A Christmas meditation

A Christmas meditation

Here is a Christmas story that is meant to be a sleep talk-down or a meditation. It is available on YouTube and you can listen any time. The channel is The Honest Guys and all of their content is magical and beautiful. Put this on when you are ready to sleep or just...
Practice mindful eating

Practice mindful eating

Think back to a special meal with family or friends, probably Christmas dinner. You probably were relaxed and really noticed and enjoyed your food. Maybe there was some nice dinner music playing in the background, and you lingered at the table a bit longer than a...
Make your own shower steamer tablets

Make your own shower steamer tablets

In some parts of the country, February brings the earliest signs of spring. Purple crocuses and little buds on the trees. And that often means that those who suffer from spring allergies or hay fever also start sneezing. Thus this is a good time to make eucalyptus...
February week 2

February week 2

I love Valentine’s Day and I’m excited for this week. I just love the decorations and the colors and the cuteness of it all. For the rest of this month there will be a lot of prompts related to donations and acts of kindnesses for others. Therefore today I...
Make a comfort drawer

Make a comfort drawer

Make a comfort drawer if you don’t already have one. The concept first penned by Sarah Ban Breathnach is pretty much what it sounds like – a drawer (or box, or basket) just for you, filled with small things that are sure to delight you when you need some comfort. Mine...
Stock up on your favorite seasonal scented anything

Stock up on your favorite seasonal scented anything

Stock up on your favorite scented candles or soaps or whatevers now. My favorite is the pine tree scented tealights by Carolina Candle. The first year I found them, I was surprised when I realized my local department store didn’t stock them year round. I got a little...