What Are You Thankful For? A Guide To Noticing Life’s Small Blessings.

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Every Thanksgiving, we talk about gratitude. And as we sit down for the annual feast, many families go around the table and say something they’re thankful for. But when we think back to our loved ones’ most poignant gratitudes, they aren’t those rote responses of “family” or “this beautiful meal.” (Although those are certainly worth […]

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How Gratitude Practice Changed My Life

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We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. – Abraham Lincoln Over the past year, gratitude practice has taken a central role in my life. What started as a tool for stopping negative thoughts has blossomed into a deep sense of satisfaction and centered-ness on a soul level. […]

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Clean? Green? What’s It All Mean? Your Guide To Nontoxic Beauty Products

With clean beauty products becoming mainstream, more brands are launching safer skincare lines. These days, you can’t step into a Sephora without spotting multiple labels claiming to be “clean,” “green,” or “natural.”  But what does that really mean? If you think food labels are confusing, cosmetics packaging is even worse. Beauty companies can claim their products are clean without […]

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How One Migraine Changed The Way I View Self-Care

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The migraine to end all migraines Wait, what did I just look at? I was inputting data into my computer on Monday, looking back and forth from the screen to my notes when the entry field was obscured by a blank spot in my vision. It felt as if I’d looked directly at the sun, […]

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Five Health Benefits Of Epsom Salt

Last January, I got into a car accident. Everyone was okay (thank goodness!), but the other driver and I hit pretty hard. I didn’t realize how much I’d been affected until after our information had been exchanged and I was at the body shop dropping off my car. I couldn’t hold a pen straight because […]

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5 Habits For Better Sleep

Between my husband and I, it seems that one of us is constantly battling insomnia. Either we can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep, or simply don’t sleep deeply enough to feel rested. The problem came to a head after our son started sleeping through the night. Sleep training him seemed to have the opposite effect […]

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