So I’m a list maker and love hanging inspirational sayings and lists and reminders around the house. Of course, this list can be much much longer but these are the first 10 things that popped into my head that will lead to a better and balanced life. Some, like sun on skin, may be controversial. There are people who believe we need sunscreen just to … Continue reading 10 Things We Need Daily
Spring means renewal. A time for new routines. More of your skin showing. More sun. What that all means is it’s time to do a little makeover from your winter skin routine, change up what’s in your handbag and choose some new colors! Do you color your hair? If so, a color saving spray now that the sun is stronger is a must! Spritz in … Continue reading 7 Spring beauty must-haves!
No long explanations here. 22 things we all should do: 1 Stretch 2 Walk 3 Meditate 4 listen better 5 yoga 6 donate time 7 compliment 8 travel 9 create art 10 be still 11 be in nature 12 get barefoot 13 cook more homemade foods 14 cut sugar 15 eat and take herbs 16 garden 17 read 18 say affirmations 19 live in gratitude … Continue reading The Shortest 22 Things In 2022 list for mind, body and spirit wellness
We all have those days we wake up on the wrong side of the bed. We also all seem to be a bit (a lot) moodier now with pandemic fatigue, stress, lack of sleep and anxiety. All that can often manifest in a classic “bad mood.” And then that mood can escalate if we don’t make moves to change it right away. I know if … Continue reading 10 minutes to a better mood!
Let’s practice some Hygge now that the cold is here and daylight hours are dwindling. You may have heard of Hygge last year, it was a big buzz word. To me, it is now a lifestyle. Hygge (pronounce it HOO GA) is basically the Danish way of contentment, coziness and happiness during the cold months. As someone who used to rebel against winter and complain … Continue reading Embracing the season with Hygge
In the last few years , not only have I learned a lot about herbs, I’ve started taking many. Research on these herbs is pretty extensive in the world of holistic remedies. Most have been used thousands of years. How do you know if you might need to take some herbs? Well, how’s your gut health? Do you have any inflammation in your body? Need … Continue reading Herbal Remedies for wellness
It’s my time of the year- beach time! But we all know as much as summer lovers love being outside, there are some things to look out for. And there are some things that can happen to skin now that don’t happen in colder months, like bug bites, sunburns, poison ivy and rashes. Not to mention there’s messed up sleep schedules with vacations and parties. … Continue reading Summer Skin Savers and Beach Bag must-haves!
I made a little list of wellness habits we can all add to our lives to nurture ourselves- mind, body, and spirit. Remember, experts often say it takes 21 days to form a new habit so give things time to adjust into your lifestyle if you are new to some of them. Everything on this list is something I strive to do myself and to … Continue reading 21 days-21 new wellness habits to work on
We all know when we are in balance, we feel better. Yet sometimes we focus on taking care of certain parts of our lives and almost forget about the others. For each of us, some areas will come naturally and others we have to remember about and make sure to focus on. We definitely need a variety of various “activities” and healthy focuses in our … Continue reading The Pillars of Health for mind, body, spirit balance
Do you have an old container in your cosmetic drawer with nail polishes from God -knows- when? Yeah, I did too. And I cleaned it out recently to replace them with new nail polishes that are known to have fewer chemicals. Many of us are doing nails at home now so why not make sure you have a good stash of safe polishes? You can … Continue reading Non Toxic is the new norm for nails
I’m pretty sure we all have some great beauty habits, with the wealth of online information we have access to. We all probably have some not-so-great habits too. What are your worst beauty habits? Any of these? Biting your nails and cuticles. This can be a hard to break habit. Some people have been doing it since childhood. Others do it when bored. Biting not only … Continue reading Conquering your worst beauty habits
Wellness is key this season, more than ever! Wellness starts with mindset, and conscious choices.It’s about feeding the mind, body and spirit with good. Good foods, good thoughts, good nurturing self care.It’s about keeping your passions alive and treating your body with loving care. Tips for self care 1-Get outsideTry to never spend an entire day indoors (unless you really must). A 15 minute brisk … Continue reading Top Tips for Self Care right now!
