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
Have you heard of shampoo bars? It’s like a soap bar for your hair. I switched to them over a year ago and I am hooked! How did it take me this long to hop on this eco-trend? Don’t know, but I am glad I did. Read until the end to get my top 2 recommendations. There are a many reasons these bars are good … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Switch to Shampoo Bars
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
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!
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!
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
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
When it comes to beauty, cleaning and healing, there are a few multi purpose items that I just love!! To be honest, for the longest time I never even realized that you could use one product for literally dozens of uses. Now I have know about these things, I literally use all of them daily around here. Plus it makes me feel kinda crunchy too. … Continue reading 4 Clever Multi Purpose Natural Products from your Kitchen!
We all hear the term “wellness” pretty often nowadays, don’t we? It’s everywhere! What does it make you think of? Do you instantly think of physical well-being? Emotional? Both? Neither? Something else? Turns out wellness has a broad definition, but many people think of it simply as “being well”. That’s how I think of it- feeling well, being well, living well, sort of like a … Continue reading Balancing Your Five Areas of Wellness
One hour. Sixty minutes. It may not seem like a lot of time, but it can be a small block of time that truly can be life-changing. It’s nurturing time that we crave and need! I know, I hear it, finding that hour a day for a busy mom can be almost impossible right? So you may need to break that hour into 20 minutes … Continue reading Nurture your Spirit in 1 Hour
this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase. If you’re like me, you try to use remedies and beauty products that are natural and/or organic. You probably take supplements, drink smoothies and eat moderately. Practice yoga and walk daily. Yet for so many of us, inflammation, anxiety or … Continue reading Why everyone is taking CBD!
It’s the number one complaint-fatigue. It can stem from everything from eating wrong, illness, stress, hormones and more. There are many things we can do NATURALLY to help us unwind, slow down and sleep better. This way we can wake up looking beautiful and feeling refreshed. It starts with making some simple changes. 1- Make sure your bedroom is cool enough. No … Continue reading Weekly to-do List for Better Sleep!
I’m telling you, there’s something about using skincare with natural flower scents and essential oils that is beyond good! It’s magic. Ok, not magic but it’s pretty damn therapeutic if you ask me. Take Garden Mint and Bergamot for example. I cannot use this lotion or wash or body butter without feeling like summer. Even if my house is freezing and I’m in my Old … Continue reading Bringing the Scents of the Garden in!