig deeper. What does it mean to be environmentally friendly to me?

Sweet Dreams Sweetheart: Essential Oil Potion for Little Ones

I love it when my nephews stay over, they are full of life, excitement and wonder. I love painting with them, taking them for walks to the park and they even like to do yoga with me! Sometimes they are so excited that they struggle to sleep because they are too hyper… Enter Essential Oils… One night before story time …

Sweet Dreams are Made of This

67% of people struggle with sleep at least once a week. 27% of people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, I am one of those people. I can toss and turn for hours before finally falling asleep, making me frustrated, which makes it even more difficult to drift off. Who can relate? I’ve also worked odd hours for the …

How to deal with body shaming

I’m sure most of us have felt it, and a lot of us have probably participated in it in some way. I know I have when I was younger, not ‘fat shaming’, but ‘skinny shaming’. I have made statements about people being too thin and have told people they should eat more. I always knew fat shaming was horrible but …

10 ways to reconnect with nature

Reconnecting with nature is very important in balancing mind, body and soul. It recharges our mind, encourages us to stay physically fit, and helps us stay on track for our personal development goals. Here are some of my favorite ways to connect with mother nature. Why don’t you try some of them yourself this long weekend? Given that the human …

3 Reasons Self-Care Is Important

When was the last time you took some time for yourself, on your own? In this day and age many people are working hard to stay afloat, spending spare time with loved ones and working on goals (not to mention constant media distraction). With the busy lives we lead it can be easy to not make time for self-care, however it really is …