Here’s my top 10 product lists, from skincare to wellness products to things to do to feel and look better! Many of these are my personal favorites, many best sellers for a reason…so ,in no particular order… Top skincare Safe, effective mineral sunscreen from Beauty by Earth! Reef friendly, no soy, no gluten, no parabens, phthalates, and nano-particles. Just an SPF 20 protection without … Continue reading Top lists for natural beauty and wellness!
Once a year many of us do our deep spring cleaning. We’re often cleaning maniacs, going through closets, attics, garages and drawers. Do you include your cosmetics on your cleaning list? Whether it’s a cabinet, a bag or drawer, or like many of us, several places with various scattered cosmetics, it’s time to take a look at them. Some products may … Continue reading Have you Spring Cleaned your Cosmetic Drawer?
I’m sharing the top 4 posts of this past month from my Facebook group. Hope you get some value out of them- short and sweet, with some tips and a little positive inspiration ( I hope) Post 1– Tip: if you have sensitive skin and are trying a new product , try a little on that area of skin behind/under your ear. If no reaction … Continue reading Top posts of the month-skin, oils, Earthley and nature!
Meditation is a buzz word now with so many people doing it or trying it. Some give up after a few times though. It’s not always easy to sit and clear your mind. Personally, I find meditating with guided meditation apps is the best way for me. Have you tried any? Sometimes call mindfulness apps, they are such great tools that we (literally) have in … Continue reading Get Started Meditating with these Great Apps
If you’re lucky enough to grow tomatoes, you know you’re always in for a huge treat late summer. Picked at the height of the season, a fresh tomato is a mouthwatering delight for many people, myself included. Not only do tomatoes taste incredible, they are known to have potential benefits to skin! Lycopene and beta carotene can help protect skin against damage and UV damage. … Continue reading Tomatoes- for meals and for skin!
Some people are lucky to have naturally flawless skin. But for most of us, it takes work to keep our skin looking its best. Are you guilty of any of these habits? And keep reading for 8 better choices you can make to improve the look, texture, tone and radiance of your skin. 1~ going to bed with make up on. Just no. … Continue reading 8 habits that are hurting your skin
Almost every week I post a selfcare sunday tip on my group. Not just for my friends and group members, but as a reminder for myself too- to slow down, end the weekend with some self care, and get ready for a new week with a relaxed state of mind and a well taken care of body. So I’m sharing 7 of my ideas here … Continue reading 7 Easy Self Care Ideas
With Earth Day falling the day after Easter this year, as well as on our school spring break, I noticed many friends were either still busy on vacation or visiting family, or cleaning up from a family Holiday. So with that in mind, we can make the rest of April “Earth month”, then really, if you think about it, earth year, and we can make … Continue reading Making Earth Day EVERY day
Embracing aging doesn’t mean we don’t want to look our best. Trust me I know. I waiver on that fine line between embracing it, fighting it and just ignoring it and living in the moment. The best thing, probably , is to simply accept it by understanding we’re going to look older but also take steps to look and feel our best. When we feel … Continue reading 6 Ways to Look Younger Naturally
Everything is energy. We all vibrate at a certain energy level and we can change that by simply doing different things and thinking different thoughts. Without getting into quantum physics , let’s just think of it as what we do, think, say and feel, we become. So if we want to become lighter, rather than that heavy sluggish energy we all carry time to time, … Continue reading 14 Ways to Raise your Vibration and Feel Better!
Isn’t it crazy how some days we go through life not noticing what’s around us? Distractions, both big and small, suck the moment out of us and before we know it, it’s bedtime. Some people are like that every day. Others used to be like that. But now live in more awareness. Which are you? Do you take the moment to notice the ocean waves … Continue reading Noticing
Despite the chill here in New York, I feel Spring. Oh thank the Universe for this beautiful changing of the seasons! Every year around this time, I’m done. D. O. N. E. Done. I’ve had it with cold, with staying home, with dry skin, with lack of sun… and then, here it comes FINALLY, one day, the sun is shining, the tulips are up and … Continue reading Emerging into Spring